Item 1 - Braddon's : A home in the colonies

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Braddon's : A home in the colonies


  • 1878 (Creation)

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Sir Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon (1829-1904), civil servant and politician, was born on 11 June 1829 at St Kew, Cornwall, England, son of Henry Braddon, solicitor, and his wife Fanny, née White.
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Photocopies from news cuttings in scrap book lent by J. Parsons

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Photocopies of thirty letters written by Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon and published serially in The Calcutta Statesman & Friend of India, May to October 1878, describing life in Tasmania.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement: “Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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Faded photocopies from news cuttings in scrap book

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November 2017 PP




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