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THE FIRST PLOUGH USED IN VICTORIA, BY THE HENTY BROTHERS, OF

PORTLAND.

On November 19, 1834, Messrs. Edward and Francis Henty, a firm engaged in whaling

pursuits in Tasmania, crossed the straits and established a branch station at Port-     land, in the South-Western district oí Victoria, and imported sheep and cattle to feed on the rich grass of that favoured locality. This was the first real attempt at settlement in Victoria, and these gentlemen may be considered the founders of

Victorian agriculture.  

From a sketch by Mr. Bee.. j

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