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Ovens, John (Feb 1824) to Overton


1824 Feb 10

Re returns of public works employing convicts (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.320)

1824 Feb 10

Re estimate of improvements to public buildings (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.315-6)

1824 Feb 10

Re returns of road repair gangs (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.317-8)

1824 Feb 10

Re returns of clearing gangs (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.319)

1824 Feb 17

Re requisition by the Committee of St James Church (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.345)

1824 Feb 21

Re convicts to construct road from Richmond to Bathurst (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.377)

1824 Feb 27

Re investigation into the mess pork at the Prisoners Barracks, Hyde Park (Reel 6060; 4/1776 pp.105-105b)

1824 Mar 2

Re replacement for Lieutenant Croker (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.127)

1824 Mar 2

Requesting cotton kilts for Mill Gang at Carters Barracks (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.418)

1824 Mar 4

Re three new saddles for Allan Cunningham (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.440)

1824 Mar 6

Arrangements for disembarkation of the Chief Justice (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.452)

1824 Mar 13

Re convicts to work at the Female School (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.497)

1824 Mar 15

Re tenders for repairs of the Chief Justice's residence (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.511)

1824 Mar 15

Re experiment with boiled pork (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.529)

1824 Mar 15

Re an experiment conducted by F A Hely to test the loss of weight occasioned by the boiling of mess pork (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.529-30)

1824 Mar 30

Re convicts to be dispatched to Cawdor (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.596)

1824 Mar 30

Re cultivation of the castor oil nut (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.597)

1824 May 3

Re supplying Port Macquarie with wethers (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.84)

1824 May 3

Re supplying 100 pairs of shoes to Factory at Parramatta (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.86)

1824 May 3

Re supplying requisitions to Port Macquarie and Newcastle (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.90)

1824 May 5, Jun 9

Re list of letters referred (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.137, 138, 404-5)

1824 May 6, Jul 6

Re supply of requisitions to Bathurst and Newcastle (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.160, 616)

1824 May 8

Re proposed hospital at Windsor (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.128)

1824 May 8

Re punishment of William McMullen (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.129-129a)

1824 May 12

To act as Governor's Private Secretary (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.232)

1824 May 17-Jul 6

Re supply of requisitions to Port Macquarie (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.258, 281, 511, 615)

1824 May 26; 1825 Nov 16

Appointed Justice of the Peace (Reel 6039, 4/424 pp.237, 457; Fiche 3299, AO Doc No.1 & AO Doc No.4)

1824 Jun 4

Re supply of requisitions to Bathurst (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.382)

1824 Jun 5

Re his letter to be written under sanction of the Governor (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.388)

1824 Jun 10

Re supply of requisition to Asylum at Castle Hill (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.435)

1824 Jun 12

Re date of commission as a Major (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.450)

1824 Jun 14

Re position of Principal Surgeon (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.462)

1824 Jun 16

Re convict's assignment to his wife (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.130)

1824 Jul-Nov

Re supply of requisitions (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.19, 51, 71, 117, 174, 371, 453, 613, 692, 698)

1824 Jul 22

Re supplies not reaching Fort Wellington (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.30)

1824 Jul 22

Re supplies not reaching Bathurst (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.31)

1824 Jul 23

Requesting a tailor for Castle Hill Lunatic Asylum (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.67)

1824 Aug 21-1825 Sep 21

Re stock issued at Rooty Hill (Reel 6033; X829 pp.29-55)

1824 Sep

His reply to the instructions of 15 Sep 1824 transmitted to the Governor (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.150)

1824 Sep 7

Re stationery for Assistant Superintendent of Police (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.340)

1824 Sep 9

Re stationary supplied for musters (Reel 6060; 4/1777 p.132)

1824 Sep 13

Circular requesting report on employment of convicts under his orders with suggestions for turning convict labour to better account (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.372-3)

1824 Sep 18

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.87)

1824 Sep 20

Circular re review of Orders and Regulations made by successive Governors pertaining to the administration of his office (Reel 6013; 4/3512 pp.404-5)

1824 Sep 22

Re supply of labourers to Wellington Valley (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.411)

1824 Sep 30

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

1824 Oct 18

Re documents relating to the functioning of the Engineers Department (Reel 6060; 4/1775 p.160)

1824 Oct 21

Re account of Government property (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.600)

1824 Oct 22

Re articles supplied to Lieutenant Simpson (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.133-4)

