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Phillip, Arthurlocked

(1738–1814)
  • Alan Frost

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Phillip, Arthur (1738–1814), colonial governor and naval officer, was born in London on 11 October 1738, the second child of Jacob Phillip and his wife, Elizabeth, née Breach. Very little is known of his parents. His father was reportedly from Frankfurt, and a language teacher, a claim given some support by his son's becoming proficient in German, French, and Portuguese. His mother was the widow of ...

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