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WITH REMARKS ON THE
PRESENT STATE AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
NEW SOUTH WALES,
PRACTICAL ADVICE TO EMIGRANTS OF VARIOUS CLASSES:
TO WHICH IS ADDED
A Summary of the Route Home by India, Egypt, &c.
CHARLES JOHN BAKER, Esq.
OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.
SMITH, ELDER AND CO. 65, CORNHILL.
THE Author of the following pages, when contemplating emigration to one of the Australasian colonies, experienced some difficulty in deciding between them; and he believes that other persons have felt greater hesitation, whilst many have been so perplexed by the rival pretensions of these distant Settlements, and so distrustful of the puffs which have been put forward in favour of each, and so fearful of making a wrong decision, that they have altogether abandoned their intention of emigrating, or have deferred its execution until the opportunity has been lost. In acting upon the decision to which he himself came in favour of Port Phillip, the Author sought in vain for useful and practical information on many subjects connected with the colony, the voyage, and the outfit, the want of which exposed him to great trouble and expense.