Grant of land to John Nicholds in the district of Clarence Plains, Van Diemen's Land. MACQUARIE, Governor Lachlan MACQUARIE.

Grant of land to John Nicholds in the district of Clarence Plains, Van Diemen's Land.

Sydney: 25 July 1821.

Folio, manuscript in ink on vellum; verso with docket-title; in good condition, framed.

with Macquarie's Great Seal

An early example of a Tasmanian land grant, with a good signature by Governor Macquarie and completed with his Great Seal of the Colony of New South Wales.

An early example of a Tasmanian land grant, with a good signature by Governor Macquarie and completed with his Great Seal of the Colony of New South Wales.

Issued upon the Governor's return to Sydney from a tour of Van Diemen's Land in 1821, it records the grant of 60 acres to a John Nicholds in the district of Clarence Plains, now part of Greater Hobart. It describes a plot "Bounded on the East side by Jacob's farm; on the North side by a west line of fourteen chains; on the West side by a South line to the Derwent river; and on the South side by that river".

Price (AUD): $2,550.00  other currencies Ref: #4504984