Australia, 1827

Scope and Content


sketch map of Lake Mcquarie [Lake Macquarie]

LMS directors' resolutions

narratives of Lancelot Threlkeld's character and time with LMS

printed circular from Lancelot Threlkeld, Lake Macquarie - difficulties of stationary mission without providing employment for otherwise nomadic people; likely costs; liquor problem

and letters from:

Robert Campbell, Campbell's Wharf [Sydney]

Samuel Marsden, Parramatta

Lancelot Threlkeld, Sydney - self-defence; abandoned mission; wants new understanding on money matters

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Australia Incoming Correspondence, 1798-1868 (list D1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note