Emigration. –The Emigration committee recently came to a resolution, “that adverting to the information imparted to the committee, both collectively and individually, of the excessive immorality stated to prevail in certain districts of New South Wales, they have formed the opinion that they cannot conscientiously recommend to the Government to ecourage the furher emigration of single females, however well selected, uprotected by parents or near relatives, to Sydney.”

Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), 10 August 1836, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/262.