Editors. "Robert Peel allows employment of transported convicts in colonies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17842, accessed 22 October 2014.]
Home Secretary Robert Peel allows convicted criminals to be employed in the colonies instead of being placed in 'hulks' (prison ships).
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