MACMILLAN, David S.
Title: Scotland and Australia 1788-1850 : Emigration, Commerce and Investment.
Publisher:  At the Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1967,
Seller ID: 86671
MACMILLAN, David S. Scotland and Australia 1788-1850 : Emigration, Commerceand Investment. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1967. First Edition. Pp ( 2),[i]-xviii,-434,(2),+ 6 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I – Scotland and Australia, 1780-1832. 1. TheBackground to Scottish Emigration and Commercial Enterprise, 1780-1832. 2. Scottish Attitudes to Australia, 1790-1832. 3. Scottish Emigration to Aust ralia, 1815-1832. 4. The Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith: Foundation and Organization. 5. The Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith: Shipping, Mercantile, and Emigration Operations, 1823-1832. 6. The Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith: Failure of the Experiment. Part II – Scotland and Australia, 1832-1850. 7. Scotland after 1832: Economic, Social, and Political Changes, and the Commencement of Large-Scale Emigration to Australia. 8. Scottish Attitudes to Australia, 1832-1850. 9. The Aberdeen Australian Companies. 10. Conclusions. Appendix : A. Sailings of vessels from Scottish ports to Australia, June 1820 – June 1823. B. List of vessels sailing from Scotland and arriving in Hobart n 1823-1831, with Scottish settlers (other than ships of the Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith), and tonnages and numbers of passengers carried. B(1). List of arrivals in Hobart in1823-1830 of vessels of the Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith, and of vessels chartered by them, with tonnages and numbers of passengers carr ied. C. List of original partners of the Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith, 1822. C(1).List of partners taking up, or purchasing, shares subsequent to the formation of the Australian Company of Edinburgh and Leith, 1822-1832. D. Biographical details, including commercial, political, municipal, and social affiliations, of persons mentioned in the text. D(1). Business, social, and political affiliations of persons concerned with the Scottish ventures and not specifically referred to in Appendix D. Corners bumped, else very good in spine-browned and spine-chipped dustjacket. 75.00