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Title Emigration and Transportation Relatively Considered In a letter, dedicated, by permission, to Earl Grey. Third edition
Author(s) Mrs Chisholm
Section Section III: The Visible Empire
Date 1847
Document Type Pamphlet
Place of Publication London
Publisher John Ollivier
Library British Library
Reference 47 1435(5)
Region Australasia, Europe, North America
Names Caroline Chisholm, Earl Grey, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Sir George Gipps (pp5, 19)
Places Australia, New South Wales (pp3-4, 6, 8, 11, 14, 18, 26-33), Port Phillip (pp3-4, 8), Sydney (pp15-16, 22, 24-25, 27), Ireland, Scotland (pp6-7, 9, 23), Liverpool (p22), Canada, United States of America, USA (p20)
Topics emigration, transportation of convicts to Australia (pp3, 11-13) economics, colonial government, colonial rule, social and economic benefits of emigration to the colonies, promotion of free passage as an incentive for those who desire to emigrate to the colonial territories, cost of emigration (p4), poor living conditions of working class in Britain (pp3-4, 6, 9, 20), over production of crops and cattle in Australia (p4), class, difference in government attitude towards land ownership of rich and poor (p5), value of labour (p7), proposed weekly cost of living of colonist (p8), inefficiency of public works (p10), excellent opportunities for transported convicts (p12), religion, Christian attitude of colonists (p14), education (pp14-15, 17-18), marriage prospects in Australia (pp16-17, 28), difference in costs of emigration between Australia and America (pp20-21), slavery (p21), appendix, voluntary information of the people of New South Wales, testimonies of colonial li(pp22-33), cost of living (pp22-33), sugar factory (p22), tea (p26)