George Marriott legal document
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a document issued by the Colonial Secretary's Office, New South Wales, Australia, authorizing Marriott, a convict, to seek employment.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
George Marriott (born around 1803) was convicted on March 24, 1832 in Warwick, England of an offense against the game laws and given a sentence of transportation for 7 years. He was from Coventry and was a carpenter. Marriott was taken to Australia on the Hercules(4) in 1832. A certificate of freedom was delivered to him on May 9, 1839. (Information retrieved from Ancestry.com Library Edition on January 8, 2014).
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
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Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, 1952-09-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University
Property Rights: Michigan State University
- George Marriott Legal Document
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- July 1967
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- Finding aid written in English.