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Letters from George Mackillop to John Clark of Cluny, Bothwell

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Mackillop, George and Clark, John (1837) Letters from George Mackillop to John Clark of Cluny, Bothwell. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Four letters written by George Mackillop of Hobart to John Clark of Cluny, Bothwell concerning the purchase of stock, especially working horses for bush work at Port Phillip. George Mackillop was involved in the early establishment of the new settlement of Port Phillip and owned a number of properties there. William Clark (1769-1851) arrived in Tasmania in 1824 and settled near Bothwell at Cluny, and later acquired other property on the River Jordan at the Hunting Ground, later called Mauriceton .John Clark (1807-1853),the youngest son, came with his father to Tasmania and was Keeper of the Bonded Store in Launceston, Coast Waiter and Searcher at George Town and Police Magistrate at Hobart, Launceston, George Town and later Bothwell. He returned to take over the management of Cluny in 1838. He married Jane Eddie but
had no children. The William and John Clark Papers are an interesting record of a settler family. They include papers concerning the management of the Cluny property, a few papers relating to Bothwell and John Clark's correspondence concerning his work as a magistrate. There are also letters to John Clark from William Bames (1791 ?-1848), brewer of Launceston, 1829-1839; Matthew Curling Friend of Newnham, Port Officer at George Town, 1833-1841, and from Charles Arthur (1808-1884), nephew of and Aide-de-Camp to Lt.-Governor George Arthur, 1827-1829. There are also letters from British army officers' wives and daughters addressed to Jane Clark. Royal Society RS.8/C22

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Other Special Collections
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Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2014 04:58
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:05
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