An account of the state of agriculture & grazing in New South Wales (Google eBook)

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1826
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Page 142 - An Act to provide, until the First Day of July, 1827, " and until the End of the next Session of Parliament, for the " better Administration of Justice in New South Wales and Van " Diemen's Land, and for the more effectual Government thereof, " and for other purposes relating thereto...
Page 123 - ... be paid within one calendar month from the day of sale, previous to which the purchaser will not be put in possession of the land ; and in case of payment not being made within the prescribed period, the sale will be considered void, and the deposit forfeited. 6. On payment of the money, a grant will be made in fee simple to the purchaser, at the nominal quit-rent of a pepper-corn.
Page 29 - ... rude habitations of bark, are still unreplaced with more comfortable dwellings of brick or timber ; and their families have been suffered to grow up without education, useful knowledge, or religious principles. I beg here to be understood as only alluding to the early settlers, and the lower orders of the present — what are technically termed in the colony Dungaree Settlers, from a coarse cotton manufacture of India, which forms their usual clothing : a more improvident, worthless race of people,...
Page 123 - Any purchaser who, within ten years after his purchase, shall, by the employment and maintenance of convicts, have relieved the public from a charge equal to ten times the amount of the purchase money, will have the purchase money returned, but without interest. It will be computed that for each convict employed and wholly maintained by the purchaser for twelve months, £16 have been saved to the public.
Page 125 - Persons desiring to receive grants of land, without purchase, on terms different from those above stated, must lay before the secretary of state a full explanation, in writing, of the circumstances which they may conceive to exempt them from the fair operation of these general rules. . COLONIAL OFFICE, DOWNING STREET, November, 1824.
Page 119 - ... such felons or offenders for drunkenness, disobedience of orders, neglect of work, absconding or desertion, abusive language to their, his, or her employers or overseers, insubordination, or other turbulent or disorderly conduct, and all such offences to punish by whipping or other corporal punishment, not extending to privation of life or member, or by removal to some other part or place in the said Colony or its Dependencies, and hard labour, according to the...
Page 123 - ... granted, and not appropriated for public purposes, will be put up to sale. — The price will of course depend upon the quality of the Land, and its local situation, but no land will be sold below the rate of Five Shillings per acre. 3. — All persons proposing to purchase Lands not advertised for sale, must transmit a written application to the...
Page 24 - The flesh of the wallaby is of a much finer flavour than the others. The brush kangaroo is found among rocks and places difficult of access. It differs from the other species in having a long bushy tail. The kangaroo rat and kangaroo mouse are two varieties of the same species ; the former is about the size of a rabbit, the latter is considerably smaller ; they also have the ventral sac or pouch on the lower part of the stomach. They prowl at night, and sleep during the day. The flesh of all the...
Page 124 - ... relieved the public from a charge equal to ten times the amount of the purchase money, will have the purchase money returned, but without interest. It will be computed that for each convict employed and wholly maintained by the purchaser for twelve months, £16 have been saved to the public. 9. Lands may also be obtained without purchase, but upon different conditions. 10. Persons desirous to become grantees without purchase, will make their application to the governor, in writing, in a prescribed...
Page 123 - A Division of the whole Territory into Counties, Hundreds, and Parishes, is in progress. — When that division shall be completed, each parish will comprise an Area of about Twentyfive square miles.

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Landline - 4/14/2002: Turning the page . Australian Broadcasting Corp
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This view is confirmed further in James Atkinson's book An Account of the State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales (published in 1826) where he ...
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Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Chapter 1, References
James Atkinson, An Account of the State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales, facsimile edn, first published 1826, Sydney University Press, Sydney, ...
www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/ tia/ references1.html

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