Thomas Barker P021


Thomas Barker (24 March 1799 - 12 March 1875) was an early industrialist in Sydney initially involved in flour milling business. He was granted land by the Government at Yass, Camden and Goulburn, and became a very successful and wealthy businessman and landowner. Barker was particularly active in the sphere of education, and was the first benefactor to the University of Sydney donating one thousand pounds to be used for a scholarship in mathematics. A full biographical note is available on request.



The following is a listing of the papers by box.


Box Description Date Range

1 Photograph (8.5 x 14 cm) of front of Maryland, 7 Jan 1935
the house built by Barker at Bringelly in 1858.
The photograph is annotated on the back, and
signed TC Barker (Barker's son), with the date
7-1-35.

1 Page from Sydney Morning Herald of 1 August 1 Aug 1860
1860 containing report of law court hearings in
the matter of Rev. Lang

1 Letter from Clements Lester re farming matters 8 Dec 1849

1 Letter from WM Manning re his public employment 29 Apr 1857
in the colony.

1 Letter from John ?? of Palmer Street, Sydney. 1 Aug 1861

1 Letter from MM Cambell re his loans and 13 Feb 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 28 Mar 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 15 May 1862
business finances.

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1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 21 May 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 27 Jun 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 27 Sep 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 17 Oct 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 29 Dec 1862
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 2 Jan 1863
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 2 Feb 1863
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 31 Mar 1863
business finances.

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1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 30 Jun 1863
business finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell re his loans and 30 Dec 1863
business finances.

1 Letter from Savings Bank, Sydney re financial 9 Dec 1864
problems of MM Campbell.

1 Letter from Savings Bank, Sydney re financial 10 Dec 1864
problems of MM Campbell.

1 Letter from Gilchrist, Bank of NSW re financial 12 Dec 1864
problems of MM Campbell.

1 Letter from MM Campbell of 239 Sussex street, 31 Dec 1864
re his financial problems.

1 Letter from MM Campbell of 239 Sussex Street, 14 Jan 1865
re his financial problems.

1 Letter from MM Campbell of 239 Sussex Street, 4 May 1865
re his financial problems.

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1 Letter from McIntyre re financial problems of 18 Aug 1865
MM Campbell.

1 Letter from McIntyre re financial problems of 18 Aug 1865
MM Campbell.

1 Letter from MM Campbell of New Pitt Street, re 21 Sep 1865
his finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell of New Pitt Street, re 29 Sep 1865
his finances.

1 Letter from MM Campbell, 6 Macquarie Place, re 20 Aug 1866
his finances.

1 Letter from E Deas Thomson, Barham, re hanging 8 Feb 1873
a portrait of Barker in the Great Hall of the
University of Sydney.

1 Letter from E Deas Thomson, Sydney University, 8 Feb 1873
re hanging a portrait of Barker in the Great
Hall of the University of Sydney.

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1 Copy of a letter from Barker to E Deas Thomson 12 Feb 1873
in reply to the latter's letter of 8 February
1873 re hanging a portrait of Barker in the
Great Hall of the University of Sydney.

1 Loan repayment order for four hundred pounds on 13 Nov 1865
Rev. W McIntyre signed by MM Campbell.

1 "State of Affairs of MM Campbell, 19 December 19 Dec 1864
1864" signed by Campbell.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 8 Aug 1865
Street, re company finances.

1 Draft letter from Barker to Barker & Co. re 30 Jul 1865
company finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 28 Jul 1865
Street, re company finances.


1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 18 Jul 1865
Street, re company finances.

1 Draft letter from Barker to Barker & Co. re 14 Jul 1865
company finances.

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1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 17 May 1865
Street, re company finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 11 Apr 1865
Street, re company finances.

1 Copy of letter from Barker to Barker & Co. re 7 Apr 1865
company finances.

1 Legal agreement between Thomas Barker and 1 Nov 1864
Barker & Co. re repayment of lease money.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 27 Oct 1864
Street, re company finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 21 Oct 1864
Street, re company finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 15 Oct 1864
Street, re company finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 6 Oct 1864
Street, re company finances. A draft reply from
Thomas Barker is enclosed on a separate sheet.

