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==National Library of Australia==
 
==National Library of Australia==
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'''Manuscripts relating to the Goldfields of Victoria'''
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MS 133  RICHARDSON, Henry Handel
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Includes papers to Dr Walter Lindesay Richardson who practised medicine on the goldfields of Ballarat. It contains his case notes of midwifery, and includes his mining licence.
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MS 210  SALISBURY, Robert
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Letter dated 29 December 1871, describing his experiences in Australia including references to the Castlemaine Diggings (57 pages)
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'''Letters written from NSW goldfields 1850-1870'''
 
'''Letters written from NSW goldfields 1850-1870'''
 
* Note The "NSW goldfields" referred to the Port Phillip District of NSW as well as NSW as we now know it, so that there may be items of interest in this manuscript collection of NLA. The Colony of Victoria separated from NSW in July 1851, but much of the administration was still referred to Sydney NSW. For example, there was no Supreme Court in Victoria in 1851, so that cases (Like that of murderer Patrick Kennedy) had to be referred to a higher Judge in Sydney.
 
* Note The "NSW goldfields" referred to the Port Phillip District of NSW as well as NSW as we now know it, so that there may be items of interest in this manuscript collection of NLA. The Colony of Victoria separated from NSW in July 1851, but much of the administration was still referred to Sydney NSW. For example, there was no Supreme Court in Victoria in 1851, so that cases (Like that of murderer Patrick Kennedy) had to be referred to a higher Judge in Sydney.

Revision as of 00:57, 2 November 2018

National Library of Australia

Manuscripts relating to the Goldfields of Victoria MS 133 RICHARDSON, Henry Handel

Includes papers to Dr Walter Lindesay Richardson who practised medicine on the goldfields of Ballarat. It contains his case notes of midwifery, and includes his mining licence.

MS 210 SALISBURY, Robert

Letter dated 29 December 1871, describing his experiences in Australia including references to the Castlemaine Diggings (57 pages)



Letters written from NSW goldfields 1850-1870

  • Note The "NSW goldfields" referred to the Port Phillip District of NSW as well as NSW as we now know it, so that there may be items of interest in this manuscript collection of NLA. The Colony of Victoria separated from NSW in July 1851, but much of the administration was still referred to Sydney NSW. For example, there was no Supreme Court in Victoria in 1851, so that cases (Like that of murderer Patrick Kennedy) had to be referred to a higher Judge in Sydney.


Letter from Ivor Crowther, Bathurst to A. Hanger Leathes 18 September 1851 (MS 1469/3)


Letters from Hugh Hamilton, Assistant Gold Commissioner, Ophir, to Anna Maria Broke, 26 January and 26 March 1852 (AJCP M942 - originals held by the Suffolk County Record Office, Ipswich Branch)


Four letters from Thomas Mate, Tarcutta to M.W.B. Evans 1852-53 (MS2073)


Letter from John Rose, Lochinvar, to his mother, 8 March 1858 (MS 1210)


Transcript of letter from Sam Hillyard, Braidwood, to his father 15 March 1861 (MS5609)


Letters from Charles Fletcher, Kiandra, to his brother and sister, 8 May and 15 December 1861 (MS 5609)


Two letters from Joel Croxford, Ironbark, to his brother nad niece, 1864 (MS 1263 - originals held by the Bedford County Record Office UK)