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PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
THE COMMITTEE OF GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION,
APPOINTED BY THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING

CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THE
SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE;

SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY,
GREAT QUEEN STREET, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS;
4, ROYAL EXCHANGE; 16, HANOVER STREET, HANOVER SQUARE ;

AND BY ALL BOOKSELLERS.

1853.

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ÇONTENTS.

CHAPTER 1.

PAGE

FAREWELL TO ENGLAND--THE DEPARTURE-THE SEA-THE

PETRELS—ISLANDS ON THE ROUTE—THE TRADE WINDS-
THE TROPICS — A DEAD CALM—THE CORYPHENE -THE
PORPOISE — THE WHITE SHARK — MEETING A SHIP-
WRITING HOME—THE CAPE—THE ISLAND OF ST. PAUL-
LAND HO !-ARRIVAL AT ADELAIDE . . . . . . .

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CHAPTER II.

THE COLONY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA-ITS EARLY HISTORY AND

PRESENT CONDITION—ITS PORT AND CAPITAL—THE CITY
OF ADELAIDE-ITS MINERAL RICHES—ITS GENERAL FEA-
TURES AND CAPABILITIES . . . . . . . . . . .

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CHAPTER III.

THE COLONY OF VICTORIA, ITS EARLY HISTORY, AND RAPID

DEVELOPMENT—THE CITY OF MELBOURNE, AND THE TOWN
OF GEELONG-THE PASTORAL DISTRICTS—CAPABILITIES OF
THE COLONY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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