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The Resource An account of the English colony in New South Wales, with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, etc. of the native inhabitants of that country / edited [and with an introduction] by Brian H. Fletcher; [addendum to editors preface by A.H. Chisholm]

An account of the English colony in New South Wales, with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, etc. of the native inhabitants of that country / edited [and with an introduction] by Brian H. Fletcher; [addendum to editors preface by A.H. Chisholm]

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An account of the English colony in New South Wales, with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, etc. of the native inhabitants of that country / edited [and with an introduction] by Brian H. Fletcher; [addendum to editors preface by A.H. Chisholm]
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An account of the English colony in New South Wales, with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, etc. of the native inhabitants of that country / edited [and with an introduction] by Brian H. Fletcher; [addendum to editors preface by A.H. Chisholm]
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eng
Summary
v.1 Compiled from manuscripts of Lieutenant-Governor King; Throughout book - Encounters and clashes with natives at Botany Bay, Hawkesbury River, Parramatta, Sydney (1788-1796); p.65-6; Smallpox epidemic; p.328-9, 412, 468-9; Tribal conflict; p.408-9; Natives of Port Stephens; p.251; Two natives to England, 1792; p.439-440; Conduct of Bennelong after return from England, 1795; Appendices I-XII; Some detailed information on natives of Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Broken Bay - government and leadership; religion; appearance; bodily ornamentations and mutilations; shelters; ways of catching fish; types of food; courtship & marriage; description of childbirth; childrens recreation; initiation ceremonies; description of front tooth extraction; a tribal contest; weapons; customs of revenge after the death of a person or an insult; diseases & treatment; character of natives; funeral ceremonies; General remarks about language; Vocabulary (approx. 350 words), 13 words which give difference between coastal & inland dialect; Some words of two songs; Gweagal; Cam-mer-ray-gal tribe north of Port Jackson; Wahn-gal; Bediagal; Tugagal; Booroobirronggal; v.2 includes accounts of conflict between settlers and Aborigines; activities of Bennelong and Cole-be; conflict among Aborigines at Sydney; trial by spear; infanticide; reference to language and material culture of Twofold Bay Aborigines; physical description of and discussion on material culture of the Tasmanians; Flinders exploration of Moreton Bay and observations on the Aborigines taken from his journal
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1756-1810
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Collins, David
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  • 1931-
  • 1890-1977
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  • Fletcher, Brian H.
  • Chisholm, Alec H.
  • Royal Australian Historical Society
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  • Colbee
  • Bennelong
  • Yerinibe
  • King, Philip Parker
  • Flinders, Matthew
  • King, Philip Gidley
  • Bass, George
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
  • Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.)
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An account of the English colony in New South Wales, with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, etc. of the native inhabitants of that country / edited [and with an introduction] by Brian H. Fletcher; [addendum to editors preface by A.H. Chisholm]
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Published in association with the Royal Australian Historical Society; first published London : Cadell & W. Davies, 1798-1802
Control code
M0018472
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
2 v. (xc, 649 p., xxi, 312 p.) ;
Isbn
9780589071684
Isbn Type
(v. 1)
Other physical details
ill., map;
Stock number
13906
System control number
0032372
Label
An account of the English colony in New South Wales, with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, etc. of the native inhabitants of that country / edited [and with an introduction] by Brian H. Fletcher; [addendum to editors preface by A.H. Chisholm]
Publication
Note
Published in association with the Royal Australian Historical Society; first published London : Cadell & W. Davies, 1798-1802
Control code
M0018472
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
2 v. (xc, 649 p., xxi, 312 p.) ;
Isbn
9780589071684
Isbn Type
(v. 1)
Other physical details
ill., map;
Stock number
13906
System control number
0032372

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