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Title Australia: Letters from Secretary of State. Domestic, 1836-1837
Author Stephen, Sir James; Grey, George
Date 19 Aug 1836 - 7 Apr 1837
Document Type Correspondence
Reference CO 385/17
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, including the regulation of the bounty scheme, which helped those with certain required skills move to Australia.
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
Places New South Wales, Tasmania, Australia
Nationality English; Irish; Scottish; Welsh; European
Ships John Barry; Lady McNaughton; David Scott; Adam Lodge
People Stephen, Sir James; Grey, George
Keywords finance, family, female emigration, wages, agent, law, land, complaints, emigration, emigrant, administration, bounty emigration, assisted emigration, labour, employment, legislation, Passengers' Act
Language English
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