Joseph Mason: Assigned Convict, 1831-1837 David Kent

ISBN: 9780522847468

Published: December 1st 1996

Hardcover

180 pages


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Joseph Mason: Assigned Convict, 1831-1837  by  David Kent

Joseph Mason: Assigned Convict, 1831-1837 by David Kent
December 1st 1996 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 180 pages | ISBN: 9780522847468 | 10.65 Mb

Joseph Mason was an English agricultural laborer who was convicted and transported for taking part in mass protests against the introduction of threshing machines. He vividly describes his encounters with Aboriginal people, and the flora and fauna ofMoreJoseph Mason was an English agricultural laborer who was convicted and transported for taking part in mass protests against the introduction of threshing machines. He vividly describes his encounters with Aboriginal people, and the flora and fauna of the bush.

He tells of the living and working conditions of assigned convicts, and early horticultural and farming practices. This is a fresh and unique first-person account of the convict experience—a new and invaluable addition to the primary sources of Australian colonial history.



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