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Queensland -- Discovery and exploration
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Recollections of a rambling life, 1897

  • F9
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  • 1897

Autobiography of Queensland pioneer and pastoralist Thomas Archer.
First published in 1897 in Yokohama, Japan by the 'Japan Gazette' for private circulation.
This transcript was copied by hand by William James Gall (1867-1938); it concludes as Archer departs for California.

Archer, Thomas, 1823-1905

Discovery of Queensland, 1884

  • F98
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  • 1884

Transcript of series of articles (6) about earliest discoverers of north-east Australia.

Bonwick, James, 1817-1906

Somerset, Cape York, 1866

  • F382
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  • 1866

Sketch showing Government residence, Police, Customs House, Marines, Medical Superintendant, Hospital.

Jardine, Francis Lascelles, 1841-1919

Papers, [1895?-1904?]

  • F437
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  • [1895?-1904?]

437a : A. Meston versus Randolph Bedford (4 leaves typescript; Brisbane May 18 [18--?]; 437b : Charles Fraser (2 leaves typescript, [1895?]; 437c : When Murphy comes (2 leaves handwritten, signed; 2 leaves typescript; both have footer 'Daily Mail', 1904 June 14).

Meston, Archibald, 1851-1924

How the Fitzroy was found: extracts of a journal, 1853

  • F8
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  • 1853

Typescript of extracts taken from original journal.
Extracts from a journal by Charles Archer, recounting the discovery of the Fitzroy River. Subtitled: 'Memoranda taken on a journey to the Dawson and some of its tributaries, April 1853.'

Archer, Charles, 1813-1862

Letter, 1932 Nov 22 : Calliope, to E.S. Wilkinson.

  • F448
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  • 1932

Letter concerns Albert Prout, explorer, who the author was to have married, and the poem 'Where the pelican builds her nest' by Mary Hannay Foott. Includes covering letter from E. S. Wilkinson to the Editor, Courier.
Letter from E.T. Morey is a handwritten copy, made by E.S. Wilkinson.

Morey, Ellen Amy Millford Tuach

Letter, 1922 Dec 4 : Alderley, to W. J. Gall.

  • F477
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  • 1922

Letter concerns George Phillips, surveyor with the Lands Department from 1865, who accompanied explorer William Landsborough in an expedition from Bowen Downs.

Phillips, E. T.

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