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State Records Office of Western Australia AU WA A617 - GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT
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DESPATCHES FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO THE GOVERNOR

  • AU WA S1182
  • Series
  • 1824-01-01 -

Despatches have been exchanged between the Governor and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, later the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, and later for Commonwealth Relations.This series of despatches was sent from the Secretary of State...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

REGISTERS - DESPATCHES RECEIVED BY THE GOVERNOR FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE

  • AU WA S1168
  • Series
  • 1828-12-01 -

Registers of despatches received by the Governor from the Secretary of State of the Colonies. The registers show the date of document and date received, from whom received, subject and points to be attended to. Some volumes include despatches se...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

LAND REGULATIONS - SWAN RIVER COLONY

  • AU WA S3851
  • Series
  • 1828-12-05 - 1834-01-07

This volume appears to be a handwritten copy of circulars and memorandums issued in relation to initial land regulations for the Swan River Colony.The volume consists of two sections:i) General Regulations and Instructions Relative to Crown Lands ...

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REGISTER - COLONIAL OFFICE DESPATCHES

  • AU WA S1179
  • Series
  • 1828-12-30 -

Register of duplicate despatches received by the Governor from the Secretary of State for the Colonies. The volume is incorrectly labelled on the cover "C.O.D. Index".

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CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S1226
  • Series
  • 1829-11-29 -

Handwritten copies of circulars received from the Secretary of State for the Colonies 1829 - 1838. At the back of the volume are the regulations for the Civil Court for 1832.

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

GOVERNOR'S DESPATCHES TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES

  • AU WA S1180
  • Series
  • 1830-01-17 -

Duplicate and triplicate despatches sent from the Governor to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. Includes copies of enclosures. The despatches are arranged chronologically and have been bound (presumably by the Colonial Office) into 14 volu...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

PROCLAMATIONS, COMMISSIONS, INSTRUCTIONS, HONOURS ETC

  • AU WA S1354
  • Series
  • 1831-03-04 -

Handwritten and printed copies of commissions of and instructions to governors. Also includes commissions for Chief Justice, Letters Patent and Instructions under the Royal Sign Manual. Includes photocopy of commission of Governor Broome 1882. ...

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GOVERNOR'S DESPATCHES TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE

  • AU WA S1166
  • Series
  • 1831-03-12 -

Despatches have been exchanged between the Governor of Western Australia and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, later the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs and later for Commonwealth Relations. Despatches were numbered in succession, ...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

CIRCULARS

  • AU WA S1186
  • Series
  • 1832-01-01 -

Copies of circulars received by the Governor from the Secretary of State for the Colonies. They are addressed to the Governor or Officer administering the territory in each of the Colonies. They relate to matters affecting all the colonies or co...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

COLONIAL OFFICE DESPATCHES

  • AU WA S1178
  • Series
  • 1834-01-17 -

Duplicates of despatches sent from the Secretary of State for the Colonies to the Governor of Western Australia. Although mainly letters and circulars some have the attachments such as Assignment Lists of convicts aboard the convict ships, lists ...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

REGISTERS - GOVERNOR'S DESPATCHES TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE

  • AU WA S1167
  • Series
  • 1834-09-14 -

The registers are a chronological listing of despatches sent to the Secretary of State. They record the date and number of each despatch, a brief outline of the contents, the number of enclosures, the date on which each group of despatches was se...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

INDEXES - DESPATCHES RECEIVED FROM THE COLONIAL OFFICE

  • AU WA S1181
  • Series
  • 1838-01-01 -

Combined subject and nominal indexes to the despatches received by the Governor from the Colonial Office. For the period 1838 - 1854 two identical volumes were kept, one in the Governor's office and the other in the Colonial Secretary's...

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LETTERS PATENT, INSTRUCTIONS, ETC

  • AU WA S2430
  • Series
  • 1838-01-01 - 1845-08-28

Letters Patent by Queen Victoria for the appointment of Governors. Also instructions issued to Governors.

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INWARD CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1187
  • Series
  • 1839-01-01 -

The series of Governor's inward correspondence consists mainly of letters from settlers and officials within the Colony. They deal with a great variety of subjects including appeals against decisions with regard to the assignment of land, ap...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

CONFIDENTIAL DESPATCHES RECEIVED FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE

  • AU WA S1223
  • Series
  • 1844-01-01 -

Despatches and circulars marked 'confidential' received by the Governor from the Secretary of State for the Colonies. Like the Governor's confidential despatches to the Secretary of State they deal mainly with such matters as defen...

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OUTWARD CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1232
  • Series
  • 1848-09-03 -

Letterbooks containing copies of letters (other than despatches) written by the Governor, mainly within the Colony to officials and settlers. However, letters to other colonies are included. Except for Cons 392/5 each volume has an index, both s...

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CORRESPONDENCE - COMPTROLLER GENERAL'S OFFICE

  • AU WA S1184
  • Series
  • 1851-01-01 - 1862-12-12

The series consists of correspondence forwarded to the Governor from the Comptroller General's office. There are letters from the Comptroller General to the Governor or his Private Secretary, or letters to the Comptroller General which have ...

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LETTERBOOKS (OUTWARDS CORRESPONDENCE) - CONVICTS

  • AU WA S4456
  • Series
  • 1851-01-02 - 1868-08-27

Outwards correspondence of the Captain Charles Fitzgerald, Governor of Western Australia, relating purely to convict matters.

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GOVERNOR'S MINUTES BOOK - CONVICT FINANCE BOARD

  • AU WA S1367
  • Series
  • 1852-01-12 - 1854-02-26

Copies of minutes, numbered 1-10, from the Governor to the Convict Finance Board. They relate to procedures of the Board, its operations and its employees.

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

CORRESPONDENCE - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1351
  • Series
  • 1855-01-01 - 1958-12-31

Files of inward and outward correspondence on various matters. File for 1920's (Cons 392/98) includes applications to use the Ballroom, appeals for help in locating missing relatives, appeals for assistance by Group Settlers, expressions of ...

GOVERNOR'S ESTABLISHMENT

DESPATCHES FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, RELATING TO CONVICTS

  • AU WA S1185
  • Series
  • 1855-01-04 -

Copies in duplicate of despatches relating to convicts received by the Governor from the Secretary of State for the Colonies. The despatches deal with the finance and administration of the Convict Establishment, public works carried out with conv...

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INVENTORIES - FURNITURE

  • AU WA S1356
  • Series
  • 1855-06-11 -

Inventories of furniture at Government House.

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GOVERNOR'S DESPATCHES RELATING TO CONVICTS

  • AU WA S1169
  • Series
  • 1855-08-17 -

Western Australia became a penal settlement in 1850 and transportation continued until 1868. At the beginning of 1855 instructions were issued from the Colonial Office that all despatches relating to convicts and to the administration of the Conv...

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CONFIDENTIAL CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1353
  • Series
  • 1863-02-01 - 1962-12-31

Includes inwards correspondence, Governor's minutes, reports, memos, etc marked confidential. Cons 1392/13 includes correspondence with the Governor concerning his proposed appointment as Governor of Tasmania.

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MEMORANDA AND ENCLOSURES

  • AU WA S1225
  • Series
  • 1866-01-22 -

Various memoranda received by the Governor from the Secretary of State. Includes acknowledgements of despatches received from the Governor, papers detached from despatches, list of those employed on convict duties in April 1866, assignment list o...

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