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Private Smith
Private George Smith Of His Majesty's Royal Marines to Van Diemen's Land per Ocean 1804, by Irene Schaffer, 1991,  75pp,  A4, soft cover, indexed.
 
The Calcutta and the Ocean carried Lt. Gov. Collins, official party, 300 convicts, marines, free settlers & their families to form a new settlement at Port Phillip in 1803. Unsuitable for settlement the ships sailed on to the River Derwent to establish settlement in Van Diemen's Land. This book traces all aspects of Private Smith's journey and life in the new settlement.
 
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Good Old Days
Tasmania The Good Old Days, by Nita Lawes-Gilvear 66pp,  A5, soft cover, not indexed.
 
This book is the story of Nita Lawes, a happy carefree child of the thirties in rural north east Tasmania, when bullocks worked on farm land and the bush was selectively logged so that sawmills provided work for more than one generation. A time when the steam train was the lifeline of those scattered communities and 'the good old days' meant more than having a good time.
 
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Tasmanians, by John Stoward, 1998,  235pp,  A4, soft cover, indexed.
 
Over 3000 Tasmanians listed in this unique resource. The first attempt since 1926 to list prominent Tasmanians from many walks of life in one book. Includes peope from all over the state who, over the past 200 years have helped make Tasmania into the unique state that it is today. Also lists Tasmanians who have moved to the mainland and achieved success in their chosen fields.
 
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Captsim Frederick Wentworth Watson
The Scandalous Adventures of Captain Frederick Wentworth Watson, edited by Reg. A. Watson, 1992,  61pp,  A5, soft cover, not indexed.
 
Tasmania will never be the same. Based on the "scandalous" adventures of a Tasmanian rake. Read about the exploits of an unbelievable character based against an historical background.
 
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Voyage to Jamaica from Tasmania 1845 Mary Yeoland's Diary, edited by Irene Schaffer, 1993,  27pp,  A4, soft cover, indexed.
 
Transcription of the fascinating diary of Mary Yeoland written during her voyage from Tasmania to Jamaica on five consecutive ships over five months.
 
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