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Mitchell, Thomas Sir

Sketch of a general plan for the regular extention of the streets of Sydney, T. L. Mitchell, manuscript map, 1831

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Regular extention' of the streets applies mainly to Surry Hills and further south. Peter Lewis Bemi (1795-1853) was a convict draftsman in Mitchell's Survey Department. Dismissed in 1830 much against Mitchell's will, Bemi established himself as a land surveyor. On verso in Bemi's hand: "A Present from Major Mitchell to P.L. Bemi." "Sir T.L. Mitchell to P.L. Bemi."