1809-1811, English, Unpublished edition: Letters from Ellis Bent, [manuscript]. Bent, Ellis, 1783-1815.

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Physical Description
  • 0.05 m. (1 v.)
Published
  • [1809-1811]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Letters from Ellis Bent, 1809 May 9-1811 Dec. 1.
Creator
  • Bent, Ellis, 1783-1815.
Published
  • [1809-1811]
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 0.05 m. (1 v.)
Series
Part Of
  • In collection: Bent, Ellis Papers of Ellis Bent and Jeffery Hart Bent
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1809-1811
Summary
  • "Letters from Ellis Bent". Manuscript letterbook containing copies of Ellis Bent's letters to his mother and brother, Jeffery Hart Bent, dated from 9 May 1809 to 1 December 1811. The letters were written aboard the "Dromedary" from St. Helen's Roads and at sea, and at Madeira, Rio de Janeiro, the Cape of Good Hope and in Sydney, where Bent resided. Inserted in the volume is an incomplete letter signed and dated 15 May 1815.
Biography
  • Ellis Bent (1783-1815) was Judge-Advocate of New South Wales, 1809-1814. Ellis Bent was the brother of Jeffery Hart Bent. Jeffery Hart Bent (1781-1852) was the first judge of New South Wales, 1814-1817, and Chief Justice of British Guiana from 1836-1852.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no.: MS 195/​3.
  • Part of the collection: Papers of Ellis Bent and Jeffery Hart Bent.
  • Bound volume comprising 240 numbered pages and measuring 19.15 x 11.8 cm. Written in a cursive hand in ink. The volume includes a manuscript title page and table of contents.
  • Positive photostat of p. 48-49 available for reference.
  • Negative photostat of letter to J.H. Bent dated 9 March 1810 (p. 116-135) available for reference.
  • Also available on microfilm at the National Library of Australia Main Reading Room – Newspapers and Family History at mfm G 24752.
Access Conditions
  • Available for research. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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