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1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 23 Sep 1864
Street, re company finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 19 Sep 1864
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply from Thomas Barker
included, dated 27 Sep 1864.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 9 Sep 1864
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply from Thomas Barker
included, dated 15 Sep 1864.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 11 Jul 1864
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply from Thomas Barker
included, dated 8 Jul 1864.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 22 Sep 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply from Thomas Barker, dated
25 Sep 1863, written on inside of first page.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 17 Sep 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply from Thomas Barker, dated
25 Sep 1863, written on inside of first page.

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1 Draft letter from Thomas Barker to Barker & Co. 21 Aug 1863
re company finances and other business matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 18 Aug 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 5 Aug 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 29 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 24 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply of Thomas Barker inside on
separate sheet, dated 27 Jul 1863.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 23 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

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1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 17 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 13 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 10 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply of Thomas Barker inside on
separate sheet, dated 14 Jul 1863.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 9 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 8 Jul 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 25 Jun 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

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1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 22 Jun 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 28 Jan 1863
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Declaration by Barker & Co. concerning the 27 Jan 1863
necessity of buying wheat from Adelaide, with a
comparative statement of costs.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 22 Oct 1862
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 9 Apr 1862
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 11 Oct 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 17 Sep 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

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1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 21 Aug 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 19 Aug 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 14 Aug 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 5 Aug 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 24 Jul 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters. Draft reply from Thomas Barker dated
24 Jul 1861 inside on separate sheet.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 23 Jul 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Letter from Barker & Co., Steam Mills, Sussex 26 Apr 1861
Street, re company finances and other business
matters.

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1 Copy of letter from Thomas Barker to Barker & 24 Jan 1861
Co. re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Draft of letter from Thomas Barker to Barker & 31 Jul 1860
Co. re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Draft of letter from Thomas Barker to Barker & 25 Jul 1860
Co. re company finances and other business
matters.

1 Comparative statement showing costs of 27 Jan 1863
purchasing wheat, dated at Steam Mills, Sussex
Street, Sydney 27 January 1863.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the n.d.
company's York Street store.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 30 Nov 1860
company's York Street store.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 31 Aug 1863
company's York Street store.

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1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 30 Sep 1863
company's York Street store.

1 Letter from Barker & Co. forwarding balance 2 Oct 1863
sheets.

1 Letter from William Johnstone, Bank of 23 Jan 1862
Australia Launceston, re Barker & Co.'s
finances.

1 Letter from Barker & Co. re company finances. 19 May 1863

1 Draft letter of Thomas Barker in reply to 1862
letter from Bank of Australia, dated 23 January
1862 re Barker & Co. finances.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 30 Sep 1865
company's York Street store.

1 Letter from Barker & Co. enclosing their 6 Jul 1865
balance sheets for 30 June 1865.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co., and the York 30 Jun 1865
Street store as at 30 June 1865.

1 Statement of loan account between Thomas Barker n.d.
and Barker & Co. from April 1861 to January
1865.

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1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 31 Mar 1865
company's York Street store.

1 Covering letter to Thomas Barker and balance 31 Dec 1865
sheets for Barker & Co. and the company's York
Street store.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 30 Sep 1864
company's York Street store.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 31 Mar 1864
company's York Street store.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 31 Dec 1863
company's York Street store.

1 Letter from Barker & Co. forwarding balance 5 Jan 1864
sheets for 31 December 1863.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. and the 30 Jun 1863
company's York Street store.

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1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. Steam Mills. 30 Jun 1863

1 Statement of accounts. 2 Apr 1863

1 Letter from Barker & Co. re finances. 18 Apr 1863

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 31 Mar 1863

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co.'s York Street 31 Mar 1863
store.

1 Barker & Co.'s receipt for a loan of one 31 Mar 1863
thousand pounds from Thomas Barker.

1 Statement for Thomas Barker's interest account. 31 Mar 1863

1 Letter from Barker & Co. re finances. 4 Sep 1862


1 Letter from Barker & Co. re finances. 6 Oct 1862

1 Memo of interest due to Thomas Barker from 6 Oct 1862
guarantee endorsements.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1862

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co.'s York Street 30 Sep 1862
store.

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1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co.'s York Street 30 Jun 1862
store.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 30 Jun 1862

1 Accounts for Barker & Co. 1 Jan 1863

1 Bills receivable, 31 December 1863 [sic]. 31 Dec 1862

1 Bills payable, 31 December 1862. 31 Dec 1862

1 Memo of interest due. 7 Jan 1863

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1862

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1861

1 Statement for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1861

1 Statement for Barker & Co.'s York Street store. 31 Dec 1861

1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co.'s York Street 31 Dec 1861
store.

