Robert Peel allows employment of transported convicts in colonies (21 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Home Secretary Robert Peel allows convicted criminals to be employed in the colonies instead of being placed in 'hulks' (prison ships).

Citation:
Editors. "Robert Peel allows employment of transported convicts in colonies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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