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Chapter IX.
Suggestions for ensuring the future efficiency of Transportation as a species of punishment.—Changes in the system to be effected in England 115
CHAPTER X.
The discontinuance of the assignment system expedient and practicable 124
CHAPTER XI.
The practicability of obtaining free labour from the mother country, to the full extent required in New South Wales 135
CHAPTER XII.
The practicability of employing transported convicts at government labour exclusively, without increasing the expense of Transportation to the mother country 156
CHAPTER XIII.
Illustration of the facility with which a large number of convicts could be permanently and profitably employed in forming locations for free emigrant settlers 168
CHAPTER XIV.
A third mode of employing convicts at government labour on the Australian continent 194
CHAPTER XV.
Officers required for carrying into effect the new system of management proposed 203
CHAPTER XVI.
The extent to which emigration to New South Wales is at present practicable under the land-selling system, with remarks on the value of that system to the mother country as well as to the colony 210
Conclusion 224
Postscript 243