Governor Lachlan Macquarie
Major-General Lachlan Macquarie (1762 – 1824) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator from Scotland. He served as the fifth and last autocratic Governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821. Macquarie had a leading role in the social, economic, and architectural development of the colony, as well as great influence on the transition of New South Wales from a penal colony to a free settlement.
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