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Marsden, Samuel (Revd) (1806-Mar 1817)


1806 Feb 14

Report of case Marsden v Mason (Reel 6041; 4/1720 pp.162-9)

1806 Apr 17

Re Martin Mason's accusations against him (Reel 6041; 4/1720 pp.237, 261-70)

1806 Jul

Received issue of beer (Reel 6041; 4/1719 p.211)

1806 Aug

Statement of the land granted and in cultivation; cattle and sheep with the population (Fiche 3309; 2/8637 pp.1-2)

1806 Aug 13

Acted as magistrate for County of Cumberland (Reel 6041; 4/1721 p.6)

1810 Mar 1

Re completion of his house at Parramatta (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.110)

1810 Mar 31

Appointed Trustee and Commissioner for proposed Turnpike road between Sydney & Hawkesbury but declined (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.33-4)

1810 Mar 31, Apr 10

Appointed joint Trustee and Commissioner of proposed Turnpike road between Sydney & Hawkesbury (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.159)

1810 Apr 2

Re appointment of Trustees for the Turnpike Road and exchange of letters with the Governor on the subject (Reel 6042; 4/1723 p.253)

1810 May 17

To William Cowper re handing over of funds to Marsden, appointed Treasurer of the Female Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.35)

1810 May 17

Appointed Trustee of the Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.39)

1810 May 17

Re appointment as Trustee and Treasurer of the Female Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.36)

1810 Jun 26

To James Elder re appointments to celebrate divine service on Marsden's recommendation (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.102)

1810 Aug 1

To Robert Durie re repairs to church at Parramatta (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.141-2)

1810 Sep 15

Received permission to reside at Parramatta (Reel 6038, SZ758 p.88; Reel 6039, SZ756 p.583)

1810 Sep 20

Re establishment of chaplains and returns of births and deaths (Reel 6002; 4/3490C p.176)

1810 Oct 4-1811 Apr 2

To Glenholme re payment of duties to the Orphan Fund and statement of accounts (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.13-14, 68-9, 145-6)

1810 Nov

Re sanity of Captain Alexander Bodie of the "Frederick" and appointment of a committee to take charge of his person and property (Reel 6040; ML Safe 1/53 Item 4)

1810 Dec 18

Re surplice fees at all the parish churches and chapels throughout the territory (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.43-4)

1811-1825 Mar

Returns of births, deaths and marriages, Parramatta (Reel 6024; 2/8296 pp.1-70, 77-184, 205-12 & 2/8297 pp.1-42, 49-54, 67-102)

1811 Jan 3-4

To William Henry re issue of cow to Henry on Marsden's surety (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.71-3)

1811 Feb 2

Re instructions for consecration of burial grounds (Reel 6002; 4/3490D p.97)

1811 Apr-Jun; 1812 Jan-Mar

Returns of deaths, Georges River (Reel 6024; 2/8296 pp.7, 27)

1811 Apr 19

Re restoring property to Alexander Brodie who was reported fully recovered from mental illness (Reel 6002; 4/3490D pp.164-5)

1811 May

Return of births, Georges River (Reel 6024; 2/8296 p.5)

1811 May 15, Jul 31

Circulars re General Orders to be read at divine service (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.6, 48)

1811 Jun 12

Granted permission for missionaries to build vessels for use at Otaheite (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.20-1)

1811 Jul 13-1812 Apr 13

Re receipts from the Naval Officer for the Orphan Fund and accounts (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.41-2, 95-6, 150-2, 223-5)

1811 Oct 16

Re non receipt of returns of marriages (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.99)

1812 Jan 30

Transmitting letter from Lord Liverpool re monetary grants for missionaries to the colony (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.170)

1812 Mar 16,21

Re information concerning fate of Vernicourt (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.198-9, 202-3)

1812 Apr 14

Re relinquishment of Grose Farm to Government in exchange for land elsewhere (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.226-7)

1812 Apr 17

Re confirmation of Fitzgerald as schoolmaster at Hobart (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.232)

1812 Jun 29

Complaining of cruelty of ships' masters in taking Maoris to work on voyage & then turning them adrift in England & elsewhere without money, friends or shelter; asking that such measures be prohibited; making a particular appeal for a Maori on board the "Mary" (Reel 6043; 4/1727 pp.255-7)

1812 Jul 22-1813 Oct 11

Re receipts from the Naval Officer for the Orphan Fund and accounts (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.297-300, 337-8, 371-3, 431-2, 513-5, 555-7)

