Collection MS 496 - Diaries

Transcript of diary, 1871-1872 Transcript of diary, 1870-1871

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AU PMB MS 496

Title

Diaries

Date(s)

  • 1871 - 1872 (Creation)
  • 1870 - 1871 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

1 reel; 35mm microfilm; 49 page digital PDF

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Name of creator

(28 June 1842-10 June 1909)

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Farquhar, a farmer of Maryborough, Queensland, visited New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands and New Hebrides in the schooner 'City of Melbourne' in November 1870-January 1871 to recruit labourers for himself and other farmers in Maryborough. He made a second voyage to New Caledonia, the New Hebrides and Banks Islands in the schooner Petrel in September 1871-January 1872 as a government agent under the Polynesian Labourers' Act of 1868.

Description of the two voyages mentioned above.

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Accruals

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Order as found

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Available for reference

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Language of material

  • English

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Existence and location of originals

Mr C. Farquhar, 58 Mylne Street, Chermside QLD 4032 (1969).
The original diaries were donated to James Cook University Library in 1985.
Institution: James Cook University
Address: 1 James Cook Drive, Douglas, Queensland 4811
Country: Australia

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms496

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Archivist's note

This reel was split into two PDF's for web delivery.

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