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TitleLetter from Sir W.T. Denison, Sydney, Australia, to W.E. Denison and F.G. Denison; 22 Nov. n.y. [1855]
Date22 November 1855 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes some new house furnishings; discusses their brother and sister's riding ability and comments on his old horse; their sister Susan is to try sea bathing [for her health] but bathing houses are unsatisfactory; comments on weather; discusses religious matters; describes visiting the dentist to have tooth pulled; refers to Mr Bloxsam's house which is to be let; discusses family and household news; refers to news from Van Diemen's Land; refers to appointment of astronomer for New South Wales [William Scott]; discusses their mother [Caroline]'s health and her birthday; refers to establishment of museum [in Sydney]; describes attending cricket match; discusses the importance of regular Bible study.

Previous page numbering 7-8.
Termmuseums, Sydney Museum
religious observance
sports, horse riding
dental treatment
medical treatments, sea bathing
family news, Denison family
appointments, colonial

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8739Donaldson; Stuart A. (1812-1867); Sir; Australian politician1812-1867
NA208Denison; Caroline L. (1818-1899); Lady Denison; née Hornby wife of William T. Denison1818-1899
NA8817Guilfoyle; Michael (-1884); Mr; nurseryman-1884
NA8694Denison; Mary C. (1839-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1839-
NA8698Breeks; Susan M. (1841-); Mrs; daughter of W.T. Denison1841-
NA8695Denison; Lucy E. (1846-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1846-
NA8705Denison; Henry P. (1848-1940); Rev.; son of W.T. Denison1848-1940
NA8696Denison; Caroline E. (1850-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1850-
NA1899Arnold; Thomas (1795-1842); Dr; headmaster of Rugby school 1828-42; author1795-1842
NA8874Belisario; John (1820-1900); Dr; Australian dental surgeon1820-1900
NA8729Jenner; Augustus F. (1815-1908); Colonel1815-1908
NA8901Allwood; Robert (1803-1891); Rev.; Australian clergyman1803-1891
NA8852Stephen; Eleanor M.P. (-1886); Lady Stephen; née Bedford 2nd wife of Sir A. Stephen-1886
NA8735Moreton; Berkeley B. (1834-1924); 4th Earl of Ducie; succeeded 19201834-1924
NA216Denison; Alfred R. (1816-1887); brother and private secretary to J.E. Denison1816-1887
NA8734Naper; William D. (1830-1915); Lieutenant-Colonel; aide-de-camp to W.T. Denison1830-1915
NA8820Young; Henry E.F. (1808-1870); Sir; colonial governor1808-1870
NA8760Airy; George B. (1801-1892); Sir; astronomer1801-1892
NA8793Ward; Edward W. (1823-1890); Sir; military engineer1823-1890
NA8894Barker; Frederick (1808-1882); Bishop of Sydney and Metropolitan of Australia; bishop 18541808-1882
NA8814Riley; - (fl 1855-1858); Serjeant; servant to William T. Denison in Sydney Australiafl 1855-1858
NA8938Scott; William (1825-1917); Rev.; colonial astronomer in New South Wales 1856-621825-1917
NA8730Pendrill; - (fl 1855-1856); Rev.; tutor to Henry P. Denison Sydney Australiafl 1855-1856
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA209Denison; William E. (1843-1916); Captain; son of W.T. Denison1843-1916
NA210Denison; Frank G. (1844-); son of W.T. Denison1844-
PL123/Van Diemen's Land
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
PL8751/Sydney/New South Wales/Australia
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