The colonies and China: early sea trade and the plights of mariners

Rosemary Lucadou-Wells, John F. Bourke

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Abstract

This article examines the early trade ventures between the Australian Colonies and China with an emphasis on some attempts at regularisation by colonial Parliaments; the difficulties faced by early mariners and other sea going officials are illustrated by a case drawn from the judgments of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 1843.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-36
Number of pages11
JournalMacquarie journal of business law
Volume8
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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