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Cox, Mary Ann (2011) Mary Ann Cox Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Burton-Wood: in a series of letters, by a lady (Mrs. - Cox nee Wight), London (printed for the author by H.D.Steel) 1783, vol.11 (octovo vol, leather bound) Enclosed: note The book Burtonwood was written by the mother of Mary Ann Cox who ran the first coach from Hobart to Launceston. It was passed on to me by her grand-daughter Miss Dora Clerk of Malahide. I also am a grand-daughter of Mrs. Cox. Joan Harvey (John Edward Cox m. Mary Ann Halls V.D.L. 1821 J.E.C. started Hobart-Launceston coach) - (note - Mrs. Harvey's identification of the author of the volume was based on family tradition although not confirmed - no details are known of John Edward Cox's parents) Poems by C(harles) Best c 1847 - 1849 Includes poems to Miss Wilmot (Georgiana Wilmot, - Mrs. C. Butler) and Mary Wilmot. Enclosed: note by Joan Harvey Article on Mrs. Mary Ann Cox 1950. A pioneer career woman (on coach service between Hobart - Launceston) from "Woman's Day" Aug. 21, 1950 (news clipping) R.S. 140

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
Additional Information: RS 140
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2011 02:23
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:19
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11221
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