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946073
  • Title
    Halloran family papers, 13 September 1818-21 May 1884
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DLMSQ 398
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    13 September 1818-21 May 1884
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    946073
  • Physical Description
    1 volume of textual material (36 p.) - 36 cm. - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Laurence Hynes Halloran, 1765-1831, clergyman, schoolmaster and journalist, was transport to New South Wales in 1819 for counterfeiting a frank. He opened the Sydney Grammar School in 1820; he also published and edited The Gleaner, April-September 1827.

    Henry Halloran, son of Laurence was under-secretary in the Colonial Secretary's Department 1866-1878 and a New South Wales Commissioner for exhibitions in Philadelphia, Melbourne, Paris and Sydney 1875-1880. He also published verses in newspapers and magazines.
  • Scope and Content
    a. Laurence Hynes Halloran, 13 September 1818-17 February 1827. No date.

    Extracts from his trial at Old Bailey and various letters and appeals addressed mainly to Lord Sidmouth, Secretary of State for the Home Office, a denial that he challenged Solomon Levey to a duel, letter to McLeay enclosing prospectus for The Gleaner (removed to C.P.B.) and biographical note.

    b. Henry Halloran, 5 May 1878-21 May 1884.

    Papers relating to his appointment as a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, the Paris Universal Exhibition 1878 and letter from Buckingham Palace thanking him for a memorial poem.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.
  • General note

    Transferred from DLSPENCER 415 and DLSPENCER 417
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