Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825

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Campbell, John Thomas (May 1818-1821)


1818 May 12

Appointed member of committee to frame address of condolence to Prince Regent and Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg on death of Princess Charlotte (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.185-6)

1818 May 14

Re publication of resolutions and addresses of condolence to Prince Regent and Prince Leopold on death of Princess Charlotte Augusta (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.197)

1818 May 18

Jones & Riley re passage to England to be provided for Father Jeremiah O'Flynn on "David Shaw" (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.208)

1818 May 26

Re terms of charter party of "Lady Castlereagh" (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.176-8)

1818 May 27

Archibald Bell thanking him for selection of William Newton as tutor for his sons (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.271)

1818 Jun 15

John Piper, Naval Officer, re observance of regulation prohibiting landing of wine and spirits in small quantities for private use (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.225-6)

1818 Jul 24

Robert Lowe stating that there are no orphans in districts of Bringelly and Cooke for admission to Male Orphan Institution (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.256)

1818 Jul 31

Samuel Terry proposing Mr Board, Mr Richardson and Mr Bevan to value work and material of intended church at Liverpool (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.234)

1818 Aug 6

Advice from George Crossley on behalf of Mr Amos, re Murray v Hook, Cripps & executors of Abbott, & to advisability or not of applying for letters of administration of Captain Murray's estate (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.285-6)

1818 Aug 11

William Cowper enclosing list of children in Sydney recommended for admission to the Male Orphan School (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.257-8)

1818 Sep 4

William Cox and John Piper refusing to pay sureties in work done by Kitchen on grounds Government had not fulfilled their part of contract (Reel 6047; 4/1740 pp.287-8)

1818 Oct 14-1820 Apr 5

At meetings of Committee of Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 pp.13, 15, 21, 25, 28, 35, 37, 40)

1818 Nov 14

Re complaints of behaviour of William Browne's Indian servants (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.317-9)

1818 Nov 27

Samuel Marsden re removal of female orphans to the Parramatta Institution (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.119)

1818 Dec 8

D'Arcy Wentworth explaining need in Colony for quantities of lime juice (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.129-30)

1818 Dec 8

D'Arcy Wentworth had never been asked to inspect journals or accounts of surgeons so had been unable to sign certificates for gratuities to surgeons on their return to England (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.131-2)

1818 Dec 21

Convicts disembarked from "Earl St Vincent" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.222)

1819 Jan 1

On Committee of Male Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.10)

1819 Jan 4

Convict disembarked from "Martha" assigned to at Bringelly (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.246)

1819 Jan 4

On list of persons who are to receive grants of land in Jan 1819; at Illawarra (Fiche 3266, 9/2652 p.56; Reel 6006, 4/3499 p.287)

1819 Feb 18

Robert Armstrong, Surgeon "Tottenham", requesting midwifery instruments, not being usually required in Navy, and other medical supplies (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.226-8)

1819 Feb 18

Revd William Cowper begging leave to withhold signature from applications for spirits licences (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.157-9)

1819 Feb 20, Aug 24

His salary as Secretary paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.12, 90)

1819 Mar 4

Daniel Dering Mathew requesting seal of Vice-Admiralty Court be affixed to attested copies of proceedings of that court in matter of ships "Elizabeth" and "Tottenham" (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.172). Draft reply stating Campbell had no knowledge of seal (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.173)

1819 Mar 5

Re bad state of repair of the Lunatic Asylum building and the need for stores for the inmates (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.167-8)

1819 Mar 5

Daniel Dering Mathew stating in reply to statement that there was no seal of Vice-Admiralty Court; that a seal did exist and had been used (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.169-71)

1819 Mar 6

Appointed Provost Marshall in place of William Gore (Reel 6038, SZ1044 pp.18-9; Reel 6006, 4/3500 p.18)

1819 Mar 31

Arthur Bernard considered the evidence to have been mutilated after reading proceedings of a Court of Enquiry (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.212-3)

1819 Apr 15-1820 Apr 12

At meetings of Male Orphan Institution Committee (Reel 6040; 4/400 pp.11, 14-5)

1819 Apr 30

On return of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds, to be paid for in kind (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.259)

1819 May 19

Agent for Captain Lundin for delivery of Government cows (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.122)

1819 Jun 18

Salary to be paid to him as Provost Marshal (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.152)

1819 Jun 23

Requesting survey and repair of his house and offices (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.157)

1819 Jul 9

Edward Foulkes assigned as a clerk in his office (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.171)

1819 Jul 10

Action of in allowing L H Halloran to be at large after magistrates had cancelled ticket of leave regretted by them (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.138-43, 146-8)

1819 Jul 13

Charles Carter, Surgeon R.N., replying to charges by Revd R Hill re refusal to allow visits to hospital on ship, etc (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.336-40)

