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Paterson, William (1755 - 1810)

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Explorer and Naturalist
Born: 17 August 1755  Scotland.  Died: 21 June 1810  at sea.
William Paterson, soldier and Lieut-Governor of New South Wales, was an amateur naturalist who collected botanical, geological and insect specimens for Joseph Banks in Britain. He made several inland expeditions in Eastern Australia.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 2 August 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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