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Macarthur, James (1798 - 1867)

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Explorer and Agriculturalist
Born: 15 December 1798  Paramatta, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 21 April 1867  New South Wales, Australia.
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.

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