1824 Oct 29

Re Castrator of Government Stock (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.626)

1824 Oct 30

Re clothing for prisoners, Sydney Gaol (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.641)

1824 Nov 15-1825 Mar

Re supply of requisitions (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.5, 65, 124, 141, 188, 262, 276, 436, 578, 648)

1824 Nov 18

Re occupation of the former residence of the Judge Advocate (Reel 6060; 4/1777 pp.135-135a). Reply, 20 Nov (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.15)

1824 Dec 20

Copy of letter from H MacArthur requesting more convicts (Reel 6017; 4/5782 pp.159-60)

1824 Dec 22

Re returns of Army and Commissariat staff, 1822-23 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.133)

1824 Dec 27

Re accounts of military posts and works (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.162)

1824 Dec 31

Listed on Colonial Fund statement (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.412, 427, 434, 438)

1825 Jan 7

Circular requesting information for the purpose of preparing returns for Earl Bathurst for the year 1822 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.125-6, 226)

1825 Jan 25

Re number of convicts assigned to H MacArthur (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.309-10)

1825 Jan 25

Re classes of cases arising from lands occupied by private persons without titles to land (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.61)

1825 Jan 26

Appointment as Private Secretary to the Governor confirmed (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.305-6)

1825 Feb 20

Re salary of Mr Uniack (Reel 6063; 4/1785 p.112)

1825 Feb 22

Re conditions of grants (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.469-10)

1825 Mar 1

Re letters referred for attention (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.521)

1825 Mar 7,8

Re his refusal to supply convicts for the tread wheels at Carters Barracks; regretting that the Colonial Secretary was not more co-operative on matters of public service (Reel 6017, 4/5782 pp.254-9, 263-4; Reel 6062, 4/1782 p.23)

1825 Mar 12

Re Joseph Penton being employed as a weaver (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.604)

1825 Apr-Jun

Re supply of requisitions (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.31, 49, 129, 252, 271, 336, 405, 462)

1825 Apr 7-Dec 23

Letters (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.153, 183-202)

1825 Apr 9

Re convict musters (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.40-1)

1825 Apr 18

Circular re information required for returns of the Colony, 1823 (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.92, 94)

1825 Apr 19-Oct 8

Warrants on the Colonial Treasurer to pay salaries of subordinate officers in Ovens' Department (Reel 6070; 4/6037 pp.15, 33, 55)

1825 Apr 20

Re construction of a parsonage house (Fiche 3301; 4/1915.1A pp.1-2)

1825 Apr 23

Re distilling in Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.138)

1825 Apr 30

Re returns of personnel in the Army and Commissariat (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.204)

1825 Apr 30

Ordered ten working oxen to South Creek from Cowpastures (Reel 6031; 4/7028C p.296)

1825 May-Jul

Re return of Treasury notes and warrants (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.259, 335, 391, 433, 465, 511, 514, 566, 578, 599, 607)

1825 May-Nov

Transmitting Treasury Orders (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.159-162, 164-165, 167-181a, 183a, 184a, 187a)

1825 May 1

Re Governor's inspection of convicts per "Asia" and "Royal Charlotte" (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.194)

1825 May 5

Re returns of the military posts and works and expenses (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.205)

1825 May 5

Re the accounts of the Commissariat (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.227)

1825 May 9

Re inspection of convicts (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.154)

1825 May 9

Re coals from Newcastle per Mr Reibey's vessel (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.239)

1825 May 10

Order on the Colonial Treasurer for sundry disbursements for Government (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.20)

1825 May 11

Re Charter Parties for ships (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.253)

1825 May 11,20

Letters forwarding orders (Reel 6063; 4/1784 pp.155-6)

1825 May 13

Order on the Colonial Treasurer for amount due to Police Establishment in Counties of Durham and Northumberland for salary and slop clothing (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.24)

1825 May 20

Forwarding lists of convicts going to Port Macquarie (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.157)

1825 May 23

Re list of persons applying to purchase land (Reel 6014; 4/3514 pp.342-4)

1825 May 23

Re extracts of convicts at out stations (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.349)

1825 May 24

Re warrant for Mr Wentworth (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.354)

1825 May 25

Forwarding dispatch from Earl Bathurst (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.352)

1825 May 25

Re return of lists of convicts (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.158)

1825 May 27

Re Royal Warrants for Revds Hassall and Robinson (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.376)

