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Thomas James Lempriere papers, 1834-1849

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Thomas James Lempriere papers, 1834-1849

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A 3343

Record identifier

npAdZV51

Thomas James Lempriere papers, 1834-1849

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Thomas James Lempriere papers, 1834-1849

Full title

Thomas James Lempriere papers, 1834-1849

Date

1834-1849

Call Numbers

A 3343

Record Identifier

npAdZV51
Physical Description

Contents

4 volumes and 3 documents of textual material

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Microfilm : Refer to Contents for location numbers

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Items 1-4
1. Diary, Port Arthur 23 March 1834-30 April 1836 written partly in French

2. Diary, Port Arthur and Oatlands 1 February 1847-11 July 1849

3. Penal settlement of Van Diemen's Land 1839: fair copy edition for publication in 1842-1846; includes Macquarie Harbour and Maria Island. Chapters 1-4 were published in Tasmanian Jou...

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Full title

Thomas James Lempriere papers, 1834-1849

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Keyword subjects:
Diarists
Armies--Commissariat
Criminal justice, Administration of--Tasmania

Description source

Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (5-92A) & (5-108A) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mrs Lucy Jeanette Lempriere, her mother a daughter of Thomas James Lempriere, her husband also a grandchild of Thomas James Lempriere, with a sketch N. W. View of Macquarie Harbour filed in Picture Department

Administrative / Biographical history

The diary contains many references to Lempriere's work in the Commissariat Department, to events in Hobart, gives details of all the inquests he held, records arrivals and departures of local ships. Lempriere was a keen amateur painter and etcher and records all his subjects

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A 3343

Record Identifier

npAdZV51

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931296

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