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Ordnance Office: Miscellanea [WO 55], 1828-1859 [microform]
Bib ID 2074271
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Great Britain. War Office
 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
10 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Includes entry books of reports from the Colonies with correspondence relating to supplies of arms and ammunition; engineer papers from Chief Engineers concerning buildings, materials, cost of labour, etc. in Australia, New Zealand and Mauritius; statement of lands, rents and buildings including rents received, requisitions, surveys, plans and drawings and a description of lands owned by Ordnance for Tasmania, New South Wales, and South Australia.

Notes

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the Library of New South Wales.

Selected extracts for pieces 253-281 have been copied, and other pieces and parts of pieces have been filmed in full.

Public Record Office WO 55/­253-3026(various)

Original held by Public Record Office, London.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 4 : War Office - class and piece list, 2nd ed. p. 29-30.

Index/Finding Aid Note More detailed list for Pieces 253-281 
Subjects Great Britain. - War Office - Records and correspondence.  |  Great Britain. - Army - Colonial Forces - Barracks and quarters.  |  Great Britain. - Ordnance Office.  |  Australia - History, Military - 19th century.  |  Mauritius - History, Military - 19th century.  |  New Zealand - History, Military - 19th century.
Time Coverage 1828-1859 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  Library of New South Wales  |  Great Britain. Public Record Office

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