An original autographed 5 line note, signed `Saml Terry’, dated Sydney 9 July 1832. Adressed (without salutation) to one John Bowling, Terry instructs him to give up possession of a house `I have allowed you to live in so long Rent Free’ as he has given this to Thomas Rixon

TERRY, Samuel


Publisher: [Sydney, 1832]
Description: single leaf [110x180cm]. Paper browned, some white spots where flecking has occured

Samuel Terry [1776?- 1838], convicted of theft, arrived in Australia on the convict transport Earl Cornwallis in 1801. His sentence expired in 1807, and through purchase of land and money lending, became the richest man in New South Wales. The 1828 census lists both John Bowling [1790-1839] and Thomas Rixon [1808-1883]. Bowling arrived as a convict on the Lord Eldon in 1817; Rixon was born in the colony

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