• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001940

Papers, 1841-1855 [manuscript].

  • Repository State Library of Victoria
  • Reference Accession no: MS 9793
  • Date Range 1841 - 1855
  • Description

    Comprises an “Extract Book”, 23 November 1841 – 8 August 1853, belonging to Captain Archibald Chisholm, containing copies of documents concerning the work of his wife in improving conditions for immigrants. These include letters to and from Caroline Chisholm; articles, mainly from Sydney newspapers; extracts from Select Committee reports; Government proclamations and despatches; and, loosely inserted, an original letter to Caroline Chisholm from William Macpherson, Clerk of the Legislative Council, New South Wales, 30 August 1844. Also, a copy of a letter, 27 November 1854, from Caroline Chisholm, Elizabeth Street North, Melbourne, to the Colonial Secretary; and a copy of the Colonial Secretary’s minute sent in reply, signed W.C.H., 27 January 1855.

  • Access Photocopies will be issued instead of originals.
  • Finding Aid Descriptive list available for reference.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Chisholm, Caroline (1808 - 1877)