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Oxley, John (Feb 1822-1824)


1822 Feb-Mar

Suggesting method of filling vacancy caused by resignation of Mr Meehan; position of land selected by Mr Murdoch (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.57-60)

1822 Feb 8

Memorial (Fiche 3043; 4/1829 No.41D)

1822 Feb 8

Re convicts to clear land (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.423)

1822 Feb 13

Re warning Mr Berry of the danger of entering the Shoal Haven River from the sea (Reel 6054; 4/1759 p.147d)

1822 Feb 18

Re directions for surveying land for towns and surveying land near Newcastle (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.453)

1822 Feb 19

Re remuneration for clearing timber on his estate (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.461)

1822 Feb 22

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

1822 Feb 26

Copy of letter from re resolving case of Talbot and Meredith (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.221-3)

1822 Mar 1

Re instructions to H Dangar to survey country in Newcastle and Hunters River (Reel 6067, 4/1808 pp.69-72; Reel 6016, 4/5781 pp.198-202)

1822 Mar 1

Instructions for survey of Newcastle district (Reel 6067; 4/1808 pp.69-72)

1822 Mar 6,7

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict; appears as Surveyor General (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D p.43; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D p.103)

1822 Mar 6-1824 Jul 14

On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290, 4/4570D pp.5, 7, 13, 22, 25, 32, 45, 47, 55, 56, 57, 73, 83, 86, 87, 97; Fiche 3291, 4/4570D pp.104, 110, 114, 116, 133, 137)

1822 Mar 7

Re assignment of convict to Dangar and claim for lodging (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.531)

1822 Mar 11

Re survey of Sydney (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.8)

1822 Mar 16

Re survey system extended to Van Diemen's Land (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.41)

1822 Mar 22

Re land granted to John MacArthur at Camden in payment for 312 rams (Fiche 3264; 4/7081 pp.15-16)

1822 Mar 25-Apr 13

Magistrate present at proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 pp.5b-9)

1822 Mar 31-1823 Sep 30

On lists of persons to whom convict mechanics have been assigned (Fiche 3296; X53 pp.7, 20, 33, 47, 63, 78)

1822 Apr 15, May

On lists of persons indebted to the Crown for livestock issued from the Government Herds & Flocks (Reel 6052; 4/1753 pp.118, 119)

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 20

Re permission to relocate turnpike house on road leading to South Head (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.213)

1822 Jun 17

Re land grant to Mr Still between Red and Myrtle Bank Creeks (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.407)

1822 Jun 20

On schedule of bills drawn upon H.M. Treasury (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.44)

1822 Jun 22

Re survey of Newcastle district (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.424)

1822 Jun 29

J Meehan resigning position of Deputy Surveyor General (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.65-7)

1822 Jul 5

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

1822 Jul 12

Wishing to convert Spanish dollars to Treasury Bills (Reel 6052; 4/1753 p.147)

1822 Jul 15

On list of applications for Treasury Bills in exchange for Spanish dollars (Reel 6054; 4/1757 p.49)

1822 Jul 16

Re land grants (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.58)

1822 Jul 23

Re land grant, Newcastle (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.73)

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 29

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

1822 Sep 23-Oct 21

Joseph Smith convicted by Court of Criminal Jurisdiction of stealing from (Reel 6023; X820 p.71)

1822 Sep 25

Re a proposed exchange of land (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.302)

1822 Sep 25

Re work on a map of Sydney (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.300)

1822 Sep 30

Re land at Duck Creek reserved for Government (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.316)

1822 Sep 30

Re John MacHenry's request for an additional grant and complaint re distribution of land at the Nepean by Oxley (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.154-8)

1822 Oct 9

Re request of the Governor that Oxley not be admitted as a member of the proposed Supreme Court (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.351)

1822 Oct 12

Re dimensions of Crown land reserved for Government between Brownlow Hill and Warragambia River (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.371)

1822 Oct 12

Requested to report on necessary improvements to be made to church land assigned to Revd Hill (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.374)

