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Post 44 [microform] : overseas mail organisations : colonial post offices : records relating to Australia and New Zealand :[M2263-2264] 1841-1847
Bib ID 776488
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Great Britain. Post Office
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Records relating to a British survey of the postal services of the Australian colonies and New Zealand. Contains : 1. Appendices to Post Office Commission of Enquiry Reports, 1841-47 for Van Diemen's Land, N.S.W., S.A., New Zealand and W.A. 2. Select committee of Legislative Council of N.S.W. postal regulations, 1843-4. 3. Post Office Commission of Enquiry Reports, 1845-7. The reports summarize the history of postal services in the particular colony, as well as current staffing and administration, postal routes, revenue, expenditure and numbers of letters sent and received. The appendices include lists of post offices and other returns, specimen forms, and local ordinances.

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 M2263-2264.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the Post Office Archives, London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (1 p.) 
Subjects Great Britain. - Post Office - Archives.  |  Postal service - Australia.  |  Postal service - New Zealand.
Time Coverage 1841-1847 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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