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"Dear Will" : letters to a boy sailor from Newcastle 1896-1897 / researched and edited by Pamela B. Harrison.
Call No: A6/HEN/14
Author: Harrison, Pamela Brawdley, 1937- ;
Publisher: New Lambton, N.S.W. : Pamela B. Harrison, c2011.
Subject: Henderson, William ; Newcastle (N.S.W.) ; Australia - family history ; Australia ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 117 p. : ill., facsm., maps., ports. ; 30 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Bibliography:p.110
Public Note: Donated by G Rex Meyer
Summary: William HENDERSON was only 14 in 1896 when he enlisted as a boy sailor on the three-masted sailing ship Scottish Locks. Sixty four letters were written to Will over the period 1896 to November 1897 by family and friends,giving a glimpse of life in Newcastle, NSW. Will decided against a career on the sea, but these letters, now transcribed, have survived.

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