The Resource Journal, 1840

Journal, 1840

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Journal, 1840
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Journal, 1840
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Jan. 1-6; On recall of his only man (by Chief Protector) Thomas left alone with 300 savages; mia mias of Aborigines caught fire; drunken Aborigines; complaint against Derrimot for bringing two Europeans with firearms into encampment; Big Benbows stolen blanket recovered from Goulbourne woman; departure of three Western Port Aborigines DVilliers, Young & Budgery Tom - & six Goulbournes - Boindib, Warrungal, Bungandit, Burra Millang, Benupton & Tall Billy - to avenge recent deaths; fight between brothers Jack Weatherly & Warworong; superstitions; numbers in encampment; Chief Billibellary & his family; Apr. 21-29; Encampment by Yarra broken up; numbers of each tribe (Wavorongs, Boonroy, Mount Macedon, Barribools & Goulbournes); all Aborigines left except five Kollorlick, Dollar, Yal Yal, Toby & Marmbul; numbers of each tribe at Melbourne; Ballyyou shot himself; Eberbern speared Goulbourne Aborigine; death & burial of speared Aborigine; death and burial of Ballyyou; breaking up of the encampment; May 4-5; Ref. to Poliorong, Bobbinory & family, Lummi Lummi, Bob & Marnmanginner [Munmunginner]; Turnbull & lubra; DVilliers & lubra; Derrimot, Ning & lubra, Dindo; May 10-12; Altercation with Captain Turnbull & Poliorong; reference to Billy Lonsdale; attempted assault on lubra; Big Benbow; Derrimot, Mr. Man & Bergin; May 13; Mr. Mans family, Bobinary & family left to get food; Big Benbow, Mount Macedon tribe; May 17-24; Attempts to make Aborigines work (bringing in skins, baskets, etc.) in return for flour; May 19-22; Western Port Aborigines given blankets or shirts; Barrenum & Captain Turnbull very insolent; references to Mount Macedon & Barrabools & to individual Aborigines by name; May 24-28; Confession of murder from two Twofold Bay Aborigines; Poliorong & Nuluptune given flour; Jun. 5-9; References to Western Port Aborigines; Aborigines left for Melbourne; Jun. 9-10; Work of Aborigines; Budgery Tom, Bobinary, and Burrens attempt to stop work - left with their families & other Aborigines; Jun. 11; Mount Macedon Aborigine distressed for his lubra; work of Aborigines; list Aborigines (including Western Port & Barrabool tribes) at Bukkamittorerrwerra, Turtgurruk, Port Phillip & out on ramble; Jun.13; Ningeranown reports Billy Lonsdale & other Aborigines ordered by Governor to leave Melbourne; Jun. 15; References to Western Port Aborigines & 2 Mount Macedons; Jun.18-20; References to individual Aborigines by name; Jun. 21-24; References to Nunmop & 3 Yarra Aborigines who reported Old Kullorluked & Young Budgery safe; all of Aborigines in encampment except Dr. & 3 children, Old Kullorluk & Budgery Toms son; Jun. 25-30; References to Mount Macedon Aborigines; arrival of Chief Protector Robinson in search of two Van Diemens Land women; Billibellary ill; Nuluptune alleged to have stolen; Nuluptune & brother, Mumbo, leave encamptment; Jul. 1-2; References to Mount Macedon Aborigines; 3 strange Aborigines; individual Aborigines; Surveyor Smyth; Jul. 5; Enquiry into theft of meat by Aborigines; reference to individual Aborigines; Jul. 6-8; Wollum, Mount Macedon Aborigine, speared woman for disobedience; reference to Captain Lonsdale & Benbow; two Yarra Aborigines were on way to encampment; Jul. 12-13; Aborigines beginning to inform him when leaving & where they were going; Jul. 14; Two messengers bring news that Yarra tribe had gone to Melbourne, urge Western Port Aborigines to go; Jul. 18-22; References to Yarra tribe & other Aborigines; Jul. 23; Nuluptune advises Aborigines to go to Melbourne; Jul. 25-28; Budgery Tom acts as foreman; Chief Protector claims Thomas neglected Yarra tribe; Jul. 30; Bobinary & his lubra & Munmunginner [Marnmanginner] leave for coast; Aug. 1-6; Reference to search for Yarra tribe; arrival of Mr. Man and family; Aug. 7- 9; References to individual Aborigines; alleged that Aborigine attacked Mr. Hobsons dray; reference to Budgery Tom, Western Port tribe; Aug. 12-15; Maltreatment of woman by Europeans; Bogy Bogys
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1793-1867
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Thomas, William
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Journal, 1840
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Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-UNCAT MSS SET 214 Item 1
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M0057680
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0082053
Label
Journal, 1840
Publication
Note
Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-UNCAT MSS SET 214 Item 1
Control code
M0057680
System control number
0082053

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