"Having succeeded in raising the subscribed capital of ?£200,000, with a deposit of ?£5 per share, making ?£20,000 paid up, the Company was formed on the 22d of January, 1836. "Their first object was to purchase such a quantity of land in ...Article : 3,353 words
In the spring of the present year the colonists and settlers of South Australia convened several meetings to consider the propriety of offering to Col. Torrens a testimony of the high estimation in which they held his judicious and indefatigable ...Article : 1,264 words
The rapid advance in the value of land in the Australian colonies affords perhaps but a feeble estimate of that increase of price which may be expected in a colony as favourably circumstanced with regard to position, and less ...Article : 830 words
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