Colonial Policy of 1840 and 1841: As Illustrated by the Governor's Despatches, and Proceedings of the Legislative Council of New South Wales

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J. Murray, 1841 - Australia - 77 pages
 

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Page 23 - TO THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY MAY IT PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY...
Page 21 - Wales, provided that no part of the territories lying southward of the twenty-sixth degree of south latitude in the said colony of New South Wales should by any such letters patent as aforesaid be detached from the said colony...
Page 58 - in New South Wales, must be aware that it were as easy to confine the Arabs of the desert within a circle drawn on their own sands as to confine the herds of New South Wales within any given limits : and if it were possible so to confine them there, the herds must starve and perish as surely as the Arabs. Not all the armies of England, — not a hundred thousand soldiers scattered through the bush, — could drive back our herds within the limits of our nineteen counties. The riches of the country...
Page 21 - Her Majesty by letters patent to be from time to time issued under the great seal of Great Britain and Ireland to define the limits of the said Colony of New South Wales...
Page 21 - Ireland to define the limits of the said Colony of New South Wales, and to erect into a separate colony or colonies any territories which then were or were reputed to be or thereafter might be comprised within the said Colony of New South Wales...
Page 75 - The first is a statement of the declared value of British and Irish produce and manufactures exported from the United Kingdom...
Page 7 - It being desirable to form a town or settlement at the head of the navigation of this river, I have now a surveying party there ; and a Commissioner of Crown Lands, with his party of border police, is also there to preserve order among the cedar cutters and cattle owners, who are also beginning to form stations there. The Clarence River falls into the sea in about latitude 29 20...
Page 10 - ... of transport from a more distant country. Horses and horned cattle may, however, still be reared to advantage at more remote stations, as they may of course be driven, when of a proper age, to a market, however distant. Along the whole of the road...
Page 7 - Sydney, and 0 behind Port Macquarie, the Clarence River, and Moreton Bay, or between the 32nd and 25th degrees of south latitude. The first and last of these places have long been known, each, originally having been a penal station, or place of second transportation for convicts from Sydney ; but the Clarence River was only discovered about two years ago, by persons engaged in the cutting of cedar, which is usually found in the rivers on the eastern coast of Australia.
Page 5 - ... distinguished from the more regular mounted police of the colony, are called by the name of the Border Police. Within the limits of location, land is either sold or let on lease; beyond the limits, it is neither sold nor let, but...

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