An account of the colony of Van Diemen"s Land principally designed for the use of emigrants.

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Platypus Publications , Hobart
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LC ClassificationsDU455 .C97 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 207 p.
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Open LibraryOL5716823M
LC Control Number70362914

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8vo. x, [ii],[1] pp. Original brown cloth, recased and rebacked preserving original spine, original paper label, plain endpapers. Slight loss to cloth at head and foot of spine, paper browned throughout but more pronounced at front and Author: Edward CURR. Van Diemen’s Land, (–), the southeastern Australian island colony that became the commonwealth state of for Anthony van Diemen, governor general of the Dutch East Indies, the island was discovered and named in by Abel J.

Tasman, a celebrated navigator under Van Diemen’s first British settlers in the early 19th century retained the name. Tasmania: Van Diemen’s Land, Katherine Roscoe Van Diemens Land was the name used by Europeans for the large island of Tasmania, located off the southern coast of the Australian mainland.

The ritish first took possession of Van Diemens Land in when a small group of 33 convicts and 16 soldiers and officials established a smallFile Size: KB. A settler's progress in Van Diemen's Land: [from an account of the colony, principally designed for the use of emigrants / by Edward Curr] Curr, Edward, [ Book: ] At State Library of NSW.

There have been many other similar books on 18th-century English emigrants that make valuable contributions to the literature, including John Wareing's Emigrants to America: Indentured Servants Recruited in London, (Genealogical Pub., ) and Marion J. and Jack Kaminkow's Original Lists of Emigrants in Bondage from London to the /5(6).

Government assisted migrants 'Appoline' passengers were among almost 4, Government assisted migrants who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land in and The scheme was then cancelled because it could no longer be supported by the colony’s land fund.

Osborne and Eliza Geeves with their descendents, The Geeves family. Buy The adventures of an emigrant in Van Diemen's land. by William Thornley, John S. Mills (Volume editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions. Sheep Stealing: Curr, An Account of the Colony of Van Diemen’s Land Principally Designed for the Use of Emigrants: Levy, Governor George Arthur: a colonial benevolent despot: Skins: Hobart Town Courier, 2 May The wing cases of beetles were also sold for ornamenting ladies’ dresses.

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Egan is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and recipient of a National Book Award for a volume on the Dust Bowl/5. Van Diemen's Land was the name used by Europeans for Tasmania before it was known it was an island. Tasmania is now a state of Dutch explorer Abel Tasman was the first European to chart some coasts of Tasmania.

He named the land Anthoonij van Diemenslandt after Anthony van Diemen, the Governor-General of the Dutch East Diemen had sent Tasman to explore the extent of Coordinates: 42°00′S °00′E. An Environmental History of British Settlement in Van Diemen's Land: The Making of a Distinct People Van Diemen's Land received approximately 72 convicts, mainly from the British Isles and Ireland, between andand convicts and their descendants formed the large majority of the population of the island colonyFile Size: 5MB.

History of Tasmania and Victoria. Go to Melbourne. First, a Timeline of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) Risdon Cove (about 7 kms north of Hobart) was settled by a small group of 49 soldiers, sailors, settlers and convicts in September under command of Lieutenant John Bowen.

Sullivan's Cove (Hobart) becomes the main penal colony in February under Lieutenant Governor David. William Patterson and Maria Denam. Lieutenant Governor Of Van Diemens Land A good read to get a feel for the world William found in Tasmania is a book "An Account of the Colony of Van Diemen's land, principally written for the use of Emigrants" Selected extracts.

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THE SOUTH-EAST coast of Van Diemen’s Land, from the solitary Mewstone to the basaltic cliffs of Tasman’s Head, from Tasman’s Head to Cape Pillar, and from Cape Pillar to the rugged grandeur of Pirates’ Bay, resembles a biscuit at which rats have been nibbling.

Eaten away by the continual action of the ocean which, pouring round by east and west, has divided the peninsula from the. First edition. An important account of Tasmania, intended for distribution among shareholders and prospective shareholders of the Van Diemen's Land Company, reprinting several of the company's reports, including the significant (and rare) third report of detailing the explorations of the company's explorers, Alexander Goldie, Henry Hellyer, and Joseph Fossey.

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Colonial Secretary [ Government publication, Book: ] At 4 libraries. Buy Present State of Van Diemen's Land: Comprising an Account of Its Agricultural Capabilities, with Observations On the Present State of Farming, &c. Matters Connected with Emigration by Henry Widowson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book.

Full text of "Present State of Van Diemen's Land: Comprising an Account of Its " See other formats. Narrative and recollections of Van Dieman's Land, during a three years' captivity of Stephen S.

Wright: together with an account of the Battle of Prescott, in which he was taken prisoner, his imprisonment in Canada, trial, condemnation and transportation to Australia, his terrible sufferings in the British penal colony of Van Dieman's Land, and return to the United States: with a copious.

The Colonial Secretary of Van Diemen's Land (later Colonial Secretary of Tasmania) was the representative of the British Colonial Office in Van Diemen's Land (later Tasmania), and was usually appointed fromthe role was renamed Chief Secretary.

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Its use as a penal colony lessened as the colonial population grew and transportation decreased and finally ceased in The hated name, "Van Dieman's Land" which carried the stigma of penal colony shed its savage image and was altered on the 1st January, to Tasmania.

APA Citation (style guide). Banks, C. The planters of the Commonwealth: a study of the emigrants and emigration in colonial times: to which are added lists of passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the ships which brought them; their English homes and the places of their settlement in Massachusetts,   The planters of the Commonwealth a study of the emigrants and emigration in colonial times: to which are added lists of passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the ships which brought them; their English homes, and the places of their settlement in Massachusetts, Pages: Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

Find The Complete Book of Emigrants, () by Peter Wilson Coldham/5(6). Emigrant Lists. Aiken-Booth-Ingram-Richey Wagon Train From Iowa to Oregon ; The BLM Land Patent Records Searchable data base for Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States.; California Land Records Searchable data base by counties.; California Pioneer Lists The California Pioneer List is a list of settlers to California who migrated to or were born in California prior to.The planters of the commonwealth; a study of the emigrants and emigration in colonial times, to which are added lists of passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the ships which brought them; their English homes, and the places of their settlement in Massachusetts, Arrived 28th July, at Van Diemen's Land Average sentence: 8 Years | Life sentences: 0 | Passengers: ; Hope Sailed on 10th April, Arrived 17th August, at Van Diemen's Land Average sentence: 8 Years | Life sentences: 0 | Passengers: 18 ; Susan Sailed on 21st April, Arrived 25th July, at Van Diemen's Land.