Colonial Secretary's Office, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 576/20/1-2;91(08) Correspondence, 1831 [Regarding the arrival of the schooner Tula (Captain John Biscoe) and the cutter Lively (Captain George Avery) in Hobart, 15 May and 9 September 1831] photocopies
  • MS 576/10/1-2;BJ Correspondence, 1831 [Regarding the arrival of the ship Eliza (Captain James Weddell) in Hobart, 2 May 1831, and charges brought against Weddell by Richard Brown] photocopies, 2 parts
  • MS 576/12/1;MJ Correspondence, 1832-1834 [Regarding the schooner Adelaide and the and the relief expedition to Iles Kerguelen to rescue survivors of the Betsey and Sophia] microfilm
  • MS 576/13/4;MJ Letter from the Special Commissioners of the Southern Whale Fishery to Sir William Denison, 27 March 1852 [Including enclosures] microfilm

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to ships calling at Tasmania.

Alternative Form Available

These are copies

Related Material

See SPRI collection Hobart Marine Board regarding arrivals and departures of ships to the colony.

Location of Originals

The originals are held by the Tasmania State Archive (1982)

Corporate Names