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Google previewAustralian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time (1879)

Containing the History of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879 by John Henniker Heaton

place for establishing a penal settlement , First steamer , “ James Watt , " anchored in February , 1824 . Moreton Bay , August , 1837 .


It is connected with Calcutta, Rangoon and Madras by a mail steamer line; has a fine harbor with safe anchorage, and is an important penal settlement. PORT BRETON, a name given to the southeast part of New Mecklenburg (formerly and ...

Google preview¬The Encyclopaedia Britannica0 (1879)

Fal - Fyz. 9

This acquisition was made, it is reported, with the view of founding there a new penal settlement less distant from the mother country. Bibliographical Sources.— Annales and Annuaires de l'ad Biblio. ministration française; Bulletin des lois; ...

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