- Missing friends’ notice
Adam Carter’s family placed a notice in the newspaper asking for information on his whereabouts. As men ran off to the goldfields, families left to fend for themselves sometimes used such notices to locate wayward diggers.
- 3 August 1853
- Published Source
- Australian National Dictionary Centre, The Gold Rushes and Australian English: a resource for researchers, teachers and students, Australian National University, 2005, http://www.anu.edu.au/andc/res/aus_words/gold/index.php. Details
- This material is provided by the Australian National Dictionary Centre, a joint project of the Australian National University and Oxford University Press Australia.
ADAM CARTER . —The relatives of this young gentleman are very anxious to ascertain where he is. He was lst heard of at Bendigo Diggings, in the company of a Mr. Frederick Turniss. Any information respecting Adam Carter will be most thankfully received, and may be forwarded either to Frederick Fenton, Esq., at Gibson’s Station, near Bendigo; or to Messrs. Smith and Willan, Solicitors, 38, Collins-street, Melbourne.
Argus, 3 August 1853
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