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Early experiences of colonial life in South Australia / by J.W. Bull
Bib ID 1602626
Format BookBook
Author
Bull, John Wrathall, 1804-1886
 
Description Adelaide : Printed at the Advertiser, Chronicle and Express Offices, 1878 
x, 303 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. 
Summary

p.7-8; Brief notes on native women from Tasmania, Cape Jervis & Encounter Bay living with sealers on Kangaroo Island; p.14-16; Meeting with natives near Encounter bay by Stuart, Allen & Alford; body painting noted; p.64-67; Native shot on Captain Beavors Station on River Murray, Beavor murdered by Milemnura tribe; p.68-71; Settlers killed, infanticide practiced; p.122- 132; Murder of crew & passengers of the wrecked brig Maria by the Milemnura tribe; the court martial - questions put to natives & their answers, death sentence passed on 2 natives; p.144-148; Natives on upper part of Murray troublesome; p.149-177; Major OHallorans first expedition against the Rufus natives, defeat of natives by Lieutenant Field & others; 2nd expedition by O'Halloran, examination of natives on sheep stealing; final journey, heavy slaughter of offending tribes (1841); p.266-280; Murder of Port Lincoln settlers, execution of natives.

Notes

Cover title: Early recollections and experiences of colonial life.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 7652

Subjects Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Tanganekald language (S11) (SA SI54-14)  |  Tanganekald people (S11) (SA SI54-14)  |  Art - Body art.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Hunting - Seal.  |  South Australia -- History -- To 1836.  |  South Australia -- History -- 1836-1900.  |  Port Lincoln (West SA SI53-11)  |  Rufus River (SW NSW SI54-11)  |  Kangaroo Island (SE SA SI53-16)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Cape Jervis (Fleurieu Peninsula SE SA SI54-13)  |  Encounter Bay (SE SA SI54-13)
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