The Resource Autobiographical notes

Autobiographical notes

Label
Autobiographical notes
Title
Autobiographical notes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autobiographical notes by William Overton, an early colonist of Victoria, describing his childhood and youth in England, arrival in Tasmania in 1832, move to Port Phillip in 1836, and subsequent life in Melbourne, where he worked as a baker during the early days of the settlement. Includes an extract from the Argus recording the first use of gas illumination in Victoria in William Overton's shop in 1849. Also: Letter from C. Newham?, a member of the Victorian Contingent to the Boer War, dated 24 May 1901, describing living and fighting conditions in the war. Also: Certificate of completion of hire purchase agreement between the Industrial Acceptance Corporation Ltd. and Mr. R.J. Roach, dated 4 July 1955
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
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1812-1898
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Overton, William
Index
no index present
Literary form
letters
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Overton, William
  • Roach, Ronald Joseph
  • Newham, C.
  • Industrial Acceptance Corporation
  • British
  • Gas-lighting
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Melbourne (Vic.)
Label
Autobiographical notes
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Photocopies of original ms. and typescript, and printed
Extent
1 online resource ((0.2 cm.))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available for reference
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039954663
Label
Autobiographical notes
Link
Publication
Note
Photocopies of original ms. and typescript, and printed
Extent
1 online resource ((0.2 cm.))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available for reference
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039954663

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