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Government notice relating to gold mining in New South Wales, 1851
(Catalogue ref: CO 201/444)
6a 6b
6a   6b                
Catalogue ref: CO 201/444; government notice on gold ownership, 1851
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1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the relationship between the British government and the settlers?
  • the migration of British people to different parts of the empire?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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