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1 Memo showing deficiency. 31 Dec 1861

1 Balance sheets for York Street store and Mill. 30 Jun 1864

1 Letter from Barker & Co. re company finances. 3 Oct 1866

1 Balance sheet for Steam Mill. 30 Jun 1867

1 Bills receivable and payable. 30 Sep 1861

1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1861

1 Memo showing deficiency. n.d.

1 Memo showing stock on hand and expenses for n.d.
Barker & Co.

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 24 Jun 1871

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1871

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 31 Mar 1871

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1870

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 30 Jun 1870

1 Letter from Barker & Co. re finances. 31 Jul 1866

1 Sheet of pencilled figures re Barker & Co. n.d.
balances, in Thomas Barker's hand.

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1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Mar 1866

1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Mar 1870

1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1870

1 Draft memo re deficiency. 31 Mar 1862

1 Balance sheets for Barker & Co. 31 Mar 1862

1 Memo showing deficiency between Barker & Co.'s 31 Mar 1862
income and expenditure.

1 List of Barker & Co.'s balances for 1867/8. n.d.

1 Letter from Barker & Co. enclosing balance 13 Jan 1866
sheet for 31 December 1865.

1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1865

1 Letter from Barker & Co. re finances. 2 Apr 1862

1 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1862

1 Account for Barker & Co. showing working 31 Mar 1862
expenses.

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1 Sketch map showing portions around Bradley's n.d.
Head with names of owners.

1 Four sketch maps showing portions around 31 Jan 1834
Bradley's Head with names of owners, one signed
Larmer.

1 Receipt from the Colonial Treasurer for four 5 May 1853
pounds for copies of deeds of portions.

1 Receipt from the Colonial Treasurer for one 5 May 1853
hundred and eleven pounds, three shillings and
elevenpence for quit rents.

1 Description of 2000 acres of land granted to W n.d.
Campbell at Harrington Park.

1 Estimated balance of accounts for the Steam 28 Feb 1854
Mill.

1 Letter from Thomas Cowlishaw concerning the 20 Dec 1853
value of Barker's properties.

1 Documents concerning land taken up by Barker 15 Sep 1849
which was originally leased by W McPherson.

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1 Undated copy of inscription on Foundation Stone n.d.
laid at Barker's Steam Mill on 29 July 1825.

1 Conditions and terms of sale of Barker's 18 Sep 1848
property in Sydney, drawn up by Carr & Owen.

1 "Method of making a well to filter the water 2 Jan 1864
before it is lifted by pump", copied from the
Mechanics Journal.


1 Account from Tod-Heatly & Co for purchase of 2 Jul 1860
one hogshead of "old pale sherry" from London.

1 Diagram and description of engineering n.d.
procedure for sinking wooden piles into sea
floor.

1 Drawing of post-hole borer. n.d.

1 Bill from Roger and Boags for legal work. 1839

1 Copy of a letter from JM Stokes to the Sydney n.d.
Morning Herald re allotments in Sydney.

1 Government Gazette Supplement No. 114. 11 Aug 1857

1 Letter from George Macleay re loan of three 3 Oct 1856
hundred pounds from Barker to him.

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1 Bond between Thomas Barker and Matthew Hunter 29 Oct 1853
for six thousand pounds lent to Barker by
Hunter, dated 1 July 1842. The front page is
annotated with a note declaring that the bond
has been cancelled on 29 Oct 1853.

1 Power of Attorney for Thomas Barker from the 9 Dec 1840
Scottish Union Insurance Company in an action
to recover debts in NSW from David William
Jamieson, signed and sealed at Edinburgh.

1 Power of Attorney for Thomas Barker from the 24 Feb 1841
Scottish Union Insurance Company in an action
to recover debts in NSW from David William
Jamieson, signed and sealed at Edinburgh.

1 Statement taken from the books of the Scottish 23 Feb 1841
Union Insurance Company concerning the amount
of money owed to it by David William Jamieson.

