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Receipt - Issued to Mrs Gill for the late Mr Panton, by Dr. W. Armstrong, 30 Sep 1892 Document Reg. No: HT 960

Receipt issued to Mrs Gill for the late Mr Panton by Dr W. Armstrong for the sum of £3:15:6 for Medicine and Attendance, dated 30 September 1892. The services were provided in Toowoomba from 25 August 1892 to 6 September 1892. Robert was the son of a Scottish shepherd, and worked as an agricultural labourer in Berwickshire. He married Christina Douglas in 1839, and in 1851-1852 the family made arrangements to emigrate to Port Phillip through the British Colonial Land and Emigration Office. The family was struck by tragedy shortly after arriving, Christina and two of their children, David and John, died within three months of their arrival.
Printed receipt filled in by hand with pen and ink. One Penny stamp in the bottom right hand corner. Cream coloured paper and black ink.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.40 cm (Height), 9.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigration policies, british immigration, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: Printed and handwritten text: Toowoomba, Sept 30th 1892/Mrs Gill for the late/Mr Panton/to W Armstrong Dr./Medicine and Attendance from August 25th/the September 6th/Paid/Mr Armstrong 4-10-92/[pound symbol]3:15:6
Issued By: Dr W Armstrong, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 30 Sep 1892
Issued To: Mrs Gill, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 30 Sep 1892
Person Named: Robert Panton, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 30 Sep 1892
Place & Date of Event: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 25 Aug 1892-6 Sep 1892

Medicine and Attendance was provided by Dr Armstrong over this period.

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