Governor Macquarie's Silent Witness

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Governor Macquarie's Silent Witness
SBS  |  July 31, 2020

This is the untold story of George Jarvis, an Indian servant of Lachlan Macquarie - the man who went on to serve as governor-general of New South Wales from 1809 to 1822. Bought as a slave from Cochin in India, George became manservant, valet, and friend to one of the most powerful men in Australia at the time.

This is the untold story of George Jarvis, an Indian servant of Lachlan Macquarie - the man who went on to serve as governor-general of New South Wales from 1809 to 1822. Bought as a slave from Cochin in India, George became manservant, valet, and friend to one of the most powerful men in Australia at the time.

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