Source notes for correspondence

Captain Morgan’s letter to Angas 8 March 1836

Captain Robert Morgan, of the Duke of York, wrote to George Fife Angas on 8 March 1836, while the ship was off the Isle of Wight. The letter was received by Angas the following day.

The original of the letter is held in the State Library of South Australia (PRG 174/1) in the Angas Papers. The transcript used on this website is by John Davis and Bob Sexton.

Charles Hare’s letter to Angas 24 April 1836

Charles Hare penned this letter to George Fife Angas while the Emma was off the Downs, on the Sunday morning of 24 April 1836. The original of the letter is held in the State Library of South Australia (PRG 174/1) in the Angas Papers. The transcript used on this website is by Bob Sexton.

John Morphett’s letter to Angas 14 September 1836

John Morphett wrote a short note to George Fife Angas on 14 September 1836 to inform him of his arrival at Nepean Bay on The Cygnet two days earlier. The original of the letter is held in the State Library of South Australia (PRG 174/1) in the Angas Papers. The transcript used on this website is by Bob Sexton.

George Martin’s letter to his wife Mary 29 October 1836

Captain George Martin, of the John Pirie, wrote to his wife Mary on 29 October 1836 from Hobart Town. The letter includes a summary of the voyage to South Australia, a pen sketch of Hobart, and discussion of arrangements for the family to join Captain Martin in Australia. The original of the letter is held in the State Library of South Australia (A1141 B10). The transcript used on this website is by Bob Sexton.

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