Sunday, March 6, 2011

Tasmanian Manuscripts

Manuscript 3251: Van Diemen’s Land 1821-1862
Echoes of Bushranging Days in Van Diemen's Land

Nine bound volumes of official documents relating to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). Eight volumes contain statements & Police Magistrate reports for the districts of Launceston and Norfolk Plains (Longford). Also includes a number of miscellaneous depositions and memorials. One volume contains information about Tasmanian Aborigines. The original manuscripts are held at the National Library of Australia in Canberra.
These manuscripts have been transcribed and can be searched using a keyword.

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