Explorations – No 28 Jun 2000

PATRICIA CLANCY, JACQUES DE SAINT-FERJEUX, COLIN THORNTON-SMITH, Foreword PATRICIA CLANCY, JACQUES DE SAINT-FERJEUX, COLIN THORNTON-SMITH, Addendum and Corrigenda Keywords: Massena, Murat, organ, Robert and William Grey 1796. DIANNE REILLY, A Huguenot Heritage: the French Ancestry of Charles Joseph La Trobe, Superintendent of Port Phillip, 1839-1850, and First Lieutenant Governor of Victoria 1851-1854 Dianne Reilly explores […]

Explorations – No 21 Dec 1996

(issued February 2000) WALLACE KIRSOP, Forward WALLACE KIRSOP, Mme Juliette Henry Writes to Félix Faure The author examines Madame Henry’s fraught relationship with the then Consul-General of Australia, Biard d’Aunet, outlined in her letter of complaint to the President of the Republic, Felix Faure. These letters are printed here in full and with the rest […]

Explorations – No 17 Dec 1994

(issued October 1997) WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword C.B. THORNTON-SMITH, Paul Maistre, Vice-Consul and later Consul for France in Victoria, 1886-1898, 1901-1908 This article is a detailed account of Paul Maistre’s struggle to reform the Melbourne Alliance Française at the beginning of the twentieth century. Maistre, like Georges Biard d’Aunet, the Sydney-based Consul General for Australia was […]