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Title Emigration. Australia: Letters from Secretary of State. Domestic, Volume 10
Author Stephen, Sir James; Hope, G W
Date 16 Jun 1842 - 8 May 1845
Document Type Correspondence
Reference CO 385/21
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Emigration Entry Books
Description Entry book of correspondence on Australian emigration. Letters deal with emigration schemes, the activities of emigration agents, immigration reports, land claims, complaints regarding shipping, convict and military colonies, insurance for emigrant belongings and related matters. Also includes a letter on the rejection of emigration to Brazil.
Series Description This series contains entry books of correspondence on emigration.
Theme(s) Politics, Legislation and Governance; Ships and Shipping Lines; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; Brazil; New Zealand
Places New South Wales, South Australia, Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia; Leith, Scotland; Selby, England
Ports Adelaide, South Australia, Port Essington, Northern Territory, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia; Dublin, Ireland
Nationality English; Irish; European
Ships William Sharples; Isabella Watson; Carthaginian; New York Packet; Sir Charles Napier; Earl of Durham; Orleana; Apolline; Ward Chipman; Lord Hobart; Maulin; Herald; Palaestine; Sir George Prevost; Elizabeth; Neptune; St Vincent; Sea Queen; Mersey; Theresa
People Earl Granville (Leveson-Gower, Granville George); Chisholm, Caroline; Henderson, Colonel
Keywords emigration, assisted emigration, government, medical staff, colonisation, agent, finance, land grant, labour, convict, military, insurance, health and sickness, disease, wages, agriculture, emigration society, employment, settlement, Passengers' Act, surgeon, mining, whaling, mutiny
Language English
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