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Extracts of officers' logs: part 1

Extracts of the officers' logs of the French naval vessel Mascarin's voyage of exploration led by Captain Nicholas Marion Du Fresne -Tasmanian part of voyage, March 1772.
'Journal du voyage fait sur le vaisseau du Roy Le Mascarin, commande par Mr. Marion, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de st.
Louis, Capitaine de Brulot, accompagne de la Flutte Le Margqis de Castries, pour faire le voyage de l'Isle Taity ou de Cythere, en faissant la decouverte des terrae Australae passant a la Nouvelle Hollande, a la Nouvelle Zelande etc.

Photographs of Archives Nationales, C 7 197, pp. 1, 7-14;

Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne

Death of George III

Manuscript of sermon preached by Rev. Knopwood entitled "A sermon on the occasion of the death of his late majesty George the Third of blessed memory, preached at Hobart Town V.D. Land on Sunday the 17th September 1820"

Robert Knopwood

Letter of appointment :September 1818

Draft of letter dated 24 September 1818 from John Terry, late of Redmire Mill, appointing his brother Ralph to receive money due on Lord Bolton's estate, with list of money laid out in expenses by John Terry 1809-1811. Note added in pencil of dates of birth of some members of the family, 1710-1878.

John Terry

Account : 1833

Account dated March-September 1833 for cloth, blankets, clothing, etc. bought by John Terry of J.W. Robertson of Hobart Town.

John Terry

Baptismal certificate

Certified copy of the record of baptism in the Chapelry of Bolton and Redmire, Co. York, England, of Ralph, son of John Terry, miller and Martha Terry, dated 5 March 1815.

John Terry

Letter : December 1838

Letter from F. [Frances] Simmons to 'my dear Ann':- sending box to V.D.L. containing things her 'beloved (now Angle [sic] in Heaven) left you' [?Mary Simmons] and other items including books for the children and teaspoons; also giving news of Fanny, John [James' brother] and Frederick (who fought in Africa).

Jane Simmons

Tasmanian parliamentarians

Draft introduction and biographies of Tasmanian Parliamentarians: William Robert Giblin, Lyndhurst Falkinder Giblin, Sir Richard Dry of Quamby, James Milne Wilson, James Whyte, Charles Meredith, Francis Villeneuve Smith, Frederick Maitland Innes, Thomas Daniel Chapman of Sunnyside (1815-1884), Alfred Kennerley (d.1897 age 88) and William Lodewyk Crowther.

John Reynolds

Letters of J.B. Watchorn

Copies of letters of James Bayly Watchorn (1921-1943) written to his parents in Hobart while he was on active service with the R.A.A.F. The letters are exceptionally well written and reflect his feelings about his life as a fighter pilot and the people he met and include descriptions of the countries where he was stationed - Rhodesia where he trained, U.K. and West Africa - although he discreetly avoided reference to the war or his flying duties.

James Bayly Watchorn

Decree defining the limits of Adélie Land

National law relevant to France, French, territorial claims, sovereignty, Terre Adélie, Adélie Land, Australian Antarctic Territory. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as FR01041938]

Bill Bush

Decree of concerning a national park for the protection of certain species of birds and mammals and repealing the decree of 30 December 1924

National law relevant to France, French, territory, Kerguelen, Crozet, Terre Adélie, Adélie Land, environment protection, wildlife. Provides document only. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as FR27101938]

Bill Bush

Exchange of notes between France and the Soviet Union relating to the organisation at Kerguelen Islands of a programme of photographic observation of objects in space confirming the Franco-Soviet protocol of 12 October 1969 relating to the same purpose

Diplomatic communication relevant to France, Soviet Union, USSR, research. Provides copy of document or extract, with source information. [Published by Bush as FR24101969]

Bill Bush

Law no. 71-569 applying penal law and procedure and the law relating to the civil status of persons to French Southern and Antarctic Lands

National law relevant to France, French, territorial claims, sovereignty, Terre Adélie, Adélie Land, Kerguelen, Crozet, territories administration, criminal law. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as FR15071971]

Bill Bush

Order no. 16 promulgating in French Southern and Antarctic Lands law no. 68-1181 of 30 December 1968 and decree no. 70-988 of 29 October 1970 relating to exploitation of the continental shelf

National law relevant to France, French, territorial claims, sovereignty, Terre Adélie, Adélie Land, Kerguelen, Crozet, maritime boundaries, resources, minerals. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as FR14041972]

Bill Bush

Chilean note to the United Kingdom rejecting the British protest at the establishment of a Chilean station in the South Shetland Islands and declining to submit the dispute to the International Court of Justice

Diplomatic communication relevant to territorial claims, sovereignty, Chile, United Kingdom, disputes, ICJ. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as CH31011948]

Bill Bush

Chilean note to Argentina concerning the representation on a map in an official Australian publication of the South American Antarctic as British

Diplomatic communication relevant to territorial claims, sovereignty, Chile, Argentina, United Kingdom, Australia, territories administration, maps. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as CH27121958]

Bill Bush

Chilean note to the United Kingdom reserving Chilean rights before the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty in relation to British maps and documents indicating as British, parts of the Chilean Antarctic Territory

Diplomatic communication relevant to territorial claims, sovereignty, Chile, Argentina, United Kingdom, Australia, territories administration, maps. Provides document or extract, with source information and Bill Bush notes. [Published by Bush as CH19011960]

Bill Bush

Statement of reasons of the Minister for the environment on the proposal to issue fishing permits for the Australian fishing zone around Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Government document relevant to fishing, fisheries management, marine environment protection, environmental impact assessment, Heard Island, sub-Antarctic islands. Provides copy of document only. [Published by Bush as AU17041997]

Bill Bush

Chile, Constitution

Reference to a government document relevant to boundary delimitation. Provides extract, source information and Bill Bush notes.

Bill Bush

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