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NEW SOUTH WALES AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND:
ENUMERATION OF THE ADVANTAGES WHICH THEY OFFER TO EMIGRANTS,
AS WELL WITH REFERENCE TO EACH OTHER, AS TO THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE CANADAS;.
DIRECTIONS AND ADVICE TO EMIGRANTS.
THE THIRD EDITION.
WITH AN APPENDIX,
RELATING TO THESE SETTLEMENTS.
EMBELLISHED WITH NEW MAPS, AND A VIEW OF SYDNEY.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
BY W. C. WENTWORTH, ESQ.
A NATIVE OF NEW SOUTH WALES.
ASTOT. ITNOX AND
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astonishing diversities of soil, climate, and production observable along the line of route which this gentleman pursued. The author has also been indebted for much of the statistical information, which he has been enabled to lay before the public, to a gentleman, who has been many years resident in New South Wales, and whose knowledge of that colony, he hesitates not to say, is more accurate and extensive, than that of any other individual whatever : under the immediate superintendence of this gentleman much of the present work has been compiled; as much, perhaps, has proceeded wholly from his pen. Whatever indeed of the present edition, may be deemed new and original matter, must, with little exception, be taken to be of his contribution. And it is but rendering him an act of justice, that I should here disclaim all participation in the letters which will be found in the second volume, addressed to Mr. Secretary Peel. Those letters, while they relate to subjects of vital importance to the empire at large, contain besides such profound and philosophic views of the state, the interests, and the resources of the colonies,-that I have not