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Letter from Charles O'Hara Booth to Matthew Forster, 15 September 1843

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Letter from Charles O'Hara Booth to Matthew Forster, 15 September 1843

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DLADD 72

Record identifier

nGm4rZyY

Letter from Charles O'Hara Booth to Matthew Forster, 15 September 1843

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Letter from Charles O'Hara Booth to Matthew Forster, 15 September 1843

Full title

Letter from Charles O'Hara Booth to Matthew Forster, 15 September 1843

Date

15 September 1843

Call Numbers

DLADD 72

Record Identifier

nGm4rZyY
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1 folder - 0.02 Meters

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

In this letter Booth reports that four convicts have escaped from Port Arthur in a homemade canoe.

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Full title

Letter from Charles O'Hara Booth to Matthew Forster, 15 September 1843

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequest of Sir William Dixson, 1952

Exhibited in

On the Run. Daring Convict Escapes

Administrative / Biographical history

Charles O'Hara Booth was commandant of the penal settlement at Port Arthur from 1833 to 1844. Matthew Forster was Chief Police Magistrate in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) from 1831 to 1843.

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DLADD 72

Record Identifier

nGm4rZyY

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448981

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