Experience of Forty Years in Tasmania

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (92 pages)
Author: H. Hull
Year: (1859) 2007
ISBN: 9781921175145
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

This book consists of a speech written by Hugh M. Hull and read in England in 1859 regarding the prosperity and nature of the Tasmania, the aim of which was to encourage working and middle class English citizens to move to the Australian colony.

Hull at the time was 'formally Police Magistrate and Chairman of Quarter Sessions for the county of Cumberland, and now Coroner and clerk Assistant of the House of Assembly of Tasmania' and had been living in Tasmania for about forty years.

His speech includes a large amount of statistics and information on everything a prospective emigrant could want to know, ranging from gold, cattle, whaling, gardening, land, population, mail, climate, the laws, government, societies, churches and schools.

This will be of interest to anyone interested in Tasmania at this time as well as those interested in immigration to Australia.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included. 


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