Australia, 1824

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Thomas Hassall [Hassell ?], Parramatta

Robert Campbell, Sydney

Samuel Marsden, Parramatta - sale of mission boats

James Elder, New South Wales - need of fund-raising agent in New South Wales; the move to Christianity in Tahiti

General Thomas Brisbane (governor of New South Wales) [later Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane], government house, Parramatta - acknowledges annual report for 1823, naval captains confirms positive change made by mission in the [Society] Islands

James Hayward, Sydney and Bayly Park (New South Wales) - surprised deputation [George Bennet and Daniel Tyerman] bring an action against him; he has a situation with Samuel Marsden's help

Samuel Marsden, Sydney - financial problems await the deputation; his own part in the early days

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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.

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