Biographical entry Dillon, Peter (1788 - 1847)
- 15 June 1788
- 9 February 1847
Peter Dillon undertook a voyage in search of La Perouse's expedition. Correspondence dated 1829-1832 concerns his attempts to obtain promised assistance from the French government in connection with the publication of his account of this voyage.
- Davidson, J. W., 'Dillon, Peter (1788-1847)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966, pp. 306-308. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010292b.htm. Details
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