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Campbell, John Thomas (1822-May 1825)


 

1822

Overseer of his clearing gang, Mathew Burrowes, requesting instructions (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.35)

1822 Jan 2

William Bradley, a deserter from "Dauntless", to be embarked on the "Hindostan" (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.225)

1822 Jan 15

Five convicts per "Minerva" to be delivered to the Superintendent of Convicts (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.297). Reply, 16 Jan (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.117)

1822 Jan 16

Forwarding letter from the Engineer's Department (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.309)

1822 Jan 18

Re difficulties occasioned by local gaolers refusing to house overnight arrested debtors on their way to Sydney Gaol (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.118)

1822 Jan 28

Convicts landed from "Mary" assigned to at Bringelly (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)

1822 Feb 2

Eighteen convicts to be delivered to Mr Elyard, Superintendent of Carters Barracks (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.384)

1822 Feb 18

Request for issue of one hundred pairs of leg irons to H.M. Gaol, Sydney (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.119)

1822 Mar 4

Seeking permission to rent new lodgings as has to vacate present residence (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.120). Reply, 7 Mar (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.528)

1822 Mar 7

Re certain persons recommended for release in consequence of the accession of Governor Brisbane (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.121). Reply, 8 Mar (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.541)

1822 Mar 7

Seeking lodging money in lieu of a Government house (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.122). Reply, 15 Mar (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.28)

1822 Mar 8

Forwarding to Judge Advocate returns of committals at Sydney and Parramatta (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.209)

1822 Mar 9

Judge Advocate explaining that he did not have authority to discharge individuals in custody on recommendation of committing magistrates and lists must be referred to Governor (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.209-10)

1822 Mar 9

Returning Sydney & Parramatta lists of prisoners for discharge because as Provost Marshal he could not intervene between Colonial Government & Judge Advocate (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.210-11)

1822 Mar 9

Judge Advocate instructing him to apply for the discharge of prisoners in custody, noting that he would regard a denial as contempt (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.211-2)

1822 Mar 9

Requesting further direct instructions from Judge Advocate (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.212-3)

1822 Mar 9

Judge Advocate instructing him to obtain necessary order for discharge of prisoners from the Colonial Government (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.213-14)

1822 Mar 9

Judge Advocate explaining he had to comply with his directions and what should be done (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.214-5)

1822 Mar 12

Submitting, on Judge Advocate's instructions, list of prisoners recommended to be discharged on accession of Sir Thomas Brisbane (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.215-6)

1822 Mar 13

Instructions to discharge prisoners (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.10)

1822 Mar 13

List of eighteen prisoners to be released on Colonial Secretary's instructions (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.123)

1822 Mar 25

Re advertising of seized cedar (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.12)

1822 Mar 25

Written to by Charles Ellis re activities of Major Druitt at Carter's Barracks (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.460)

1822 Mar 26

Signatory to report of Board of Works appointed to examine the appropriation of Government timber in the Colony (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.229)

1822 Mar 28

Stating that there was sufficient room in the outer enclosure of Sydney Gaol to carry out the execution of persons recently sentenced to death (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.124)

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.2, 14, 26, 41, 57, 72)

1822 Apr 4

Submitting his resignation as Provost Marshal as unable to find suitable lodgings in Sydney; recommending his deputy, Mr Rotton, as his successor (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.125)

1822 Apr 6

Instructions that John Williams and William Smith be embarked on "Tiger" to undergo their sentences at Hobart (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.129)

1822 Apr 10-Nov 22

At meetings of Male Orphan Institution Committee (Reel 6040; 4/400 pp.37, 39, 41, 44, 46, 47, 49)

1822 Apr 16

Instructions to discharge Mary Leighton to Principal Superintendent of Convicts (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.170)

1822 Apr 18

Transmitting warrants for commuting sentence of eight prisoners (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.172)

1822 c.May

Signatory to petition from the magistrates seeking Government assistance towards the erection of the Roman Catholic Chapel at Hyde Park (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.133a)

1822 May 1

Re delivery of letter to meant for Robert Campbell (Reel 6053; 4/1756 p.124a)

1822 May 4

Instructions to discharge Alexander Hewitt and David McDonald to H.M.S. "Satellite" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.236)

1822 May 5

Applying for clearing gang at farm Shancomore (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.145-8)

1822 May 15

Instructions to convey John Murrell to Bench of Magistrates, Windsor (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.287)

1822 May 18

Transmitting warrants for commuting sentences of three prisoners (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.307). Reply, 22 May (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.126)

