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Papers [microform] : [M412], 1862-1912
Bib ID 668402
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Musgrave, Anthony, Sir, 1828-1888
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

1) Letters of commission and associated instructions 1862-83, appointing Musgrave to his various official positions. 2) Memorial 1883, signed by J.I. Wigham and all the "principal ladies" of Portland, Jamaica. 3) Correspondence, including letters from Sir Alfred Stephen to Dudley Field; 15 letters 1890-1901 from Sir Samuel Griffith to Lady Musgrave, with references to Federation and Australian political and public figures; correspondence 1888 between Colonel G.A. French and W.A. B. Musgrave, re a Captain Draper; correspondence 1870-1916 re journal articles on economic topics by Sir Anthony Musgrave. 4) Schedule of petitions, telegrams and letter, 1884, re Bernard Williams and Neil McNeil, (found guilty in Nov. 1884 of the shooting of a native of the Solomon Islands). 5) Diary 1888, kept by Lady Musgrave; book containing items related to the death of her husband in 1888. 6) Correspondence 1910-12 concerning memorials to Musgrave with photographs of the memorials.

Biography/History

Lt.-Gov. of South Australia 1873-77 and Governor of Queensland 1883-88. He also held similar positions in the Leeward Islands, Newfoundland, British Columbia and Jamaica. His second wife was Jeanie Lucinda nee Field.

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 M412.

Microfilm copy of originals held by Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 27706, U.S.A.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 116, p. 57-58.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list appears at the beginning of the reel. 
Subjects Musgrave, Anthony, - Sir, - 1828-1888 - Archives.  |  Musgrave, Jeannie Lucinda, - Lady, - Archives.  |  Griffith, Samuel, - Sir, - 1845-1920 - Correspondence.  |  Governors - Archives.  |  Governors' spouses - Archives.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1891-1901.
Time Coverage 1862-1912 
Other authors/contributors Griffith, Samuel, Sir, 1845-1920  |  Musgrave, Jeannie Lucinda, Lady  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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