The Resource Papers - Journal 1839

Papers - Journal 1839

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Papers - Journal 1839
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Papers - Journal 1839
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Jan. 13; Saw for the first time an Aboriginal of Port Phillip at the Sunday School; Jan. 14; Visited by Ningerranaro, his lubra & two boys; use of the boomerang; presents given; Jan. 15; Description of two of the Native Police; reference to Aboriginal named Jack from Port Phillip; Jan. 17 & 18; Saw Aborigines, inhabitants of Melbourne; Jan. 22; Visited by 20 Aborigines including Billy Lonsdale description; Feb. 5; Visit from 4 armed natives; physical description; custom of knocking out the front tooth; Feb. 12; Visits from the Waa Woorong & the Port Phillip tribes; family affected by influenza - an old woman Dindo & two sons, Derrimot & Wingerranow; Mar. 9; Move of the Port Phillip tribe; authors fondness for sons of Foreth; efforts to record the names of Aborigines; fight between the Port Phillip tribe & Jackia Jackias tribe; many wounded including Gillibrand; corroboree followed; Mar. 24; Corroboree seen; Mar. 28; Feast given; competitions between the Aborigines throwing spears etc.; Apr. 1; Two Aborigines killed near Melbourne, first enquiry made by the Protectorate; settlers hatred of natives; poisoning; Apr. 27; Corporal punishment for Aborigines; Apr. 29; Fights & use of firearms; Apr. 30; Grubbourne natives left settlement; May 1-3; Meeting with Gillibrand; May 4; Disease raging among Aborigines; native burials; May 10; Efforts to hep diseased Aborigines; May 13; Death of Pannys Koolin; reference to Buckleys 30 years among the Aborigines; May 15; Arrival of the Aborigines from Van Diemens Land; a lubras care for her diseased husband & for her offspring; May 20; Aborigines leave settlement, pay farewell visit to the Chief Protectors Office; May 23-27; Description of the illness of the woman named Tully Marine of Wawoorong tribe (her husband of the same name 6 months previously); May 28; Detailed description of her burial; Jun. 1; Outrages of the Murray Aborigines murder of shepherd on McFarlanes Station; Jun. 7; Enquiry into affairs of Aboriginal of Five Islands brought to Port Phillip by Batman; return of some of the Aborigines; Jun. 13, 14; Wrote two agreements with Mr. Newton for a poor Aboriginal native; Jul. 2; Chief Protectors expedition to the hostile tribes of Van Diemens Land; Jul. 9, 10; Enquiry into report that some natives had gone to Geelong with firearms; Jul. 12; Return of more Wawoorong & Boonurrong to settlement; Jul. 16, 18; Police Magistrate refused to punish white assailant of Korum; Jul. 23-26; Aborigines shot at Capaisie Creek; orphan found with dead Aboriginal woman at Howeys Station 32m. north of Melbourne; Aug.9; James Smiths unfavourable opinion of Aborigines; dispersal of Aborigines under the late Mr. Batman; Aug. 15; Burial of youth, mothers grief; Aug. 18, 19; Taking names & nos. of Aborigines; commencing a vocabulary; Aug. 26; Aborigines cleaning guns; Aug. 27- Sept. 1; Meetings with Aborigines; Sept. 2, 3, 5; Visits of natives; Sept. 6; Foods; Sept. 7; Aborigine upset when ordered by Chief Protector to return to Melbourne; Sept. 10; Many Aborigines acquired firearms; now 74 at the encampment; Sept. 11; 95 at the encampment; Sept. 12; Visit to sick youth at Clows Station; Sept. 13; Took this lad (named Wonga) to the encampment; Sept. 15-18; Murder of Peter, a Murrumbidgee boy, by Aborigines; Sept. 18, 19; Aboriginal named Nunciptune reported the murder of another boy; Sept. 25; References to Wonga, Murram & Yemmongrook; Sept. 30; Arrival of 2 natives of Port Phillip (who had been sent to Sydney for trial); native feast; Oct. 1; Wonga; Oct. 47; Description of native doctors treatment; possession of guns; Oct. 10, 12; Presents to Aborigines; again allowed to proceed to the district appointed him & again asked to return to Melbourne soon after his arrival - natives dissatisfied Oct. 17, 18, 19; Enquiry into assault on two females; Chief Magistrate refuses to hear case; flimsy court house in native encampment; Oct. 22; 54 Aborigines about 2m. from Moody Yallook; Oct. 24; Aided by Aborigines
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1793-1867
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Thomas, William
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Papers - Journal 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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M0052797
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No pagination
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0075712
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Papers - Journal 1839
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Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-Uncat. Mss Set 214 Item 1
Control code
M0052797
Extent
No pagination
System control number
0075712

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