Collection RS144 - Expedition to the source of the Derwent River

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Expedition to the source of the Derwent River


  • 1835 (Creation)

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1 typed carbon copy

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Appointed first assistant surveyor of Van Diemen's Land in 1826. For more information see

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On loan to the Royal Society of Tasmania from J. Richardson, editor of HECLA News Sheet, 1945

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Copy of Frankland's narrative of the expedition to the source of the Derwent River, 26 October 1835

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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

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Tasmania's wonderful highlands : a narrative of an expedition to the head of the River Derwent and to the Count[r]ies bordering the Huon River performed in February and March, 1835 / by George Frankland - Launceston : Telegraph Printery, 1937 -

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The Narrative of an Expedition to the Head of the Derwent and to the counties bordering the Huon in 1835. FRANKLAND, George. Adelaide, Sullivan's Cove: 1983 (155 copies printed)

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