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1037188
  • Title
    A 382: Reverend Lancelot Edward Threlkeld papers, 1822-1862
  • Call number
    A 382
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1822-1862
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1037188
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript and printed
  • Scope and Content
    pp. 1-5 Biographical notes on L. E. Threlkeld, with references to sources including Missionary Registers and the Threlkeld Papers in A 382.

    p. 7 The London Christian Instructor, July 1822 (printed), signed and annotated by L. E. Threlkeld.

    pp. 19-21 Letter received from Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Sydney, 24 Feb. 1825 (printed) concerning Threlkeld’s mission to the Aborigines

    p. 23 [filed out of order] Cover page for letters acknowledging the receipt of “The Key etc.” “Aboriginal Language” sent to the Exhibition London 1851-2.

    p. 25 Letter received from Richard Hill, 2 Nov. 1826 with extract from the Minutes of the Auxiliary Church Missionary Society for Australasia, 28 April 1826

    pp. 29-30 Letter written by Threlkeld to W. A. Hankey and Rev. W. Orme, 26 Oct. 1829, (duplicate sent to Rev. S. Marsden) concerning his work among the aborigines at Lake Macquarie and his translation of the Gospel of St Luke, and expressing regret at the withdrawal of the support of the London Missionary Society

    pp. 33-34 Letter written by Threlkeld to Rev. S. Marsden, 15 Dec. 1829, concerning the action of the London Missionary Society, and his intention to carry on the mission, and asking for instructions concerning the property of the Society

    pp. 35-40 Letter (duplicate) written by Threlkeld to Rev. W. Orme and W. A. Hankey, 16 Dec. 1829, concerning his relations with the London Missionary Society, and the affairs of G. Bennet and Rev. D. Tyerman; and stating his intention to carry on the mission to the aborigines, and plan to ask the Society’s agent, Rev. S. Marsden for the amount of his passage money

    p. 43 Letter received from George Kenyon Holden on behalf of the Governor of NSW [Sir Richard Bourke], 6 June 1836, thanking Threlkeld for the copy of his ‘Australian Spelling Book’

    p. 45 Letter received from the private secretary to the Governor of Tasmania, Sir John Franklin, 22 Jan. 1839, thanking Threlkeld for the copy of his ‘Report of the Mission to the Aborigines at Lake Macquarie’

    p. 47 Letter received from Henry Watson Parker on behalf of the Governor of NSW, Sir George Gipps, 20 May 1840, thanking Threlkeld for the copies of his Annual Reports for 1838

    pp. 51-102 Letters received thanking Threlkeld for copies of his published works on Aboriginal languages, 1850-1857

    pp. 103-104 Letter received from the Governor of NSW, Sir William Denison, 15 Nov. 1858, making enquiries on behalf of the officers of the Novara for a vocabulary of the Australians

    pp. 105-107 Letter (duplicate) written by Threlkeld to Sir G. Grey, 8 July 1859, concerning the translation of the Gospel of St Luke, and the Dictionary of the Aboriginal Language, and arranging that a copy should be presented to him

    pp. 109 -111 Letter (duplicate) written by Threlkeld to Sir G. Grey, 12 Apr. 1859, concerning the catalogue of Sir G. Grey’s library; and the publication of the Dictionary of the Aboriginal Language; and the publication in America of Threlkeld’s works by Mr Hale

    pp. 113-114 Letter on behalf of Sir George Grey, 2 Jan. 1862, inquiring for the Executors of the late Rev. Mr Threlkeld

    pp. 115-120 Letter received from George Platt, undated, concerning life at Moorea and missionary work [ca.1818?]

    p. 121 An Australian Anthem by L.E. Threlkeld (printed)

    p. 123 Letter of thanks received from [I.?] Eyre of Wellington, New Zealand, undated

    p. 124 Circular letter (printed) to the Churches of the Congregational Order throughout the Colony of Victoria from R. Fletcher, W. Moss, J. Russell and Wm Goodhugh, undated

    pp. 125-127 Vocabulary, Port Macquarie aborigines

    p. 129 Songs of the natives of New South Wales to the north of Sydney

    pp. 130-140 Specimens of the Language of the Aborigines of New South Wales to the northward of Sydney

    pp. 141-142 Native Language, Port Essington

    pp. 143-144 Native Language, Port Raffles

    pp. 145-146 Printed copy of letter to the King of the French by Threlkeld, with explanatory letter concerning the warlike interference of the French nation towards Tahiti, dated 8 Dec. 1838, sent to T. H. Tredgold, Secretary of the Aborigines Protection Society, London. 2 pp. Printed at the Herald Office, ca. 1838

    pp. 149-155 Annual Report of the Mission to the Aborigines, Lake Macquarie, for 1838 by L. E. Threlkeld (printed)

    pp. 157-164 Annual Report of the Mission to the Aborigines, Lake Macquarie, for 1839 by L. E. Threlkeld (printed), including a comparative table of dialects of the Aborigines of NSW

    pp. 165-168 Annual Report of the Mission to the Aborigines, Lake Macquarie, for 1840 by L. E. Threlkeld (printed)
  • Language
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D. S. Mitchell, 1907
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners
    Research & study copies allowed: Authors have been deceased for more than 50 years
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: No publication without prior written approval of copyright holders
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holders
  • General note

    David Scott Mitchell bookplate inside front cover of original volume.

    Microfilm copy available at CY 820, frames 777 - 909

    AIATSIS language, code and map grid reference:
    Awabakal language (S66) (NSW SI56-05)
    Biripi language (E3) (NSW SH56-14)
    (accessed February 2014)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1051087
  • Conservation note

    A 382, originally bound with the spine title 'Threlkeld Papers, MSS', was taken apart, deacidified and repaired in Aug. 1983. The contents were then placed loose in a box.
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