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Colonization of South Australia : minute on the evidence given by Mr. Wakefield / by Robert Torrens ; introduced by Giancarlo de Vivo
Bib ID 3065023
Format BookBook
Author
Torrens, R. (Robert), 1780-1864
 
Description Bristol : Thoemmes, 2000 
xxvii, 303 p. : fold map. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1843714221
Series

Collected works of Robert Torrens ; 4

Full contents
  • Report of the speeches delivered at a dinner given to Captain John Hindmarsh, on his appointment as Governor of South Australia. To which is appended, an answer to an article in the forty-fifth number of the Westminster Review by C. Mann.
  • Self-supporting emigration. A paper on the means of reducing the poors rates and of affording effectual and permanent relief to the labouring classes ... by R. Torrens.
  • Minute on the evidence given by Mr. Wakefield before the Committee on the Affairs of South Australia.
  • Extract from a speech, delivered by Colonel Torrens in the House of Commons, on the 15th February, 1827, in support of Sir Robert Wilmot Horton's motion for the re-appointment of a select committee on emigration ...
 
Incomplete contents
  • Appendix 1. An Act to empower His Majesty to erect South Australia into a British province or provinces, and to provide for the colonization and government thereof (15th August 1834)
  • Appendix 2. Two letters to the editor of the Morning Chronicle.
  • Paper circulated by the colonization commissioners for South Australia.
 
Notes

Facsimile reprint of the 2nd ed. published : London : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836.

Subjects South Australia - Colonization.  |  South Australia - History - To 1836.  |  South Australia - Economic conditions.

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