- EducationDay in the life of a convict
- Part 1: 1788–1815The convicts’ colony
- Part 2: 1815–1822For the civic good
- Part 3: 1822–1826Back to business
- Part 4: 1826–1837A world of pain
- Part 5: 1837–1848The turning tide
Written on any handy scrap of paper, the authors of these notes promised to settle the debt written on the note, often for very small amounts. The receivers could draw on notes at any time, passing them on to others to present to the authors, and sometimes keeping them for some years before cashing them in. Forgeries became common, so individuals had forms printed for writing notes.