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A land of promise : an account of Jacob Isaacs, Jewish convict and Benjamin Isaacs, Christian printer and publisher / Kris Jacobsen. (Second and revised edition.)
Call No: A3/44/24
Publisher: Canberra : Kris Jacobsen 2020
Subject: Isaacs, Jacob. ; Isaacs, Benjamin. ; Convicts - New South Wales Biography. ; Jewish criminals - Australia - History - 19th century. ; Newspaper publishing - Australia - History - 19th century. ; Publishers and publishing - Australia Biography. ; Australia - occupations & professions ; Australia ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: xii, 220 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles (some colour), maps (some colour), portrait
Edition: Second and revised edition.
Notes: Includes index
Includes bibliographical references p. 203
Public Note: Donated by William Olive
Summary: Jacob ISAACS was transported to the penal colony of NSW on the Royal Admiral arriving in Port Jackson on 20 November 1800. His son Benjamin apprenticed in London to a printer and came free in 1823 and gained a position of compositor with The Sydney Monitor.

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