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Military Establishment & Penal Settlement at King George Sound by J. Sweetman (1989)

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In 1826 the brig Amity set sail from Sydney to establish a penal settlement at King George's Sound, in what was then unclaimed territory, to prevent a possible French claim.

Under the command of Major Lockyer the settlement of 'Frederick's Town' was proclaimed.

Sweetman provides a detailed list of the personnel, military and convict, who first settled there until it came under the control of the Swan River Colony in 1831.

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Product NoCMS2803512
Weight (g)100 g
AuthorJ. Sweetman
PublisherHesperian Press
EditionN/A
Edition DateDec-89
Pages24
Size210 x 297 x 1mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780859050227
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In 1826 the brig Amity set sail from Sydney to establish a penal settlement at King George's Sound, in what was then unclaimed territory, to prevent a possible French claim.

Under the command of Major Lockyer the settlement of 'Frederick's Town' was proclaimed.

Sweetman provides a detailed list of the personnel, military and convict, who first settled there until it came under the control of the Swan River Colony in 1831.

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