Some articles on free, free settlers:
... after 1801 they could gain "tickets of leave" for good behaviour and be assigned to work for free men for wages ... of New South Wales which saw it transition from a penal colony to a budding free society ... emancipists, whom he decreed should be treated as social equals to free-settlers in the colony ...
... came to anchor in Sydney Cove on 16 January 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 ... The conditions they had come out under were that they should be provided with a free passage, be furnished with agricultural tools and implements by the ...
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 bureaucracy is sure to think that its duty is to augment official power, official business, or official members, rather than to leave free the energies of mankind; it overdoes the quantity of government, as well as impairs its quality. The truth is, that a skilled bureaucracy ... is, though it boasts of an appearance of science, quite inconsistent with the true principles of the art of business.”
—Walter Bagehot (18261877)