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60681
  • Title
    File 4: David Blackburn papers relating to his service in New South Wales, 1788-1792
  • Call number
    SAFE/MLMSS 6937/1/4 (Safe 1/207)
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    1788-1792
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    60681
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Textual Records - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    25 Sept. 1788; Document signed by Governor Arthur Phillip, Port Jackson, ordering Blackburn to command Golden Grove to deliver people, stores and provisions to Norfolk Island and return with 'Spars and Deals'.
    17 Jan. 1791; Document signed by Governor Arthur Phillip, Sydney, appointing Blackburn commander of Supply during the absence of Lieutenant Henry Lidgbird Ball due to sickness, and ordering Blackburn to deliver stores and provisions to Norfolk Island and return with the officers, seamen and marines of the shipwrecked Sirius.
    19 Mar. 1791; Document signed by Governor Arthur Phillip, Government House, Sydney, appointing Blackburn to the charge and command of Supply during Ball's sickness and directing him to proceed to Norfolk Island to deliver stores as well as the officers, soldiers, settlers and convicts listed in the margin. He is to return with such persons as the Commanding Officer on the Island may send, together with as large a quantity of deals, oars and other articles as he can conveniently stow, for the use of the Settlement.
    18 Nov. 1791; Copied extract of a letter from Governor Phillip to Mr Stephens commending Blackburn. 1 p.
    7 Apr. 1788; Document signed by Lieutenant Henry Lidgbird Ball, Supply, Sydney Cove, certifying Blackburn's good conduct and service on Supply for the period 8 Apr. 1787 - 7 Apr. 1788.
    8 Apr. 1789; Document signed by Lieutenant Ball, Supply, certifying Blackburn's good conduct and service on Supply for the period 8 Apr. 1788 - 8 Apr. 1789.
    8 Apr. 1792; Document signed by Lieutenant Ball, Supply at sea, certifying Blackburn's good conduct and service on Supply for the period 8 Apr. 1791 - 8 Apr. 1792.
    15 May 1792; Document signed by Lieutenant Ball, Supply, certifying Blackburn's good conduct and service on Supply for the period 8 Apr. 1792 - 15 May 1792.
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    Microfilm copy available at CY4084, frames 72-87
    Digital order no:Album ID : 824060
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