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CONTENTS.


CHAP. I.

Motives which induced Government to employ King's ships in transporting Convicts to New South Wales.—Intention of establishing a Colony in Bass's Strait.—Calcutta appointed to convey thither the first establishment.—Passage from England to Teneriffe, and the Cape Verd Islands.

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CHAP. II.

From the Cape Verd Islands to Rio de Janeiro.—North Atlantic Ocean.—St. Sebastian.—Population.—Manners, Climate, and Disseases.

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CHAP. III.

Rio de Janeiro.—Productions, Trade.—Slaves, Indians.—Police and Courts of Justice.—State of Defence.—Political Situation.

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