1812 Aug 25

Purchased 30 acres of land on the north side of the creek above Parramatta upon which a water mill erected; given a grant of this and some additional land on 25 Aug 1812 (Fiche 3267; 9/2731 p.13)

1812 Oct 31

Appointed by Governor Macquarie to be Justice of the Peace and Magistrate for Parramatta and adjoining districts (Reel 6043; 4/1727 p.305)

1813 Feb

On account of cattle stated in the Muster Masters' returns as not belonging to Government (Reel 6031; 4/7028A p.30)

1813 Feb 5

Certificate for completion of Parramatta pump by James Bowler (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.21)

1813 Feb 19

Re distribution of convicts per "Archduke Charles" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.397-9)

1813 Feb 19

Two convicts disembarked from the "Archduke Charles" assigned to at Parramatta (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.400)

1813 Apr 1,3

Circulars transmitting General Orders and Proclamation (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.409, 412)

1813 Apr 28, May 20

Circulars transmitting General Orders re market day, Sunday observance and carts (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.446, 467-8)

1813 May 10

Requesting return of persons put on or off victualling lists (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.463)

1813 Jun 18

Re forwarding of convicts to Palmer and of stockmen to Marsden (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.478-83)

1813 Jun 23

Circular re erection of Court House at Sydney by voluntary subscription (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.487)

1813 Jul 19

Re transport and confinement of Archibald McNaughton and Phillip Connor, Lieutenants of the 73rd Regiment, convicted of manslaughter (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.510-2)

1813 Jul 31

Circular re instructions for survey of wheat in possession of settlers (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.526-7)

1813 Aug 5,23, Sep 25

Circulars transmitting copies of Proclamation and General Orders (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.532, 535-6, 549)

1813 Sep 30

Circular transmitting list of pardons not collected (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.550-2)

1813 Oct 14

Circular re distribution of convicts per "Earl Spencer" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.558-9)

1813 Oct 16

Circular transmitting prayer for Prince Regent to be published in churches (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.566)

1813 Oct 20

Re withdrawal of two servants from the employ of John Blaxland by Marsden (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.568-9)

1813 Oct 28

Re claims by convicts for mitigation of sentences under false names (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.578-9)

1813 Nov 9

To Ellis Bent re charges by Marsden of cruelty to New Zealand native by L Jones, master of the "King George" (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.595-6)

1813 Nov 24

Re taking possession on the part of Government of house occupied by John Jameison if not vacated by 1 Dec 1813 (Reel 6002; 4/3491 p.612)

1813 Dec 7

Circular to requiring magistrates to observe regulations relating to testimonials of convicts applying for indulgences (Reel 6002; 4/3491 pp.624-6)

1813 Dec 28

Evidence before Court of Inquiry into administration of the Parramatta Hospital by Dr Luttrell (Reel 6043; 4/1728 pp.322-3)

1814 Jan 12

Transmitted indenture to be executed for persons wanting female convicts, and list of convicts sent to Factory (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.11-12)

1814 Jan 25

Circular requesting survey of grain and crops of settlers (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.20)

1814 Jan 25-Oct 15

Re receipts from the Naval Officer for the Orphan Fund accounts (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.17-9, 105-6, 143-5, 218-20, 338-40)

1814 Feb 11

Re distribution of convicts per "General Hewitt" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.39-40)

1814 Feb 16

Attended a general meeting of magistrates to consider the present deficiency of grain; resolutions passed by the meeting (Reel 6038; SZ758 pp.467-70)

1814 Mar 3

Requesting returns of births, deaths and marriages to be forwarded to England (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.71-2)

1814 Apr 21

To Cowper re returns of births, deaths and marriages (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.151)

1814 May 11

Circular re lists of convicts from "Three Bees" forwarded for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.164)

1814 May 23

Certificate that James Bowler had completed pumps in Macquarie Street and George Street (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.436-7)

1814 Jun 11

Circular re applications for mitigations of sentence (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.189)

1814 Jun 22

Circular transmitting General Order re disturbances which had arisen between the natives and settlers in the remote districts (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.197)

1814 Aug 16

Attended general meeting of the magistrates of New South Wales held to consider the deficiency of grain at which resolutions to alleviate the situation were made (Reel 6044; 4/1730 pp.251-3)

1814 Aug 18

Re distribution of convicts landed from the "Surrey" among settlers (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.254)

1814 Aug 26

To Allan re payment of lodging money to John Palmer (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.274)

1814 Sep 14

Circular transmitting Government & General Orders re the future conduct and muster of male convicts (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.298-9)

