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Daniel Tree: the rise and fall of an Old Colonist

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  The Old Colonists Banquet 1872, State Library of South Australia This began as another of my emigration stories based on the ships my relatives sailed on when they left the Kent Sussex borders in the early 1800s. In the process of checking a detail using Trove, the Australian newspaper website, the story developed a life of its own and shows what a valuable tool newspapers …

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