1 Letter from MM Campbell concerning money he 25 Jul 1865
owes Barker.

1 Statement of disbursements on the Steam Mill Apr 1861
account.

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1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 1 Jul 1859-30 Jun 1860

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 1 Jul 1860-31 Aug 1860

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 1 Sep 1860-31 Dec 1860

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 1 Jan 1861-31 Mar 1861

1 Particulars of petty items from Thomas Barker's 16 Jul 1860-2 Mar 1861
account with Barker & Co.

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 29 Sep 1860-3 Aug 1861

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 26 Nov 1859-29 Sep 1860

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1858-26 Nov 1859

1 Thomas Barker's account with Barker & Co. 6 Oct 1860-3 Aug 1861

1 Promissory note for one hundred pounds in 6 Jul 1858
favour of Rev. William Purvis, signed by
Barker.

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1 Letter from Rev. William Purvis at East 11 Sep 1862
Maitland.

1 Receipt for one hundred pounds on promissory 6 Jul 1858
note of William Purvis.

1 Memorandum of agreement between Barker and 4 Mar 1863
Thomas Mooney concerning a lease for a cottage
in Dickson Street Sydney.

1 Letter from NSW Treasury re-appointing Barker 9 Jan 1869
as a Trustee of the Savings Bank of NSW.

1 Letter from William Busby at Crystal Palace, 9 Jul 1858
London, re his voyage to England.

1 Letter from George Macleay. n.d.

1 Letter from TS Mort concerning a business 3 Jul 1850
matter.

1 Exchange note for one hundred pounds sterling. 27 Mar 1858

1 Sydney Exchange Company third series share 31 Jul 1856
call.

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1 Particulars of shares held by Barker in the 31 Jul 1856
Sydney Exchange.

1 Copy of letter to James Barker re business 6 Sep 1860
matters.

1 Copy of notice to Wentworth's agent re erection 23 Aug 1859
of a fence between their two properties.

1 Accounts of OB Ebsworth. n.d.

1 Accounts of OB Ebsworth's tweed factory. 31 Dec 1868-30 Jun 1869

1 Memorandum of particulars of MM Campbell's 30 Sep 1859
losses.

1 Letter from OB Ebsworth re his business 10 Jun 1862
affairs.

1 Letter from OB Ebsworth re his business 23 Jun 1862
affairs.

1 Letter from OB Ebsworth re his business 9 Sep 1869
affairs.

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1 OB Ebsworth's liabilities and assets. 31 Dec 1868

1 Receipt from OB Ebsworth for two treasury notes 10 May 1869
for two hundred pounds and fifty pounds from
Thomas Barker.

1 Receipt from OB Ebsworth for two promissory 13 May 1869
notes for one hundred pounds and fifty pounds
from Thomas Barker.

1 Letter from OB Ebsworth re two promissory 8 Jun 1869
notes.

1 List of promissory notes given to OB Ebsworth n.d.
by Barker.

1 Draft of letter from Barker to OB Ebsworth. 30 Aug 1869

1 Receipt from OB Ebsworth for promissory note 8 Sep 1869
for five hundred pounds from Barker.

1 Letter from OB Ebsworth sending statement of 4 Oct 1869
business at the Moruya wharf.

1 Receipt from OB Ebsworth for promissory note 11 Oct 1869
for five hundred pounds.

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1 List of promissory notes given to OB Ebsworth 4 Sep 1869
by Barker.

2 Letter from John Struth re his inspection of 30 Sep 1867
the steam mill equipment in operation.

2 Letter from John Struth enclosing letter from 8 Oct 1867
Edward Evans re an inspection of the steam mill
equipment in operation.

2 Receipt from Barker & Co. for loan of two 24 Jan 1861
thousand one hundred and fourteen pounds
thirteen shillings and sevenpence from Thomas
Barker.

2 Receipt from Barker & Co. for loan of two 24 Jan 1861
thousand pounds from Thomas Barker.

2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning repairs to 18 Oct 1867
the Mill's steam engine.

2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning repairs to 13 Aug 1867
the Mill's steam engine.

2 Draft reply of Thomas Barker to letter from 21 Aug 1867
Barker & Co. concerning repairs to the Mill's
steam engine.

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2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning repairs to 7 Aug 1867
the Mill's steam engine, Barker's draft reply
dated 9 Aug 1867 enclosed on a separate sheet.

2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning repairs to 30 Jul 1867
the Mill's steam engine with enclosed letter
from Joseph Mather re inspection of steam
engine. Barker's draft reply is also enclosed
on a separate sheet.

2 Letter to Barker & Co. from Dawson & Co. of 186 6 Aug 1867
George Street North, Sydney, concerning a
tender for a new cylinder for the Mill's steam
engine.

2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning repairs to 24 Sep 1867
the Mill's steam engine.

