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Title Australia: Letters from Secretary of State. Domestic, 1833-1836
Author Stephen, Sir James; Hay, R W
Date 8 Sep 1833 - 19 Aug 1836
Document Type Correspondence
Reference CO 385/16
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Emigration Entry Books
Description Letters concerning the administration of migration to Australia, especially emigration by women. There is also considerable focus on the appointment and role of emigration agents.
Series Description This series contains entry books of correspondence on emigration.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Ships and Shipping Lines
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; Brazil
Places New South Wales, Tasmania, Australia
Ports Leith, Scotland; London, Liverpool, England; Cork, Dublin, Ireland; Cardiff, Wales; Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nationality English; Irish; Scottish; Welsh; European
Ships Red Rover; Princess Royal; Strathfieldsaye; Canton; Charles Kerr; Boadicea; Sarah; Duchess of Northumberland; Mountaineer; Cumberland; Wave
People Stephen, Sir James; Hay, R W; Lord Melbourne (Lamb, William)
Keywords administration, finance, money, wages, female emigration, agent, steamboat, journey conditions, provisions, water, navy, surgeon, medical staff, customs, surveying, land, land grant, bounty emigration, assisted emigration, family, marriage, farming, agriculture, labour
Language English
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