1819 Jul 15

Re address to Governor by William Browne re his Indian servants (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.350)

1819 Jul 16

William Browne asking for copies of depositions made by his Indian servants (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.351)

1819 Jul 23

James Mileham recommending George Saunders for re-instatement as constable at Windsor, having been suspended at Campbell's request for suffering a prisoner to escape (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.263-4)

1819 Aug 10,24

Re conduct of Captain John Lennon of the "Hibernia" in leaving the port without clearance (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.373-91)

1819 Aug 16

Major George Druitt apologising for addressing him on official business out of office hours (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.273-4)

1819 Aug 21

Complaining to Chief Engineer of delay in carrying out repairs to his house and office and detailing privations he was suffering (Reel 6006; 4/3500 pp.229-30)

1819 Sep 20

Bill drawn on H.M. Treasury in favour of (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.83, 378)

1819 Sep 21

Edward Gibson assigned as a clerk in his office (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.268)

1819 Oct 19-Nov 20

Investigation of charge against R L Murray for abduction of Emma Crook and Harriet Hanks, and his subsequent dismissal as first clerk of the Police Department (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.31-104)

1819 Nov 13

Robert Campbell stating documents of Naval Officer delivered to successor when he resigned in consequence of being ordered to England (Reel 6048; 4/1743 p.293)

1819 Nov 13,23

Re failure to supply Robert Campbell with copies of letters concerning his embarkation for England; subsequent acknowledgement of copy of letter 22 Feb, 1810; and dispute over whether a letter dated 17 Feb 1810 was sent (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.146, 292)

1819 Nov 22

Captain L C D de Freycinet of the "Uranie" re letter and box of French seeds being forwarded to Governor Macquarie (Reel 6048; 4/1743 p.153)

1819 Nov 22-Dec 10

James Birnie re terms of hire and fitting out of "Queen Charlotte" for use of Commissioner of Enquiry and his sister (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.127-42)

1819 Dec 4

Captain L C D de Freycinet enclosing letter for Governor in which he requests medical supplies be given to him from the hospital as they are unprocurable in Sydney; and subsequent acknowledgement (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.154-6)

1819 Dec 16,18

Captain P Dillon tendering the "St Michael" to accompany the ship being sent as a present to the King of the Sandwich Islands, and to return crew (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.169-73)

1819 Dec 25

John Bell requesting investigation of complaints made by J T Campbell on "Minerva" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.326-7)

1819 Dec 27

Transmitting copy of return of trials (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.129)

1820 Jan 5

John Harris suggesting arrangements to be made with regard to his bank directorship while he was in Van Diemen's Land with the Commissioner of Enquiry (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.91)

1820 Jan 8

Captain John Briggs asking instructions re disposal of native girl brought back from Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6050; 4/1746 p.184)

1820 Jan 14

Revd William Cowper stating that sufficient prayer books had now been received for use of Prayer Book Society (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.186-7)

1820 Jan 31

Barron Field requesting to withdraw his answers to His Excellency's queries, and return of book, Davey's Agricultural Chemistry (Reel 6050; 4/1746 p.201)

1820 Jan 31

Convicts disembarked from "Eliza" assigned to at Liverpool; for Shancomore Farm (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.217)

1820 Feb 9

Served monitions in the matter of the "Pegasus" (Reel 6040; 9/2735 pp.55-6)

1820 Mar 4

Edward Sindrey asking for replies to application made previously re claim on Government and to tender for supply of goods, and complaining of delay (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.220-1)

1820 Mar 18

On list of persons who are Magistrates for the County of Cumberland; with further jurisdiction for the Territory of New South Wales and its dependencies. Commission dated 25 Oct 1815 (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.305)

1820 Mar 25

John Raine enquiring if Principal Superintendent's certificate was sufficient permission for Helen Butler and John Rowton to leave the Colony on his ship "Regalia" (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.235-6)

1820 Mar 30

Forwarding attested copy of sentences passed by Criminal Court (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.323)

1820 Apr 10

Convicts disembarked from "Coromandel" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.333)

1820 Apr 20

Circular to magistrates re Governor's instructions as to discharge of magisterial functions: sentencing and assignment of convicts, issuing of tickets of leave and appointment of constables and peace officers (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.261-3)

1820 Apr 20-May 8

Hannibal Hawkins Macarthur, William Redfern, Sir John Jamison, Archibald Bell, Robert Lowe, John Howe and William Broughton acknowledging receipt of circular re supplying names of constables and poundkeepers within the districts under their respective control (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.305-25)

1820 Apr 25

William Redfern soliciting interview with Governor re police at Airds (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.251-3)

1820 May 3

James Bowman, G Alexander Stephenson & Archibald Hume postponing meeting of medical board owing to absence from Sydney of James Marr Brydone and James Hunter (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.5)

