Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898

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Sir George Grey was Governor of South Australia 1841-1845, New Zealand 1845-1853, Cape Colony 1853-59. He was recalled to England 1859 for encouraging, without special permission, a policy of South African federation, but was later restored to office and was again Govenor of New Zealand 1861-1867. He published works relating to language, topography and the history of New Zealand and Australia.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1859. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225752471

Explorer, politician, Governor of South Australia and New Zealand. George Grey led a Royal Geographical Society sponsored expedition to the Kimberley Region of Western Australia in 1837-1838. In 1839, when Resident Magistrate of Albany, he published Vocabulary of the Dialects spoken by the Aboriginal races of South West Australia.

From the description of Papers [microform]. 1986. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221148329

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creatorOf Grey, George Sir, 1812-1898. New Zealand papers. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Fitzgerald, James Edward, 1818-1896. Correspondence, together with a poem. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Scott Memory, Rhoda. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898. [Deed of assignment of the convicts O'Mara, Rose and Bottomley to the Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemens Land, 1845 Dec. 8] / [signed by] G. Grey [and] Andrew Sinclair. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Te Ua Haumene. Ua Rongopai gospel according to Te Ua Haumene. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Gipps, George, Sir,, 1791-1847. [Letter to Lord John Russell] [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Williams family. Correspondence, 1832-1937 (inclusive) [microform]. Yale University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868,. Autograph letters signed and autograph drafts signed from Charles John Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1828-1866. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bunting, Jabez, 1779-1858. Letters, 1836-1840. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898. Newspaper clippings, with manuscript annotations and insertions, 1869-1890. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Davenport, Robert, 1816-1896. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Hosmer, James Kendall, 1834-1927. James K. Hosmer papers, 1846-1943. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Grey, George Sir, 1812-1898. Supposed native tombs discovered on the N.W. Coast of New Holland, 7th April 1838. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Aldis, W. Steadman (William Steadman), 1839-1928. Papers. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Te Maniherà te Apehu. Land title [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Williams, Henry, 1792-1867. Extracts from letters from Archdeacon H. Williams to Rev. E. G. Marsh, 1838-1855 (inclusive) [microform]. Yale University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Grey, George Sir, 1812-1898. Papers [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Walker, William Charles. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898. [Scrapbook] / [compiled by H. Shaw]. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn James K. Hosmer papers., 1846-1943. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898. Literary manuscripts. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Album [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Grey, Henry George Grey, Earl, 1802-1894. Papers [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Robe, Frederick Holt. Correspondence of Frederick Holt Robe. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Aldis, W. Steadman (William Steadman), 1839-1928. person
associatedWith Bunting, Jabez, 1779-1858. person
correspondedWith Davenport, Robert, 1816-1896. person
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, James Edward, 1818-1896. person
associatedWith Gipps, George, Sir,, 1791-1847. person
correspondedWith Grey, Henry George Grey, Earl, 1802-1894. person
associatedWith Hosmer, James Kendall, 1834-1927. person
correspondedWith Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868, person
correspondedWith Robe, Frederick Holt. person
associatedWith Scott Memory, Rhoda. person
associatedWith Sinclair, Andrew. person
associatedWith Te Maniherà te Apehu. person
associatedWith Te Rangikāheke, ca. 1815-1896. person
associatedWith Te Ua Haumene. person
associatedWith Walker, William Charles. person
associatedWith Williams family. person
associatedWith Williams, Henry, 1792-1867. person
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Australia--Tasmania
Governors--Australia--Tasmania
Australia--Western Australia
Australia
Subject
Explorers--Archives
Missions
Tombs--Maps
Aboriginal Australians--Funeral customs and rites--Maps
Ngāti Toa (New Zealand people)
Te Arawa (New Zealand people)--History
Convicts
Aboriginal Australians--Languages
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Birth 1812-04-14

Death 1898-09-19

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