Collection W12 - John Woods promissory notes

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John Woods promissory notes


  • 1823-1825 (Creation)

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4 documents

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John Wood was one of the first farmers at Sorell in Tasmania. He married Sally Nash and established "Woods Farm"

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Established by Anthony Fenn Kemp (1773?-1868), soldier and merchant. Kemp was a foundation director and later president of the Van Diemen's Land Bank. Soon after his arrival in Hobart Town in 1816 he had established the firm of Kemp & Gatehouse, which was changed to Kemp & Co. about 1823 when Richard Barker was taken into partnership.

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Collection consists of four small handwritten notes. Agreements by John Wood to pay Kemp & Co. various sums at a later date.

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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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HE June 2019




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