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To send two convict ships to Australia every year...
Item # 638689
March 31, 1787
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 31, 1787
* Botany Bay, Australia
* Penal Colony - convicts
* Admiral Arthur Phillip
The back page has a nice, early report concerning the settling of Australia with convicts, with mention of Commodore Phillips: "It is the intention of government, as soon as the settlement in Botany Bay is fully formed, and Commodore Phillips has sent home his dispatches...to send out two ships every year with convicts for the complete peopling of the colony, and getting rid of a set of people which this over-cloyed country abounds with...." with a bit more (see).
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's