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Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 24th February 1884

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Witton, JG (1884) Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 24th February 1884. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Has been fossicking around the second hand bookshops looking for various volumes. He has been elected a member of the Victorian United Law Clerks' Society. He is now Burns' lieutenant in the Leader chess column which puts him in with a show if the position became vacant, along with an increase in salary. Has become friendly with Victorian poet E B Loughran.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/C337

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, books, chess, Chess Club, E B Loughran.
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: 01 Sep 2011 04:31
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2012 00:54
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11350
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