Open Access Repository

Letter from GF Story to JB Mather, Kelvedon 1850


Downloads per month over past year

Story, George Fordyce 1850 , Letter from GF Story to JB Mather, Kelvedon 1850 , University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection.

R7-95.pdf | Download (1MB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.


A letter from Dr George Fordyce Story to Joseph Benson Mather, Kelvedon 13 July 1850. Story writes about the Cotton family, and the unfortunate case of 'Poole', who was being trialed for the killing of two bullocks. Story also writes about the 'Schoutens' (Schouten Island) and the large quantity of bone that could be 'procured from beneath the sand' there (presumable whale bone from previous hunts). From the Robey and Mather Papers R7/95

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:Story, George Fordyce
Keywords: GF Story, George Fordyce Story, Joseph Benson Mather, Esther Mather, friends, family, community, correspondence, letters, social history, Poole, crime, trial, killing livestock, Cotton family, court of requests, Ellen Buxton, Agnes Poole, Swan River, property, Kelvedon, Swansea, Swan Port, East Coast, Tasmania, Tas, Schouten Island, bones, provisions, William Peacock, whaling, Schoutens
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
Additional Information:

The University of Tasmania Library is copying and communicating the material in this collection as a service to the public. Please note than any further copying by you may be subject to copyright protection. If you do re-use the material please provide the following acknowledgement: “Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections and The Plomley Foundation“. Such a reference is not an endorsement, authorisation or recommendation by the University of Tasmania

Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page