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King, Philip Gidley (1758 - 1808)

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Born: 23 April 1758  Launceston, Cornwall, England.  Died: 3 September 1808  England.
Philip Gidley King established the settlement at Norfolk Island in 1787 and was lieutenant-governor from 1789. He was Governor of the colony of New South Wales 1800-6 during which time he promoted exploration and the collection of botanical specimens for Joseph Banks.
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Created: 20 October 1993
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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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