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The Military Establishment and Penal Settlement At King George Sound

Publisher: Hesperian Press

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 24 pages
Author: J. Sweetman
Year: 1989
ISBN: 085905022X
Other: b&w photo, map, sketch
Publisher: Hesperian Press

On the 9th of November 1826, the brig 'Amity' set sail from Sydney to establish a penal settlement at King George Sound, Western Australia, in what was then unclaimed territory. This was to prevent a possible French claim.

This is a small booklet about King George Sound and it's history.

Major Edmund Lockyer
Frederickstown (Albany) Settlement 1826
The Lockyer Memorial
The Brig 'Amity'
The Settlement's Commandments
The Rand and File of the Original Garrison
Civilian Personnel
The Original Convict Party
Later Military Personnel
Later Civilians at the Settlement
Later Convicts at the Settlement
Closure of Settlement an d Departure of Troops and Convicts
References and Acknowledgements

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