Petition for Financial Help 1848

Story, George Fordyce 1848 , Petition for Financial Help 1848 , University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection.

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A draft of Dr Story's 'memorial' requesting financial help from the Government. The memorial describes the difficulties Story experienced in his previous appointments, including treating convicts and military personnel who had suffered attacks from Aborigines, and frequent travel in unsafe areas where Aborigines 'lurked amongst the trees'. The memorial provides a detailed summary of Dr Story's career until 1848. From Cotton Family Papers C7/51

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:Story, George Fordyce
Keywords: Dr George Fordyce Story, 1838, Dr Story, financial help, memorial, testimonial, career, convicts, Aborigines, removal of the Aborigines, conflict, health, attacks from Aborigines, Dr Dawson, petition, draft, military, Tasmania, dangers, surgeon, roads, 1840s, Tas, East Coast, Swansea, Probation party, Rocky Hills Probation Station
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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