Police Report of UNIDENTIFIED WOMEN, 6 May 1826

Two of the softer sex, we can neither call them fair nor black, but between both, “such as the day is when the sun is hid,” were condemned to immure their persons within the gloomy walls of the Factory, sine die—and all for being absent; the one from her home, the other from her service.

See Original:POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Saturday 6 May 1826, p.3