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Benevolent asylums


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Lachlan Macquarie (1761—1824) army officer and colonial governor

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Were charitable institutions modelled on the poor houses of Britain that provided care to the poor and the destitute. The first benevolent asylum was established in Sydney ‘for the poor ...

Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.


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