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Series:
Letterbooks - Correspondence addressed to the Sydney Office
Series Number:
Access:
Open
Start Date:
03 Feb 1892
End Date:
26 May 1906
Source:
Tasmanian Archives
Creating Agency:
01 Jan 1876
How to Use:
These records were transferred from the former University of Tasmania Archives to the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office. Copyright retained by the depositor but copies may be made for private research and study purposes.
Series notes:
The letters concern routine matters relating to the sailings of the 'Tasmania', 'Tambo', 'Woolloomoolloo', 'Oonah', 'Elingamite' and other ships and passenger bookings, cargo carried, especially coal, wool including Piesse & Co's wool shipment, sheep and cattle, fruit, iron ore etc., freight rates, transhipment of cargo to and from overseas vessels, forwarding of manifests and invoices, rough passages causing delays or loss of sheep, sales of fruit, manifests, invoices and fumigation certificates for fruit forwarded, missing cases (including a case of 'native weapons' consigned to Bishop Montgomery by 'Elingamite (item 1), a case for the Tasmanian Museum (item 14)) and other miscellaneous matters such as criticism of the practice of stamping 'not accountable for hands' across shipping receipts and the return of the 'boys Hamilton and Douglas by Tasmanla (1)'. Letters were signed by A.C. Piesse, John Murrell, J.W. Evans or just 'Huddart, Parker'.

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives
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