New disposal of convicts

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Document Record
Creator Roche, Alfred R.
Title New disposal of convicts
Identifier P000450
Subject Settling the West--Immigration and Settlement
Journalists
Journalistes
Land settlement
Colonisation intérieure
Letters
Lettres (Genre littéraire)
Prairie Provinces--Description and travel
Prisoners
Prisonniers
1863
Notes print 29 p.; 22.5 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Signed: "A.R.R., Toronto, January, 1863." Reprinted from the letter of the Canadian correspondent of the <i>London Morning Post </i>, April 3rd, 1856. Excerpts from various newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic on the subject of penal colonies in Rupert's Land on pages 18-29. Roche promulgated the idea "that the Hudson's Bay and North West Territories offer the most suitable field for the reception, safe custody, and reform of English criminals."
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