1822 May 21

Instructions to embark Godfrey Henskie and James Newcombe on "Seringapatam" for Hobart Town and for prisoner William Seville to attend at Colonial Secretary's Office (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.316, 319). Reply, 22 May (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.126a)

1822 May 24

Governor happy to refer Campbell's claim to H.M. Ministers (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.324)

1822 May 25

Bill for materials furnished to Campbell referred to Treasurer of Police Fund (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.335)

1822 Jun 3

Instructions to convey Richard Holloway to Bench at Windsor (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.375)

1822 Jun 4

Instructions to discharge six seamen of the "Mary Anne" (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.383)

1822 Jun 12-1824 Oct 8

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.13, 14, 28, 42, 47, 48, 58, 64, 70, 71, 74, 88; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.91, 96, 98, 108, 110, 117, 122, 123, 129, 134)

1822 Jun 17

Requesting bedding for Sydney Gaol (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.127)

1822 Jun 18

Re escape of prisoner James Marr; physical description of him; consequent dismissal of Under Gaoler of Sydney Gaol (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.128)

1822 Jun 24

Instructions to release James Whittington to his former master, David Johnston (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.428)

1822 Jun 26

Re supply of coal to from His Majesty's Dock Yard, as Provost Marshal (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp 129-30)

1822 Jul 1

Transmitting warrants for execution of four convicts (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.9)

1822 Jul 3

Re transmission of commutation warrants (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.12)

1822 Jul 5

Of Sydney. Appointed to the Committee of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales at the Society's inaugural meeting (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.160)

1822 Jul 6

Mitigating fine imposed on Gaol Constable for contempt in not enforcing sentence of solitary confinement (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.30). Reply, 8 Jul (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.130)

1822 Jul 13

Requesting payment of rent due to him (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.131)

1822 Jul 15

Complaining of lack of coal allotted to him (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.132)

1822 Jul 29

Convicts landed from "Asia" assigned to at Liverpool (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.96)

1822 Aug

Signatory to petition objecting to the Commissariat's new system of paying for supplies in Spanish dollars (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.124a)

1822 Aug 3

Explaining new regulations for the rationing of men employed clearing land; had authority to receive 22 convicts from Murrell's Road Gang to clear land at Shancomore (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.204-5, 208)

1822 Aug 12

Estimate of labour performed by clearing gang on his property (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.9)

1822 Aug 20

Attended special meeting of the General Committee of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales at which participation in the letter written by Sir John Jamison on political matters was disclaimed (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.174-174a)

1822 Aug 22

Requesting payment in sterling for animal food he supplied to Commissariat (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.133)

1822 Aug 23

Complaining of paucity of fuel allotted to himself and other officers (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.134). Reply, 31 Aug (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.218)

1822 Aug 24, Sep 10

Request for oil for Sydney Gaol lamps usually supplied by Superintendent of Police (Reel 6054; 4/1757 pp.135-6). Reply, 10 Sep (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.244)

1822 Aug 29

Letters Patent re his appointment as Justice of the Peace (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.178-178b)

1822 Sep 17

Requesting that a chimney in Sydney Gaol be repaired as certain prisoners had planned to escape through it (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.137)

1822 Sep 18

Directing release of Thomas William Warton charged with illegal retail of liquor (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.281)

1822 Sep 19

Re assistance for convicts to obtain necessary evidence while awaiting trial (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.283). Reply, 19 Sep (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.138)

1822 Sep 19

Instructing that John Shields and William Anderson be embarked on "Deveron" for Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.288)

1822 Oct 7,8

Re advertisements from his office to sell land grants under writs of execution from period of Governor Macquarie (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.329, 342)

1822 Oct 8

Suggesting a new form be drawn for sale of land under writ of execution (Reel 6054; 4/1757 pp.139-40)

1822 Oct 10

Request for supply of leg irons for Sydney Gaol (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.141)

1822 Oct 10

Advertising Governor's communication concerning sale of grants under writs of execution from period of Governor Macquarie (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.110-1)

1822 Oct 14

Reporting execution of Thomas Barry and confession on scaffold by him (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.142)

1822 Oct 31

Requesting supply of chain and ring bolt so that two prisoners, under sentence of death, can be securely confined in the Hospital Ward of Sydney Gaol (Reel 6054; 4/1757 pp.143-4)

1822 Nov 12

Richard Hayes to be received in Sydney Gaol until forwarded to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.436)

