Historical information

These are the notebooks of Redmond Barry, made when he first arrived in the colony, covering the period 1839 into the early 1840s. They relate to the days when he was a barrister and appearing as an advocate in a number of cases.
One volume is devoted to Barry's notes about his cases, the other a book of legal precdents that he was collecting and annotating.


These volumes are of state significance, Barry's role in colonial Victorian History is an important one and these volumes relate to his early years in the colony.

Physical description

Two volumes of small leather bound books.

Inscriptions & markings

Redmond Barry's Book of Cases and Book of Precedents.