1820 May 11

John Cullen re administration of A McGuigan's estate (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.7-10)

1820 Jun 14

Forwarding papers for Commissioner of Enquiry (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.80-1)

1820 Jun 17,20,22

Re appointment of to Board of Enquiry into the affairs of the Commissariat; with instructions & terms of reference (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.85-96)

1820 Jul 5,10

Revd John Joseph Therry reporting decision of Committee of Catholics appointed to select site of Roman Catholic Chapel. Site chosen required by Government (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.395-9)

1820 Jul 19,20

Enquiries re amount of specie in Bank of New South Wales, payment of specie for bank notes, Agency Commissions, and Deputy Commissary General Drennan's promissory notes (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.100-8, 385-97)

1820 Jul 24

Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy (Fiche 3305; SZ1006A pp.9-10)

1820 Aug 5

John Wylde concurring with Governor's wish that mercy be extended to George Fenwick Jackson and William Morgan in honour of accession of George IV (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.97-9)

1820 Aug 10,18

Proclamation of accession of George IV (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.127-9, 165-7)

1820 Aug 14

Sir John Jamison acknowledging receipt of copy of Earl Bathurst's reply to petition from colonists for redress of grievances (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.134-5)

1820 Aug 16

William Howe requesting Michael Tracy and John Sullivan be brought back as wanted in connection with robbery of John White's house (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.127-30)

1820 Sep 1

Report on administration of Commissariat Department under Frederick Drennan, Campbell being a member of Committee (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.192-291)

1820 Sep 14

Revd John Joseph Therry informing of resolution adopted by Roman Catholics at Windsor re difference of opinion with Campbell over erection of chapel at Windsor prior to completion of one in Sydney (Reel 6050; 4/1746 p.13)

1820 Sep 29

Two convicts per "Agamemnon" assigned to Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.294)

1820 Oct 4

Of Shancomore, Bringelly. Convict disembarked from the "Shipley" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.305)

1820 Oct 23,24

William Henry Moore requesting his attendance at meeting of Commissioners to ascertain whether William Aspinall per "Neptune" was living or dead (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.214-6, 222)

1820 Oct 24,27

Requesting investigation into charge of fraudulent practices of Government blacksmith at Newcastle and Wiseman in making iron goods for sale (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.219-21)

1820 Nov 20

Re delay in submission of new market regulations to Bench for consideration (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.100-2)

1820 Nov 21

Obed Wyer, master of American whaler "North America", asking permission to sell tobacco, cordage and oil to get money to pay for fresh food for his crew (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.251-5)

1820 Nov 24

David Johnston informing him that his credit term for 12 cows from Government herds had expired (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.256-8)

1820 Dec 16

Revd Philip Conolly seeking permission to hold mass on holy days for benefit of Catholics able to attend (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.121-3)

1820 Dec 20

Laurence Halloran inviting him to attend examination of his pupils (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.285-6)

1820 Dec 20

Thomas Hobbes Scott requesting for Commissioner of Enquiry a return of sale of property re case of Arthur Martin v Peter Beetala (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.287)

1820 Dec 21

John Thomas Bigge stating can find no grounds for suspending death sentence in case of certain prisoners (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.289-90)

1820 Dec 22

Captain Robert Carnes accepting terms for conveyance of judges and their suites to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.130-2)

1821 Jan 2

S Alexander, Surgeon, giving opinion George King and Jonathan Bell, seamen, were ringleaders of trouble on "Almorah" (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.261-2)

1821 Jan 3

Thomas Hobbes Scott requesting for Commissioner of Enquiry a return of applications for wives & families to join convicts (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.263-4)

1821 Jan 11

Convicts per "Elizabeth" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3503 p.38)

1821 Jan 15

Storekeeper re delivery of wheat (Reel 6051; 4/1749 p.274)

1821 Jan 20

W Ostler, master of "Elizabeth" seeking an early meeting of magistrates in case Martin v Phillips (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.279-81)

1821 Jan 25

Called to special meeting of the Committee of the Male Orphan Institution by circular of 24 Jan (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.27)

1821 Feb 3

Requesting tenders for repairs to Sydney Gaol (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.137)

1821 Mar 19

Re payment of store receipt for meat supplied by (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.116-9)

1821 Apr 21

Requesting blankets and bedding for Sydney Gaol (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.325-7). Reply, 25 Apr (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.4)

1821 Apr 30

Prisoners per "Medway" from Hobart Town to be kept in Sydney Gaol until sent to Newcastle (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.9). Reply, 1 May (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.333-4)

1821 May 16

Three prisoners per "Caroline" to be secured in Sydney Gaol until forwarded to Newcastle (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.40). Reply, 17 May (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.345-6)

