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Title Handbook for Emigrants. The British Colony of Tasmania. Compiled From Government Statistics and Other Official Records, Under the Authority of the Immigration Commissioners
Author Buck, Frederick
Date 1870
Document Type Printed Book
Reference 10491.bbb.57
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Compiled by the Agent for the Tasmanian Board of Immigration, this handbook is printed in German and English. The handbook includes descriptions of Tasmania's geography, climate, main settlements and associated statistics, the acquisition of land, finding employment and gold mining, as well as advice on how best to travel to Tasmania.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain; Germany
Country (to) Australia
Places Tasmania, Australia; Hamburg, Germany
Nationality English; German
Keywords geography, climate, statistics, communication, land, land grant, legislation, gold mining, labour, wages, advice
Language English; German
Copyright British Library