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Erskine, James (1818) to Etherden


1818 Jan 26

Terence Murray, paymaster of the 48th Regiment, stating that Captain John Brabyn of the Royal Veteran Company had refused to make deductions for rations from his pay list; Brabyn's explanation; & Erskine's request for the matter to be referred to the Governor for decision (Reel 6047; 4/1741 pp.219-23)

1818 Feb 12

Informing Major Antill that the marriage register for the 48th Regiment had been regularly kept according to the General Order (Reel 6047; 4/1741 p.229)

1818 Feb 14-Nov 28

Salary paid from Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.442, 477, 494, 528)

1818 Feb 24

Representations made by Erskine re issuing of rations to women attached to 48th Regiment (Reel 6006; 4/3498 pp.70-1)

1818 Jun 13

General Order instructing reports and returns to be made to Erskine during Macquarie's absence at Newcastle (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.49)

1818 Jun 27

Re stock issued to Erskine from the Government Herds on credit (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.117)

1818 Jun 27

On return of horned cattle issued from the Govt Herds between 8 May 1814 & 9 Jan 1819 (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.47)

1819 Jan 1

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

1819 Jan 30

Forwarding letter from Lieutenant Marshall with recommendation that his request be granted (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.213-5)

1819 Feb 16

Judge Advocate enquiring on correctness of his acting as both President and Prosecutor of Court Martial (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.143-4)

1819 Feb 17, Mar 11

Governor Macquarie requesting court martial, of which he was President, to reassemble to reconsider the severe sentence passed on William Broughton (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.90-3). Report, 11 Mar (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.110-2)

1819 Feb 20-Aug 24

Salary paid from the Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.11, 57, 89)

1819 Feb 20-Aug 24

Certifying correctness of accounts of Police Fund (Reel 6038; SZ1044 pp.14, 60, 91)

1819 Mar 23

Forwarding list of subscriptions from men and officers of 48th Regiment for monument to be raised in England in memory of Princess Charlotte (Reel 6048; 4/1743 p.230)

1819 Mar 26

Complaining of conduct of Andrew Allan (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.210-1)

1819 Apr 1-Dec 31

Signature in approval of accounts of Native Institution (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.192-8)

1819 Apr 2

Governor Macquarie asking what steps he wished to be taken re Frederick Drennan's attack on his character (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.215-6)

1819 Apr 5

Statement by Adjutant Wild re message he delivered to Allan from Erskine, forbidding him to enter the Barracks (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.214)

1819 Apr 5

Deposition by Allan requesting sureties to keep the peace be given by Erskine; & reply (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.217-8)

1819 Apr 5-8

Concerning incident on South Head Road in which a curricle driven by Erskine accompanied by Major Druitt, passed close to Drennan & Allan & slightly injured Ensign Thomas Weston; including application from Allan to the Governor for protection from Erskine (Reel 6048; 4/1742 pp.219-41)

1819 Apr 8

Forwarding charges preferred by him against Frederick Drennan (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.242)

1819 Apr 14-1820 Aug 14

Member of the Committee of Female Orphan Institution. Attended meetings of Committee (Reel 6040; 4/403 pp.24, 28, 37, 40, 49)

1819 Apr 30

On return of persons indebted to Govt for cattle issued from the Govt Herds, to be paid for in kind (Reel 6048; 4/1742 p.261)

1819 May 1

Enclosing application from Ensign E King for permission to return to England (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.236-8)

1819 May 14

Enclosing application from Lieutenant William Metge to return to England (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.239-42)

1819 Jun 10

Certifying correctness of accounts of Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.61)

1819 Jun 16

Enclosing application from Lieutenant Robert Bunny for leave of absence for health reasons (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.252-4)

1819 Jun 23

Signs return of prisoners sent to Newcastle (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.156)

1819 Jul 8

Informed J T Campbell that he would attend Store Receipt Examination Committee Meeting on Saturday (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.170)

1819 Jul 12

Signs return of prisoners sent to Newcastle (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.175)

1819 Jul 31

Re arrangements for expected arrival of Commissioner Bigge (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.197)

1819 Aug 7

Four cows from Govt herd at Rooty Hill selected by Major Druitt in payment for a horse for Erskine (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.225)

1819 Aug 31

Signs return of prisoners sent to Newcastle (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.234)

1819 Sep 11

Certifying correctness of accounts of Orphan Institution (Reel 6038; SZ1044 p.100)

1819 Sep 13-Oct 14

Signs returns of prisoners sent to Newcastle (Reel 6006; 4/3500 pp.259, 273, 295)

1819 Oct 18

Elizabeth Crook asking for investigation into action of R L Murray in taking her daughter Emma from Sydney in the brig "Daphne" (Reel 6048; 4/1743 pp.31-2)

