Records of Robert Brooks and Co., 1822-1890 [manuscript].

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Creator
Robert Brooks and Co
Title
Records of Robert Brooks and Co., 1822-1890 [manuscript]
Call Number
MS 2381
Created/Published
[1822-1890]
Extent
2.36 m. (2 boxes) + 2 fol. boxes + 1 elephant folio.
Items
1
Scope and Content
MS 2381 comprises 11 volumes of records documenting the business affairs of merchants and wool importers, Robert Brooks and Co. in 1841-1876. The collection includes two letterbooks, two journals and two ledgers, among other records (2 boxes, 2 fol. boxes, 1 elephant folio). Further business correspondence, 1862-1890, is available on microfilm.
Background
Wool merchants. During much of the nineteenth century the London firm of Robert Brooks and Co. was one of the largest importers of Australian wool. The firm was closely associated also with Robert Towns, who was appointed in 1842 as the Sydney agent to replace Ranulph Dacre, and his endeavours to establish a cotton-growing industry in Queensland.
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http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942481

APA citation

Robert Brooks and Co & Robert Towns and Co. (1822). Records of Robert Brooks and Co., Retrieved October 20, 2019, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942481

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Robert Brooks and Co and Robert Towns and Co. Records of Robert Brooks and Co., : , 1822. Web. 20 October 2019 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942481>

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Robert Brooks and Co & Robert Towns and Co. 1822, Records of Robert Brooks and Co., , viewed 20 October 2019 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942481

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