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Fragment of an Australian goldfields diary

  • GB 249 T-MIN/1
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  • 1856

The diary covers the period May-November 1856. The anonymous writer, a farmer's son, and his brother appear to have had gold claims at Whitehorse, near Ballarat for about three years. The writer then describes life aboard ship on a voyage (wi...

Letter from Walter Scott to Daniel Terry, playwright and actor

  • GB 249 T-MIN/33
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  • 12 November 1816

Refers to a drama he plans to produce for his godson; two of his tales [‘The Black Dwarf’ and ‘Old Mortality’] which he has just finished and is sending to Terry; an extension to his cottage at Abbotsford; his armorial bearings which are to be use...

Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832, 1st Baronet, poet and novelist

Diary of Mary Pinkerton

  • GB 249 T-PIN
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  • 11 July - 15 September 1903

Detailed diary of a trip made by Mary Pinkerton to America; typed transcript of diary (transcribed by Anne Cameron, June 2010). Enclosed in the manuscript diary are several loose additional diary pages; a poem entitled 'Books of the Bible...

Pinkerton, Mary Thomson, 1855-1912, niece of Allan Pinkerton, private detective

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