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Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom (1 of 3)
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes Macquarie's reprimand on this scandalous behaviour and his desire to promote a virtuous society through marriage, morality and decorum. NRS 1043 [SZ756, page 579; Reel 6039]
Transcript - Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom (1 of 3)
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes Macquarie's reprimand on this scandalous behaviour and his desire to promote a virtuous society through marriage, morality and decorum. NRS 1043 [SZ756, page 579; Reel 6039]
Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom (2 of 3)
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes the public announcement that illegal co-habitation does not confer the title and effects to the woman in the event of the man's death. Macquarie also is compelled to suppress "all such disgraceful connexions" and "encourage lawful marriage." NRS 1043 [SZ756, page 580; Reel 6039]
Transcript - Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom (2 of 3)
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes the public announcement that illegal co-habitation does not confer the title and effects to the woman in the event of the man's death. Macquarie also is compelled to suppress "all such disgraceful connexions" and "encourage lawful marriage." NRS 1043 [SZ756, page 580; Reel 6039]
Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom (3 of 3)
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes Macquarie's orders to give police the power to "punish such offenders to the utmost Extent allowed by law." Signed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. NRS 1043 [SZ756, page 581; Reel 6039]
Transcript - Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom (3 of 3)
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes Macquarie's orders to give police the power to "punish such offenders to the utmost Extent allowed by law." Signed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. NRS 1043 [SSZ756, page 580; Reel 6039]
Full transcript - Transcript - Illicit Intercourse, evils arising therefrom
24 February 1810: Proclamation on the prevalent immorality and vice among the lower classes of the Colony. This page includes Macquarie's reprimand on this scandalous behaviour and his desire to promote a virtuous society through marriage, morality and decorum. NRS 1043 [SZ756, pages 579-581; Reel 6039]
Government order states tolls must be paid by all persons, 1815 (1 of 2)
Government order, tolls must be paid by all persons regardless of rank. Jeffery Hart Bent had refused to pay toll on turnpike road. NRS 1046 [SZ759, page 134; Reel 6038]
Government order states tolls must be paid by all persons, 1815 (2 of 2)
Government order, tolls must be paid by all persons regardless of rank. Jeffery Hart Bent had refused to pay toll on turnpike road. NRS 1046 [SZ759, page 135; Reel 6038]
Full transcript - Government order states tolls must be paid by all persons, 1815
Government order, tolls must be paid by all persons regardless of rank. Jeffery Hart Bent had refused to pay toll on turnpike road. NRS 1046 [SZ759, page 134-135; Reel 6038]
Regulations and tolls for the turnpike road
30 March 1811: Proclamation of turnpike road, between Sydney and Parramatta, regulations and tolls. It notes the amount to be paid (depending on the type of vehicle used) and that no-one is liable to pay the toll more than once in a 24 hour period. It also states that "...no Toll or Duty shall be taken...for any Horses belonging to Officers or Soldiers upon their March, or upon Duty; or for any Horses, cattle or Carriages actually and solely employed in the Service of Government, or in carrying any sick or wounded Soldiers". NRS 897 [4/1733 page 46; Reel 6043]