The Resource Abstract of each month, January - July 1839

Abstract of each month, January - July 1839

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Abstract of each month, January - July 1839
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Abstract of each month, January - July 1839
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p.1. Visits to native encampment; references to several Aborigines; p.2f-3; Port Phillip Aborigines removed to hill at the back of Brickfields, attempts to take census, refers to arrival of two messengers from Tongorongs, fight with Jackia Jackia tribe, combat between Yarra and Western Port on one hand & Barrabools and Mount Macedon on the other, number of Aborigines; belief that all strength will desert them if a native woman cuts off or gets possession of their hair; p.6-8f; Corroboree; disease among Aborigines especially prevalent among Yarra & Western Port tribes; Aborigines quiet during March, begging or chopping wood in Melbourne for subsistence; two shot in Julian Range at Bowmans sheep station; attitude of settlers towards Aborigines; feast at Government expense; p.9-10f; Departure of Goulbourne & Barrabool tribes; p.10f14f; Meets Gillebrand, Aborigines shifted encampment to south banks of Yarra; sermon to Flinders Island Aborigines; disease among Aborigines; Aboriginal burial; womans kindness to sick old Aborigine; tenderness of parents for their offspring; p.15-17; Aborigines leaving settlement; illness of old woman named Tully Marine of Waworong tribe, her burial, Aborigines named Nuluptune enquired for her; p.18; Investigation into Aborigine of Five Islands near Sydney who worked for a Mr. Bateman who refused to pay wages as promised; p.21-21f; Aborigines of Western Port District, first sleep with Aborigines on banks of Yarra; p.23-25; Western Port Aborigines; Aboriginal man assaulted by white man but since Aboriginal evidence not admitted, white man not convicted; outrages in Mount Macedon District
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1793-1867
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Thomas, William
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Abstract of each month, January - July 1839
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Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-UNCAT MSS SET 214 Item 1
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M0057678
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0082051
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Abstract of each month, January - July 1839
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Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-UNCAT MSS SET 214 Item 1
Control code
M0057678
System control number
0082051

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