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Reference to the index of the correspondence of Joseph Benson Mather (1814-1890), the bulk of the correspondence consisting of Francis Cotton's letters to J. B 'Mather, and some other correspondence from members of the Society of Friends (Quakers), family and a few business correspondents and a few letters addressed to J.B. Mather's children.

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Mather, Joseph Benson and Mather(Cotton), (Anna) Maria and Cotton, Francis and Cotton, Anna Maria and Story, George Fordyce (2010) Reference to the index of the correspondence of Joseph Benson Mather (1814-1890), the bulk of the correspondence consisting of Francis Cotton's letters to J. B 'Mather, and some other correspondence from members of the Society of Friends (Quakers), family and a few business correspondents and a few letters addressed to J.B. Mather's children. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Joseph Benson Mather (1814-1890) was the eldest son of Robert and Ann Mather who settled in Tasmania in 1822. He joined his father in his drapery and hosiery business in 1836 and later established his own business as a merchant tailor and importer in Liverpool Street, Hobart, taking his son, Joseph Francis, into partnership as J.B. Mather & Son in 1874. J.B.Mather was for many years Clerk to the Hobart Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. The bulk of the correspondence consists of Francis Cotton's letters to J. B Mather, and some other correspondence from members of the Society of Friends (Quakers), family and a few business correspondents and a few letters addressed to J.B. Mather's children.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, van diemens land, social history, history, colony, colonial, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, index,
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collection - Private Deposit DX.20
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2011 06:42
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2011 00:46
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11005
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