2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning the firm's 27 Oct 1867
balance sheets.

2 Description of repairs need to the flour mill n.d.
buildings and equipment.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co.'s York Street 30 Jun 1860-31 Aug 1860
store.

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2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 30 Jun 1860-31 Aug 1860

2 List of liabilities of Barker & Co. 31 Oct 1861

2 Assets and liabilities of Barker & Co. n.d.
originally enclosed with following letter.

2 Letter from Barker's three nephews, George, 24 Nov 1860
Francis, and William, re the financial affairs
of Barker & Co.

2 Plan of flour mill and Sussex Street portion on n.d.
which it stood.

2 Booklet of diagrams of Barker's Mills steam n.d.
engine.

2 Booklet showing working of Mill engine after 22 Sep 1860
completion of improvements.

2 Booklet of diagrams of trials of the factory Sep 1860
engine, dated 18 and 19 September 1860.

2 Letter from Edward Evans concerning repairs to 6 Sep 1860
the steam engine.

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2 Letter from Edward Evans concerning repairs to 14 Sep 1860
the steam engine.

2 "Table showing proportion of quit rents payable 14 Sep 1860
on the several portions of Mr Barker's grants",
signed by Edward Knapp, surveyor.

2 Letter from Edward Evans re repairs to the 26 Aug 1861
steam engine.

2 Bill of costs from James Norton, Solicitor. Dec 1846

2 Bill of costs from Norton, Son, and Barker, Aug 1855 May 1863
Solicitors.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re his business 28 Feb 1866
affairs.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re two promissory notes 14 Aug 1866
from Barker.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re promissory note from 11 Jun 1866
Barker.

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2 Letter from MM Campbell re promissory note from 10 Mar 1866
Barker.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re promissory note from 23 Feb 1866
Barker.

2 Promissory note from MM Campbell to Rev. W 21 Sep 1866
McIntyre for five hundred pounds.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re his financial 16 Sep 1865
position.

2 Promissory note to the Rev. W McIntyre from MM 12 Aug 1865
Campbell for five hundred pounds.

2 Letter from Bank of NSW re MM Campbell's 10 Jan 1865
affairs. [Second page of letter is missing]

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re MM Campbell's 10 Dec 1864
affairs.

2 Letter from Rev. W McIntyre re MM Campbell's 13 Dec 1864
affairs.

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2 Letter from MM Campbell re his business 9 Dec 1864
affairs.

2 Invoice to MM Campbell for work done for him by 31 Mar 1861
Barker.

2 Invoice to MM Campbell for work done for him by 30 Dec 1860
Barker.

2 Invoice to MM Campbell for work done for him by 14 Nov 1861
Barker.

2 List of accounts settled by MM Campbell from 30 14 Nov 1861
June 1860 to 30 September 1861.

2 Invoice from Barker & Co. for goods supplied to 28 May 1860
MM Campbell.

2 Invoice from Barker & Co. for goods supplied to 14 Nov 1861
MM Campbell.

2 Receipt from MM Campbell for a loan of three 14 Nov 1861
hundred and fifty pounds from Barker.

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2 Letter from MM Campbell re financial 13 Nov 1861
statements.

2 Copy of letter from Barker to MM Campbell re 12 Nov 1861
Campbell's financial statements.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re his financial 26 Sep 1861
affairs.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re his financial 11 Oct 1861
affairs.

2 Letter from Rev. William McIntyre re MM 11 Nov 1861
Campbell's financial affairs.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re his financial 30 Aug 1860
affairs.

2 Letter from Rev. William McIntyre re MM 23 Aug 1860
Campbell's financial affairs.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re his financial 29 Mar 1860
affairs.

2 Letter from MM Campbell re need for new boilers 30 Mar 1860
for his factory.

2 Letter from Barker to MM Campbell re Campbell's 9 Dec 1869
financial affairs.

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2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 27 Dec 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 18 Dec 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 1 Dec 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 8 Jul 1868

2 Letter from Barker & Co. with enclosed balance 17 Apr 1868
sheet to 31 March 1868.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. as at 30 June 30 Jun 1868
1868.

2 Letter from Barker & Co. with enclosed balance 2 Apr 1869
sheet to 31 March 1869.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. as at 30 June 30 Jun 1872
1872.

