Guide to the Letters of David A. Beath (as filmed by the AJCP)



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Created: 2018

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David Beath (Melbourne) to Alexander Beath (Glasgow), 15 August 1842 (File 1)

Letter discusses: acquisition of a farm at Moonee Ponds; stock and crops; description of the house; prices and wages; family news.

David Beath (Melbourne) to Alexander Beath, 3 July 1846 (File 2)

Discusses: receipt of letter; ill-health of his daughter; establishment of flour mills in the country; friends in Scotland.

David Beath (Melbourne) to Alexander Beath, 28 November 1853 (File 3)

Discusses: plans to go to gold diggings thwarted by wet weather; Melbourne's excited population; hopes his father will purchase goods on his behalf; Mr Williamson, a very wealthy man.