Found – barely – the petition that sparked a revolt

tqft writes “JOCK Murphy was delighted. “You wouldn’t do this job if you weren’t excited by this sort of thing,” the State Library manuscripts librarian said after viewing a 13-metre-long document discovered on a rubbish tip.”

Read the rest of the story here.

Sad to think of what else was lost let alone how much will never be preserved.

Without a time machine how do you decide what future archeologists, historians and socioligsts will want to know.

Once upon a time it was the lives of rulers that consumed academia, now a great focus is on daily life.”