Free Settlers

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History Of Australia (1788-1850) - Colonisation and Convictism - Convicts and Free Settlers
... she brought with her the first immigrant free settlers ... who had formerly been at Sydney with the Lady Juliana, transport, and who married a free woman after his arrival ... come out under were that they should be provided with a free passage, be furnished with agricultural tools and implements by the Government, have two years' provisions, and have grants of land free of expense ...
History Of Australia - Colonisation - Convicts and Colonial Society
... "tickets of leave" for good behaviour and be assigned to work for free men for wages ... transition from a penal colony to a budding free society ... whom he decreed should be treated as social equals to free-settlers in the colony ...

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    When old settlers say “One has to understand the country,” what they mean is, “You have to get used to our ideas about the native.” They are saying, in effect, “Learn our ideas, or otherwise get out; we don’t want you.”
    Doris Lessing (b. 1919)

    I as free forgive you
    As I would be forgiven: I forgive all.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)