IN THIS YEAR : 1797 : JOHN CURTIS COMES ON THE GANGES

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The Hobart Town Gazette… Saturday 1 May 1819, page 2.

Account of prosecutions for forging Bank of England Notes, taken from the returns of the Bank Solicitor :-From 1783 to 1796 inclusive, there were 3 capital convictions and 1 acquittal, being only 4 prosecutions in 14 years- From 1797 to the 25th February 1818, there were 313 persons capitally convicted, 521 for having forged notes in their possession, and 164 acquittals, being 998 prosecutions in the space of 21 years ; of which 288 happened since the beginning of 1816,

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JACK, JOYCE AND JEAN WITH JESSIE SARAH NEE (READY) BELL

1927 : DESCENDANTS OF JOHN CURTIS.

 

 

 

See General Orders of March 10, 1797, and January 14,1804), with details of the rights of convict servants inc rates of pay,rations, hours etc.

 

 

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IN THIS YEAR : 1791 : THOMAS SANDERS COMES ON MATILDA 3RD FLEET

ALSO IN THIS YEAR :

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GENERAL ORDERS FEB 11 1791

The selling or exchanging of The Provisions issued to Convicts is strictly forbidden. Seems they had been trading for tobacco, grog and money and then distressing other persons by robbing their gardens.

 

 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article626184 By 1804 , the Secretary’s Office in Sydney  asking

” ANY person knowing whether JOHN BURDETT, who came out to this Colony in the Britannia in 1791, is dead or has left the Colony ”

to let them know toute suite.

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Maitland Mercury… Saturday 21 June 1845

IN 1845,

Preservative Powers of Guano.-Captain Withers, of the ship Colchester, brought home with him from Ichaboe the skeleton of a Portuguese sailor, buried there in 1791. Every part of it was in a a state of perfect preservation. The empty hammock and linen found with it were perfectly sound and strong, whilst the wool and flannel about it crumbled to pieces at the touch.

 

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The Maitland Mercury… Saturday 23 September 1848, page 3

Connexions of France and Ireland.-The Count de Montalembert, in his letter to Mr. J.O’Connell, talks of the ancient connexions between France and Ireland. These are stronger
than the English people understand. From 1691 to 1791 fifteen thousand Irish were constantly in the French service.

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MR MUIR ARRIVED FROM SCOTLAND. A REFORMER AND THE MAN WHO NAMED HUNTERS HILL

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A VISIT TO SCHEFFER’S FARM IN DECEMBER 1791.

AND TO THE FARM OF CONVICT CHRISTOPHER MAGEE.

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WELL WELL UNCLE TOM !20 6 bruce 06
BRUCE SANDERS IN THE 1920s

 

 

and HUMBOLDT TELLS OF GIANT TREES HE SAW IN SENEGAL IN 1791

THE TREE OF 1000 YEARS

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