The Resource The life of the Rev. Samuel Leigh, missionary to the settlers and savages of Australia and New Zealand : with a history of the origin and progress of the missions in those colonies

The life of the Rev. Samuel Leigh, missionary to the settlers and savages of Australia and New Zealand : with a history of the origin and progress of the missions in those colonies

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The life of the Rev. Samuel Leigh, missionary to the settlers and savages of Australia and New Zealand : with a history of the origin and progress of the missions in those colonies
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The life of the Rev. Samuel Leigh, missionary to the settlers and savages of Australia and New Zealand : with a history of the origin and progress of the missions in those colonies
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First Wesleyan missionary to N.S.W. arrived 1815; p.50; Notes Macquaries meeting with natives after opening of Native Institution, Parramatta; p.115-117; Quotes Sydney Gazette account of New South Wales natives (appearance, fish-oil protection from insects, ornaments, bark huts, foods listed, lack of writing & monuments, cannibalism, infanticide); p.223-232; Numbers of children at Parramatta, 1824; death attributed to malice, vengeance by ritual combat, proposals to establish Threlkeld at Moreton Bay, examination of Wellington Valley (5 tribes met, appearance, animal foods, religious beliefs), progress of Institution pupils, Jervis Bay Natives; removal of fish scales by fire, Batemans Bay appearance, subsistence on fishing and sealing; p.239-246; Quotes Threlkeld on Lake Macquarie tribes (specimen of language - taken from Luke 7; 11-16 with interlinear literal English version, appearance & treatment of messengers, burial customs), inadequacy of mission finance; p.256; Estimate of Aboriginal population at Swan River colony; p.275277; Progress of Geelong Native Institution, Western Australian natives (appearance, dress, weapons, population, employment by settlers, marriage laws, mortuary rites)
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-1866
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Strachan, Alexander
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  • Leigh, Samuel
  • Threlkeld, L. E.
  • Lake Macquarie Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wellington Valley Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wesleyan Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Wesleyan Mission (N.S.W.)
  • Parramatta Native Institution (N.S.W.)
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The life of the Rev. Samuel Leigh, missionary to the settlers and savages of Australia and New Zealand : with a history of the origin and progress of the missions in those colonies
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illus
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M0046627
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vi, 418 p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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6607
System control number
0066979
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The life of the Rev. Samuel Leigh, missionary to the settlers and savages of Australia and New Zealand : with a history of the origin and progress of the missions in those colonies
Publication
Note
illus
Control code
M0046627
Extent
vi, 418 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
6607
System control number
0066979

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