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Part Of Southern Australia From The 132 To 141 Degree Of East Longitude, 1836



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Full Title:
Part Of Southern Australia From The 132 To 141 Degree Of East Longitude
Publisher:
J. Arrowsmith, London
Date:
28 July 1836
Source:
First Annual Report of the Colonization Commissioners of South Australia To His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies. 1836. Presented pursuant to Act 4 & 5 Will. IV. c. 95.
Colonial-Office 25 July 1836.
Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed on 28 July 1836
Size:
32.5cm x 20cm (12¾" x 8")
Scale:
1" : Approx 70 British Statute Miles
Extent:
Mount Arden - Darling River - Cape Northumberland - Fowlers Bay
Description:
Early Colonization Commissioners paper map of South Australia (40 pages). Hand coloured map bound into Report.




This early map of South Australia was included in an 1836 report to the Parliament in England, entitled "First Annual Report Of The Colonization Commissioners For South Australia To Her Majesty's Principal Secretary Of State For The Colonies. 1836." The enclosed map of South Australia was produced by John Arrowsmith, Mapmaker, and was probably printed by James and Luke G. Hansard & Sons, Printers.

The map records observations made of the landscape and coastline, including "Lagoon seen from Mast Head", "Woody Hills", "Fresh Water", "Lagoon", "Rich Open Forest Land", "Range of level land covered with Wood", "Fine Harbour Discovd. 1833", "Fertile Land", "Undulating Grassy Forest", "Flat & Beautiful Valley", "Rich Country", "Thickly Wooded", "Flat & Wooded", "Lightly Wooded", "Well Wooded", "Sand Hills", and "Anchorage".

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The First Annual Report Of The Colonization Commissioners For South Australia includes the following items:

  • Price of Land
  • Loans
  • Treatment of the Aborigines
  • Emigration
  • Table of Emigrants (showing the numbers of the Labouring Class and Superior Class)
  • The Survey
  • Difficulties encountered - Obstacles to be removed
  • APPENDIX
    • Regulations for the Disposal of Land in the Colony; for the Parliamentary Sales of Colonial Land in this Country; and for the Emigration of Labourers
      • Regulations for the Disposal of Lands in the Colony
      • Preliminary Sales of Colonial Lands in this Country
      • Regulation for the Emigration of Labourers
    • Modified Regulations for the DIsposal of Land
    • Return of the Sales of Land from the commencement, on the 15th July 1835, to the 31st May 1836; the whole at 12s. per Acre.
    • General Information respecting the Colony; Disposal of Land; Regulations for the Selection of Emigrant Labourers; Principals of Colonization
    • Map - Part Of Southern Australia From The 132 To 141 Degree Of East Longitude
    • Colonization Commission for South Australia
      • Proposals for raising a Loan of £80,000
      • Conditions
    • Letter of Instructions from the Colonization Commissioners for South Australia to Mr. Thomas Gilbert, the Storekeeper
    • Report on the Departure of the "Cygnet"
    • Report on the Departure of the "Rapid"
    • Letter of Instructions by the Colonization Commissioners for South Australia to Colonel William Light, Surveyor-general for the Colony of South Australia
    • Letter of Instructions by the Colonization Commissioners for South Australia to G.S. Kingston, Esq., Deputy Surveyor for the Colony of South Australia
    • Letter of Instructions by the Colonization Commissioners for South Australia to F.B. Finniss, Esq., one of the Assistant Surveyors for South Australia
    • Financial Statement
      • The Colonization Commissioners for South Australia, in Account with George Barnes, for Government Revenue Fund
      • The Colonization Commissioners for South Australia, in Account with George Barnes, for the Sales of Land and Emigration Fund
      • Abstract of Petty Cash Account, from 5 May 1835 to 31 May 1836
      • Expenses incurred in Bond Stamps, in Postage, and in Carriage of Parcels

You can also view other early maps of South Australia from the "Second Report Of The Colonization Commissioners Of South Australia", dated 22 December 1837, and the "Third Annual Report Of The Colonization Commissioners Of South Australia" dated Febry 18th, 1839.

I hope that you enjoy these intriguing glimpses into South Australia's early history.




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