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Collins Extracts N.S. Wales


Notes 315
Returns cases
No 3

II. Return without permission cases lawful or unlawful with or without permission to Britain cases Return, not Settlement, the general object

October 1793, pp. 315, 316. Seven persons whose terms of transportation
had expired, were permitted to quit the colony in these ships,
and the master of the Sugar Cane had shipped Benjamin
Williams, the last of the Kitty's people who remained undisposed
if. One free woman, the wife of a Convict, took her passage
in the Sugar Cane.

Notwithstanding the facility with which passages from this
place were procured
, (very little more being required by the master
than permission to receive them; and that the parties should find
their own provisions,) it was found after the departures of these
ships that some Convicts had, by being secreted on board, made
their escape from the colony; and two men whose terms as convicts
had expired
, were brought up from the Sugar Cane the day she
sailed, having got on board without permission; for which the lieutenant
governor directed them to be punished with fifty lashes
each, & sent to up to Toongabbe

October 1793. p.320. Charles Williams, the settler so often mentioned in
this narrative, wearied of being in a state of independence, sold his
farm, with the house, crop, and stock, for something less than one
hundred pounds, to an officer of the New South Wales corps, Lieutenant
Cummings, to whose allotment of twenty-five acres Williams's
ground was contiguous
. James Ruse also, the owner of the Experiment
farm, anxious to return to England, and disappointed in
his present crop, which he had sown too late, sold his estate with
the house and some stock (four goats and three sheep) for forty
pounds. Both these people had to seek employment untill they
could get away: and Williams was condemned to work as a
hireling upon the ground of which he had been the master. But
he was a stranger to the feelings which would have rendered this circumstance disagreeable to him.

The greatest inconvenience attending this transfer of landed
property was, the return of such a miscreant as Williams, and
others of his description, to England, to be let loose again upon
the public. The land itself came into the possession of people who
were interested in making the most of it, and who would
be more studious in making the most of it, and who would
be more studious to raise plentiful crops for market

That for Captain Collins Besides the natural
other have been noted in the of it the lawful and unlawful
neglect shewn in the first instance as to the prevention of unlawful returns:
the care taken afterwards for the prevention of lawful ones. But these parts

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panopticon versus new south wales

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i collins extracts n. s. wales






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john herbert koe



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jeremy bentham

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