Some articles on free, free settlers:
... of leave" for good behaviour and be assigned to work for free men for wages ... development of New South Wales which saw it transition from a penal colony to a budding free society ... his treatment of the emancipists, 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 ... formerly 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)
“No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.”
—John Ruskin (18191900)