Lachlan Macquarie portrait

Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Archive Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Archive (LEMA)

The Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Archive (LEMA) is a digital project providing full-text manuscript transcriptions and associated research materials relating to the lives and times of Governor Lachlan Macquarie (1761-1824) and his second wife, Elizabeth [nee Campbell] (1778-1835).

Additional projects include:

Journeys in Time 1809-1822 Journeys in Time 1809-1822
Joint project between Macquarie University Library and the State Library of New South Wales. Full transcripts of the travel journals of Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie. (Includes research notes, bibliographies etc).
Imperial Eyes Imperial Eyes 1807
Returning home from India in 1807, Lachlan Macquarie sailed from Bombay through the Persian Gulf to Iraq. After reaching Baghdad, he and his companions travelled overland through Iran and Russia, and finally sailed home to England via Denmark and Sweden. Macquarie kept a journal of his 6,400-mile, six-month expedition. Read his account and discover more about his epic journey...
Seringapatam 1799 Seringapatam 1799
Full transcripts of the writings of Lachlan Macquarie describing the British military campaign in 1799 against Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore (South India), and the assault upon his fortress and capital at Seringapatam (Srirangapatna or Srirangapattana).
Under a Tropical Sun Under A Tropical Sun
Full transcripts of Lachlan Macquarie's letters and journal describing his involvement in the British military campaign to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in 1796.

The Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Room

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