1822 Oct 14

Re Assistant Surveyor Dangar's duties at Newcastle (Reel 6009; 4/3506 p.381)

1822 Oct 15

Re quantity and boundaries of the reserved Crown land between Brownlow Hill & the Warragamba River (Reel 6055; 4/1762 pp.21, 41)

1822 Nov 12

Re land being set aside for the use of the Government Herds in the Cowpastures (Reel 6055; 4/1762 p.68)

1822 Nov 12

Robberies committed on the property of (Reel 6054; 4/1758 pp.5-5a)

1822 Nov 22

On committee of Male Orphan Institution and attended meeting (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.49)

1822 Dec 3

Re F Irvine's claim to land (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.172-3)

1822 Dec 12

Re reassignment of T Shaw to (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.66)

1822 Dec 13

Re value of buildings, cleared land and fences on lands assigned to Revd Richard Hill as a glebe (Reel 6017; 4/5783 pp.180-3)

1822 Dec 16

Re survey of country around Bathurst (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.87-88)

1822 Dec 27

Convicts from the Establishment, Emu Plains, assigned to (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.129)

1822 Dec 31; 1823 Jan 15

Re instructions concerning grants of land (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.171, 186)

1823

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

1823

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

1823

Re clearing party (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.23)

1823-24

Giving instructions for surveys, etc (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.82-3, 91-102, 134-41)

1823 Jan

Re land grant to J Howe (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.237)

1823 Jan 6

Re completion of map of the County of Cumberland (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.180)

1823 Jan 15

Enquiry as to whether he could receive fees in currency other than Spanish dollars (Reel 6058; 4/1770 pp.33-33b)

1823 Jan 15

Upholding refusal of Assistant Surveyor Cavanagh to take Spanish dollars at five shillings each in satisfaction of fees payable to Surveyor General (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.70)

1823 Jan 18

Re refusal to accept Spanish dollars (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.216)

1823 Jan 22,24

Re survey to be undertaken at Newcastle by Dangar (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.236, 250)

1823 Jan 23

Demand by Oxley for three weeks provisions for persons employed in the Surveying Department at Bathurst & vicinity (Reel 6065; 4/1798 pp.171-2)

1823 Jan 24

Re intention of Government to cut road through Mr McHenry's land to Erskine Park (Reel 6020, 2/8130 pp.427-6; Reel 6058, 4/1770 p 53)

1823 Jan 27

Re survey of townships in Newcastle area (Reel 6067; 4/1809 p.14)

1823 Jan 29

Copy of letter re land for J de Kerrilau (Reel 6017; 4/5783 p.326)

1823 Jan 29

Re John MacArthur requesting land (Reel 6056; 4/1764 p.43b)

1823 Feb 10

To assist Percy Simpson with directions for proceeding to Wellington Valley (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.316)

1823 Feb 10

Re land at Newcastle to be reserved for the Crown (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.315)

1823 Feb 10

Re allowance for assistants and surveying instructions for Dangar (Reel 6010; 4/3507 pp.312-313)

1823 Feb 24

Mr Matthew saw him regarding land at Hunter's Hill (Reel 6056; 4/1764 p.62)

1823 Mar 4

Re request for return of orders for land not yet executed (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.391)

1823 Mar 6

Re the survey of the Bathurst area (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.183)

1823 Mar 21

Re land for the service of the Crown (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.14)

1823 Apr 5

General return of allotments in the town of Parramatta; with accompanying map (Fiche 3265; 4/7576 pp.1-19 & AO Map No.4907)

1823 Apr 18

Re meeting to discuss road to be completed between Richmond and Prospect (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.164-165)

1823 Apr 28

G Meredith sending papers re disputed grants of land at Great Swan Port, Van Diemen's Land with view to reversal of his decision regarding ownership (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.72-3)

