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TitleLetter from Sir W.T. Denison, Government House, Sydney, Australia, to W.E. Denison; 22 Aug. 1857
Date22 August 1857
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to delay in mail to England and describes in detail recent wreck of the 'Dunbar'; comments on weather; informs him that they have had ball for sister Lucy's birthday; describes various day trips with children to Botany [Bay]; states that Government has resigned over question of Squatters; describes trip to orange garden at Lane Cove and ball on board the 'Iris'; comments that he will be going to Norfolk Island; refers to arrangements for Henry Denison's education; comments on health of family; asks him to write more often.
weather, Australia
entertainments, children's parties
family news, Denison family
governments, Australian 1857
social occasions, balls
education, private

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA208Denison; Caroline L. (1818-1899); Lady Denison; née Hornby wife of William T. Denison1818-1899
NA8695Denison; Lucy E. (1846-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1846-
NA8703Hill; Richard (1810-1895); Mr; pastoralist and politician1810-1895
NA210Denison; Frank G. (1844-); son of W.T. Denison1844-
NA8699Cooper; Daniel (1821-1902); 1st Baronet; speaker legislative assembly New South Wales 1856-601821-1902
NA8705Denison; Henry P. (1848-1940); Rev.; son of W.T. Denison1848-1940
NA8749Denison; Charles (1855-1858); Mr; son of W.T. Denison1855-1858
NA8704Denison; Alfred J. (1857-1943); Mr; son of W.T. Denison1857-1943
NA8744Macarthur; James (1798-1867); Mr; Australian landowner and politician1798-1867
NA8750Loring; William (1811-1895); Sir; Admiral1811-1895
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
PL8760/Norfolk Island/Australia
PL8757/Botany Bay/New South Wales/Australia
PL8735/Lane Cove/New South Wales/Australia
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
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