1825 May 28

Re appointment of Mr Mackaness and dispatch requested (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.390)

1825 May 31

Re copy of dispatch from Earl Bathurst (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.401)

1825 Jun 2

Re appointment of Captain Rossi (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.417)

1825 Jun 7

Order on the Colonial Treasurer for advance for soldiers employed at the new Military Barracks (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.29)

1825 Jun 16

Asking Goulburn's opinion of the new Registry Bill, copy enclosed. Added was note from Goulburn (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.62-3)

1825 Jun 16

Requesting H Moore to give his opinion of the new Registry Bill, copy enclosed. (Reel 6062; 4/1782 pp.62-5)

1825 Jun 17

Re forwarding to of Mr Adair's letters (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.506)

1825 Jun 25

Requesting proclamation re murder witnesses (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.163)

1825 Jun 25

Enclosing warrant in favour of Captain Rossi (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.540)

1825 Jun 27

Enclosing warrant in favour of James Vaughan (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.542)

1825 Jun 30

French men of war to pay compliments to British flag; Ovens requested to return compliment (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.554)

1825 Jul

Re Treasury warrants (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.27, 30, 88)

1825 Jul

Re requisitions (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.43, 84, 140, 164)

1825 Jul

Re Treasury Orders (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.28, 45, 61, 76, 97, 141, 162, 230, 262)

1825 Jul 1

Enclosing instructions for apportioning New South Wales (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.570)

1825 Jul 5

Transmitting list of salaries of subordinate officers (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.166)

1825 Jul 7

Returning enclosures (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.589)

1825 Jul 7

Re warrants for salaries (Reel 6014; 4/3514 p.603)

1825 Jul 18

Re application for clearing gang (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.35)

1825 Jul 22

Re supply of slop clothing to Wellington Valley (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.66). Reply, 26 Jul (Reel 6069; 4/1818 pp.27-30)

1825 Jul 23

Re land application (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.68)

1825 Jul 28

Re documents in his hands (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.77)

1825 Jul 28

Re merchants' memorial (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.78)

1825 Aug 5

Re Mr Harris' grant (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.101, 103)

1825 Aug 6

Reporting medical decision (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.105)

1825 Aug 12

Requesting preparation of prisoners' emancipations for Brisbane's signature (Fiche 3292; 4/6974.1 pp.4-5)

1825 Aug 16

Enclosing John Dickson's memorial (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.150)

1825 Aug 25

Re regulations for issuing and accounting provisions (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.231)

1825 Aug 31

Re burial ground at Campbelltown (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.261)

1825 Sep 2

Re allowances of forage and lodging to Military Officers and other individuals attached to the Army (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.177)

1825 Sep 6

Re convicts arrived per "Lonach" (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.274)

1825 Sep 6

Re appointments (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.276)

1825 Sep 7

Re letter in his hands (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.279)

1825 Sep 10,13

Asking if a lodging allowance had ever been given to officers of the Surveyor General's Department, & papers (Reel 6064; 4/1787 pp.135-6). Reply, 16 Sep (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.320)

1825 Sep 16

Re copy of Bill drawn by John MacArthur in favour of the Government (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.318)

1825 Sep 16

Re grant of land for Mr H Torance (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.325)

1825 Sep 17-Oct

Re Treasury Orders returned (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.329, 345, 351, 391, 408)

1825 Sep 20

Re document returned (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.338)

1825 Sep 27,Oct

Re supply of requisitions (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.346, 493)

1825 Sep 30

Re cost of coals sold at Newcastle (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.359)

1825 Sep 30

Re loading coals on board vessels (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.362)

1825 Oct 4

Transmitting the salary list of persons employed in Engineer's Department (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.182)

1825 Oct 7

Re incomplete emancipations (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.394)

1825 Oct 7

Order on the Colonial Treasurer for four geldings purchased at Parramatta for use of the Mounted Police (Reel 6070; 4/6037 p.58)

1825 Oct 10

Re salaries of subordinate officers (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.413)

1825 Oct 11

Circular re information for return required by Lord Bathurst for the year 1824 (Reel 6015; 4/3515 pp.414-5)

1825 Oct 20

Re Treasury Order drawn in his favour for horses bought at Parramatta Fair for Government (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.185)

1825 Nov 2

On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.97)

1825 Nov 3

Re capital conviction of John Cahill (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.522)

1825 Dec

Re his ill health (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.196a)

1825 Dec

J Thorp claiming Major Ovens said he should be paid for extra service (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.203)

OVENS, Samuel

1813 Jul 1

Subscribed to fund for building a court house at Sydney (Reel 6043; 4/1728 p.135)

OVENS, Thomas. Per "Shipley", 1817

1817 May 2

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Shipley" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6005; 4/3496 p.129)

1822

Servant of Jonathon Hassall of Cooke; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 pp.135-6)

1823 Sep 1,3

Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.182)

1824 Oct 4

Resident on estate of John Dickson, district of Cooke. Memorial (Fiche 3103; 4/1838B No.727 pp.1191-4)

OVERELL, James

n.d.

