Cape Colony forbids landing of convicts (30 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The South African state of Cape Colony forbids convict ships to land on its shores, and forces a ship from Britain to sail on across the Pacific Ocean to Tasmania.

Citation:
Editors. "Cape Colony forbids landing of convicts". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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