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2 Letter from Barker & Co. re their financial 5 Jul 1869
position.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 30 Jun 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re loans. 8 Oct 1868

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1868

2 Letter from Barker & Co. with enclosed balance 4 Apr 1867
sheet for 31 March 1867.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1868

2 Letter from Barker & Co. with enclosed balance 4 Oct 1867
sheet for 30 September 1867.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1866

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 31 Dec 1867

2 Letter from Barker & Co. concerning balance 6 Jan 1868
sheet for 31 December 1867.

2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. for 30 June 5 Jul 1869
1869.

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2 Balance sheet for Barker & Co. 30 Sep 1869

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 13 Aug 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 22 Dec 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 22 Dec 1866

2 Letter from Barker & Co. re financial matters. 22 Dec 1866

2 Letter from P Gardner, prospective husband of 10 Feb 1847
one of Barker's neices.

2 Letter from John Duncan, one of Barker's 5 Sep 1859
nephews at Bruntisland, Scotland.

2 Letter from James Duncan, one of Barker's 5 Sep 1859
nephews at Bruntisland, Scotland.

2 Letter from J Jenkins, one of Barker's neices 20 Feb 1847
at Leyton Essex.

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2 Letter from Manager of Commercial Banking 16 Oct 1860
Company Sydney re cash credit limit of Palmer
Street Presbyterian Church.

2 Letter from James Norton re the death of his 22 Sep 1860
wife.

2 Letter from Frank Fowler re Barker's kindness 11 Jun 18??
to him.[Fowler was an English journalist and
writer who spent the years 1855 to 1857
travelling around Australia]

2 Letter from Frank Fowler re Barker's kindness 4 Jun 18??
to him.[Fowler was an English journalist and
writer who spent the years 1855 to 1857
travelling around Australia]

2 Letter from James Barker thanking Thomas Barker 3 Jan 18??
for his donation of money for the projected
Miller's Point school.

2 Letter from Frank Fowler thanking Thomas Barker 1 Jun 18??
for his kindness.

2 Part of a letter containing plan of tracks n.d.
between Goulburn and Wingello.

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2 Letter from J Mowbray of Brisbane. 6 Feb 1860

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 21 n.d.
June 1860.

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 10 n.d.
November 1859.

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 24 n.d.
November 1859.

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 19 n.d.
May (1859?).

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 24 n.d.
May (1859?).

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 3 n.d.
November 1859.

2 Invitation to attend NSW Government House on 7 n.d.
February (1859?).

2 Invitation to attend Mrs Keith Stewart's 'At n.d.
Home', on 14 April.

2 Visiting card from Mrs Thorp. n.d.

2 Letter from CDD [Charles Duncan?], perhaps one 5 Sep 1859
of Barker's nephews from Bruntisland, Scotland.

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2 Letter from JBWD[uncan?], perhaps one of 5 Sep 1859
Barker's nephews from Lammerslaws, Scotland.

2 Letterpress copy of letter from Barker. 5 Sep 1860
Recipient's name is unreadable.

2 Letter from Henrietta Barker (Mrs William 11 Oct 1857
Barker), Thomas Barker's sister-in-law, at
Mount Barker.

2 Letter from B Hawthorn, Melbourne, re the 19 Nov 1867
management of George Macleay's sheep station in
Victoria.

2 Letter from B Hawthorn, Melbourne, re the 21 Oct 1867
management of George Macleay's sheep station in
Victoria.

2 Letter from B Hawthorn, Melbourne, re the 18 Nov 1867
management of George Macleay's sheep station in
Victoria.

2 Draft letter from Barker to Moore and Hawthorn, 16 Dec 1867
re the management of George Macleay's sheep
station in Victoria.

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2 Letter from B Hawthorn, re the management of 23 Dec 1867
George Macleay's sheep station in Victoria.

2 Letter from B Hawthorn, re the management of 6 Feb 1868
George Macleay's sheep station in Victoria.

2 Letter from B Hawthorn and Moore, re the 4 Dec 1867
management of George Macleay's sheep station in
Victoria.

2 Copy of letter from John Dow at Toganmain to B 2 Jan 1868
Hawthorn and Moore, re the management of George
Macleay's sheep station in Victoria.

2 Letter from David Moore, re the management of 9 Jan 1868
George Macleay's sheep station in Victoria.

2 Copy of letter from John Dow at Toganmain to B 27 Nov 1867
Hawthorn and Moore, re the management of George
Macleay's sheep station in Victoria.

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2 Copy of letter from W Dumaresq to George 11 Feb 1851
Macleay.

