Police Report of UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN, 26 August 1829

On Saturday last, an assigned servant belonging to Mr. BURROUGHS, for refusing to do any duty, and wishing to be returned to the factory, had her wish accomplished, with the mortifying addition of confinement in a cell on bread and water for ten days, to have her head shorn of all ringlets, and then returned to service.

See Original: “POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Wednesday 26 August 1829, p.4