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Letters from George Washington Walker, Hobart, Tasmania to Abraham Charles Flower

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Walker, George Washington and Flower, Abraham Charles (1847) Letters from George Washington Walker, Hobart, Tasmania to Abraham Charles Flower. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Four letters written by George Washington Walker, Hobart, Tasmania to Abraham Charles Flower dated between 1847 and 1850. Abraham Charles Flower (alias Richard Edwards) was transported as a convict to Sarah Island, Macquarie Harbour , Tasmania in 1830. He was one of three convicts converted to Quakerism by Backhouse and Walker. One convict, Henry Propsting, joined the Friends in 1836 and took a prominent part in Quaker activities, another went to Sydney as an assigned servant to James Backhouse, and the third, Flower, after a chequered career was last heard of near Castlemaine in Victoria. From: Walker Private Deposit W9/A1(25) letters 13-16

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, Australia, Hobart, George Washington Walker,
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
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From: Walker Private Deposit W9/A1(25) letters 13-16

Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2015 04:56
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 04:52
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