Henry Seekamp

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Henry Seekamp is associated with Ballarat, Victoria located at these coordinates -37.55, 143.85

Date of Birth: 1829
Date of Death: 19th January 1864
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Related Resource URL: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/seekamp-henry-13188
User Tags: henry seekamp, james scobie, eureka


Biography:
Little is known about Seekamp's background before his arrival in Australia, and he first comes to prominence editing the Ballarat Times, which appeared in March 1854. He was fiercely pro-digger, and lambasted the government and especially the police over the license hunts and the Scobie murder. After the Stockade, Seekamp was charged with sedition, and sentenced to six months prison. He sold the Ballarat Times in 1856, and is thought to have then gone to Queensland.

Henry Seekamp has been tagged on these pages:

  1. Eureka Stockade:Brief for the Prosecution against Henry Seekamp (Seditious libel)
  2. Henry Seekamp
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