1821 May 19

Re attempted escape from Sydney Gaol of certain prisoners and requesting military guard (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.347-52). Reply, 19 May (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.44)

1821 May 19

Instructing all constables to search for a bushranger named Michael Ryan (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.137)

1821 May 29-Sep 22

Member of committee appointed to examine accounts of Frederick Drennan, Commissariat Department (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.362-70)

1821 Jun 5

Seven prisoners arrived from Port Dalrymple per "Jupiter" to be secured in Sydney Gaol until forwarded to Newcastle (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.77). Reply, 6 Jun (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.375-6)

1821 Jun 27

Requesting supply of irons and handcuffs to Sydney Gaol (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.392-3). Reply, 29Jun (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.122)

1821 Jul 2

Twenty-three prisoners per "Elizabeth Henrietta" from Van Diemen's Land received in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.403-4)

1821 Jul 3

Instructions re removal of persons in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.131)

1821 Jul 7

Recommending reward for the apprehension of two escaped prisoners, William Geary and John Read (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.138)

1821 Jul 7

Re escape of John Read and William Geary from Sydney Gaol (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.356-9). Reply, 7 Jul (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.146)

1821 Jul 25

Six prisoners from Van Diemen's Land per "St Michael" to be secured in Sydney Gaol until forwarded to Newcastle (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.167)

1821 Jul 26

Runaway James Smith, returned from Mauritius in the "Dragon", to be secured in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.173). Reply, 27 Jul (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.9-10)

1821 Aug 4

Seven prisoners from Van Diemen's Land per "Midas" to be secured in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.198). Reply, 4 Aug (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.20-1)

1821 Aug 23

As Trustee for intestate persons in New South Wales, to dispose of effects of T T Barker, a convict (Reel 6008; 4/3504 pp.259-60). Reply, 23 Aug (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.66-7)

1821 Aug 23

Transmitting copy of commutation of sentence of Edward McCracken (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.267)

1821 Aug 23

Transmitting Special Bench of Magistrates report on escape of prisoners from the Gaol, & instructing that Richard Dalton & William Chandler be severely reprimanded (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.258). Reply, 10 Sep (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.135-7)

1821 Sep 1

Commutation of sentence of Joseph Legg (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.98-100)

1821 Sep 10

Transmitting warrants commuting sentences of eight prisoners (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.359)

1821 Oct 22

Thirty two prisoners per "Jane" from Hobart Town to be received in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.425)

1821 Oct 31

Re grant of 1,000 acres in exchange for allotment in George Street surrendered to Government (Fiche 3264, 4/7081 p.43; Fiche 3038, 4/1827 No.91; Reel 6051, 4/1750 pp.256-7)

1821 Nov 6

Two convicts per "Queen Charlotte" from Port Dalrymple to be received into Sydney Gaol (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.26)

1821 Nov 12

Goulburn asking if warrants have been received from Van Diemen's Land for 29 prisoners who arrived without documentation (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.57). Reply, 14 Nov (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.20-2)

1821 Nov 29

Convicts per "Hindostan" assigned to at Bringelly (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.103)

1821 Dec 1

Advising meeting of officials and residents to farewell Governor Macquarie and welcome Governor Brisbane (Reel 6052; 4/1752 p.4)

1821 Dec 1-1825 Nov 12

Proclaimed a Magistrate by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.2, 104, 236, 456)

1821 Dec 1

Letters Patent re his appointment as Justice of the Peace on Governor Brisbane taking office (Reel 6052; 4/1752 pp.5-5a)

1821 Dec 3

Recommending establishment of sick ward at Sydney Gaol (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.72-4)

1821 Dec 4

Re decrees of High Court of Appeals in cases Piper v Frazier and Berry v Revd Samuel Marsden (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.121)

1821 Dec 5

Acknowledging receipt of two decrees from High Court of Appeals (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.75-6)

1821 Dec 5

Re improvements to accommodation at Sydney Gaol and requesting removal to Convict Barracks of convicts who sleep in irons in gaol owing to bad conduct (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.79-82)

1821 Dec 5

Ordering transfer of convicts Joseph Dunlevy and G F Jackson to Port Macquarie (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.118). Reply, 5 Dec (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.75-6)

1821 Dec 11,14

Re fees of the Office of the Provost Marshal (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.82-4)

1821 Dec 13

Enclosing pardons for William Morgan and William Belcher granted on Brisbane becoming Governor (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.145)

1821 Dec 17

Directing release of John Scully (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.158)

1821 Dec 17

Requesting hammocks, mattresses, blankets and tables for the use of women in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.142-6)

1821 Dec 21

Report showing number of labourers engaged on repairs to Sydney Gaol (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.169-75)

1821 Dec 22

Tendering his property in Hunter Street in exchange for grant of 6,000 acres (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.168)

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