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Parliamentary Paper - Immigration, Parliament of Victoria, Colony of Victoria, 1864 Object Reg. No: HT 13845

Document tabled in the Parliament of Victoria in 1864 entitled 'Immigration'. The document comprises an letter from the UK Emigration Commissioners to the Commissioner of Trade and Customs in Victoria. The letter contains an annual summary of immigration in ships chartered by the Commissioner of Trade and Customs for the Colony of Victoria for the year 1863. This is one of a series of documents which illustrate the range of issues facing colonial immigration administrators such as immigrant selection, temporary accommodation and funding assisted passages.
Foolscap size, 2 page (single sheet) blue paper document, typed on both sides.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 34.30 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: 1864/VICTORIA/IMMIGRATION./LETTER from Her Majesty's Emigration Commissioners to the Commissioner of Trade and/Customs, enclosing a Summary of the Emigration to Victoria, in ships chartered by them/for the Colony, during the Year 1863.
Printer: John Ferres, Government Printer, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1864
Authorised By: Colony of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1864

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