The Currency Lad single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1954... 1954 The Currency Lad
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John Batman led an exploration to the Port Phillip area, where he famously declared, 'This will be the place for a village.' Although the settlement of Melbourne was quickly established, Batman himself suffered from ill health and was refused ownership of the land on which he settled his family.

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    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 26-33
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