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The founding of Hobart by Lieutenant Governor Collins

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Walker, James Backhouse (1889) The founding of Hobart by Lieutenant Governor Collins. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 223-248.

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Abstract

Historical account of the choice of Sullivan's Cove and the founding of Hobart. Also includes documents such as the Quarterly Employment of the prisoners in His Majesty's Settlement, Derwent River, Van Diemen's Land, July, 1804; Return of the Officers, Superintendents and Overseers, beloging to the Civil Establishment at Hobart Town. Includes names of free settlers, from 1803, and Return of Inhabitants at the Derwent River, Van Diemen's Land, July, 1804 and maps of early Hobart.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 223-248
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.

Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2012 00:46
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:46
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