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Letter from George Ross to Dr GF Story, Aberdeen 1832


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Ross, George (1832) Letter from George Ross to Dr GF Story, Aberdeen 1832. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection. (Unpublished)

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A letter from George Ross to Dr GF Story, from Aberdeen January 1832. Ross writes to Story about his business and shipping concerns in Russia, and comments on the importation of 'mimosa bark' from Van Diemen's Land. He also writes of the death of William Leith, trade in the Baltic, his desire to travel in the South Seas, and of local elections in Aberdeen. From Cotton Family Papers C7/163

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Keywords: GF Story, Dr George Fordyce Story, George Ross, Aberdeen, Tasmania, Tas, correspondence, letters, personal letters, GF Story friends, shipping, Russia, William Leith, death of William Leith, mimosa bark, exports, imports, native products, native production, Van Diemen's Land, acacias, London, commerce, Swan River, Baltic, Sandwich Islands, New Zealand, politics, local politics, local elections
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2014 04:02
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:02
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