Port Stephens and Goonoo Goonoo: a review of the early period of the Australian Agricultural Company
In the early decades of European settlement in Australia men believed that large capital resources would be needed to develop the fine-wool industry. Between 1803 and 1821 Captain John Macarthur and Gregory Blaxland tried unsuccessfully to form pastoral companies. Such efforts failed prior to the visit of the Commissioner of Inquiry. Following the publication of the Report on the State of Agriculture and Trade in New South Wales, the Australian Agricultural Company was formed by a group of...[Show more]
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