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Letters, 1799-1824 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2252792
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Macquarie, Lachlan, 1761-1824
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1799-1824 
287 p. 
Summary

The letters are written to Charles Macquarie chiefly from Bombay and from New South Wales. They refer to Macquarie's career and family affairs. 1. 9 Feb. 1799-Dec. 1812. 2. 4 Jan. 1813-6 Nov. 1816. 3. 8 Apr. 1817-21 June 1824.

Biography/History

Before becoming Governor of N.S.W. in 1810, Lachlan Macquarie served in various capacities with the British Army in India, and in 1807 was gazetted to command the 73rd Regiment.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS202.

Negative photoprints were made by the Mitchell Library from National Library photocopies in 1949. Mitchell Library also holds microfilm.

Originals held by National Library of Scotland.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; B318.

Reproduction Photocopies. 
Subjects Macquarie, Lachlan, - 1761-1824 - Correspondence.  |  Macquarie family.  |  Macquarie, Charles, - -1835 - Correspondence.  |  Great Britain. - Army - Officers - Correspondence.  |  Governors - New South Wales - Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1799-1824 
Occupation Governors.  |  Army officers.
Other authors/contributors Macquarie, Charles, -1835

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