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918188
  • Title
    George Blaxland papers, 12 September 1829-28 December 1850
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2087
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1829-1850
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    918188
  • Physical Description
    1 volume of textual material - photocopies
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    G. Blaxland. 1803-1849, son of Gregory Blaxland, the explorer, had a property, Wollun, near Merton, N.S.W. In 1843, he married Mary Loftus Rees, leaving her widowed with four children, Charles Ralph, Gregory George, Catherine Ann and May Cornelia Caroline
  • Scope and Content
    Includes letterbook 12 September 1829-20 October 1840 mainly to government officials regarding the convict James Roach, land settlements and station matters, journal 9 August 1848-10 August 1849, being a copy made by his son, Charles Ralph, ca. 1890, and journal kept by his wife, Mary Loftus, 11 December 1849-28 December 1850, mainly relating to property and family
  • Source
    Originals lent for copying by D. Blaxland, 1970
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (5-399 C) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Keyword subjects:
    Merton (N.S.W.)
    Wollun Station (N.S.W.)
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