Original transportation document.
Original transportation document. Printed court document, dated 3rd July 1834, issued by the Clerk of the Session for Gaol Delivery, Old Bailey, for one Thomas Head, found guilty of Housebreaking and larceny, and sentenced to be transported 'beyond the Seas for the term of his natural life.' A single printed folio leaf, the date, name, crime, sentence, written in manuscript; titled, when folded, in manuscript: ' Middx. 3rd July 1834/ Thos Head/ Life/ Received on board the Euryalus Hulk at Chatham/ 22cd July 1834/ No. on Books/ 2148/ Copy of Gaolers[sic] Report/ In Prison before/ J. Stedman.' Condition very good. Thomas Head was one of 306 convicts transported on the ship Mary Ann to New South Wales on the 6th of July 1835.