1819 Nov 10

Circular re applications for pardons and tickets of leave (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.28-9)

1820 Jan 3-Apr 24

Re court martial of Captain William Newell Watkins; his charge of perjury against Erskine; & his request for leave to return to England for the purpose of indicting Erskine in the Court of Kings Bench (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.1-51)

1820 Jan 15

Circular transmitting questionnaire re his opinion on the state of the Colony as compared with the time previous to 1810 (Reel 6007; 4/3501 pp.188-91)

1820 Feb 4

Circular acknowledging his response to the questionnaire re the state of the Colony (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.231)

1820 Mar 27

Advising him of Mr Minchin's appointment as a member of the Male and Female Orphan Institutions and the Native Institution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.316)

1820 Mar 30

Present at meeting of Male Orphan Institution Committee (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.14)

1820 Jul 24, Dec 1

Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy (Fiche 3305; SZ1006A pp.9-10, 28-34)

1820 Jul 27

Re recommendation of Medical Board enquiring into health of Lieutenant Vincent (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.107-8)

1820 Aug 22

Forwarding certificate from Major Bell re Lieutenant Cuthbertson's pension (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.139)

1820 Aug 22

Recommending Lieutenant William Kenworthy for remuneration for holding divine services at Newcastle (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.157-64)

1820 Aug 23-Sep 27

Concerning complaint of Terence Murray, Paymaster 48th Regiment, against Erskine's order that staff must attend all Regimental Parades & his reprimand for wearing white trousers & leaving the Barracks without permission (Reel 6050; 4/1746 pp.18-43)

1820 Aug 28

Requesting certain papers be forwarded to the Adjutant General of the Forces (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.143-4)

1820 Sep 26

Asking that company at Port Dalrymple be relieved on account of lack of discipline (Reel 6050; 4/1746 p.56)

1820 Oct 18

Certifying to accounts of Native Institution, Parramatta (Reel 6050; 4/1747 p.182)

1820 Oct 18

All reports and returns are to be made to him during Macquarie's absence on a tour to the westward of the Cowpastures (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.370)

1820 Oct 28

Captain Abimelech Riggs, Captain of the American ship the "General Gates", re condition of the ship & necessity of disposing of cargo of seal skins to enable him to effect repairs (Reel 6049; 4/1744 pp.293-7)

1820 Nov 29

Re distribution to, for information & guidance, of a printed copy of Macquarie's Letter of Advice & Instructions to Philip Conolly and John Joseph Therry, Roman Catholic Chaplains (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.461)

1820 Dec 8

Presented memorial of Newcomen Edgeworth for grant of land in Jul (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.272-4)

1820 Dec 11

Re transmission to of the circular of 8 Dec addressed to the Magistrates of New South Wales (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.481)

1820 Dec 26

Stating Major Morisset had requested that soldiers at Newcastle be placed on same rations of salt pork as those in Sydney (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.295-8). Reply, 29 Dec (Reel 6007; 4/3503 pp.3-4)

1821; 1822 Jun 26

Re supply of coal to from His Majesty's Dock Yard (Reel 6053; 4/1756 pp.129-31)

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 Jan 31

To parade 48th Regiment on occasion of Macquarie's embarkation (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.34)

1821 May 1

Recommendation of Neal Smith for position of constable at Liverpool and Minto (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.335-6)

1821 May 16

Approval of payment to Captain B Wright of "Medway" (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.50)

1821 Jul 16

Requesting six men of 48th Regiment whose service had expired and two unfit be sent home per "Coromandel" (Reel 6051; 4/1749 p.417)

1821 Aug 6

Recommending Elizabeth Redgreaves for ticket of leave (Reel 6051; 4/1750 p.95)

1821 Nov 16

William Cox acknowledging arrival of 40 male convicts per "John Barry" for distribution in district but complaining that many more were required to get in the harvest (Reel 6052; 4/1751 pp.23-4)

1821 Nov 22

Recommending for favourable consideration the memorial of Captain Coleman (Reel 6052; 4/1751 p.31)

1821 Nov 24,26

Concerning applications from Brevet Major Taylor and Lieutenant Vandermeulin (Reel 6051; 4/1749 pp.164, 168-70)

1821 Nov 27,28

Re application for leave of absence from Lieutenant Hector Macquarie (Reel 6052, 4/1751 p.47; Reel 6051, 4/1749 pp.171-3)

1822 Jan

Documents forward by to Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 pp.176-86)

1822 Jan

Re accusations against made by Charles Ellis at a public house; in papers re charges brought against Major Druitt (Reel 6053; 4/1755 pp.170, 177, 179, 181, 183-5, 252)

