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Papers of John Dunmore Lang, 1831-1885 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2968670
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Lang, John Dunmore, 1799-1878
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1831-1885] 
0.06 m (1 folder) + 1 vol. 
Summary

MS 890 comprises five letters by Lang on the federation of the Australian colonies; a list of questions submitted by Lang to Sir T. L. Mitchell; and a second edition copy of Vol. I of An historical and statistical account of New South Wales : both as a penal settlement and as a British colony (1837) containing Lang's handwritten amendments and annotations for the third edition.

Biography/History

Lang was born in Scotland, received his MA (1820) at Glasgow University and arrived in Australia in 1823. He established the first Presbyterian Church in Australia (Scots Church, opened 1826) and was a member of the Council and Legislative Assembly (1859). He was noted for his educational and anti-transportation views and for his work among immigrants.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 890.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-229648242

Related Material A major collection of J. D. Lang's papers is held in National Library of Australia at MS 3267. 
Subjects Lang, John Dunmore, 1799-1878 -- Archives.  |  Australia. Parliament -- History.  |  Politicians -- New South Wales -- Archives.  |  Clergy -- New South Wales -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1831, 1885 
Occupation State and Territory politicians.  |  Clergy.

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