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Biographical entry Savage, Robert (1818 - 1888)

Born
24 March 1818
Cork, Ireland
Died
12 July 1888
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Agricultural writer and Inventor

Summary

Robert Savage settled in the Nangeela valley, western Victoria in 1839 and helped invent a reaping machine and stone-breaking machinery. He was the agricultural writer for the "Argus" from the late 1850s and was a member of the Land Tenure Reform League.

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Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Robert Savage - Records, 1833 - 1914, ML MSS 1203; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.