Australia, 1846

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Robert Ross, Sydney -

Lancelot Threlkeld, Sydney - documents proving independence of Leeward islands [Îles sous le Vent, Polynésie française]; enclosed documents forwarded by E Deas Thomson [later Sir Edward Deas Thomson], colonial secretary to the Secretary of State for Colonies, London (mainly letters and affidavits from Lancelot Threlkeld and Robert Bourne); Queen Pomare's movements; enclosed letter from Joseph Johnston, Tahiti: war news; deaths of Mrs Nott [née A Turner] and William Crook

Mrs Nott [née A Turner], Sydney

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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