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N E W S O U T H W A L E S
v AN DIEMEN'S LAND,

A DESCRIPTION OF THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THAT
INTERESTING COLONY:
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FACTS AND OBSERVATIONS RELATIVE TO
THE STATE AND MANAGEMENT

CON VICTS OF BOTH SEXES.
REFLECTIONS ON SEDUCTION
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ITS GENERAL consequences.

By THOMAS REID,

MEM BER of THE Roy AL college of sung EoNs in LoNDoN,
and suit GeoN in the Royal Navy.

“He who thinks he sees many around him, whom he esteems and loves, labouring
under a fatal error, must have a cold heart, or a most confined notion of benevolence,
if he could withhold his endeavours to set them right, from an appreh nsion of in-
curring the imputation of officiousness.”—Wilberrorce. -

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PRINTED FOR LONG MAN, HURST, REEs, or ME, AND BRow N,
PATERNOSTER-ROW.

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TO

MRS. ELIZABETH FR Y.

MADAM,

JMY late voyage in the Morley, female convict ship, having been undertaken chiefly at your instance; an account of it could not with propriety, in my opinion, be addressed to any person but yourself. A faithJul relation of every circumstance connected with the voyage has rendered occasional mention of your name unavoidable, for which I have to entreat your indul... gence. In soliciting your protection to the following pages, I am anarious to secure for them an attention and respect which, perhaps, their own intrinsic merit could not justly claim ; of their object few are better qualified to judge than you are, and certainly none will feel a livelier interest in promoting

it.

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