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The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878), Maxwell, Chris  & Pugh, Alex
1 Maxwell, Chris & Pugh, Alex The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne (1796 - 1878)
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2017 1925588564 / 9781925588569 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 390 pages Captain William Kinghorne navigated some of the most treacherous waters in the world. His life encompassed the Napoleonic Wars, smuggling in the North Sea, the brutal penal settlements of Macquarie Harbour and Port Arthur, the atrocities committed against the Aboriginal people of Tasmania, and the whaling industry of Jervis Bay. Turning his back on the sea, William ended his life as a pastoralist in the Goulburn district. His is a story of high adventure and achievement in an Australia that few would now recognize or acknowledge. ID297797 
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The Merchant of Sydney James Chisholm 1772-1837, Maxwell, Chris & Pugh, Alex
2 Maxwell, Chris & Pugh, Alex The Merchant of Sydney James Chisholm 1772-1837
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2015 1925333280 / 9781925333282 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 335 pages James Chisholm was an important pioneer of colonial Australia, contributing to its business and banking, democratic processes and pastoral industry, yet historians have ignored him for two hundred years. He left his native Scotland as a young soldier and travelled half way around the world to a new land where from being a corporal in the Rum Corps he rose to become a leading merchant in Sydney. In a life characterised by faith, loyalty, family and self-improvement, this gruff but quietly spoken Scot, of 'genial and kindly disposition', commanded wide respect and made his mark on a new society. ID287255 
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