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His natural life / George Leitch

  • H2077A
  • Item
  • 188-].

A play in 5 acts including notes for a new edition. Includes photocopy of an advertisement in a Melbourne newspaper for the production of For the Term of his Natural Life at the Theatre Royal.
Handwritten note stating "This adaptation is sanctioned and approved by the widow and executor of the lamented author."
Draft adaptation of For the Term of his Natural Life by Marcus Clarke.

Leitch, George, 1842-1907

Illuminated leaf from a book of hours

  • F3699
  • Item
  • [ca. 1450].

An illuminated leaf from a book of hours on vellum. Both recto and verso contain 14 lines of Latin text, with initials rubricated in red and blue, heightened in gold and decorated borders. This page originates from a book of hours; a devotional Christian book used to celebrate the eight canonical hours in a private context. The page probably displays part of the Hours of the Holy Cross, an often included additional text.

Catholic Church

Super Ecclesiasten

  • F624
  • Item
  • 1498.]

Pages from Commentaria in Bibliam.

Jerome, Saint, ca 347-ca 420

University of Queensland Department of History Records

  • UQFL69
  • Collection
  • 1482-1668

Papers concerning pre-industrial England compiled for the 1979 "Pre-Industrial England" history class taught by Rod Fisher. Some items vellum. Also two Elizabethan land deeds, with translations and explanatory notes, used by Dr Rod Fisher in teaching.

University of Queensland. Department of History

Cartularium de Elgin, [1740]

  • F1711
  • Item
  • [1740]

Transcript of a cartulary of Elgin Abbey, some of the transcribed documents being dated from the 13th to the 15th centuries.

Elgin Abbey (Scotland)

Letters, 1660-1790

  • F3487
  • Item
  • 1660-1790.

Letters in French relating to the Tardent family in Switzerland.
The letters were in possession of Tardent family members whose ancestors settled in Queensland. Some letters are original and on vellum with transcripts attached, others are photocopies.

Tardent family

Letter, 1796 June 26 : Dumfries, to James Clarke.

  • F2419
  • Item
  • 1796

Accompanied by : typed copy of letter (1 leaf; 30 cm. ; photocopy); and correspondence related to the authentication of Burns' letter ( letter from G.W.S. Tayler, 1981 Oct 6, to R. E. Marks, Head of English Dept., University of Queensland ; letter from David J. Lake, 1981 Oct 10 , to R. E. Marks ; letter from R. E. Marks, 1981 Oct 14, to G.W.S. Tayler).
Photocopy of one of the last letters written by Robert Burns.

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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

  • F1697
  • Item
  • 1818

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.

Slater, John, fl 1818

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