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18892
  • Title
    Mary Reibey (Molly Haydock) letter to her aunt Penelope Hope, Sydney, 8 October 1792
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SAFE/MLMSS 5934 (Safe 1/155)
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    8 October 1792
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    18892
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Mary Reibey (nee Haydock) arrived in Sydney from England in 1792 having been sentenced to seven years transportation for theft. In 1794 she married Thomas Reibey, a merchant and landholder. After his death in 1811 she became a prosperous businesswoman in her own right with interests in trading vessels and property. She died in 1855, a wealthy and respected member of colonial society.
  • Source
    Purchased from the London bookseller Burgess Browning with assistance from the Reserve Bank of Australia,1994
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  • General note

    Digital order no: Album ID : 823612
    Microfilm copy available at CY 3181, frames 1-8.
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