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INTRODUCTION.

Object of the work—South Australian Land Company of 1831—South Australian Association—Theory of Colonization—Practice of Colonization, like the transplanting of a full-grown tree—Attention to details all-important— Details of the plan the subject of this work—Subject divided.

The new colony, of whose Principles, Objects, Plan, and Prospects, it is our intention to give the fullest account that the space will admit, was originally projected in the summer of 1831; when the gentlemen whose names follow formed themselves into a Committee for establishing a chartered company to carry the measure into effect.

W. WOLRYCHE WHITMORE, Esq., M.P., Chairman.

George Fife Angas, Esq.

Dominic Browne, Esq., M.P.

H. Lytton Bulwer, Esq., M.P.

W. F. Campbell, Esq., M.P.

Henry Drummond, Esq.

Capt. Gowan.

Richard Heathfield, Esq.

Samuel Hoare, Esq.

William Hutt, Esq., M.P.

C. Shaw Lefevre, Esq., M.P.

Lord Lumley, M.P.

W. A. Mackinnon, Esq., M.P.

J. A. S. Mackenzie, Esq. M.P.

Samuel Mills, Esq.

Sir R. Musgrave, Bart., M.P.

Richard Norman, Esq.

J. E. Strickland, Esq.

Colonel Torrens, M.P.

George Traill, Esq., M.P.

R. Throckmorton, Esq., M.P.

Sir H. Williamson, Bt. M.P.