In index to land grants in Van Diemen's Land (Fiche 3262; 4/438 p.69)

OVERHAND, Bryan. Master, "Lady Nelson" and "Estramina"

1809 May 27

Commission from Lieutenant Governor Paterson to take command of the "Lady Nelson" (Reel 6001; SZ757 p.51b)

1809 Nov 14

On list of all grants and leases of town allotments registered in the Colonial Secretary's Office (Fiche 3268; 9/2731 p.232)

1810 Jan 10

Reported that rigging and sails need repairing (Reel 6042, 4/1723 p.87; Reel 6002, 4/3490B p.33)

1810 Jan 27

Ordered to convey detachment of the 73rd Regiment to Norfolk Island (Reel 6002; 4/3490B p.53)

1810 Apr 23

Carrying letter from Mrs Macquarie to Lieutenant Purcell at Newcastle (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.60)

1810 Jul 6

Re escape of convicts from his custody (Reel 6066; 4/1804 p.22)

1810 Jul 9

To Ellis Bent re examination of Overhand re escape of prisoners (Reel 6002; 4/3490C pp.117-8)

1810 Aug 27

Laid charges against Lieutenant Purcell (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.84)

1810 Aug 27

Instructed to take his ship up the Coal River as far as possible to collect cargo of lime (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.83)

1810 Sep 16

To discontinue his nightly visits to prisoners at Newcastle (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.33)

1810 Oct 3

Denied having stolen a cedar log from Coal River (Reel 6003; 4/3490A p.92)

1811 May 30

To assist Edward Watson in navigating the Coal River (Reel 6003; 4/3492 p.13)

1811 Jul 9,12

Complaints re conduct of by Lieutenant John Purcell, Commandant at Newcastle (Reel 6066; 4/1804 pp.76, 78)

1813 Jun 20-1814 Jan 9

Forwarding of provisions to Hobart (Reel 6020; 4/6977A pp.107, 109, 111)

1814 Sep 27

Re Overhand's resignation from command of "Estramina" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 pp.321-2)

1814 Oct 1

To Joseph Ross re survey of "Estramina" (Reel 6004; 4/3493 p.326)

1814 Oct 1

Resigned as Commander of "Estramina" (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.544)

1815 Dec 21

To Forster, master "Emu", transmitting estimate of Overhand's pay (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.292)

OVERTHROW, John. Per "Atlas", 1819

1821 Sep 8

Employed at Pennant Hills. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.89)

1824 c.Apr, Oct 8

Sawyer. Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Reel 6061, 4/1778 p.265e; Fiche 3293, 5/3821.1 p.4)

OVERTON, James. Per "Recovery", 1819

1819 Dec 30

On list of convicts disembarked from the "Recovery" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.144)

OVERTON, John. Per "General Stuart", 1818

1822

Servant of H Foster of Lane Cove. Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3223; 4/1866 p.127)

OVERTON, Joseph. Per "Countess of Harcourt", 1824

1824 Oct 2

To receive slop clothing (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.506)

OVERTON, Thomas. Per "Recovery", 1819

1821 Sep 8

Employed at the New Lumber Yard. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.85)

1821 Dec 3

Referred to in papers re charges brought against Major Druitt (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.193)

1822 Jan

Smith, Johnson's Road Party. On list of witnesses required by Charles Ellis for the Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1755 p.201)

1822 Jan 19

Referred to in evidence before the Board of Enquiry into the Engineer Department (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.7)

1822 Mar

On lists of persons forming roads under the direction of James Johnson, overseer, from 21 Oct 1818 to 2 Mar 1822 (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.416 & 4/1755 p.98)

1824 Oct 8

Blacksmith. Assigned convict tradesman whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Fiche 3293; 5/3821.1 p.2)

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