Augustus Charles Gregory Papers

Series 1: Correspondence

Series number
1
Series title
Correspondence
Description
1 folder
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OMBOX Box 8832
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Items in this series:

Letter (9 January 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/1
Item title
Letter
Date
9 January 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory about the naming of streets in South Brisbane and the naming of the Clermont township.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (22 March 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/2
Item title
Letter
Date
22 March 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory about taking a trip on the Logan River.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (20 September 1865)

Unit ID
OM72-78/3
Item title
Letter
Date
20 September 1865
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory suggesting the name of Grandchester for the town near Bigge's Camp.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (2 June 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/4
Item title
Letter
Date
2 June 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Baron Sir Ferdinand von Mueller, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory introducing Sir Thomas MacIlwraith.

Author / Creator
Mueller, Ferdinand, Baron von, 1825-1896
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (3 June 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/5
Item title
Letter
Date
3 June 1862
Scope and content

Letter from [O'Shaughssy/O'Shaughnessy?] to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory introducing Sir Thomas MacIlwraith.

Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (2 July 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/6
Item title
Letter
Date
2 July 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Charles Whybrow Ligar, Surveyor General of Victoria, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory introducing Sir Thomas MacIlwraith.

Author / Creator
Ligar, Charles Whybrow, 1811-1881
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (20 July 1863)

Unit ID
OM72-78/7
Item title
Letter
Date
20 July 1863
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory suggesting naming the town of Mackay.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1862-1863?)

Unit ID
OM72-78/8
Item title
Letter
Date
1862-1863?
Scope and content

Undated letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory suggesting the naming of streets in Brisbane including Roma Street.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1861?)

Unit ID
OM72-78/9
Item title
Letter
Date
1861?
Scope and content

Undated letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory suggesting substitute names 'Fortescue' and 'Rogers' for counties.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (10 January 1861)

Unit ID
OM72-78/10
Item title
Letter
Date
10 January 1861
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory discussing 'Rogers' as a substitute name for Fitzroy County.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1862?)

Unit ID
OM72-78/11
Item title
Letter
Date
1862?
Scope and content

Undated letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory on reformation of a settlement on Cape York Peninsula (Cardwell).

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1 November 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/12
Item title
Letter
Date
1 November 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory on reformation of a settlement on Cape York Peninsula (Cardwell).

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (21 April 1861)

Unit ID
OM72-78/13
Item title
Letter
Date
21 April 1861
Scope and content

Letter from Dr. Joseph Barnard Davis to Sir George Bowen asking for examples of Aboriginal skulls. Includes insert regarding the number of Aboriginal inhabitants in Queensland.

Author / Creator
Davis, Joseph Barnard, 1801-1881
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1 August 1861)

Unit ID
OM72-78/14
Item title
Letter
Date
1 August 1861
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory referring to the letter from Dr. Joseph Barnard Davis asking for examples of Aboriginal skulls.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1860-1867)

Unit ID
OM72-78/15
Item title
Letter
Date
1860-1867
Scope and content

Undated letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning a letter from Henry Buckley, Auditor General of Queensland, regarding an expedition.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (29 December 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/16
Item title
Letter
Date
29 December 1862
Scope and content

Letter from William Landsborough, explorer, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory. Includes place cards for Mr. and Mrs. William Landsborough. William Landsborough married Caroline Hollingworth Raine on 30 December 1862.

Author / Creator
Landsborough, William, 1825-1886
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (21 December 1861)

Unit ID
OM72-78/17
Item title
Letter
Date
21 December 1861
Scope and content

Letter from Sir Robert Herbert, 1st Premier of Queensland, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory regarding needed local land surveys.

Author / Creator
Herbert, Robert George Wyndham, Sir, 1831-1905
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (6 February 1861)

Unit ID
OM72-78/18
Item title
Letter
Date
6 February 1861
Scope and content

Letter from Sir Robert Herbert, 1st Premier of Queensland, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory regarding needed local land surveys.

Author / Creator
Herbert, Robert George Wyndham, Sir, 1831-1905
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (6 February 1861)

Unit ID
OM72-78/19
Item title
Letter
Date
6 February 1861
Scope and content

Letter from Sir Robert Herbert, 1st Premier of Queensland, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory introducing Mr. Hutchinson.

