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Van Diemen's Land Company annual reports 1826-1831 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1266008
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Van Diemen's Land Company
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1826-1831 
1 v. 
Summary

The first six annual reports of the Van Diemen's Land Company, 1826-1831, bound in one volume. The first report, 1826, is a manuscript copy signed as being a correct copy by Sam K. Ewen, clerk to the company. The other five reports are printed by the Robson, Blades and Company, Abchurch Lane, Lombard Street, London. The fourth report, 1829, contains, as a supplement, the "History of the origin, rise and progress of the Van Diemen's Land Company", reprinted from the "Colonial Advocate", Hobart Town, 1st May 1828. The name James Bischoff appears in ink on the front end paper.

Biography/History

The Van Diemen's Land Company, which still exists, was established in 1825, with the purpose of developing North Western Tasmania.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3273.

Available on microfilm Mfm G 28313 National Library of Australia

Source of Acquisition Sir John Ferguson Collection. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C285

Subjects Van Diemen's Land Company -- History.  |  Van Diemen's Land Company.  |  Tasmania -- Commerce.
Time Coverage 1826-1831 
Other authors/contributors Bischoff, James, 1776-1845

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