Free Wives of Convicts: The Really Forgotten Women of Botany Bay
thesisposted on 03.04.2019 by LAURA DONATI
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This thesis examines the 105 free wives who accompanied their convict husbands to the new penal colony of New South Wales from 1788 to 1814, particularly their unique agency in the spheres of law, land and commerce.