South Australia and Its Mines: With an Historical Sketch of the Colony, Under Its Several Administrations, to the Period of Captain Grey's Departure

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T. and W. Boone, 1846 - 361 עמודים
 

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עמוד 346 - The notice of complaint shall be served either personally on the defendant, or by leaving the same at his usual place of residence...
עמוד 364 - We have not read such a work of Travels for many years ; it unites the interest of a romance with the permanent qualities of an historical...
עמוד 322 - I cannot conclude this despatch without expressing my sense of the importance of the subject of it, and my hope that your experience may enable you to suggest some general plan by which we may acquit ourselves of the obligations which we owe towards this helpless race of beings.
עמוד 3 - Barker was, in disposition, as he was in the close of his life, in many respects, similar to Captain Cook. Mild, affable, and attentive, he had the esteem and regard of every companion, and the respect of every one under him. Zealous in the discharge of his public duties, honourable and just in private life ; a lover and a follower of science, indefatigable and dauntless in his pursuits; a steady friend, an entertaining companion ; charitable, kind-hearted, disinterested, and sincere. — In him...
עמוד 11 - This arrangement secures many very important advantages. — First: having provided a sufficient supply of free labour, the Act of Parliament declares that no convicts shall be sent to the settlement, and thus the colonists are protected from the enormous evils which result from the immorality and profligacy unavoidable in a penal settlement. Secondly: — As the labourers •will be carried out at the common cost of the landowners by means of the emigration fund, and as they will be sufficiently...
עמוד 13 - Commissioners aro required to expend the Emigration fund, without any deduction whatever, in carrying out labourers, the whole contribution is returned to those who make it, in the form of passage money for their labourers; and therefore, strictly speaking, it is not land, but the facility of obtaining labour which is bought It is important that this principle should be steadily kept in view by those who may desire to understand the plan on which the Colony is formed.* The regulations!
עמוד 322 - ... and my hope that your experience may enable you to suggest some general plan by which we may acquit ourselves of the obligations which we owe towards this helpless race of beings. I should not, without...
עמוד 11 - ... arrangements which may be mutually agreed upon, a state of things which experience has shown to be much more conducive to contentment and prosperity than any other. Thirdly: — The contribution to the emigration fund being a necessary preliminary to the acquisition of land, labourers taken out cost free, before becoming landowners and thus ceasing to work for others, will furnish the means of carrying out other labourers to supply their places. This arrangement, the fairness of which must be...

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