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James Bell James Bell i(A144453 works by)
Born: Established: 1817 ; Died: Ceased: 1840 Adelaide, South Australia,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1839
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James Bell travelled to Adelaide, South Australia on the Planter, departing from London on 19 November 1838. During his sea voyage, Bell maintained a diary, intended for the eyes of a female friend in the United Kingdom. Bell died from a 'brain infection' one year after his arrival in South Australia and his journal was mislaid. It was eventually 'found on a market stall and auctioned at Bonham's, where it was acquired by the State Library of South Australia'.

Source: Allen and Unwin website,
Sighted: 13/12/2011

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