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Parliamentary Paper - Emigration, Parliament of Victoria, Colony of Victoria, 1851 Object Reg. No: HT 13839

Document tabled in the Parliament of Victoria in 1851 entitled 'Emigration'. The document contains a series of despatches and documents from the Colonial Land and Emigration Office in London relating to immigration to the colonies of New South Wales and Port Phillip. It covers various issues including: the desirability of creating two separate land funds for the despatching of emigrants to New South Wales and Port Phillip - in order to maintain fair and equal dispersal of funds; the sending of immigrant ships directly to Portland, as well as Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong - taking into account the safest time of year to sail there; and the numbers of emigrant ships despatched and allocation of funds.
Foolscap size, 8 page blue paper document, typed on all sides and glued down spine.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.40 cm (Height), 21.80 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, settlement, immigration policies, government policies
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: rules & regulations
Inscriptions: Text, front cover: 1851/VICTORIA/EMIGRTION/Laid upon THE COUNCIL TABLE, by the COLONIAL SECRETARY, by/command of HIS EXCELLENCY, THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, and/ordered by THE COUNCIL to be printed, 13th November, 1851.
Printer: John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 Nov 1851
Authorised By: Colony of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 Nov 1851

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