Queensland -- Discovery and exploration



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Somerset, Cape York, 1866

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  • 1866

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

Jardine, Francis Lascelles, 1841-1919

Papers relating to Archibald Meston

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  • 1895?-1917

This file has three items:

  1. Carbon copy typescript, 4 leaves, of a letter to the editor [of The Daily Mail] by Archibald Meston where he comments on Randolph Bedford being on the Queensland Legislative Council, dated 16 May 1917.
  2. Typescript of two leaves, of an extract from Archibald Meston's book 'Geographic history of Queensland - page 175', titled 'Charles Fraser'. The book was published in 1895. This extract described the activities of Charles Fraser, a botanist who was sent to Brisbane in 1828. [This material contains culturally sensitive depictions of Indigenous people.]
  3. Poem by Archibald Meston When Murphy comes : Advance of Kuropatkin Murphy to the relief of Port Arthur Morgan, 2 leaves handwritten, signed and 2 leaves typescript, both have footer Daily Mail, 1904 June 14.

Meston, Archibald, 1851-1924

Articles published in newspapers, ca.1923-1924

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  • ca.1923-1924.

Cuttings of articles by Archibald Meston on various subjects, in different newspapers. Also : obituary articles about Meston, including one typescript article (6 leaves, unidentified); typescript poem, 'When Murphy comes : advance of Kuropatkin Murphy to the relief of Port Arthur Morgan' (2 leaves); handwritten letter about Meston, to W.J. Gall from Thomas J. Barker, 1924 Apr. 24 (5 leaves); one leaf handwritten note, about Aboriginal language.

Content advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are warned that this resource may contain images, transcripts or names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. It may also contain historically and culturally sensitive words, terms, and descriptions.

Meston, Archibald, 1851-1924

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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

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