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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857
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* Contents derived from the London,
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Pergamon Press , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
[Letter to Mrs Cobbold], Margaret Catchpole , single work correspondence (p. 21)
[Letter to Mrs Cobbold, including a Letter to Dr George Stebbin], Margaret Catchpole , single work correspondence

Catchpole first letter from New South Wales, written to her former employer and patron Elizabeth Cobbold a month after landing, describes the country, the productions of the colony, and the varying forms of convict life and penal discipline. She longed to send her patron one of the local parrots "for they are very Buttefull But i see so maney dy on Board it mak me so verry unwilling to send you one But if i should Contiuneu Long in this Countrey i suarteneley will send you sumethg out of this wicked Countrey for i must say this is the wickedes places i ever was in all my Life." The attached letter to Dr [George] Stebbin is a series of short correspondences headed "Dear Sir," or "Sir," on different topics. The first details a gruesome encounter where "the Blackes the natives of this places kild and wounded 8 men and women and children." The second details Catchpole's journey, her landing at Sydney, the Aborigines, and other Suffolk women convicts. The third mainly details commodity prices in the colony, and the fourth a wish that Dr Stebbin might address her a letter at an address in the Brickfields, Sydney.

(p. 23-25)
Note: "The language has been modernised, because the contents are too interesting to risk their being obscured by the difficulty of making out the text" (23).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Pergamon Press ,
      1985 .
      Extent: xvi, 196p.p.
      Description: illus., facsims., ports., bibl.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: Dedication: To the memory of my Mother, Grandfather, Father and Brother, who gave me a sense of continuity of the past (1837 - 1982)
      ISBN: 0080298761

Works about this Work

Pioneers Who Survived Mary Rose Liverani , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 March 1986; (p. 12)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
He Waved His Night Cap - Then Expired A. T. Yarwood , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 March 1986; (p. 47)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
Faithful Mirror of Founding Mothers Russel Ward , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 February 1986; (p. 14)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
The Other Half of Our History Patricia Clarke , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 June 1986; (p. B4)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
The Other Half of Our History Patricia Clarke , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 June 1986; (p. B4)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
Faithful Mirror of Founding Mothers Russel Ward , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 February 1986; (p. 14)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
He Waved His Night Cap - Then Expired A. T. Yarwood , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 March 1986; (p. 47)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
Pioneers Who Survived Mary Rose Liverani , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 March 1986; (p. 12)

— Review of Dear Fanny : Women's Letters To and From New South Wales, 1788-1857 1985 anthology correspondence
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