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CSO Acc36 Inwards Correspondence 1829-1830

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Accession 36 - CSO letters 1829-1830, Colonial Secretary's Office - Inwards Correspondence (Public)Peter Broun - Colonial Secretary 1828-1846

The CSO's inwards correspondence Letters from 1829 to June 1835 have been indexed by Graham Bown on behalf of the Society’s Special Interest Group, the Swan River Pioneers 1829-1838.

The letters are indexed by author and by name on our CSO Letters and Names Index page.

The items on this page are the actual letters as described in the accession volumes in the individual pages listed below - click the links to open the files.

Each of the Volume links has its own Subject index within the file and there is a separate Surname index covering all of the Acc 36 Volumes here. The surname index is available to the public and the individual volumes are available in their own pages in Acc 36 CSO - Members Only Area. All of the files are in a flip book format, with zoomable pages.

Available to the public

Surname index for letters in Volumes 1-2 & 4-8

For Members only

Each of the Volumes are in their own individual pages in this section, click on the page & then the link for the volume

Volume 1 - 31 Dec 1828 - 24 Aug 1829

Volume 2 - 24 Aug 1829 - 31 Oct 1829

Volume 3 - 01 Nov 1829 - 31 Dec 1829 - (Missing & not available for transcription)

Volume 4 - 01 Jan 1830 - 10 Feb 1830

Volume 5 - 11 Feb 1830 - 30 Mar 1830

Volume 6 - 02 Apr 1830 - 20 May 1830

Volume 7 - 01 Jun 1830 - 20 Jul 1830

Volume 8 - 20 Jul 1830 – 30 Sep 1830


The Colonial Secretary’s Inward Correspondence contains many letters from private individuals, either individually or collectively, as well as from Government officials, and contain a number of proclamations and instructions relating to the administration and structure of the Colony.

These letters form Volumes 1 to 40 of the Inward Correspondence, with the exception of Volume 3 which has been lost for many years.

This links above in this page has the transcriptions of actual letters in volumes 1-2 & 4-8

The Letters index page - from 1829 to June 1835 - has been indexed in two ways:

  • Author Index – noting the author and a 200 character summary of the content
  • Names Index – listing all names referred to in the correspondence with a 50 character summary

WAGS acknowledges the tireless work of past President and long time member Graham Bown in compiling these indexes, and thanks Graham for making the indexes available to members via the WAGS website.

We are indebted to the State Records Office of Western Australia for allowing access to the many microfilms of these letters filed under Accession 36.

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