Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Tasmania. Fire policy made out to Richard James Lucas of Hobart. Tasmania, Richard James Lucas.
Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Tasmania. Fire policy made out to Richard James Lucas of Hobart.
Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Tasmania. Fire policy made out to Richard James Lucas of Hobart.

Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Tasmania. Fire policy made out to Richard James Lucas of Hobart.

Launceston: Stephenson & Son, 10 November 1883. Engraved fire insurance policy Number 8,185 for £30 made out to Richard James Lucas of Hobart, solicitor, "On building erected of slabs and weatherboard, roof shingles, detached, situate Sandfly, and occupied by a Tenant as a Dwelling".

Richard James Lucas (1837 – 1916) was a politician in colonial Tasmania. Born at Kingston, Browns River, educated in Brighton, and admitted a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 1865. He was elected member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Kingborough in 1883 and 1886.

A large engraved Australian coat of arms at top of sheet, with kangaroo and emu. 13 1/2 x 17 1/4". Printed on 2 sides; the front with signatures of 2 directors; company blind stamp. 'Conditions' printed on verso. Period folds flattened, short closed tear bottom edge, slight creasing. Very good overall. Item #25936

Price: $75.00

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