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Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 28th September 1884

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Witton, JG (1884) Letter to Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmania from Joseph G. Witton, Melbourne, dated 28th September 1884. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Has taken a great deal of interest in Clark's election fight. Excellent speeches and utterances that will live beyond the election day in spite of defeat. Meets Matt Simmons and his wife and attends Massey's lectures with them. Massey has been more popular as a lecturer here than Conway and he may even come to Tasmania. Walter has decided to visit Tasmania at Christmas and has invited him along.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/C340

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, Andrew Inglis Clark, Hobart, Federation, Australian Federation
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: 28 Jul 2011 00:24
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2012 00:55
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/11354
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