1814 Sep 20

Requesting returns of births, deaths and marriages for transmission to England (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.308)

1814 Sep 20

Circular re establishment of Gaol Gangs at Parramatta, Liverpool & Windsor pursuant to the Government & General Orders of 10 Sep 1814 (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.307)

1814 Oct 11

Forbidding use of Dr Goode's version of psalms in divine service (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.332)

1814 Oct 25

Transmitted list of convicts per "Somersetshire" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.345)

1814 Nov 9

To Revd B Vale re acting for Marsden during Marsden's absence in New Zealand (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.363)

1814 Nov 12

Proceeding by "Active" to New Zealand for missionary purposes (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.2-3)

1814 Nov 17

Re instructions for exploration of coast of New Zealand with view to permanent settlement and productions (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.371)

1815 Apr 13-Oct 16

Re receipts from the Naval Officer for the Orphan Fund and accounts (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.31-3, 118-9, 226-8)

1815 Apr 22-1818 Nov 28

Re accounts of the Female Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.97, 183, 276, 321, 351, 380, 417, 447, 482, 496, 531)

1815 Apr 29

Circular re convicts per "Indefatigable" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.65)

1815 Jun 23

Re female convicts per "Northampton" sent to Parramatta Factory for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.102-3)

1815 Aug 14,15

Re convicts per "Canada" and "Francis and Eliza" sent to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.139-41)

1815 Sep 15

Circular re convicts per "Baring" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.175-7)

1815 Sep 22

Circular and letters re distribution of prayer books and psalms from Prayer Book and Homily Society (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.193-7)

1815 Sep 23

Government Notice re distribution of prayer brooks (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.140)

1815 Oct 30

Circular transmitting General Orders re annual muster (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.252)

1815 Dec 2

Re his introduction of Dr Goode's version of the Psalms (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.51)

1815 Dec 18; 1816 Jan 8

Re investigation of obligations by Marsden of fraud and violence committed by John Martin on natives of Marquesas (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.287-8, 309)

1816 Jan 1

On list of persons holding civil and military employments in New South Wales & its dependencies, as Principal Chaplain (Reel 6045; 4/1734 p.10)

1816 Jan 15, Apr 25

Re receipt from the Naval Officer for the Orphan Fund and accounts (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.319-21, 467-8)

1816 Jan 26

Transmitting list of female convicts for the Derwent (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.51)

1816 Feb 5

Circular re distribution of convicts per "Ocean" (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.336)

1816 Feb 8

Circular re publicans licences and charitable collections (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.348-9)

1816 Feb 28, Mar 11

Re returns of births, deaths and marriages for forwarding to England (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.383, 397)

1816 Apr 15

Circular re convicts per "Guildford" for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.463-5)

1816 Apr 26

To Magnus Johnson, master "Guildford", re delivery of the property of deceased convict named Perrin to Marsden (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.470)

1816 May 9

Circulars transmitting proclamations and orders concerning Aboriginal hostility and applications for land and cattle (Reel 6004; 4/3494 pp.483, 484)

1816 May 11

Paid from the Police Fund for bricks supplied for Government buildings at Parramatta (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.197)

1816 May 21

To Garling re dismissing detainers on the property of Foden Perrin (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.491)

1816 Jun 29

To receive copies of Government Orders re issue of Government cattle (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.13)

1816 Jul 5

Circular re proceedings and documents from meeting of magistrates (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.26)

1816 Jul 17

To receive payment from account of John Piper (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.38, 40)

1816 Jul 18

Circulars re removal of insecure habitations from Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.46, 47)

1816 Jul 24

Re format of psalms at church services (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.50)

1816 Jul 26

Circular re Aboriginal activities (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.55)

1816 Jul 29

Circular re convicts landed from the "Atlas" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.60, 61)

1816 Aug 3

Re conduct of William Tyson, Sydney Gazette and Robert Sells (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.78, 79)

1816 Aug 6

Re incorrect information on certificates issued to convicts (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.86, 87)

1816 Aug 26

To receive circular re Government & General Orders of 17 Aug re prohibition of trade to those employed under Government (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.110)

1816 Sep 7

Refused to endorse condemnation of Jeffery Hart Bent's action in imprisonment of William Broughton without trial, expressed by the other magistrates at a meeting (Reel 6045; 4/1735 p.126)

1816 Sep 13

Re General Annual Muster (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.123)

1816 Sep 28

Re the establishment of a distillery in New South Wales (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.151-155)

