Torrens, R. (Robert) (1780-1864)

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Member of the Political Economy Club (1780-1864)
Torrens, R. (1780-1864)
Torrens, Robert (1780-1864)
Field of activity
Officer Of Marines; Political Economist; Colonization Commissioner
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Biographies

Robert Torrens (1780-1864), officer of marines, political economist and colonization commissioner, was born in Ireland, son of Robert Torrens of Harveyhill, County Londonderry, and his wife Elizabeth,...

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  1. Letter : Adelphi Terrace to Simon
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Unpublished : 1842 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,172.758)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,172.758)

  2. [Letter from Robert Torrens to Earl Grey, March 1849, relating to South Australia]
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Unpublished : 1900-1999 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,256.844)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,256.844)

  3. A letter to Lieut. Col. Torrens, M.P. in answer to his address to the farmers of the United Kingdom / by Alexander Crombie
    Crombie, Alexander, 1762?-1840?
    [ Book, Microform : 1832 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,869.992)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,869.992)

  4. Two letters on the measure of value contributed to the Traveller (London) in December, 1822 / by John Stuart Mill
    Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873
    [ Book : 1936 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,457.211)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,457.211)

  5. A letter and a memorial addressed to the Right Honourable Lord John Russell / by Lieutenant-Colonel Torrens
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Book, Microform : 1842 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76,606.766)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76,606.766)

  6. Collected works of Robert Torrens / edited and introduced by Giancarlo de Vivo
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Book : 2000 ]
    At 5 libraries
    Collected works of Robert Torrens / edited and introduced by Giancarlo de Vivo
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,517.352)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,517.352)

  7. The principles and practical operation of Sir Robert Peel's bill of 1844 explained, and defended against the objections of Tooke, Fullarton, and Wilson. / By R. Torrens
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Book, Microform : 1848-1990 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,623.766)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,623.766)

  8. A letter to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, ... on the condition of England, and on the means of removing the causes of distress : By R. Torrens,
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Microform, Book : 1843-1990 ]
    At Deakin Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,101.621)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,101.621)

  9. Speeches of Robert R. Torrens, Esq. : explanatory of his measure for reform of the law of real property: to which is appended copy of the Act, as passed by the Parliament of South Australia
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Book : 1858 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,076.051)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 40,076.051)

  10. An essay on the production of wealth / by Robert Torrens ; with an introductory essay "Robert Torrens and American economic thought," by Joseph Dorfman
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Book : 1821-1965 ]
    At 11 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,614.16)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,614.16)

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Resources about R. Torrens (13)

  1. Letter : Adelphi Terrace to Simon
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Unpublished : 1842 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,294.266)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,294.266)

  2. [Letter from Robert Torrens to Earl Grey, March 1849, relating to South Australia]
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Unpublished : 1900-1999 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,101.102)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,101.102)

  3. Robert Torrens : colonel of marines and political economist / Frank Whitson Fetter
    Fetter, Frank Whitson, 1899-
    [ Book : 1962 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,603.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,603.055)

  4. The Torrens watcher
    Moore, Peter, 1955-
    [ Periodical : 1988-2019 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,889.906)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,889.906)

  5. A letter to Lieut. Col. Torrens, M.P. in answer to his address to the farmers of the United Kingdom / by Alexander Crombie
    Crombie, Alexander, 1762?-1840?
    [ Book, Microform : 1832 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,119.719)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,119.719)

  6. [Review of "Colonization of South Australia", by R. Torrens, and "Colonization, particularly in South Australia"... by Colonel Charles James Napier]
    [ Book : 1835 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 91,432.633)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 91,432.633)

  7. Two letters on the measure of value contributed to the Traveller (London) in December, 1822 / by John Stuart Mill
    Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873
    [ Book : 1936 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,849.383)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,849.383)

  8. Robert Torrens and the evolution of classical economics / by Lionel Robbins
    Robbins, Lionel Robbins, Baron, 1898-1984
    [ Book : 1958 ]
    At 17 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 79,737.383)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 79,737.383)

  9. A letter and a memorial addressed to the Right Honourable Lord John Russell / by Lieutenant-Colonel Torrens
    Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
    [ Book, Microform : 1842 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76,751.633)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76,751.633)

  10. A footnote about Napier's annotations to Torrens' Colonization of South Australia / by Paul Depasquale
    Depasquale, Paul, 1938-2010
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 6 libraries
    A footnote about Napier's annotations to Torrens' Colonization of South Australia / by Paul Depasquale
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,116.289)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,116.289)

