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Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 5

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (985 pages)
Year: (1897) 2010
ISBN: 9781742229195
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

"The Historical Records of New South Wales are published with the object of affording the fullest information obtainable
concerning the foundation, progress, and government of the mother colony of Australia."

Published in 1897, the fifth volume covers the period 1803 to 1805. It encompasses the main part of King’s term as governor – a period "of remarkable activity and importance". As with the earlier volumes, it consists of an extensive set of letters, General Orders, other official documents, maps and photographs relating to the colony during the period. It covers all aspects of life in the colony at the time.

SAMPLE ENTRY:

... we can see the first glimmerings of industries, destined in after years to exert so marked an influence over the histories of all the colonies. With the establishment of sheep-walks, the discovery and working of the rich coal-fields at Newcastle, and the employment of large sums of money in the Southern Whale Fisheries, we discover the first evidences of the birth of commercial enterprise.

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

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

ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK:
Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 5

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