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  • Title
    Francis Forbes - correspondence mainly relating to cases of libel and freedom of the press, 1827-1836
  • Call number
    A 746
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1827-1831, 1836
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    201964
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 3968, frames 173-297 (A 746)
  • Physical Description
    1 volume - 0.03 Meters
    Textual Records - (manuscript)
  • Scope and Content
    29 May 1827 - 24 June 1831, 2 - 12 Apr. 1836; Contains correspondence relating to judicial proceedings and Trials for Libel. The majority of the letters are from Ralph Darling to Francis Forbes. Material includes: Extract from a dispatch from Sir George Murray to Lt. General Darling dated 1828, explaining that Murray found letters from Darling, Forbes, and Justice Stephen relating to various controversies particularly the prohibiting of the publication of newspapers without license of the Governor and Murray gives his opinion on the matter; criminal information about the Colonial Secretary, and actions against the magistrate of Parramatta; list of correspondence and dates; letters relating to the trial of W.C. Wentworth versus R. Mansfield; and Justice Burton's address to the Jury, 1836.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
  • General note

    Paper includes the following watermarks, "W.W. / 1822" ; "J. Rump / 1825" ; "Radway / 1825" ; "J. Coles / 1826" ; "J. Whatman / Turkey Mill / 1827" ; "I. I. Smith / 1828" ; "Snelgrove's / 1829"
    D.S. Mitchell bookplate inside front cover.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 852806
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Forbes papers Gov. Darling and The Judges embossed on spine.
  • Creator/Author/Artist
  • Subject
  • Open Rosetta viewer

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