Phillipsland; or the country hitherto designated Port Phillip: its present condition and prospects, as a highly eligible field for emigration
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الصفحة 285 - Come, bright Improvement! on the car of Time, And rule the spacious world from clime to clime; Thy handmaid arts shall every wild explore, Trace every wave, and culture every shore. On Erie's banks, where tigers steal along, And the dread Indian chants a dismal song, Where human fiends on midnight errands walk. And bathe in brains the murderous tomahawk...
الصفحة 346 - ... Executive Council, to direct, that parties occupying stations in separate districts, notwithstanding that the same may be contiguous, shall be required in future to take out a separate license for each such district, and to pay the established fee of ten pounds for the same; and that no person shall in future be allowed to take up a new station, either in the same district in which his stock may be depastured, or in any other, without having first obtained a separate license for the same, under...
الصفحة vii - An historical and statistical account of New South Wales, both as a penal settlement and as a British colony.
الصفحة 346 - Crown lands beyond the boundaries of location, his Excellency, the Governor, in consequence of the practice which has grown up of parties occupying several distinct stations under one license, has been pleased, with the advice of the Executive Council, to direct, that parties occupying stations in separate districts, notwithstanding that the same may be contiguous, shall be required in future to take out a separate license for each such district, and to pay the established fee of ten pounds for the...
الصفحة 93 - Year then next ensuing, and for apportioning an equal Sum among the several Districts of the said Colony, it shall be lawful for the Governor to issue Warrants under his Hand, directed to the Treasurers of the several District Councils, requiring them within Two Calendar Months from the Receipt of the Warrant to pay an Amount equal to the Sum assessed upon that District to such Person as the Governor shall appoint to receive the same, out of any Monies in their Hands belonging to the District.
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