1823 Apr 30

Admitting that facts submitted earlier by G Meredith threw fresh light on question of disputed grants at Great Swan Port, Van Diemen's Land, but would await statement by other claimant before altering previous decision in case (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.74-6)

1823 May-Sep

Re grants to G Meredith; sending returns and map of occupied allotments in Parramatta; requesting appointment of R Hoddle as Assistant Surveyor; sending his instructions to surveyors during his absence from Sydney (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.71, 78-81, 86-90)

1823 May 7

Commenting on the unsatisfactory state of affairs re road being built from Richmond to the Great Western Road (Reel 6056; 4/1765 pp.115-6)

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 May 31

Re town allotment for Mr D Maziere (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.423)

1823 Jun 14

Re reserve land for Government (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.508)

1823 Jun 14

Re grants of land (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.513)

1823 Jun 21

Re land reserved for use of the Crown at Newcastle (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.552)

1823 Jun 24

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

1823 Jun 30

On list of persons receiving clearing gangs (Reel 6022; 4/7014 p.271)

1823 Jul 25

Re land promised to Mr Pennington (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.707)

1823 Aug 4

Signatory to petition for assistance in establishing Presbyterian church (Fiche 3308; X65.1 p.1)

1823 Aug 20

To W Hutchinson re preparations he was making to build on ground on west side of Macquarie Street & reminding him of Governor's refusal to permit private buildings on this site (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.84)

1823 Aug 27

Appointed as Director of Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6040; SZ1049 p.9)

1823 Aug 30

Re land to be relinquished by Mr John Blaxland (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.152)

1823 Sep 1

Re land in County of Westmoreland (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.159)

1823 Sep 3

Re land in township of Hunters River (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.179)

1823 Sep 5

Re letter requesting Mr Blaxland to relinquish 800 acres (Reel 6056; 4/1764 p.9)

1823 Sep 9

Re appointment of Mr Hoddle and survey of Argyle County (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.219, 220)

1823 Sep 19

Re his voyage to Moreton Bay (Reel 6011; 4/3509 pp.279, 280)

1823 Sep 20

Re George Porter's employment as his Agricultural Steward (Reel 6059; 4/1772 p.148)

1823 Sep 25

Re instructions for assistant surveyors (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.311)

1823 Sep 26

Re land to be relinquished (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.314)

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 4

Re land to be reserved for the Crown (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.361)

1823 Oct 6

William Wemyss wished to purchase or borrow set of mill-bills from H.M. Stores (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.106)

1823 Oct 8

Acting Treasurer, Male Orphan Institution. To pay Thomas Waxton, school master at Parramatta, commutation money for Government servant (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.59)

1823 Oct 16

Security for bonds for cattle falling due between 13 Aug 1822 and 16 Oct 1823 (Reel 6057; 4/1766 p.146a)

1823 Oct 17

Re mill bills to be supplied to him (Reel 6011; 4/3509 p.439)

1823 Oct 18

Going north per "Mermaid" (Reel 6068; 4/1814 p.107)

1823 Oct 31

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

1823 Nov 27

Re measurement of Mr Lawson's land (Reel 6065; 4/1798 p.321)

1823 Dec 10

Appointed to committee for Church of St James (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.201)

1824

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

1824 Jan 1

On Estimates of the Charge of defraying the Civil Establishment of New South Wales for the year 1824 (Reel 6059; 4/1774 p.5a)

1824 Jan 2

Re reservation of land at Liberty Plains for the Crown (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.95)

1824 Jan 8

On list of persons in Van Diemen's Land recommended for grants of land, never having received any before (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.25)

1824 Jan 22

Re land to be reserved for the Crown, County of Roxbury (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.230)

1824 Jan 27, Feb 28

Re proposed road at Richmond (Reel 6061; 4/1778 pp.201-201f)

1824 Feb 19

Re land in County of Roxborough to be reserved (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.366)

1824 Feb 27

Re instructions for transfer of Mr Dangar (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.405-6)

1824 Mar 2

Re map of certain farms at Prospect (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.417)

