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A
VOYAGE
TO
NEW SOUTH WALES.
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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.

THE motives, which, in the year 1802, induced Government to employ King's ships in transporting convicts to New South Wales, appear to have had their foundation, not only in principles of

  1. Handwritten note on page:
    To Sir A.S. Hammond, (illegible text)
    This Narrative is presented with the Author's respectful compliments

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