The Resource [Letter to S.P.G.], Jan.17, 1868 (containing report on mission at Somerset)

[Letter to S.P.G.], Jan.17, 1868 (containing report on mission at Somerset)

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[Letter to S.P.G.], Jan.17, 1868 (containing report on mission at Somerset)
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[Letter to S.P.G.], Jan.17, 1868 (containing report on mission at Somerset)
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Benefits to be gained from the settlement; History of selection of site, early conflicts with natives; Suggestions for mission to Torres Straits Islands and New Guinea; Physical appearance described, of Aborigines - colour, hair, scarification Evidence of Papuan influence; Nasal septum pierced; Clothing Shelters; Knowledge of weather-forecasting; Songs - wooden sticks beat time; Carrying of children in baskets of string; Polygamy; Betrothal of females when young; Role of women; Care of childrern; Notification of god; Belief in evil origin of all sickness; [Our copy appears incomplete in 29p.]
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[Letter to S.P.G.], Jan.17, 1868 (containing report on mission at Somerset)
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M0044181
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[29]p.
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Closed access - Library Director's permission. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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[Letter to S.P.G.], Jan.17, 1868 (containing report on mission at Somerset)
Publication
Control code
M0044181
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[29]p.
Governing access note
Closed access - Library Director's permission. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0053824

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