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Letter from GF Story to JB Mather, Kelvedon 1848

Story, George Fordyce 1848 , Letter from GF Story to JB Mather, Kelvedon 1848 , University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection.

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A letter from Dr George Fordyce Story to Joseph Benson Mather, from Kelvedon 10 June 1848. Story writes of supplies and parcels sent and received on the Royal William, George and Resolution (ships). He also makes a request to Mather that The Courier (newspaper) run an article on chloroform and its uses, to increase the knowledge of its readers. Story also describes a 'melancholic accident' that took place in Swan Port, in which Ellis the Blacksmith and three other ticket-of-leave men went out in a boat in flood waters, and had not been seen since. From Private Deposits DX20/955

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:Story, George Fordyce
Keywords: GF Story, George Fordyce Story, JB Mather, 1848, chloroform, Kelvedon, correspondence, supplies, trade, Royal William, the George, the Resolution, ships, the Courier, cattle, Swan Port, Swansea, East Coast Tasmania, Tas, Tasmania, Hobart, flood, road party, Rocky Hills, deaths, ticket of leave men, death by drowning, Ellis the Blacksmith
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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