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  1. Torrens, Robert, (Sir) (1814-1884)
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    ... Sir Robert Richard Torrens (1814-1884), public servant, politician and land titles law reformer ... , was born in Cork, Ireland, son of Colonel Robert Torrens and his first wife Charity Herbert, née Chute.... ...
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  2. Nixon, F. R., (Frederick Robert) (1817-1860)
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    ... The South Australia Company's Mill on the Torrens ... . According to records in Mauritius, he died in 1860 while absent on leave. While in South Australia F.R ...
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  1. ROBERT BRUCE PEARCE Lot 7, John Street, Cooktown Qld 4871
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    ... ROBERT BRUCE P1AECE Lot 7, Cooktown QW 4871 Commonwealth Development Bank of Australia Limited A ... Warren John Pearce as Debtors over the 10,6 metre aluminium fishing vessel "Lady R" Registered Symbol ... 505 words
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  2. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 16 March 1852 [Issue No.28] p 453

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    ... Win., Sydney. Tope R., Sydney. Toppeny James, Bathurst. Toten John, Mudgee. Torr Saml., carpenter ... last List, and the 29th February> 1852. ABBOTT R., Sydney Abraham A., Newtown Addie Mrs., Ophlr Acton ... 5144 words
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  3. In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. IN INSOLVENCY AND IN BANKRUPTCY. In the Insolvent Estate of Robert M'Gregor Torr, of 3, Steam Mill-street, Sydney, and of Balmain, churn ma...
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 12 October 1888 [Issue No.634] p 7185

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    ... . (21,667) IN INSOLVENCY AND IN BANKRUPTCY. In the Insolvent Estate of Robert M'Gregor Torr, of 3, Steam ... NOTICE that Robert M'Gregor Torr intends to apply to His Honor the Judge in Bankruptcy, at the Court ... 141 words
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  2. Interview with Geoff Hallett / Interviewers: Susan Marsden and Ray Broomhill
    Hallett, Geoff, 1907-
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  3. Agatha Christie's Poirot
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    [ Video, Microform : 1989-2018 ]
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    Agatha Christie's Poirot
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  4. The Paradiso of Dante Alighieri
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    The Paradiso of Dante Alighieri
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  1. SIR ROBERT R. TORRENS.
    Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 4 August 1880 p 2 Article
    ... SIB ROBERT R. TORRENS. THE proposition of the Government to grant Sir R. R. Torrens an additional ... retiring allow ance. As far as Sir Robert Torrens is concerned, there can be no question as to the fact ... 3108 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,472.981)

  2. TORRENS
    News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Thursday 4 March 1926 p 11 Article
    ... TORRENS With the animal meeting dver and oficials lappointed, Torrens are preparing to mould their ... married in the Robert Street (Hindmarsh) Church of Christ on Monday evening. He said about a month ago ... 664 words
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  3. SIR ROBERT RICHARD TORRENS.
    Southern Argus (Port Elliot, SA : 1866 - 1954) Thursday 29 July 1880 p 2 Article
    ... SIR ROBERT RICHARD TORRENS. That Sir R. R. Torrens, the author of the Real Property Act, was a bene ... the property law brought about by Sir R. R. Torrens has been a boon to the colony, and its advantages ... 1177 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,646.668)

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  1. Robert Richard Torrens
    Torrens, Robert, Sir, 1814-1884
    [ Unpublished : 1841-1875 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 674.431)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 674.431)

  2. [Col. Torrens on emigration, &c, &c]
    Torrens, Robert, 1780-1864
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 402.439)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 402.439)

  3. R. Torrens to G.W. Norman, 26 January 1836, (Item 1), (from Collections held by the Kent Archives Office / Papers of Norman Family of Bromley and West Farleigh (U310) / Correspondence (C) / Correspondence from Robert Torrens (C. 207))
    [ Unpublished : 1836 ]
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    At AJCP
    R. Torrens to G.W. Norman, 26 January 1836,  (Item 1),  (from Collections held by the Kent Archives Office  / Papers of Norman Family of Bromley and West Farleigh  (U310) / Correspondence  (C) / Correspondence from Robert Torrens  (C. 207))
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 368.516)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 368.516)

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  1. TORRENS, Robert Richard,
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    Names given first to residence of Robert Richard TORRENS, built c.1842-47, demolished c.1850 in Woodville (now St Clair area) , and another residence erected on part of Bower Estate and land owned by ...

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  1. Ulrich Hubbe or Robert R. Torrens?: the Germans in early South Australia
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    Adelaide Law Review, The
    [ Article : 2005 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 415.416)

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  2. Ulrich Hubbe or Robert R Torrens?: The Germans in Early South Australia
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    [ Article : 2006 ]
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  3. Ulriche Hbbe or Robert R Torrens? The Germans in early South Australia
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    [ Article : 2006-2007 ]
    At Adel Uni Inst Rep
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  4. Robert Torrens' theory of profit reconsidered
    Hisamatsu, Taro
    History of Economics Review
    [ Article : 2009 ]
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