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Richard Brooks: From Convict Ship Captain to Pillar of Early Colonial Australia by Christine Maher

11 May 2016 @ 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm

Captain Richard Brooks was a privateer, smuggler, convict sea captain and colonial squire. He became the largest cattle owner in the new colony and his advice was sought by govenors Bligh and Macquarie.

Join author Christine Maher and Professor Peter Stanley (UNSW Canberra), for the launch of this new biography of an early colonial magnate.

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Date:
11 May 2016
Time:
6.00 pm - 7.00 pm
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Website:
http://www.nla.gov.au/event/book-launch-richard-brooks

Venue

NLA Bookshop
National Library of Australia
Canberra, Australia
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