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Series Details

Series Number: CON133
Start Date: 01 Jan 1868
End Date: 31 Dec 1868
Contents Start Date:
Contents End Date:
Date Range of Holdings:
Access: Open
Creating Agency:
TA60 CONVICT DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1818 31 Dec 1877
Description (Content/Function):

This is a dictionary or code book of semaphore codes used by signal stations between Hobart and Port Arthur. The codes were used to convey messages by semaphore. The number combinations represented words.

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System of Arrangement:

The code book is organised in two sections - alphabetically by word; the second part is numerical.

Information Sources:

Items in Series:
CON133/1/1 Tasman Peninsula - Semaphore Code dictionary 01 Jan 1868 31 Dec 1868