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Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, 1791-1807

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Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, 1791-1807

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16AJLvgn

Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, 1791-1807

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Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, 1791-1807

Full title

Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, 1791-1807

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Date

1796-1807

Record Identifier

16AJLvgn
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This collection comprises 2 manuscript series records.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This collection of papers contain copies of letters received and sent by Philip Gidley King. Documents deal with the affairs of Norfolk Island under King’s administration, as well as personal correspondence between family members.

SERIES 01
Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, volume 1, 1791-1796

SERIES 02
Philip Gidley K...

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Philip Gidley King papers, Norfolk Island, 1791-1807

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Source unknown as at 2008.

Administrative / Biographical history

Philip Gidley King, 1758-1808, joined the British Navy in 1770 and after service on several ships was selected by Arthur Phillip as second lieutenant on the Sirius. Subsequently in 1788 and 1791 he went to Norfolk Island in charge of the settlement. In 1791 he married Anna Josepha Coombe and returned to England in ill health in 1796, but returned t...

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16AJLvgn

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826054

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