A token of regard

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Lacy edged card decorated with water colours and pressed flowers,
inscribed "to Charles Butler from Eleanor Tilly" and dated July 20th 1841.

Charles Butler ( 1820-1909) came to Tasmania in 1835 at the age of fifteen and
completed his education in Tasmania at Longford Hall School under William Gore
Elliston for one year and then under W.H. Wilmot (d.1842) for another year. In 1838
he was articled to the solicitor Robert Pitcairn in Hobart and was admitted a lawyer of
the Tasmanian Supreme Court in 1843 and after his brother Edward's death in 1849
became a partner with his father in Butler, Nutt and Butler. He was president of the
Southern Law Society from its foundation in 1888 until 1907. In 1847 he married
Georgina Wilmot (1819?-1880), daughter of his old schoolmaster W.H. Wilmot and
his wife Eliza (Best), and they had ten children: Kate Geogiana (1849-1929), Edward
Henry (1851-1928), Lucy Madeleine (1852- ), Charles William (1854-1937),
Francis Leicester (called Leicester 1856-1385), Ida Mary ( 1358-I 949), Leila Chalmers
(1859- ), May Maria (1861- ), Herbert Maxwell (1863- · ), Montague Howard
Private Deposit B9/B23

Item Type: Image
Authors/Creators:Butler, Charles and Tilly, Eleanor
Keywords: Tasmania, Van Diemens land, social history, history, colony, colonial, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, index, Butler
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Other Special Collections
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