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Letter dated 6th February, 1868 from William Alfred Pearce to his brother.

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Pearce, William Alfred (1868) Letter dated 6th February, 1868 from William Alfred Pearce to his brother. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Letter dated 6th February, 1868 from William Alfred Pearce to his brother, describing weather, ship, heavy rigged and making 20 inches water a day, to be caulked in Mauritius. Pearce was a third year apprentice on the brig "Wild Wave" 1865-1866. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia in 1845, second son to Henry Pearce and Mary Ann Heath. William Alfred Pearce married Julia Romerg and had 5 children. He passed away in 1930 in Devonport, Tasmania.
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Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, shipping, 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
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Collections: Royal Society Collection
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Royal Society Collection RS 81/4 : Transcribed by Glenn Mulcaster

Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2016 01:44
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2016 03:19
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