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Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia

G. S. Boulger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662556
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/17655
Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia

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Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia, was born in Ross-shire, Scotland, on 24 June 1767, the son of William Macleay, provost of Wick and deputy lieutenant of Caithness. He received a good education but where is not known. In 1788 he moved to ...

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Subjects: Entomology ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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