Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/9/2012

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1825

The collection Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788–1856 from New South Wales contains information about colonial administration. Letters and records of various events make up the majority of the collections: petitions by convicts for sentence mitigation, marriage permission requests, character memorials for potential settlers, land grant or lease applications, official visit reports, information about court cases, and lists of assigned servants. These files were organized by the Colonial Secretary, or Secretary to the Governor of New South Wales. for more click here

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