Australia: a new history of the great southern land
Australia: A New History of the Great Southern Land is a major new account that places Australia's history fully within a global context, drawing on sources from the United States, Britain, South Africa, and Canada, as well as within Australia itself.
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On the arrival of his successor, Lieutenant Colonel Lachlan Macquarie, Bligh
sailed for London, whither the chief culprits in his deposition, Johnston and
Macarthur, had already gone to make their excuses. In this they were for the most
The only income generated so far was the modest sum of about £1,000 p. a.
raised from customs and excise duties, which had been paid into the self-
administered Gaol and Orphan Fund. Macquarie increased the duties and
appropriated the ...
M. H. Ellis, John Macarthur, 421. 43. HRA, series 1, vol. 8, p. 134. 44. For
Macquarie's instructions, see HRA, series 1, vol. 7, pp. 190 ff. Shaw, Convicts,
chap. 4, has an excellent account of Macquarie's policies. 45. Arago was
Freycinet's artist, ...
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