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... gain "tickets of leave" for good behaviour and be assigned to work for free men for wages ... South Wales which saw it 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 ...
1793, she brought with her the first immigrant free settlers ... been at Sydney with the Lady Juliana, transport, and who married a free woman after his arrival ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the words settlers and/or free:
“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 dont want you.”
—Doris Lessing (b. 1919)
“A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.”
—Frances Burney (17521840)