Author / Creator
Herbert, Robert George Wyndham, Sir, 1831-1905
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (8 June 1863)

Unit ID
OM72-78/20
Item title
Letter
Date
8 June 1863
Scope and content

Letter from [A.O.?] Herbert to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning needed expenditure on the roads of the Parish of Enoggera.

Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (11 February 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/21
Item title
Letter
Date
11 February 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Thomas Bazley to Sir George Bowen who in turn forwarded it on to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory. The letter introduces [W./N.?] Nicholas who intends to commence the cultivation of cotton.

Author / Creator
Bazley, Thomas
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (31 March 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/22
Item title
Letter
Date
31 March 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Archibald McDowall (1818-1898) to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory asking him to assist his son Archibald McDowall (1841–1918) to find employment. The younger McDowall later became Surveyor General of Queensland.

Author / Creator
McDowall, Archibald, 1818-1898
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1 March 1863)

Unit ID
OM72-78/23
Item title
Letter
Date
1 March 1863
Scope and content

Letter from Charles Gregory to his brother Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning a massacre by the Aboriginals.

Author / Creator
Gregory, Charles
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Petition (1899)

Unit ID
OM72-78/24
Item title
Petition
Date
1899
Scope and content

Three photographs of a petition against Federation. Includes envelope.

Description
1 petition

Letter (8 July 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/25
Item title
Letter
Date
8 July 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Robert Towns, pioneer merchant, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory.

Author / Creator
Towns, Robert, 1794–1873
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (8 August 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/26
Item title
Letter
Date
8 August 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Robert Towns, pioneer merchant, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning a Mr. S.M. Gibbs.

Author / Creator
Towns, Robert, 1794–1873
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (31 May 1869)

Unit ID
OM72-78/27
Item title
Letter
Date
31 May 1869
Scope and content

Letter from Henry Bramston to the Grand-Master of Freemasons regarding duties of the brothers (masons) in the public service.

Author / Creator
Bramston, Henry
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (30 June 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/28
Item title
Letter
Date
30 June 1862
Scope and content

Letter from William Henry Wiseman, Crown Lands Commissioner for the Leichhardt Pastoral District, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning administrative business.

Author / Creator
Wiseman, W. H. (William Henry), 1840-1871
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (1 August 1864)

Unit ID
OM72-78/29
Item title
Letter
Date
1 August 1864
Scope and content

Letter from Arthur Wilcox Manning, Under Colonial Secretary of Queensland, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning administrative business.

Author / Creator
Manning, Arthur Wilcox, 1819-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (14 September 1864)

Unit ID
OM72-78/30
Item title
Letter
Date
14 September 1864
Scope and content

Letter from Arthur Wilcox Manning, Under Colonial Secretary of Queensland, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory concerning administrative business.

Author / Creator
Manning, Arthur Wilcox, 1819-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (17 December 1859)

Unit ID
OM72-78/31
Item title
Letter
Date
17 December 1859
Scope and content

Letter from Sir Augustus Charles Gregory to his brother Frank in which he mentions his appointment as Surveyor-General of Queensland.

Author / Creator
Gregory, Augustus Charles, 1819-1905
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (11 July 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/32
Item title
Letter
Date
11 July 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Alexander Grant McLean, Acting Surveyor General of New South Wales, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory asking for a copy of a surveying map of Queensland.

Author / Creator
McLean, Alexander Grant, 1824–1862
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (24 July 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/33
Item title
Letter
Date
24 July 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Alfred Denison to Sir George Bowen introducing the surveyor Edgar Huxtable. The letter has a House of Commons insignia.

Author / Creator
Denison, Alfred
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (3 November 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/34
Item title
Letter
Date
3 November 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Sir George Bowen to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory introducing the surveyor Edgar Huxtable.

Author / Creator
Bowen, George Ferguson, Sir, 1821-1899
Description
1 letter (correspondence)

Letter (13 January 1862)

Unit ID
OM72-78/35
Item title
Letter
Date
13 January 1862
Scope and content

Letter from Sir John Hay, politician, to Sir Augustus Charles Gregory introducing William Brahe, a member of the Burke and Wills' Expedition.

Author / Creator
Hay, John, Sir, 1816–1892
Description
1 letter (correspondence)
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