Tasmania as a penal settlement [chapter 40 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 40 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 31 March 1935.] The story of Australia — XL Tasmania as a penal settlement Governor Arthur was recalled in 1836, and Sir John Franklin, the great Arctic explorer, succeeded him. He had already seen service in Australia, […]