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Esther Abrahams

Esther Abrahams

Esther Abrahams was a Jewish "first fleeter". She became the mistress and later the wife of Lt. George Jonston, an officer with the First Fleet who rose to the position of Lieutenant Governor of Australia.

Institution: Australian Jewish Historical Society.

Australian Jewish Historical Society

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Esther Abrahams." (Viewed on March 24, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/australia-abrahams-still-image>.


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