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Reuben Brumley - bond undertaking not to receive any persons on board the American ship Hope without the governor's permission, 18 March 18078 March 1807

by Brumley, Reuben

By 1800 masters of ships coming into Sydney Harbour were required to post a bond of several hundred pounds not to carry convicts away without the governor's permission. Reuben Brumley was captain of the Hope.