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David Burn - Australia, parts 1-3, 1844-1845

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David Burn - Australia, parts 1-3, 1844-1845

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B 189

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nZNvErjn

David Burn - Australia, parts 1-3, 1844-1845

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David Burn - Australia, parts 1-3, 1844-1845

Full title

David Burn - Australia, parts 1-3, 1844-1845

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Date

1844-1845

Call Numbers

B 189

Record Identifier

nZNvErjn
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3 volumes in box - 0.05 Meters

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Microfilm : CY 1430, frames 44 - 217

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Three volumes, evidently forming part of what was intended to be a larger work about Australia. These volumes describe New South Wales and are based on Burn's trip to Sydney and northern New South Wales which is documented in his journal, 1 Aug. 1844-19 Feb. 1845 (located at B 190/2). Volumes 1 and 2 describe Sydney in detail, especially buildings...

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David Burn - Australia, parts 1-3, 1844-1845

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Administrative / Biographical history

David Burn (1798-1875) first arrived in Hobart in 1826. He made several visits to Scotland and England before settling at 'Rotherwood' on the River Ouse. In 1842 he accompanied Sir John and Lady Franklin on their visit to the west coast of Tasmania. In the 1840s he was beset by financial difficulties and migrated to Auckland in 1847 where he worke...

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B 189

Record Identifier

nZNvErjn

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