2 Pencilled notes titled "Amount due by estate of n.d.
the late Alex Macleay Esq."

2 "Voucher A. Geo. Macleay in account with the n.d.
Estate of the late Alexander Macleay Esq. to 30
Dec. 1848".

2 "Voucher B. Geo. Macleay in account with the n.d.
Estate of the late Alexander Macleay Esq. to 1
July 1849".

2 "Voucher C. Geo. Macleay in account with the n.d.
Estate of the late Alexander Macleay Esq. 20
September 1849 to 14 May 1850".

2 "Voucher D. Geo. Macleay in account with the n.d.
Estate of the late Alexander Macleay Esq. 14
May 1850 to 1 February 1851".

2 Letter from Allen and Nichol to Messrs. Duncam 24 Oct 1856
and Dewar of London re Barker's application for
a coat of arms.

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2 Letter from Albert W Woods, Lancaster Herald of 18 May 1857
Arms, to Allen and Nichol re Barker's
application for a coat of arms.

2 Letter from Allen and Nichol to Messrs. Duncan 21 May 1857
and Dewar re Barker's application for a coat of
arms.

2 Extract from will of Mr John Schuldam, late of n.d.
Norwich, signed by the executors Thomas
Ownsworth, and Christ & Capon of Norwich, will
dated 23 February 1804. Certified a true copy
by J Bond of the Middle Temple.

2 Draft Memorial of Thomas Barker to Henry n.d.
Granville, Duke of Norfolk, and Earl Marshall
and Hereditary Marshal of England requesting
the right to use the coat of arms of Schuldham
(Barker's mother's family).

2 Draft Memorial of Thomas Barker to Henry n.d.
Granville, Duke of Norfolk, and Earl Marshall
and Hereditary Marshal of England requesting
the right to use the coat of arms of Schuldham
quartered with the Barker coat of arms.

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2 Letter from Allen and Nichols to James Duncan 16 Oct 1856
re Barker's request for a coat of arms.

2 Letter from George Macleay re Barker's n.d.
application for a coat of arms.

2 Copy of letter from Albert Woods, Lancaster 23 Oct 1856
Herald of Arms, to Allen and Nichols re
Barker's application for a coat of arms.

2 Three letters copied onto a single sheet of n.d.
paper: note from Mr Cousin to Mr Duncan, dated
3 October 1856; note from Mr Cousin to Mr
Duncan, dated 27 October 1856; extract of a
letter from Mr Duncan to Thomas Barker, dated
10 October 1856.

2 Letter from Albert Woods, Lancaster Herald, to 23 Oct 1856
Allen and Nichols re Barker's application for a
coat of arms.

2 Account from Albert Woods, Lancaster Herald, of 25 Apr 1857
fees and charges for drawing up documents for
Barker's application for a coat of arms.

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2 Letter from HE Barff, Registrar of Sydney 13 Feb 1900
University, to Barker's widow concerning the
Barker scholarship.

2 Barker scholarship test papers in mathematics Dec 1855
and geometry. [2 separate papers]

2 Letter from Charles Nicholson, Vice-Provost of 4 Jan 1853
Sydney University, re Barker's offer of money
for a scholarship.

2 Draft letter from Barker to Woolley, Professor 15 Jun 1853
of Classics and Logic at Sydney University re
the Barker scholarship.

2 Copy of two of Barker's letters to Charles 1 Jan 1853
Nicholson re the Barker scholarship.

2 Letter from Hugh Kennedy, Registrar of Sydney 5 Jan 1854
University, re the Barker scholarship.

2 Letter from John Woolley, Professor of Classics 11 Jun 1853
and Logic at Sydney University, re the Barker
scholarship.

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2 Letter from Charles Nicholson, Provost at 18 Sep 1855
Sydney University, re the Barker scholarship.

2 Copy of George Macleay's instructions to his 19 Mar 1862
attornies which gives Thomas Barker authority
to handle any problems that might arise in the
management of Macleay's sheep 'runs'.

2 Letter from correspondent at Dungog re Barker's 20 Oct 1842
claim for repayment of a debt.

2 Letter from correspondent at Dungog re Barker's 24 Sep 1849
claim for repayment of a debt.

2 Letter from Albert H Stephens thanking him for 8 Apr 1852
his donation of two hundred and fifty pounds to
the Asylum for destitute children.

