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Life in the bush (1840-1847) : a memoir of Henry Howard Meyrick / by F.J. Meyrick ; with a foreword by Sir William Campion
Bib ID 153769
Format BookBook
Author
Meyrick, F. J. (Frederick James)
 
Description London ; Melbourne : Nelson, 1939 
xvi, 268 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. 
Summary

Early days in Victoria; Head men, early contacts; History of Melbourne; Medicine men in tribe at Colourt, healing magic; Contact with whites killing natives; Aborigines fast disappearing, many shot, approx. 450 murdered; Camp life.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Meyrick, Henry Howard, 1822-1847.  |  Pioneers -- Australia.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Victoria -- History -- 1834-1851.  |  Gippsland / Eastern Victoria (E Vic SJ55)  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)
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