Topics: People: Political leaders

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Macquarie

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The Sydney Gazette on 4 February reports that “on this occasion, sixteen of the natives, with wives and families, were assembled, and his Excellency the Governor, in consideration of the general wish expressed by them, appointed Boogaree (who had been long known as one of the most friendly of this race, and well acquainted with our language), to be their chief, at the same time presenting him with a badge distinguishing his quality as ‘Chief of the Broken Bay Tribe’”. ( Sydney Gazette , 4 February 1815)

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Macquarie also makes a grant of land to Bungaree and his extended family on Georges Head near Mosman later known as ‘Bungaree’s Farm’.

1815 - North Coastal - view

When a ship appeared off the Heads, Bungaree, Cora Goseberry or Matora, or other members of his extended family, often row out to meet it. Matora asks the captain for a tot of rum while Bungaree, dressed in his naval uniform points to his farm and the land northwards, and proclaims, ‘These are my people. This is my land’.

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Macquarie

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Governor Lachlan Macquarie

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Macquarie

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Macquarie

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Governor Macquarie

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Governor Macquarie

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Macquarie

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Macquarie

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Macquarie

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Macquarie

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Governor Macquarie

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Governor Macquarie

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Governor Macquarie

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Governor Macquarie

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Govenor Macquarie

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Macquarie