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1194987
  • Title
    Volume 78: Dr James Bowman miscellaneous papers, chiefly relating to proceedings of a dispute with Henry Dumaresq over boundaries of Ravensworth Estate, 1829-1855
  • Call number
    A 2974
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    1829-1855
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1194987
  • Physical Description
    0.042 metres of textual material and cartographic materials (1 volume) - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    A. Papers in the dispute Dumaresq v Bowman over boundaries of Ravensworth Estate and the proceedings in arbitration, described as follows:

    1. A sketch map showing portions of the two runs contiguous to Sandy Creek
    2. Opinion of Sir W. Macarthur, one of the arbitrators, [1840?] to which is attached a map (ink and watercolour, showing land boundaries along Foy Brook north of Hunter River), a statement by Dr Bowman with sketch map in ink (marked "Dumaresq", "Mitchell", "Saw Pit Creek"), memoranda (31 pages)
    3. Correspondence and statements of various persons, Jan-July 1840
    4. Letter from Sir William Macarthur to Dr Bowman, 11 Dec 1839, forwarding his memorandum on the statements of Colonel Dumaresq and Dr Bowman, together with observations on Alexander Macleay's remarks; Alexander Macleay's observations on Dr Bowman's statement, and statement by Dr Bowman, followed by correspondence numbered 1-15, 1829-1837 dealing with the disputed boundaries
    5. Correspondence between Colonel Dumaresq, Dr Bowman and others, 1833-37, respecting the disputed boundaries

    B. Correspondence 1840-1855, respecting claim for a debt of P. I. Pagan to Dr Bowman in payment for sheep purchased in 1840. Includes correspondence between James and William Macarthur, Robert Pringle and Sarah White, continued after the deaths of Dr James Bowman, P. I. Pagan and James White. With notes of hand signed by P. I. Pagan and J. H. Pagan, 1840.

    C. James Bowman, bill for plate purchased in London, 1 Oct 1838.

    D. Dr Bowman - Receipt from Macqueen & Ferguson, Dec 1823, pd. M. J. B.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners
    Research & study copies allowed: Author has been deceased for more than 50 years
    Approval for publication required:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    Microfilm copy available at CY 2292
  • Alphanumeric designations

    Macarthur family papers 1789-1930 [First collection] : vol. 78
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