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Smith, John Frederick (1788–1860)

John Smith, a shoemaker, was sentenced to life transportation for house breaking. He arrived in Sydney in December 1808 aboard the Admiral Gambier. In 1810 and 1817 he petitioned for a mitigation of sentence. In 1824 he petitioned for, and received, an absolute pardon.

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'Smith, John Frederick (1788–1860)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/smith-john-frederick-28073/text35788, accessed 21 September 2020.

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