1822 Nov 28

Instructing that 18 convicts be embarked for passage to Hobart Town (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.1)

1822 Dec 11

Forwarding extracts of original sentences of convicts (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.65)

1822 Dec 27

Directing execution of sentence passed on James Goodlake (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.125)

1823

On list of landowners and details of land cleared by clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.14)

1823

Bond with Deputy Commissary General for clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.223-6)

1823 Jan 15

Instructed him to carry out punishment of Neal Smith (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.192)

1823 Jan 25

Transmitted commutation of sentences passed by the Criminal Court on five prisoners (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.254)

1823 Feb 12

Re appointment of clerk to Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/403 p.98)

1823 Feb 18

Balance of account with the Colonial Fund (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.140)

1823 Feb 19

Re payment in sterling for meat supplied to Commissariat by Campbell (Reel 6056; 4/1764 pp.54-6)

1823 Mar 1

Undertaking by John Dickson and James Chisholm to pay him money pending High Court of Appeals judgment (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.326)

1823 Mar 6

Re payment of lodging money in Spanish dollars instead of English pounds (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.108-108c). Result, 27 Mar (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.43)

1823 Mar 13

Request for new padlocks for the County Gaol (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.209-10)

1823 Mar 20

Directing that 11 prisoners be embarked on "Deveron" for Hobart Town (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.490). Reply, 21 Mar (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.109)

1823 Mar 26

Suggesting Samuel Levy, an insane prisoner, be sent to the Castle Hill Asylum (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.110-10b)

1823 Apr 5

Ordering release of Bernard Dogherty (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.87)

1823 Apr 10

Re forwarding of prisoner Thomas Grosehart to Windsor (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.108). Reply, 11 Apr (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.111)

1823 Apr 15

Ordering embarkation of seven prisoners on "Brixton" for Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.133)

1823 Apr 17

Instructed that Patrick Lynch be retained in Sydney Gaol until sent to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.158)

1823 Apr 26

Seven prisoners from Van Diemen's Land per "John Bull" to be secured at Sydney Gaol (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.188)

1823 May

Referred to in Major Druitt's reply to the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.440)

1823 May 14,15,21

Enclosing warrants for execution of Henry Price, Joseph Wotton and William Poole & instructing him to confirm the identity of Poole (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.303, 361). Replies, 15 & 21 May (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.112-13a)

1823 May 16

Referred to in letter re inquiry into body found on Bringelly estate of (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.316)

1823 May 21

Re repairing and cleaning of Gaol (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.115)

1823 May 22

Reporting execution of William Poole (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.114)

1823 May 26

Request to for special report whenever capital respite runaways from Port Macquarie were received into Sydney Gaol (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.385). Reply, 12 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.118a)

1823 May 27

Returning warrants of execution in cases of Henry Price and Joseph Wotten, reprieved (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.116)

1823 May 30

On list of persons who have neglected to pay for convict mechanics assigned up to 31 Mar 1822 (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.422)

1823 Jun 3

Enclosing copies of respite extended to eight prisoners (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.440). Reply, 4 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.117-117a)

1823 Jun 11

Enclosing warrant for execution of John Chaell (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.458). Reply, 12 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.118)

1823 Jun 11

Instructing transfer of William Dargon to Windsor Gaol and William Brady (Senior) to Carters Barracks (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.482). Reply, 12 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.118-118a)

1823 Jun 18

Notifying respite of execution of John Chaell (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.541). Reply, 18 Jun (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.119)

1823 Jun 24

Account of land cleared by clearing gangs on estate of (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.267)

1823 Jun 28

Ordering release of John Brown (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.594)

1823 Jun 30

On list of persons receiving clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.273)

1823 Jul 1

Ordering embarkation of Patrick Lynch on "Nereus" for Port Dalrymple (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.609)

1823 Jul 8

Runaway from Russian frigate "Creuzir" to be secured in Sydney Gaol (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.636). Reply, 9 Jul (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.120)

1823 Jul 14

Ordering embarkation of five prisoners on "Lusitania" for Hobart Town (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.660)

1823 Jul 15

Transmitting warrant commuting sentences of Henry Price and Joseph Wotton (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.672)

1823 Jul 28

Signatory to report from a specially convened Bench at Sydney on the case of Henry Goodwin, a convict for life (Reel 6059; 4/1772 pp.37a-b)

1823 Aug 13

Directing release of Felix Hare (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.65). Reply, 15 Aug (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.121)

1823 Aug 19

James Murphy to be forwarded to Minto (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.98). Reply, 20 Aug (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.122-122a)

