The Resource Australia Felix : or, a historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and condition of the Aboriginal natives..

Australia Felix : or, a historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and condition of the Aboriginal natives..

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Australia Felix : or, a historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and condition of the Aboriginal natives..
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Australia Felix : or, a historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and condition of the Aboriginal natives..
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Summary
Ch.5; Physical characteristics; language differences, Adelaide to Murray /Darling; note on Encounter Bay language; population estimates, Victoria, Sydney district , N. to Moreton Bay, W. to Darling, Adelaide district; Ch.6; Cannibalism, infanticide, Victoria, Broulee district (N. of Twofold Bay, N.S.W.) where also half castes killed at puberty; census, Adelaide, 1843; child rearing, Adelaide, tracking ability, e.g. N.S.W.; tooth avulsion, Twofold Bay, Darling; circumcision, S.A., Gulf of Carpentaria; subincision, Port Lincoln; marriage South/S.E. Australia; hunting, foods, womens part in economy, Australia; preparation of cycas fruit for presevation, soaking pandanus nuts, Gulf of Carpentaria; drink made from mallee leaf, Wimmera district, Victoria; cannibalism, Victoria, northern N.S.W., importance of kidney fat; ornaments (Warrigals, Gippsland), dried hand worn around neck; dress, scarification, Australia; diseases, smallpox, venereal, N.S.W., Victoria, S.A.; native cures, treatment of aged, Australia; burial Victoria, S.A.; after-death beliefs, Australia; Lake Macquarie, Melbourne; Ch.7; Camp arrangements, Australia; government & law treatment of strangers (including experience of Strzelecki, Gippsland), avenging death, warfare, e.g. Victoria; belief about Boy (devil), N.S.W.; Ch.8; Aboriginal & white relations; early hostilities Victoria, Tasmania; Missions - Lake Macquarie, Wellington Valley, Moreton Bay, Native Institution - Port Phillip Protectorate, Port Phillip Wesleyan Mission; quotes many explorers, settlers; Appendix E; Bunyip legend, Lachlan River area; Appendix C. Population figures, various localities, N.S.W., Victoria; Appendix F & G; Copy of Batmans land purchase agreement with Dutigallar tribe, Port Phillip; legality of purchase (from Dr. Lang, Phillips Land)
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1815-1889
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Westgarth, William
Date time place
1848
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  • Batman, John
  • Lake Macquarie Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wellington Valley Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wesleyan Mission (N.S.W.)
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Australia Felix : or, a historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and condition of the Aboriginal natives..
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Publication
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illus.; fold.map
Control code
M0032901
Extent
xliv, 440 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
1246
System control number
0056133
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Australia Felix : or, a historical and descriptive account of the settlement of Port Phillip, New South Wales : including full particulars of the manners and condition of the Aboriginal natives..
Publication
Note
illus.; fold.map
Control code
M0032901
Extent
xliv, 440 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
1246
System control number
0056133

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