Chis Maxwell & Alex McLeod: Private James Chisholm 1791 Part 1

Posted on: Mon 3 Jun 2019

James Chisholm arrived here as a penniless soldier and became one of the most influential men in NSW.  He also became a leader in the movement for democratic reform…  so how did he deal with the personal and spiritual conflicts that arose, including displacement of traditional owners and elimination of their culture?  A fascinating story from our past.

Guest Interviewer Alex McLeod.   Producer Helen Meyer

Main photo:  (L) Alex McLeod (R) Chis Maxwell.   Photo by Helen Meyer and used with permission


The Merchant of Sydney by Chis Maxwell and Alex Pugh.         For more information see:    Australian Scholarly Publishing





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