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George Marriott legal document

Identifier: c-00385

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.


  • 1837

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.

Biographical Note

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 Library Edition on January 8, 2014).


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

Gift of Chamberlain Memorial Museum, 1952-09-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

Legal Status

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.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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