Guide to the Papers of the Hardy Family


MS 1159

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Collection Summary

Hardy Family
Papers of the Hardy Family
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 1159
0.18 metres (1 archives box)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record ( for the access conditions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of the Hardy Family, National Library of Australia, MS 1159'.

Item Descriptions

Martha Hardy, Mount Lofty, SA, to Caroline (sister-in-law) in England, 25 June 1863 (Item 1)

Concerns Caroline's son, Louis, who is in Australia, some house-hold news and comment on Adelaide social life. Enclosed with the two following letters.

Arthur Hardy, Mount Lofty, SA, to his mother in England, 25 June 1863 (Item 2)

Family news, mentioning his desire to send his son to England for the rest of his education.

Arthur Hardy, Adelaide, SA, to Caroline (sister) in England, 26 June 1863 (Item 3)

Mainly about Caroline's son, Louis and expressing concern over her illness.

[S] Hood, 46 Kings Road, Brighton, to John Ingle Esq., Stonehouse, Plymouth, 24 March 1830 (Item 4)

Giving opinions on the value of properties in Hobart, mentioning the Ship Inn, the Bird in Hand, [Crop]? Marsh and [Lawrrenny]?

Date taken from postmark.

Samuel Marshall, Durandun [sic] Station, Qld. to Maryann in England, 11 March 1866 (Item 5)

Describing his illness on the voyage and, his working conditions on the station, how much he likes the country and urging her to join him.