1822 Jan 14

Re reply by Major Morriset to Revd Middleton's letter (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.176-80)

1822 Jan 17

Re character of Major Morisset (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.180)

1822 Jan 19

Referred to in evidence before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 pp.1d, 5)

1822 Jan 26

Twenty oxen received from Erskine in payment for cattle issued from Govt herds (Reel 6033; X827 p.37)

1822 Jan 30

Letter by was one of seven documents for transmission to Revd Middleton by Samuel Marsden (Reel 6008; 4/3504A pp.369-70)

1822 Mar 25

Applying for clearing gang for Erskine Park (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.113)

1822 Apr 12

Requesting that Henry Dawkins be assigned to him (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.125-6)

1822 Apr 20

Letter explaining new regulations for the rationing of men employed in clearing land; had authority to select 22 convicts from Thomson's Road Party to clear land at Erskine Park (Reel 6009; 4/3505 pp.89-91)

1822 May 1

Reference to documents forwarded by him in a list of documents forwarded by Judge Advocate to Colonial Secretary (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.226)

1822 May 6

Re return of wheat due from settlers who have received clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.3, 5, 11)

1822 May 16

Permission will be sought from Erskine for Lieutenant Robinson to remain as Secretary to Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.294)

1822 Jun 4

Enclosing memorial on Francis Allman praying remuneration for loss of baggage in Port Macquarie Harbour (Fiche 3045; 4/1829 No. 107)

1822 Sep 6

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.112)

1822 Oct 9

Requesting a road to his farm, Erskine Park (Reel 6055; 4/1762 p.16)

1822 Oct 14

Forwarding new precept for Member of the Supreme Court (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.382)

1822 Nov 27

Governor will convey to Erskine Sorell's views on advisability of retaining Lieutenant Cuthbertson in his present position as Commandant of Macquarie Harbour (Reel 6009; 4/3506 pp.480-1)

1823

On list of landowners and details of land cleared by clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.13)

1823

On list of landowners owing money for clearing parties (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.21)

1823

Unsigned bond re clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.293-6)

1823 Jan 24

Concerning road to his farm, Erskine Park (Reel 6020; 2/8130 pp.427-36)

1823 Feb 12

To be saluted with thirteen guns on occasion of embarkation for England on leave (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.137)

1823 Mar 31

Application by George Druitt on behalf of Erskine for clearing party & bond (Reel 6022; 4/7014 pp.247-8)

1823 May 9

Referred to in letter re Vickers Jacob's resignation from the army in India to become a merchant in the Colony (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.308)

1823 Sep 24

Re estimate of labour performed by clearing parties victualled from Parramatta (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.265)

1823 Sep 26

On list of persons with clearing gangs failing to make requisite agreements, district of Parramatta (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.279)

1824 Oct

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.48)

ERSKINE RIVER

1818 Jun 11

Named after the Lieutenant Governor (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.50c [iv-v])

ESCKITH, Robert (Per "Mangles", 1820) see HESKETH, Robert

 

ESCOTT, George. Per "General Stewart", 1818

1819 Jul 10

On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.175)

1820 Jul

On monthly return of prisoners punished at Newcastle (Reel 6023; 4/1718 pp.109-10)

1821 Sep 8

Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines; listed as Hiscott (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.70)

1823 Apr

Requested to return to service as a ploughman; appears as Eastcott (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.191)

1823 Sep 28

On return of convicts discharged from the Establishment, Emu Plains; to Sydney. Appears as Hescott (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.155)

1824 Dec 31

On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office; appears as Estcroft (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.105)

ESKITH see HESKETH

ESKITH, Mary (Per "Morley", 1820) see HESKETH, Jane

 

ESPIE, George. Came free per "Dorothy", 1820

1820 Oct 14

Memorial on his behalf by his brother Robert (Fiche 3018; 4/1823 No.228)

1820 Oct 16

Re grant of land and indulgences to (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.352-4, 359)

1820 Oct 16

Re passage to Van Diemen's Land with six convicts (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.357-8)

1820 Oct 16

Proceeding to Van Diemen's Land per "Guildford" with six assigned servants (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.358)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.28)

ESPIE, John

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.29)

1823

On list of persons owing quit rents in Van Diemen's Land; for land in the District of Strangford (Fiche 3270; X19 pp.11, 16)

ESPIE, Robert. Surgeon Superintendent, "Morley" (1817), "Shipley" (1818), "Dorothy" (1820), "Lord Sidmouth" (1823); appointed Acting Surgeon in Port Dalrymple Oct 1820

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.29)

1817 May 3

To receive passage money for return to England (Reel 6005; 4/3496 pp.133-4)

