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Extract from a letter written by the Aborigines Protection Society to the British government in 1846
(Catalogue ref: CO 201/371)
Catalogue ref: CO 201/371; letter from the Aborigines Protection Society, 1846
How to use this source
Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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