1824 Mar 2

Re grant of land for Lieutenant Steel (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.420)

1824 Mar 3

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

1824 Mar 11

Three bulls purchased by Oxley from Charles Throsby received as Government stock (Reel 6031; 4/7028C p.53)

1824 Mar 12

Re authorities for road through farm of Mr Onus (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.531)

1824 Mar 23

Re land to be leased to James Mudie at Newcastle (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.577)

1824 Mar 24

Re land to be leased by H and R Scott (Reel 6012; 4/3510 pp.563, 564)

1824 c.Apr

On list of defaulters in payment for assigned convict mechanics for the quarters ending 31 Dec 1823 and 31 Mar 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.265g)

1824 Apr 24

Re referral of application from D Matthews to (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.666)

1824 May-Aug

Re matters of ownership of certain lands, etc; asking for provisions for survey party; wanting regulations framed for his guidance in laying out of roads; doubts bona-fides of applicants for land; seeking increases of pay for some of his assistants (Reel 6068; 4/1814 pp.116-33). Replies, 15 & 27 May (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.230, 316)

1824 May 4, Jun 4,28

Re reserve land at Newcastle for the use of the Crown (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.109, 374, 557)

1824 May 4,17

Re list of letters referred (Reel 6013; 4/3511 pp.110-112, 260-61)

1824 May 11

Re conditions on land grants (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.210)

1824 May 11

Re lease of Patrick Farrell (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.24)

1824 May 12

Re grants of land to soldiers of Royal Veteran Company (Fiche 3081; 4/1836B No.145 p.667)

1824 May 15

Re grant in favour of J T Campbell (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.228)

1824 May 26; 1825 Nov 16

Appointed Justice of the Peace (Fiche 3299; AO Doc No.1 & AO Doc No.4)

1824 Jun 4

Re answering memorials and letters (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.373)

1824 Jun 16

Re grants for W Butcher and J Barnes (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.470)

1824 Jun 18

Re grants of land issued (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.479)

1824 Jun 30

Re grants not to be issued until certificate presented (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.579)

1824 Jun 30

Re reserve land at Narara for Crown (Reel 6013; 4/3511 p.583)

1824 c.Jul

On account of rents received for assigned convict tradesmen for the three quarters ending 30 Jun 1824 (Reel 6061; 4/1779 p.173d)

1824 Jul 20

Proposed by Deputy Commissary General Wemyss as a member of a board appointed to examine the system of issuing rations (Reel 6060; 4/1776 p.119h)

1824 Jul 19

Member of Board of Works assembled to estimate costs of building the wall at the new gaol. Report of proceedings of the Board (Reel 6017; 4/5782 p.71)

1824 Aug 9

Re salaries of Assistant Surveyors (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.160)

1824 Aug 11

Appointed to Legislative Council of New South Wales (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.255)

1824 Aug 14

Signatory to report of a board appointed to examine matters raised by Deputy Commissary General Wemyss re the system of issuing rations (Reel 6060; 4/1775 pp.122y, 130, 136)

1824 Aug 28

Re discovery of Brisbane River and formation of settlement at Moreton Bay (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.274)

1824 Sep 2

Re steps to be taken to secure the Crown's rights in land cases (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.317)

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 instructions for Assistant Surveyors (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.408)

1824 Sep 30

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

1824 Nov 5

Re land to be reserved for use of Crown (Reel 6013; 4/3512 p.685)

1824 Dec 16

Re grant of land to Mr Wemyss (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.101)

1824 Dec 17,23

Requested to attend meetings as member of a board assembled to consider several points raised in a letter submitted by Deputy Commissary General, Wemyss (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.109, 144)

1824 Dec 20; 1825 Mar 3

Circular requesting information for the purpose of preparing returns for Earl Bathurst for the year 1822 (Reel 6014; 4/3513 pp.125-6); request for reply (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.531)

1824 Dec 31

Listed on Colonial Fund statement (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.413, 415, 429, 434, 435)

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