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The assignment system of convict labour in Van Diemen's Land, 1824-1842.


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McKay, Anne 1958 , 'The assignment system of convict labour in Van Diemen's Land, 1824-1842.', Research Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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The object of this study is to consider the system of -
assigning convict labour as it was developed in Van Diemen's
Land under Governor Arthur. It does not claim to investigate
the influence of the system on the Van Diemen's Land economy,
but rather it is concerned with the administration of the system
and the interacting claims and interests of the three parties
in response to whose needs, the assignment system was developed:-
the colony, the British Government, and the convicts.

Item Type: Thesis - Research Master
Authors/Creators:McKay, Anne
Keywords: Convict labor
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Thesis (M.A.)--University of Tasmania, 1959

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