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Royal warrant for the removal of male convicts under Sentence of Transportation, dated 18 May 1824, signed by King George IV

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MLMSS 9915

Record identifier

n88Xg48n

Royal warrant for the removal of male convicts under Sentence of Transportation, dated 18 May 1824, signed by King George IV

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Royal warrant for the removal of male convicts under Sentence of Transportation, dated 18 May 1824, signed by King George IV

Full title

Royal warrant for the removal of male convicts under Sentence of Transportation, dated 18 May 1824, signed by King George IV

Date

18 May 1824

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9915

Record Identifier

n88Xg48n
Physical Description

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

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Fonds

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Copyright status : In copyright.

Research & study copies allowed : Author has been deceased for more than 50 years

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Royal warrant ordering transportation of 66 male convicts signed by King George IV, 18th May 1824. The names of 66 male convicts are listed along the left margin, organised by the courts where they were tried, Nottingham, Lancaster, the Old Bailey and York.

Nottingham:
George Henry Fowler (Minerva, July 1824),
Henry Green (Lady East,...

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Full title

Royal warrant for the removal of male convicts under Sentence of Transportation, dated 18 May 1824, signed by King George IV

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed at head "George R".

Paper watermarked "Weatherley 1823".

Description source

Title of warrant on verso.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Antipodean Books, 20 December 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

Penal transportation to Australia peaked in the 1830s and dropped off significantly in the following decade. The last convict ship arrived in Western Australia on 10 January 1868.
Between 1788 and 1868, approximately 162,000 convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government.

George IV (George Aug...

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MLMSS 9915

Record Identifier

n88Xg48n

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/n88Xg48n

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Reference code

1005895

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