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Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 15th September 1883

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Witton, JG (1883) Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 15th September 1883. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Witton has been in good health lately. He is still in Wyburn's office, who has increased his salary to 130 pounds a year, but has some peculiarities in the way the office is run, such as needing drafts of everything for prospective use ; irrelevant and wastes paper. Walter's health has improved also. Comments on a recital by violin player and also a play he has seen and has heard the Bishop of Melbourne speak. Also talks about 'Priestess Patty', the weather and visiting the public library. Letters between Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania and Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, 13 Sept 1882 - 9 Dec 1885 regarding his work as a law clerk in Melbourne, his friends, especially Walter Gill, religion, the Unitarian Church, George Walters, Mrs Webster, visit of Moncure Conway in 1883, family, health, Miss Witton's estate in England, books, chess and the foundation of the Chess Club 1883-4, visit to Ballarat, U.S. Independence Day 1883 C4/C322

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, Andrew Inglis Clark, Hobart, Federation, Australian Federation, Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, law clerk, Walter Gill, Unitarian Church, George Walters, Mrs. Webster, Moncure Conway, Miss Witton, estate, England, books, chess, Chess Club, Ballarat, American Independence Day
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: Licenced under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Australia (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/au/
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2011 02:15
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2012 00:10
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11342
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