2 Letter from G Hassall at Denbigh requesting one n.d.
dozen bottles of "the same wine". No addressee
is named.

2 Letter from W Johnstone at George Town, Van 18 Feb 1854
Dieman's Land, re the estate of Mrs Birnie.

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2 Letter from James Duncan at Edinburgh with 9 Jan 1858
Barker's account at Duncan and Dewar, from 14
November to 31 December 1857.

2 Letter from James Duncan at Edinburgh with 21 Mar 1858
Barker's account at Duncan and Dewar, 16
December 1857 to 23 March 1858.

2 Barker's account at Duncan and Dewar, from 1 31 Aug 1858
March to 31 August 1858.

2 Copy of two letters to James Duncan, one from n.d.
David Dickson, the other from Allen and
Nichols, with account between Thomas Barker and
Messrs. Duncan and Dewar from July to September
1857.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from June to July 1857.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from July 1856 to May 1857.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from July 1854 to July 1856.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from August 1865 to May 1866.

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2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from July 1864 to August 1865.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from October 1863 to July 1864.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from January to October 1863.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from January 1861 to November 1862.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from November 1860 to January 1861.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from March 1859 to January 1860.

2 Barker's account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar n.d.
from February 1860 to November 1861.

2 Letter from James Duncan enclosing Barker's 18 Mar 1859
account at Messrs. Duncan and Dewar from August
1858 to February 1859.

2 Letter from John Thompson, Acting Deputy 8 Nov 1853
Surveyor-General, re an allotment in Spring
Street, the property of the late Mrs Birnie.

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2 Pencil copy of James Birnie's last will and n.d.
testament.

2 Unsigned and undated poem entitled n.d.
'Epithalamium'.

2 Letter from William Johnstone of Van Dieman's 4 Jul 1853
Land re Mrs Birnie's estate, of which he and
Campbell were executors.

2 Letter from Norton, Son, and Barker re Mrs 13 Feb 1861
Birnie's estate.

2 Letterpress copy of letter from Thomas Barker. 9 Feb 1857
The recipient's name is unreadable.

2 Letterpress copy of letter from Thomas Barker 14 Apr 1854
to William Johnstone of Van Dieman's Land.

2 Letterpress copy of letter from Thomas Barker. 31 Jan 1854
The recipient's name is unreadable.

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2 Letterpress copy of letter from Thomas Barker 8 Feb 1854
to William Johnstone of Van Dieman's Land.

2 Declaration of Thomas Barker concerning as n.d.
verbal statement made to him by William
Johnstone.

2 Letter from Norton, Son, and Barker enclosing 4 Apr 1854
opinion of Ross Donnelly of 230 Elizabeth
Street Sydney, dated 20 April 1852, re
responsibilities of executors of Mrs Birnie's
estate.

2 Draft of letter from Thomas Barker re Mrs n.d.
Birnie's property.

2 Draft of letter from Thomas Barker to chairman 19 Jun 1847
of Committee of Legislative Council.

2 Letter from John Gibbes of the Legislative 16 Jun 1847
Council.

2 Letter from Paterson, Honorary Treasurer of the 2 Apr 1852
Bethel Union, thanking the executors of Mrs
Birnie's estate for a legacy of one hundred
pounds.

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2 Receipt for two pounds and ten shillings paid 4 May 1852
to John Harrington as wages for cleaning.

2 Memorandum re distribution of Mrs Burnie's n.d.
effects.

2 Receipt signed by Ann Cunningham for wages and 13 Nov 1857
two silver tea spoons given to her by the
executors of Mrs Birnie's estate.

2 Letter from John Thompson, Surveyor-General's 31 Jan 1854
Office, re resumption of a portion of an
allotment of land in Spring Street belonging to
the heirs of Mrs Birnie.

2 Valuation of Mrs Birnie's property. n.d.

2 Copy of Mr Cowlishaw's opinion of that portion 24 Mar 1854
of the late Mrs Birnie's property in Spring
Street requested by the government for the
continuation of Pitt Street.

2 Conditions of James Birnie's lease of 21 years n.d.
from 1 January 1810.

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2 Letterpress copy of letter from Barker to 20 Apr 1853
William Johnstone.

2 Draft letter to John Thompson re Mrs Birnie's 18 Jul 1853
land in Spring Street.

2 Copy of letter to John Thompson re Mrs Birnie's 18 Apr 1853
land in Spring Street.

2 Letter from John Thompson re Mrs Birnie's land 15 Apr 1853
in Spring Street.