1816 Oct 4

Letter to be delivered to him (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.173)

1816 Oct 11

Sent list of convicts landed from the "Elizabeth" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.181)

1816 Oct 16

Request for reason for cancellation of William Holding's ticket of leave (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.193)

1816 Oct 18

Re convicts to be distributed from "Mariner" (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.203)

1816 Oct 19

Re his receiving a runaway sailor (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.208)

1816 Oct 19

Notification of payment to be made to the Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.211)

1816 Nov 1

Paid from the Police Fund for trespass done him by Government stock (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.272)

1816 Nov 2

Circular re publicising proclamation concerning treatment of Aborigines (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.245)

1816 Nov 11

Whikakadda, embarking on the "King George", to be under protection of (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.167)

1816 Nov 19

Governor Macquarie reprimanding him for having removed J D Saintsbury from Government labour & assigning him to a private person, & ordering magistrates not to interfere with Government gangs except in cases of criminal acts (Reel 6045; 4/1735 pp.199-200)

1816 Nov 21

Governor Macquarie expressing surprise that Marsden or any other magistrate would remove prisoners in Government labour & assign them to private individuals (Reel 6045; 4/1735 pp.201-2)

1816 Nov 21

Circular re Government Public Notice concerning signing of petitions/memorials for pardons (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.289)

1816 Nov 25

Attendance requested at meeting to discuss an average wage rate (Reel 6045, 4/1735 pp.222-4; Reel 6005, 4/3495 p.307)

1816 Nov 26

Sent copies of Proclamation re Colonial currency notes (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.313)

1816 Dec

Member of Committee and Treasurer for the Female Orphan Institution (Reel 6046; 4/1736 p.42a)

1816 Dec 3

Sent copies of notice of meeting to be held re establishment of Bank, and Colonial currency rates (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.329)

1816 Dec 4

Re possible escape of John Bolton from Parramatta Jail (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.333)

1816 Dec 5

John Bolton had been sent to Sydney under charge of constable, having been summoned by Judge Advocate to give evidence (Reel 6046; 4/1736 pp.183-4). Reply, 6 Dec (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.340)

1816 Dec 12

Circular with Government & General order re Jeffrey Hart Bent (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.359)

1816 Dec 26

Sent copies of Government & General Order re rate of wages & labour for Government men (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.408)

1816 Dec 26

Sent list of convicts for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.409)

1817 Jan 8-1825 Dec 7

Re applications for permission to marry by publication of banns (Reel 6005, 4/3495 pp.434-5, 4/3496 p.25-6, 119 & 4/3497 pp.15, 93, 120, 125, 180, 276; Reel 6006, 4/3498 pp.28, 77, 135, 203, 269, 295, 4/3499 pp.33, 97, 127, 242, 302 & 4/3500 pp.145, 168; Reel 6007, 4/3501 p.157 & 4/3503 pp.88, 89, 153, 204; Reel 6008, 4/3504 pp.24, 78, 138, 219, 402 & 4/3504A pp.44, 127, 253, 397, 513; Reel 6009, 4/3505 pp.141, 381 & 4/3506 pp.11, 228; Reel 6010, 4/3507 pp.98, 175, 220 & 4/3508 pp.244, 437, 642; Reel 6012, 4/3510 pp.137, 321, 425, 622; Reel 6013, 4/3511 pp.71, 430, 599 & 4/3512 pp.127, 433, 526; Reel 6014, 4/3513 pp.64, 249, 358, 621 & 4/3514 pp.81-2, 226, 399, 588; Reel 6063, 4/1785 pp.10, 142-3; Reel 6064, 4/1787 pp.5a, 64a-b, 127; Reel 6015, 4/3515 pp.94, 314; Reel 6016, 4/3516 pp.4, 156)

1817 Jan 9

Sent copies of Proclamation re destruction of Government cattle (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.445)

1817 Jan 10

Re procedures for submitting marriages for approval (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.447)

1817 Jan 14

Wished to file a criminal information against the printer of the Sydney Gazette for having published a letter signed Philo Free (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.455-458)

1817 Jan 15

General Order re missionaries and letter in Gazette signed Philo Free (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.304-5)

1817 Jan 18

General Order re distribution of bibles and testaments (Reel 6038; SZ759 pp.305-7)

1817 Jan 21

Re payment to be made to the Female Orphan Institution Fund (Reel 6005; 4/3495 pp.464, 466)

1817 Jan 29

Requested post-mortem examination of James Elgin (Reel 6047; 4/1739 pp.121-4)

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