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Leaflet - Approval & Deposit Circular, Issued to Robert Panton, 30 Apr 1852 Document Reg. No: HT 958

Approval and Deposit Circular issued to Robert Panton on 30 April 1852. It contains information on the application and approval process for emigration and payments to be made. Robert was the son of a Scottish shepherd, and worked as an agricultural labourer in Berwickshire. He married Christina Douglas in 1839, and in 1851-1852 the family made arrangements to emigrate to Port Phillip through the British Colonial Land and Emigration Office. The family was struck by tragedy shortly after arriving, Christina and two of their children, David and John, died within three months of their arrival.
Single sheet of paper with extensive printed text on both sides. Some details have been completed in black ink.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 324 mm (Height), 200 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigration policies, british immigration, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Printed: Government Emigration Office
Issued By: British Government, England, Great Britain, 30 Apr 1852
Issued To: Robert Panton, England, Great Britain, 30 Apr 1852

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