A Complete Account Of The Settlement At Port Jackson

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - History - 116 pages
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If it be recollected how large a body of these people are now congregated in the settlement of Port Jackson and at Norfolk Island, it will, I think, not only excite surprise but afford satisfaction, to learn, that in a period of four years few crimes of a deep dye or of a hardened nature have been perpetrated. Murder and unnatural sins rank not hitherto in the catalogue of their enormities, and one suicide only has been committed.

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While Tench's first book is mostly about the process of establishing a colony, this one is more about the process of settling in - trying to make a living, and trying to make friends. He's generally ... Read full review

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