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Issue Details: First known date: 1890... 1890 The Irish Patriot-Convict's Escape
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'At two o'clock in the afternoon of the 7th April, 1850, the convict ship "Neptune" cast anchor in the Derwent. The fortunes and freight of the "Neptune" were uncommon. She had come from Bermuda to the Cape with convicts, but the inhabitants of Cape Town refused to allow the prisoners to land, refused even to supply food for them, and the :Neptune," after some red-tappery, was compelled to set sail for Van Diemen's Land...(172)

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Subjects:
  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
  • 1850
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