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Mercury article on GF Story, with copy of letters, ND (after 1885)


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Cotton, Edward Octavius and Story, George Fordyce Mercury article on GF Story, with copy of letters, ND (after 1885). University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection. (Unpublished)

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An article on Dr George Fordyce Story, written some time after his death in 1885 by EO Cotton and published in the Mercury. Cotton copies two of Story's letters in this article, the first written in 1813 when he was still in school, and the second (undated) while working and living in Tasmania. The second letter details some of the difficulties of Story's situation as district assistant surgeon in Great Swanport (Swansea), and highlights the poor pay he received. Cotton also describes Story's death and burial site. From Private Deposits M19/81

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:Cotton, Edward Octavius and Story, George Fordyce
Keywords: GF Story, Dr George Fordyce Story, EO Cotton, Cotton Family, article, An Early Colonist, The Mercury, letters, correspondence, memoire, John Wesley, Dr Arthur, district assistant surgeon, pay, Great Swanport, Swansea, Kelvdon, East Coast, Tasmania, Tas, aborigines, Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay tribe, soldiers, convicts, geology, sandstone, granite, burial, death of Dr Story, Quakers, Francis Cotton, Anna Maria Tylney
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2014 02:38
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:02
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