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but to multiply the means of subsistence and employment for future British emigrants; to develope and to turn to immediate account the vast resources of the Australian territories; and eventually to extend the range of British commerce, by multiplying and increasing the colonial productions of the British empire. In fact, the colonial government are so sensible of the benefit to be derived from importations of this kind, that the same bounties are at present offered for agricultural or other labourers from the continent of Europe, as from Great Britain and Ireland.