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Report on pastoral country about Barrow's Creek Telegraph Station, overland telegraph, N.T., 20,000 square miles, 25 years' leases
Bib ID 854104
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, still image, volume]
Online Versions
Description Adelaide : Frearson and Brother, 1882 
20 pages ; colour illustration ; 21 cm 
Full contents
  • Extracts from the diary of John McDougall [should read McDouall] Stuart, the great explorer, on his trip across the continent, 1860-[61], Parliamentary papers nos. 65 and 169 pp. 1-10
  • Report on pastoral country at Barrow's Creek / by R.R. Knuckey [superintendent of the Overland Telegraph Construction Company] pp. 10-12
  • Copy of original report on run, claims - 20,450 square miles, Central Australia, about Barrow's Creek / [by Charles Winnecke, ‘Leader Herbert River and North-Eastern Exploring Party’ and former Government Surveyor] pp. 12-20.
 
Notes

Frontispiece colour lithographed plate (Hardy, Winnecke & Co. del.), is titled Overland telegraph line Barrow Creek Station.

Library's Np copy is missing the colour plate. SR copy is complete and accompanied by a map: Plan accompanying report by C. Winnecke late explorer & trig surveyor, Survey Department S.A. on Block of pastoral country situate on Overland Telegraph Line in Northern Territory of South Australia. Issued: Adelaide : Hardy, Winnecke and Co., 67 x 60 cm.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-27895014

Binding

Grey paper wrappers. Sewn. 

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Australia, 14871.

Subjects Pastures - Northern Territory - Barrow Creek Region.  |  Northern Territory - Discovery and exploration.  |  Barrow Creek Telegraph Station (N.T.)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Stuart, John McDouall, 1815-1866  |  Knuckey, Richard Randall, 1842-1914  |  Winnecke, C. (Charles), 1856-1902  |  Hardy, Winnecke & Co

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Np 333.740994291 R425 Main Reading Room (Australian Collection)
SR 91
Copy: SR hbk
Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)

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