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Papers, 1823-1887 [microform]
Bib ID 1856185
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Lang, John Dunmore, 1799-1878
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Sydney : Mitchell Library, [19--] 
18 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Reel. 1 (vol.1): manuscripts. Reel 2 (v. 2): letters from J.D. Lang, 1831-1878. Reel 3 (v. 3): letters to family, 1833-1852. Reel 4 (v. 4): letters to family, 1853-1878. Reel 5 (v. 7): letters received, 1855-1877. Reel 6 (v. 9): personal and miscellaneous. Reel 7 (v. 12): Presbyterian Church documents, 1823-1873. Reel 8 (v. 13): Scots Church, 1826-1887. Reel 9 (vol. 10): Presbyterian correspondence, 1823-1854; and (vol. 14): Marriages, Scots Church, 1826-1873. Reel 10 (v. 15): Missions, 1826-1877. Reel 11 (v 16): papers re education. Reel 12 (v. 17): Emigration correspondence, 1830-1849. Reel 13 (v. 6): letters received, 1820-1854 and (v. 18): emigration correspondence, 1850-1857. Reel 14 (v. 19): emigrant ships, 1831-1861. Reel 15 (v. 20): German mission, Moreton Bay, 1837-1867. Reel 16 (v. 22): letters from Sir H. Parkes, 1850-1878. Reel 17 (v. 24): reminiscences. Reel 18 (v. 30): papers including German mission, Moreton Bay.

Biography/History

Presbyterian cergyman and politician. Born Greenock, Scotland. Lang arrived in New South Wales in 1823. Minister of Scots Church, 1826-1878. Held seats for Port Phillip (1843-1847) and Stanley (Moreton Bay) in the Legislative Council and the seat of West Sydney in the Legislative Assembly, 1859-1869. Active in promoting emigration to Australia and in educational matters.

Notes

Microfilm copy of originals held by Mitchell Library, Sydney at MLA 221-24, MLA 2226-27, MLA 2229-30, MLA 2232-40,MLA 2242, MLA 2244 and MLA 2249

Index/Finding Aid Note An index to volumes 1-2, 6-7, 9 and 22 is available. 
Subjects Lang, John Dunmore, 1799-1878 -- Archives.  |  Parkes, Henry, Sir, 1815-1896 -- Correspondence.  |  Presbyterian Church of New South Wales.  |  Scots Church (Sydney, N.S.W.)  |  German Mission to the Aborigines of New South Wales.  |  Politicians -- New South Wales -- Archives.  |  Clergy -- New South Wales -- Archives.  |  Education -- New South Wales.  |  Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
Time Coverage 1823-1887 
Other authors/contributors Parkes, Henry, Sir, 1815-1896

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