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The unhappy transport's letter to his father and mother in Edinburgh / John Paterson
Bib ID 4266694
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Paterson, John, active 1830
 
Online Versions
Printer (Edinburgh : Sanderson, Printer)
Description [Edinburgh : J. Paterson, ca. 1830] 
1 sheet ; 25 x 20 cm. 
Summary

Letter in two columns with woodcut vignette of people at the dock alongside a ship with six houses on the horizon. Presumably farewelling a convict to Australia.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-112621057

Library's copy imperf. missing bottom right hand corner 3 x 4 cm. of text.

Subjects Transportation of convicts -- New South Wales.  |  Convicts -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Sources.

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