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Original Documents on Aborigines and Law, 1797-1840

Document 3

Original Document 3

Extract from Orderly Book 14 October 1804 to 8 January 1806


The natives having solicited to return to Sydney and Parramatta no molestation is to be offered to those frequenting the above places, provided they behave quietly, otherwise they are to be reported to the Magistrate who will order them to be confined -   The natives about Hawkesbury and Georges River still continue their depredations the General order of the 27 th of April is to continue in force respecting these places, and it is hoped the apprehension of the native called Musquito might effectually prevent any further mischief in those quarters.


Extract from Orderly Book 1804

Permission to natives to return

No 3.

Published by the Centre for Comparative Law History and Governance of Macquarie University, and State Records NSW