The typed transcript of a diary by an Irish surveyor working in East New South Wales, Australia from July 1, 1847 to November
17, 1847. During this time Wright surveyed areas in the vicinity of Dungog, Newcastle, and Singleton. Wright discusses surveying
and life in New South Wales, and also includes an unfinished tale about an evil parson.
The manuscript suggests that M. Wright was Irish by birth. He was irregularly employed as a surveyor in New South Wales, Australia,
and during 1847 surveyed portions of Dungog, Newcastle, and Singleton.
148 leaves : paper ; 280 x 210 mm. bound to 350 x 230 mm.
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