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James Lester Burke
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1820
End Date:
24 Jul 1879
James Lester Burke (1820?-1879) was an irish convict and journalist.
He has also been associated with Mark Jeffrey's "A Burglar's Life", and with poems attributed to Francis MacNamara ("Frank the Poet").
Information Sources:
Philip Butterss, "James Lester Burke, Martin Cash and Frank the Poet", Australian Literary Studies, vol.15, no.3, 1992, pp.220-225
Functions Performed:
Arts and culture
Series Created By Agency:
NS62 James Lester Burke's Manuscript of Martin Cash01 Jan 1870