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Edwin Lee papers, 10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

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Edwin Lee papers, 10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

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MLMSS 9491

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npAdQjA1

Edwin Lee papers, 10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

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Edwin Lee papers, 10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

Full title

Edwin Lee papers, 10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

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Date

10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9491

Record Identifier

npAdQjA1
Physical Description

Contents

0.16 metres of textual material (1 box)

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Fonds

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Copyright status : In copyright

Research & study copies allowed : Author has been deceased for more than 50 years

Copyright holder : State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The letters describe the Lee family's voyage on the Electra in May 1858 and their life in early Sydney with descriptions of George St., the buildings, the people and employment situation and mentions a well known resident `Ricketty Dick' in his letter to Polly, 8 May 1859. Edwin Lee also describes his early employment as a confectioner then later a...

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Full title

Edwin Lee papers, 10 March 1858-23 November 1861, 7 April 1910

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NOTES

General note

Copy of transcriptions typed by Gillian Robertson available with the letters

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Gillian Robertson

Administrative / Biographical history

Edwin Lee emigrated from England to Australia with his wife Mary and daughters, departing for Sydney on the Electra in May 1858. Edwin was first employed in Sydney as a confectioner then later as a postmaster and school master in Watson's Bay. The family moved from South Head in Sydney after Edwin Lee obtained higher qualifications as a teacher emp...

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MLMSS 9491

Record Identifier

npAdQjA1

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1128305

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