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An IOU signed by Henry Lawson, between approximately 1910-1920
Bib ID 7135565
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, sheet]
Author
Lawson, Henry, 1867-1922
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between approximately 1910 and 1920] 
0.07 m (1 security binder) 
Summary

An original IOU for 1 shilling, written on an Angus & Robertson petty cash slip and signed by poet Henry Lawson. Schoolboy Roderick Wells was given the IOU from Miss Robertson, a friend of the Wells family, in recognition of his love of Australian literature and his good scholastic results in English.

Biography/History

Australian author, poet, short story writer and journalist. Born 1867 in Grenfell, N.S.W, died in Sydney, 1922.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10256

Subjects Lawson, Henry, 1867-1922 -- Archives.  |  Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Terms of Use Copying of rights holder’s copyright material is permitted for research purposes. 
Exhibited Exhibited: Treasures Gallery, National Library of Australia, 17 April, 2017. 

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