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Letter from Bennelong [manuscript] : Sydney Cove, New South Wales, to Mr Phillips 1796 Aug. 29
Bib ID 1805039
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Bennelong, approximately 1764-1813
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description 1796 
1 p. 
Summary

Contemporary MS copy of a letter from an Aborigine of Botany Bay to Mr. Phillips, Lord Sydney's steward, being returned to his own country after he had resided a short time in England. Dated Sydney Cove, New South Wales, 29th August, 1796. Signed Bennelong.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4005.

MS 4005 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-557679852

Source of Acquisition Nan Kivell Collection NK 4048. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A553.

Subjects Bennelong, approximately 1764-1813 -- Correspondence.  |  Phillips, Mr. -- Correspondence.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1796 
Other authors/contributors Phillips, Mr
Exhibited Exhibited: "Songs of Home and Distant Isles" - Sydney Living Museums, 10 August - 17 November 2019. 

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