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Robert Dudley Adams Robert Dudley Adams i(A25889 works by) (birth name: Robert Dudley Sidney Powys Herbert) (a.k.a. Robert Dudley Sidney Powys Adams; R. D Adams)
Also writes as: Alpha Crucis ; R. A. ; R. D. A. ; A.
Born: Established: 9 Jul 1829 ; Died: Ceased: 5 Apr 1912 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1851
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After a brief career in the Royal Navy, and a period studying law, Adams migrated to New South Wales, changing his surname from Herbert to Adams on arrival. He became involved in various business enterprises in Sydney, and also worked as a journalist for the Empire and the Sydney Morning Herald. Under his various pseudonyms, Adams contributed journalism and poetry to a variety of Australian and English periodicals.

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  • Also possibly the author 'R.A.' who appears to have been connected with the Empire in the 1860s.
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