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Papers of Edward and Benjamin Towle (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2345], 1852-1858
Bib ID 7893829
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Towle, Edward, 1820-
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, 2018 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Series

Miscellaneous Series (Australian Joint Copying Project)

Summary

Diaries and correspondence. The diaries were kept by Edward Towle, describing the journey from Liverpool to Australia in 1852 and a visit to Java and Singapore in 1853. The letter of Edward and Benjamin Towle to their mother and sister contain news from the goldfields at Creswick and Ballarat.

Biography/History

Edward and Benjamin Towle sailed on SS Great Britain for the Australian goldfields in 1852. Benjamin Towle died in Australia in 1853 and Edward Towle returned to England.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2345.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-743544990

Microfilm copy of originals held in private ownership.

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 463, p. 181.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (2 p.) 
Subjects Towle, Edward, 1820- -- Diaries.  |  Towle, Benjamin, 1818-1853.  |  Towle, Edward, 1820- -- Correspondence.  |  Great Britain (Ship)  |  Great Britain (Ship) -- History.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Ballarat (Vic.) -- History.  |  Saint Helena -- Description and travel.
Other authors/contributors Towle, Benjamin, 1818-1853  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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