George Marriott Legal Document
c.00385

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Marriott, George
Title
George Marriott legal document
ID
c.00385
Date
1837
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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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 Ancestry.com Library Edition on January 8, 2014).

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a document issued by the Colonial Secretary's Office, New South Wales, Australia, authorizing Marriott, a convict, to seek employment.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 1967

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  July 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

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

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Chamberlain Memorial Museum.

Geographic Name(s)

  • New South Wales

Subject(s)

  • Legal documents -- Australia
  • Legal instruments

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Collection Inventory

Folder

Australian Convicts Pass 1837 

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