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Created: 2018

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Series RAIL 1008. Various Transport Undertakings: Correspondence and Papers, 1854 - 1873

Items selected for filming by the Austraian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) include: papers concerning English and Australian Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Anglo-Australian Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, and equipment of Geelong and Melbourne Railways.

Subseries RAIL 1008. Great Western Railway Company Collection, 1854 - 1873

Subseries RAIL 1008. Papers of Sir Daniel Gooch, 1854 - 1873
English and Australian Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, August 1873 - September 1873 (File 22. AJCP Reel No:6798)

Consists of memoranda and articles of association, letter of G. Clements (London) to Sir Daniel Gooch (29 Aug. 1873) concerning articles of association, and specification of iron screw steamships. (117pp).

Anglo-Australian Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, 1873 (File 23. AJCP Reel No:6798)

The records comprise the memorandum and articles of association (1873), prospectus and application for shares, and a financial statement. (36pp).

Equipment of Geelong and Melbourne Railway, 1854 - 1856 (File 28. AJCP Reel No:6798)

The records comprise specifications and correspondence with S. Cook (London), Larnach and Walker (London), E. Slaughter (Bristol), T. Crook (Bolton, R. Stephenson & Co. (Newcastle upon Tyne), E. Snell (Geelong) and others (434pp). Also included are 30 drawings.


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