1818 Dec 1

Re submission of Medical Journals & expenditures to the Principal Surgeon (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.185)

1819 Mar 27

Bill drawn on H.M. Treasury in favour of (Reel 6049; 4/1745 pp.78, 373)

1819 Mar 29

On list of troops and passengers proceeding to England per "Shipley" (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.58)

1820 Oct 4

Asking permission for himself, his brother and family, and six farming men to proceed to Hobart in the "Guildford" (Reel 6050; 4/1747 pp.189-91). Reply, 4 Oct (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.310)

1820 Oct 14

Re his brother George's property (Fiche 3018; 4/1823 No.228)

1820 Oct 16

Re grant of land and indulgences to his brother George Espie (Reel 6007; 4/3502 pp.352-4, 359)

1820 Oct 16

Re appointment as Acting Surgeon, Port Dalrymple (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.363)

1821 Feb 18

Re his resignation as medical officer at Port Dalrymple and recommendation of Richard Rowland Priest to fill the vacancy (Reel 6051; 4/1748 pp.32-3)

1823 Mar 1

Re certificate of arrival of the "Lord Sidmouth" (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.31)

1823 Mar 1

Requesting permit to ship tobacco to Isle of France (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.141-141a)

1823 Mar 5

Re expenditure for medicines on voyage (Reel 6057; 4/1767 p.89)

1824 May 10

Re duty on tobacco imported by (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.50)

ESPIE, Robert (Junior)

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.29)

ESTCROFT, George (Per "General Stewart", 1818) see ESCOTT, George

ESTILL, Lydia (Per "Janus", 1820) see BARNES, Lydia

ESTIMATES see CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT

"ESTRAMINA"

1804-07

Spanish cruiser captured by brig "Harrington" (Reel 6020; 4/1093.1 pp.1-184)

1809 Oct 4

Order & report of survey of damaged sails belonging to the "Estramina" (Reel 6041; 4/1722 pp.94-94b)

1810 Jan 5

Received supplies from H.M.S. "Dromedary" (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.46)

1811 Jun 29-1813 Nov 19

Lists of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle on (Reel 6003; 4/3492 pp.29, 61, 73, 81-2, 92, 101, 112-3, 118-9, 144, 156, 159, 162, 164, 169, 188, 192, 194, 209, 211, 215, 232, 233, 239, 246, 267, 275, 284, 288)

1813 Oct 25

Bringing cargoes of coal and pine planks from Newcastle to Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.251)

1814 Jan 8-1816 Jan 12

Lists of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle on (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.6, 341, 381, 407, 479 & 4/3494 pp.91, 106, 129, 174, 218, 235, 264, 286, 315)

1815 Oct 27

Protest against taking coals as ship damaged (Reel 6066; 4/1805 pp.199-200)

1815 Dec 27

Re persons travelling on to Newcastle (Reel 6066; 4/1805 p.209)

1816 Jan 25

Wrecked on sand bank at Newcastle (Reel 6066; 4/1806 pp.5-6, 8-9)

1816 Feb 16

To act as pilot for the "Kangaroo" in and out of Newcastle Harbour (Reel 6066; 4/1806 p.12)

1817 May 3

To be broken up and articles of copper & iron salvaged for Govt use (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.131)

"ESTRAMINA", Master of see APSEY, John; OVERHAND, Bryan; ROSS, Joseph; WATSON, Edward

ESTREEKE, James (Mariner, "Surrey") see ESTRICK, John

ESTRICHT, James (Mariner, "Surrey") see ESTRICK, John

 

ESTRICK, John. Mariner, "Surrey"

1814 Oct

Referred to in testimony given in the case against the "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 p.81)

1814 Oct 10,12

Required to appear as a witness in the Vice-Admiralty Court; listed as James Estricht (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.48, 50)

1814 Oct 12

Mariner "Surrey"; listed as James Estreeke (Reel 6044; 4/1731 p.29)

1814 Oct 18,20

Called as witness in the matter of the ship "Surrey", Vice-Admiralty Court; listed as Estricht and Hiestricht (Reel 6040; 9/2735 pp.33, 34)

1814 Oct 20

Testimony in the case brought against the "Surrey" (Reel 6044; 4/1731 pp.102-3)

ETHER, Robert (Born in the Colony; of Windsor) see HEATHER, Robert

 

ETHERDEN, Benjamin. Per "Ocean", 1823

1823 Sep 2

On list of convicts landed from the "Ocean" and forwarded to Windsor for distribution; taken in Sydney (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.164)

1823 Sep 3

Convict landed from "Ocean", sent to Parramatta, but not on distribution list. Enquiry from Henry Douglass, Justice of the Peace, Parramatta, re disposal of (Reel 6057; 4/1768 p.174a)

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