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Biographical entry Macarthur, James (1798 - 1867)

Born
15 December 1798
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Died
21 April 1867
New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Explorer and Agriculturalist

Summary

James Macarthur arrived in New South Wales in 1817 to help administer the family property at Camden. He understood the international wool market and was involved in sheep breeding. Later he was involved with conservative politics and the development of the constitution.

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

  • Linnean Society of London - Records, 1792 - 1870, FM 4/2699; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.