‘The Castle’ in 18th Century Australia

     Just six months after the arrival of the First Fleet in Botany Bay in 1788, one event in particular demonstrates just how important the concept of the rule of law was to the British founders of the colony of New South Wales. This is the remarkable story of two convicts, a ship’s captain and a missing package.

Ref: https://www.ipa.org.au/heritage-of-our-freedoms

 

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