Sub-series 13 - Miscellaneous documents

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Miscellaneous documents


  • 1877-1894 (Creation)

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Thomas Sheehy (1840-1913) was a solicitor, barrister and proctor of Collins Street, Hobart. He was a younger son of John and Ellen Sheehy of Hobart and in 1860 was articled to his brother Stephen (d. 1879), a solicitor, and was admitted in 1865.
As a member of a leading Catholic family and brother of a priest, Thomas Sheehy had many Catholics among his clients. His business records include a letter book, diaries noting consultations and actions taken, drafts of documents, notes and apprenticeship indentures.

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Miscellaneous documents

  1. F.J. Holingsworth to James Martin: notice to file bill of sale 1894.
  2. Case and opinion in re action to be taken for Mrs. L.M.A. Koeppen 1877, over question of greyhound which strayed on to their premises from time to time and was cared for by L.M.A.K. and her complaint of a search warrant being issued to a police constable to search for the dog on Koeppen premises.
  3. Indenture (draft) between Sarah Ann Brent & Thomas Murphy 1883.
  4. Notes on objections & requisitions on title of George Jackson to premises in Melville St., Hobart, no 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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CE September 2018




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