Visiting Ormiston House yesterday I found this cairn in the garden dedicated to captain Louis Hope, a Scotsman who built the first sugar mill in Australia specifically designed to crush sugar cane. Mills before were also used to crush other produce. Unfortunately, a few years later, Louis Hope was sued by a neighbour / tenant for not crushing his cane properly. The mill at the time was not working properly and Hope claimed it was not his fault that the cane didn't get crushed properly. The court didn't see it that way and Hope was ordered to pay the litigant £1,200, so upset was Hope by this decision, he packet up his family, shut up the house, destroyed the mill and sailed back to the United Kingdom, never to return again to Australia.
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