McMillan, Angus, 1810-1865

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Angus McMillan arrived in Australia in January 1838. In 1864, after a long career as an explorer and pioneer pastoralist in Gippsland, he was offered the leadership of the Victorian government's Alpine Expedition to open tracks in the mining area of Omeo, Dargo and Matlock.

From the description of Journals. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225774429

Explorer. Migrated to Australia 1837, employed by Lachlan Macalister. In 1839-1841 made several journeys into Gippsland, eventually reaching sea at Pt. Albert. Member of Victorian Legislative Assembly 1856-1860.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225771275

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McMillan, Angus


Birth 1810-08-14

Death 1865-05-18



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