Cunningham, P. (Peter) (1788-1864)

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Cunningham, P. (Peter) (1789-1864)
Cunningham, Peter (1788-1864)
Cunningham, Peter (1789-1864)
Cunningham, Peter Miller (1788-1864)
Cunningham, Peter Miller (1789-1864)
Field of activity
Naval officer; Surgeon; Naval Surgeon; Author
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Biographies

Peter Miller Cunningham (1789-1864), naval surgeon and author, was born in November 1789 at Dalswinton, near Dumfries, Scotland, the youngest son of John Cunningham, a factor of Dalswinton, and his...

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Peter Cunningham was a naval surgeon, author, agriculturalist and scientist. He was surgeon on convict transports to New South Wales 1819-1828 and published a series of letters outlining the state of society in New South Wales.

Born at Dalswinton near Dumfries, Scotland. Educated University of Edinburgh (medicine). Entered the Navy as assistant surgeon, becoming later surgeon, and then surgeon-superintendent in convict transports when he made five trips to New South Wales between 1819 and 1828. Was granted land in the Upper Hunter River in 1826. Returned to England in 1830.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Cunningham, Peter Miller
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Cunningham, Peter Miller (1789-1864)
    Fitzhardinge, L. F.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 267-268

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  1. Hints for Australian emigrants; with engravings and explanatory descriptions of the water-raising wheels, and modes of irrigating land in Egypt, Syria, South America, &c : By Peter Cunningham, .
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book, Microform : 1841-2002 ]
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  2. Two years in New South Wales : a series of letters comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony ; of its peculiar advantages to emigrants ; of its topography, natural history, &c. &c. / by P. Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1827 ]
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  3. Two years in New South Wales : a series of letters comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony / of its peculiar advantages to emigrants ; of its topography, natural history, etc. / P. Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1966 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  4. Two years in New South Wales : comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony / of its peculiar advantages to emigrants , of it stopography, natural history, &c. &c / by P. Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1827 ]
    At UWA Library
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  5. Thoughts on the causes of compass variation : and the motions of planets, comets, whirlwinds, hurricanes, and earthquakes / by Peter Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1843-1900 ]
    At UNSW Library
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  6. Hints for Australian emigrants : with engravings and explanatory descriptions of the water-raising wheels, and modes of irrigating land in Egypt, Syria,south america, &c. / by Peter Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1841 ]
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    Hints for Australian emigrants : with engravings and explanatory descriptions of the water-raising wheels, and modes of irrigating land in Egypt, Syria,south america, &c. / by Peter Cunningham
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  7. On the motions of the earth and heavenly bodies : as explained by electro-magnetic attraction and repulsion, and on the conception, growth, and decay of man, and cause and treatment of his diseases, as referable to galvanic action / by P. Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1834 ]
    At National Library
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  8. Hints for Australian emigrants : with engravings and explanatory descriptions of the water-raising wheels, and modes of irrigating land in Egypt, Syria, South America, etc
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book : 1841 ]
    At WA State Library
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  9. Two years in New South Wales; comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony; of its peculiar advantages to emigrants; of its topology, natural history, etc... / .: 2nd ed. rev. and enl. London, H. Colburn, 1827 2 v., fold map
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
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    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
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  10. Two years in New South Wales : a series of letters, comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony; of its peculiar advantages to emigrants; of its topography, natural history, etc. etc. / by P. Cunningham
    Cunningham, P. (Peter), 1789-1864
    [ Book, Microform : 1827-1967 ]
    Languages: English;German;Undetermined, [2 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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