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Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 22nd April 1885
Witton, JG (1885) Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 22nd April 1885. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)
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With Walter they went to Ballarat for Easter, describes the buildings, historical places of interest and playing a game with the Ballarat chess champion. Much talk of books and what is new in the bookshops. Talks about his church and encloses 2 fliers advertising the Sunday services of Rev. George Walters. 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.
|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, books, chess, Ballarat.|
|Publisher:||University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection|
|Collections:||Andrew Inglis Clark Collection|
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|Date Deposited:||01 Sep 2011 02:35|
|Last Modified:||09 Nov 2012 00:27|
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