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2-051 (Text)

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Speaker:
addressee,male author,male,Stirling, James,39
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Letter
Word Count :
97
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Government English
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Imperial Correspondence
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http://dbpedia.org/resource/Western_Australia
Created:
1830
Identifier
2-051
Source
Ward, 1969
pages
153-54
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601
Identifier
2-051-plain.txt
Title
2-051#Text
Type
Text

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Lieutenant-Governor Stirling to Sir George Murray
Perth, Western Australia, 20 January, 1830.
On September 9 I had the honour to announce to you my arrival here, and the commencement of this Settlement; I now beg leave to lay before you the following Information relative to its progress since that period, its present condition and future prospects.
As soon as the difficulty attendant on landing and housing the establishment was surmounted, I caused an exploration of the country immediately in the neighbourhood of the port to be made, and two towns to be laid out: one, named Freemantle 

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