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Webster, Alexander George (2011) A.G.Webster Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Alexander George Webster (1830-1914), merchant, arrived In Hobart with his mother In 1840. In 1850 he worked with his uncle C.T. Smith who had a wool and grain store and from 1856 he ran the business with John Tabart, as Tabart and Webster. In 1879 after the retirement of Tabart Webster took his son Charles,into the business, which became A.G.Webster son. From 1888 handled most of the Tasmanian wool business and imported agricultural implements. The company was incorporated in 1910 and two other sons, Edwin Arthur became directors. Webster was also a shipping agent, insurance agent, in the Fisheries Commissions and was U.S.consul. RS 113 PLEASE NOTE, THIS COLLECTION WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE TASMANIAN ARCHIVE AND HERITAGE OFFICE (TAHO) IN SEPTEMBER 2012. PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO LOCATE THESE DOCUMENTS BY USING THE AGENCY SEARCH: http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/default.aspx?search=1

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2011 01:04
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:18
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11133
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