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Letters from James Backhouse, York, England to Francis and Anna Maria Cotton, Tasmania, 1840, 1848, 1859, 1865

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Backhouse, James Letters from James Backhouse, York, England to Francis and Anna Maria Cotton, Tasmania, 1840, 1848, 1859, 1865. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Letters from James Backhouse, York, England to Francis Cotton in Tasmania in 1840, 1848 and 1859 and Francis' wife Anna Maria in 1865. The first letter is from Cape Town and the others from York where he doubts the propriety of disowning members who marry non-Friends otherwise suitable (1848), and in the last (1859) he mentions attending Yearly Meeting with his sister Elizabeth and niece Sarah Jane Backhouse, staying with his son-in-law Joseph Crosfield and the transfer of title to the Hobart Meeting House.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, social history, Australia, James Backhouse, York, Francis Cotton, Anna Maria Cotton, Cape Town, Elizabeth Backhouse, Sarah Jane Backhouse, Joseph Crosfield, Hobart Meeting House
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2009 05:30
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:53
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/7973
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