Busby, James, 1801-1871

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James Busby, 1801-1871, viticulturist and civil servant, migrated to New South Wales, 1824. Viticulture was his main interest. In 1832 he was appointed British Resident in New Zealand and remained in New Zealand until his death.

From the description of Letters [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225769744

Arrived in New South Wales in 1824, where he established himself as a pioneer viticulturist and was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue. After returning to Europe in 1831, he eventually settled at the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, in 1833.

From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225764410

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creatorOf Busby, James. [James Busby] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Ramsden, Eric, 1898-1962. Busby of Waitangi : H.M.'s Resident at New Zealand, 1833-40 / by Eric Ramsden. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Busby, James, 1801-1871. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Busby, James. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf New Zealand. British Resident. Inwards letters [microform], 1832-1834. University of Auckland, General Library
referencedIn Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Rodwell, Harold Rione, 1894-. Further papers. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Busby, James, 1801-1871. Correspondence [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 person
associatedWith James Busby, person
correspondedWith New Zealand. British Resident. corporateBody
associatedWith Ramsden, Eric, 1898-1962. person
associatedWith Rodwell, Harold Rione, 1894- person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
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Birth 1801-02-07

Death 1871-07-15


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