The Resource An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792, by Iohn [sic John] Hunter

An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792, by Iohn [sic John] Hunter

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An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792
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An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792
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by Iohn [sic John] Hunter
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Summary
p.52-66; Port Jackson area 1788 - spears, wommera, shields, body ornamentation, scarification, nosepiercing, general physical description, tooth avulsion, finger joint amputation (women); Caves, bark huts; method of hunting, fishing, use of fish-gig or spear, women using line and shell hook in canoe; method of burial (body burnt), tribal migration to warmer climate; p.78-79; Suspected cannibalism, convicts murdered; p.82-84; Port Jackson - hostility noticed; p.132-135; Arabanoos capture, 1789; small pox epidemic; p.153; Bird traps, Richmond Hill; p.164-169; Hostile encounter Careening Cove, natives Co-al-by, Banalang, Vogletroo-ye (or Vo-la-ravery) captured and taken to Sydney Cove, escape of Co-al-by; p.204- 213; Escape of Ba-na-lang; Gov. Phillip wounded by spear Collins Cove; corroboree described; p.404- 414; Description of Bennelong; approx. 250 words in vocab. (Gov. Phillip & Collins), 18 male and female names; Mention of tribes - Camerra (Port Jackson), Cadi (Long Cove), Wangal (Wanne district), Wallumede (opposite Sydney Cove), Walumatta; Mortuary rites, few religious beliefs; p.476-477; Charms used for curing sickness, brief note on nasal perforation and tooth avulsion; Chap.19; Wife beating, Bennelong and others visit settlement, Bennelongs hostility towards Cammeragal tribe, wounding of gamekeeper Pemullaway of Bejigal tribe; p.498-500; Threatening attitude of natives, method of cicatrization; p.506; Gathering for initiation; p.508-510; Account of Bennelongs life; method of finger amputation; p.519-523; Stone hatchet, spears and throwing stick given to Phillip; method of climbing trees; Buruberongal doctor and his treatment; p.537-538; Clashes Prospect Hill, 1791; p.544-545; Preparation for childbirth - Bennelongs wife
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Also available on the internet at: http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/setis/id/hunhist
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1737-1821
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Hunter, John
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  • Phillip, Arthur
  • Collins, D
  • Bennelong
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An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792, by Iohn [sic John] Hunter
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  • "Illustrated with seventeen maps, charts, views, & other embellishments, drawn on the spot by Captains Hunter & Bradley, Lieutenant Dawes, & Governor King."
  • held in Rare Book cupboard
Control code
M0050428
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[18], 583 p., [15] leaves of plates (some folded)
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps (2 folded), port.
Stock number
1252
System control number
0072311
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An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island : with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean since the publication of Phillip's voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of that ship's company to England in 1792, by Iohn [sic John] Hunter
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Publication
Note
  • "Illustrated with seventeen maps, charts, views, & other embellishments, drawn on the spot by Captains Hunter & Bradley, Lieutenant Dawes, & Governor King."
  • held in Rare Book cupboard
Control code
M0050428
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[18], 583 p., [15] leaves of plates (some folded)
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps (2 folded), port.
Stock number
1252
System control number
0072311

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