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Papers of James Tyson, 1847-1961 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2238550
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Tyson, James, 1819-1898
 
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Description [1847-1961] 
0.15 m. (1 box) 
Summary

The papers relate chiefly to the case of McEvoy vs. Tyson a dispute concerning the boundaries of their respective holdings (Moon Moon Curra and Tyson's Darling District and Juanbong runs) at the junction of the Darling and Murrumbidgee Rivers. R.B. Gow, the umpire in the dispute, awarded costs equally in 1864 and laid down the boundary. Includes also a group of personal papers of R.B. Gow and maps, including one signed 'W.J. Wills'.

Biography/History

Pastoralist who acquired extensive properties through Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, becoming a legendary figure during his life time. He died intestate in 1898, leaving an estate of L.2,500,000. (see Australian Encyclopaedia, Vol. 9).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 34.

Bulk of the material dated between 1847-1871.

Available on microfilm mfm G 6752-6753.

Related Material Papers of Tyson family also held in National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection at MS 877. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; B65

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Tyson, James, 1819-1898 -- Archives.  |  Gow, Robert Biggart -- Archives.  |  Burke and Wills Expedition, (1860-1861)  |  Landowners -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1847-1907 
Occupation Landowners.
Other authors/contributors Gow, Robert Biggart

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