The Resource An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801 ..., by Lieutenant-Colonel Collins

An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801 ..., by Lieutenant-Colonel Collins

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An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801 ...
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An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801 ...
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by Lieutenant-Colonel Collins
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Language
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); Smallpox epidemic; Tribal conflict; Natives of Port Stephens; Two natives to England, 1792; 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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QJO
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1756-1810
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Collins, David
Dewey number
994/.402
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
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  • 1758-1808
  • 1771-1803
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  • King, Philip Gidley
  • Bass, George
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  • Bennelong
  • Yerinibe
  • Colbee
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
  • Bass Strait (Vic. and Tas.)
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An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801 ..., by Lieutenant-Colonel Collins
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  • Subtitle: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King: and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass; by which the existence of a strait separating van Diemen's Land from the continent of New Holland was ascertained; abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass
  • Ferguson no.390
Control code
000027791345
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 562, [19] p. of plates (some col.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
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An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788, to August 1801 ..., by Lieutenant-Colonel Collins
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Publication
Note
  • Subtitle: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners, &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. To which are added some particulars of New Zealand; compiled, by permission, from the mss. of Lieutenant-Governor King: and an account of a voyage performed by Captain Flinders and Mr. Bass; by which the existence of a strait separating van Diemen's Land from the continent of New Holland was ascertained; abstracted from the journal of Mr. Bass
  • Ferguson no.390
Control code
000027791345
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 562, [19] p. of plates (some col.)
Other physical details
ill., maps

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