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Letters of John Martin, the Irish political prisoner


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McElroy, JA (1932) Letters of John Martin, the Irish political prisoner. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 47-54. ISSN 0080-4703

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Some months ago there was handed to me from St. George's Rectory, Hobart, a small packet, on which was written " Old Tasmanian Letters from Dr. C. " It was naturally supposed they were connected with the early history of the church (St. George's, Battery Point, Hobart), in which I was much interested. I looked forward eagerly to reading them, thinking they might have to do with the dispute between Sir John Franklin and Captain Montagu over building the tower. They might contain a note from Lady Franklin when she sent her five guineas towards a peal of bells, which, alas, never materialised. They might even be part of that very willing theological controversy between Bishop Nixon and Dr. Henry Phibbs Fry!

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Mrs. J.A. McElroy (nee Perkins), Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 47-54
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 16 May 2012 07:55
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:30
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