Item F1697 - Letter, 1818 April 27 : Sydney, N.S.W. to his wife Catherine.

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Letter, 1818 April 27 : Sydney, N.S.W. to his wife Catherine.


  • 1818 (Creation)

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1 v. ; 34 cm.

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(fl 1818)

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Letter written from Sydney, descripting his voyage out in the convict ship Larkens, life in Sydney, development of agriculture in New South Wales, treatment of convicts, and advising her how to obtain passage for herself and children to join him. Copy of his letter sent with covering note by Catherine Slater to Joseph Birch Esq., M.P.

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  • English

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Bound photocopy.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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