1823 Sep 11

Forwarding a list of prisoners for trial and the witnesses they require (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.123)

1823 Sep 17

Needed to furnish prisoners awaiting trial with clothing as their nakedness when passing through the streets would be an offence to decency (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.124-5)

1823 Sep 29

Had declined to enter into a bond for twelve months credit for work performed on his estate by clearing gangs (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.325)

1823 Oct 8

Judge Advocate re witnesses summoned before the Court of Criminal Jurisdiction being able to give material evidence (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.429)

1823 Oct 9

Re determining whether witnesses were able to give material testimony (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.126-26b)

1823 Oct 11

Requesting military guard at executions (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.127-127a)

1823 Oct 11

Directing embarkation of seven prisoners on "Ann" to proceed to Hobart Town (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.407)

1823 Oct 13

Reporting execution of Edward Gorman, respite of sentences of Isaac Ward and William Bowd, & disposal of Gorman's body to hospital for dissection (Reel 6057; 4/1767 pp.128-30)

1823 Oct 30-Nov 6

Forwarding warrants for execution of Bernard Duffy, George Willson and William Hennesy and subsequent respite (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.490, 518). Reply, 6 Nov (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.131)

1823 Oct 31

Shareholder in the Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6040; SZ1049 p.2)

1823 Nov 11

Enclosing reprieve from sentences of execution on 21 prisoners provided they remained at Port Macquarie (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.548)

1823 Nov 12

Re determining whether witnesses at Court of Criminal Jurisdiction were able to give material testimony (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.555-6)

1823 Dec 3

Directing release of James Katon (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.640). Reply, 4 Dec (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.132)

1824

Listed in the Colonial Revenue Account (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.33a)

1824 Jan 15

Reporting execution of Robert Grant (Fiche 3294; 5/3821.7A p.45)

1824 Feb 4

Directing enquiry into certain events in the Gaol on night of 26 Jan (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.272). Report, 11 Feb (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.79)

1824 Feb 9

Directing embarkation of 36 convicts on the "Woodlark" for Hobart Town (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.302)

1824 Feb 26

Forwarding warrant of execution on Thomas Harley (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.399). Report of execution (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.212)

1824 Mar 3

Letter requesting statement of fees received by (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.449-50)

1824 Mar 12

Directing discharge of John Shales (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.490)

1824 Mar 19

Directing delivery of Russian sailor, Stanislaus Stankewitz, to Captain Duperrez of "La Coquille" (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.539). Reply, 20 Mar (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.240)

1824 Mar 20

Directing embarkation of prisoners for Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.551)

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8

On lists of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265b; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.2)

1824 May 12

Directing discharge of James Greaves and James Burnet (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.197)

1824 May 12

Directing that Brien Neil, a runaway from Port Macquarie, be forwarded to Parramatta (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.198)

1824 May 15

Transmitted a grant in his favour of 1,000 acres of land (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.228)

1824 May 22

Directing that Bryan O'Neal per "Almorah", a runaway from Port Macquarie, be received into Sydney Gaol (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.290)

1824 May 26

Appointed Justice of the Peace (Fiche 3299; AO Doc No.1)

1824 Jun 9

Appointed Sheriff (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.244)

1824 Jun 15

Directing that Bryan Neal per "Minerva" be forwarded to Parramatta (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.463)

1824 Jun 25

Letters Patent re handing over office of Sheriff to his successor, John Uniacke (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.44)

1824 Sep 30

Re forwarding to, for his information and guidance, of a letter from the Governor (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.500)

1824 Dec 20

Circular requesting information for the purpose of preparing returns for Earl Bathurst for the year 1822 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.125-6)

1824 Dec 31

Lodging allowance paid (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.421)

1825

Copy of Register entry of land grant to Campbell at Bringelly dated 1811 (Fiche 3264; 4/7081 p.113)

1825 Feb 8

Goulburn requesting information re his procedure in cases of appeal to the King in Council (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.388). Reply, 21 Mar (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.165)

1825 Mar 7

Re his being on the Committee of the New South Wales Savings Bank (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.542)

1825 Mar 30

Witness to signature of John McCullogh (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.340)

1825 Apr 18, Sep 6

Circular re information required for returns of the Colony, 1823 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.92, 94); request for reply (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.283)

1825 May 9

Signature in recommendation of Thomas William Middleton's memorial re retaining the situation of Inspector of Cattle (Reel 6062; 4/1782 p.48c)

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