The Resource [Part of] Journal, November 1839 - Jan. 1840

[Part of] Journal, November 1839 - Jan. 1840

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[Part of] Journal, November 1839 - Jan. 1840
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[Part of] Journal, November 1839 - Jan. 1840
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[p.137-146, p.157f, p.178-200, p.221-8 torn out]; p.131-133; Ref. to various Aborigines by name, also Goulbourne Aborigines; appeal to Police Magistrate to prevent drunkenness; corroboree; p.134-136; Sydney Aborigine and Port Phillip Aborigine drunk; 6 men selected as native police; visit of two sailors to encampment expecting good jollification with the natives; corroboree; requirements of Native Police; p.147- 149; Five intoxicated Aborigines maltreated women; Aborigines trouble with brickmakers; Goulbourne Black Police; p.150f-153; Native police; Aborigines attempt to take confiscated firearm from Thomas; fight over a woman; p.154-159; Natives deprived of firearms; Native Police; references to Geelong & Goulbourne tribes and various Aborigines; Goulbourne tribes corroboree; quarrels between natives; Thomas attended sick man & woman; p.160-163; Bonmorong tribes corroboree; superstitions; references to individual Aborigines by name; enquiry into assault on Aborigine near Dandenong; assault on an Aborigine; p.164-166; Death & burial of Bounggrook; native burial; 500-600 Barradool Aborigines & 6 of Port Phillip tribe coming to fight Goulbourne Aborigines; p.167-169; Reference to Port Phillip tribe at King Georges Sound (taken by sealers) anxious to return to friends at Western Port; sixty children at Mission Station at Tuckfields & c.17 adults; rape by 16 Aborigines at Mission Station; native fights; grief of woman at grave; p.172174f; Native fight; corroboree; outrage on Goulbourne native woman; p.201-204; Quarrel among the women as a result of this; supply of liquor to Aborigines; woman had ceased to grieve at grave; native fight; p.205; White man shot by Aborigine; Aboriginal belief in a great flood before Europeans came; p.206-211; References to individual Aborigines by name; native fight, reference to Goulbourne Aborigines; Goulbourne Aborigines to be removed from Melbourne; p.211-229; Death & burial of a Goulbourne Aborigine; natives refuse to leave settlement; p.230f-244; Deaths of Aborigines (lists names); indifference to bush fire; p.244f-247; Charge against Derrimot for possessing firearms; belief re death of any of their tribe; departure of 3 Western Port Aborigines & 6 Goulbourne Aborigines to avenge deaths of deceased; references to combat between two of the most powerful Aborigines
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1793-1867
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Thomas, William
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[Part of] Journal, November 1839 - Jan. 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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M0057681
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0082054
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[Part of] Journal, November 1839 - Jan. 1840
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Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; M-UNCAT MSS SET 214 Item 1
Control code
M0057681
System control number
0082054

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