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MUSGRAVE, Sir Anthony, governor of Newfoundland, born in 1828. His father, of the same name, was treasurer of Antigua. The son entered the Inner Temple, London, in 1851, was appointed treasury accountant at Antigua in 1852, and was nominated colonial secretary there in 1854. In 1860 he was appointed administrator of the colony of Nevis, and in 1861 he was transferred to the island of St. Vincent in the same capacity. He was governor of Newfoundland from 1864 till 1869, and in the latter year became governor of British Columbia. He was nominated lieutenant-governor of Natal in 1872, and he was soon transferred to the governorship of South Australia, which post he held till 1877, when he was transferred to the island of Jamaica. In 1883 he was appointed governor-general of Queensland, Australia. Sir Anthony was nominated a companion of the order of St. Michael and St. George in 1871, and promoted for his official service to the knight commandership of that order in 1875. He married a daughter of David Dudley Field.
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