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Journals [microform] : [M2014] 1836-1838
Bib ID 2288214
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stapylton, Granville William Chetwynd, 1800-1840
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Volume 1. journal, 1836 Apr. 7-July 18; rough diary. Volume 2: list of stores and equipment; journal 1836 July 18-Aug. 15; rough diary; journal at Lake Stapylton, 1836 May 23-June 10; rough diary, 1838 Apr. 1-14. Volume 3: Journal, 1836 Apr. 7-June 8; Sept. 1-Oct. 3; list of stores and equipment. Volume 4: journal 1836 Oct. 3-Nov. 12; draft of letter to Mitchell; list of supplies required at Goulburn; miscellaneous items. Volume 5: journal, 1836 Aug. 24-28; rough diary, 1836 Aug. 27; list of furniture, furnishings, tools equipment, food.

Biography/History

Appointed assistant surveyor in N.S.W. in 1828. In 1836 was second in command of Sir Thomas Mitchell's Australia Felix expedition. In 1838 he was sent to Port Phillip as a surveyor under Robert Hoddle.

Notes

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

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2014.

Microfilm copy of originals held in private ownership.

Related Material Associated materials: other versions of the Stapylton journals are held by Mitchell Library, Sydney and La Trobe Library, Melbourne. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (2 p.). 
Subjects Stapylton, Granville William Chetwynd, - 1800-1840 - Diaries.  |  Mitchell, Thomas, - Sir, - 1792-1855.  |  Surveyors - Australia - Diaries.  |  Victoria - Discovery and exploration - 19th century.  |  New South Wales - Discovery and exploration - 19th century.
Time Coverage 1836-1838 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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