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Early experiences in South Australia / by James C. Hawker
Bib ID 2840005
Format BookBook
Author
Hawker, James C. (James Collins), 1821-1901
 
Description Adelaide, [S. Aust.] : E.S. Wigg & Son, 1899 
83 pages : portrait ; 22 cm. 
Summary

General account of South Australia by James Collins Hawker, surveyor 1839-1844; includes description of spearthrowing display by King John and Captain Jack (p.8-9); description of spear and spearthrower; spearing of Drake, Port Lincoln region, 1844 (p.35); further deaths reported - pursuit and punishment (p.40); Aborigines attempt to save items from fire (p.44); Aboriginal tracker in the search for lost man (p.56); attacks in the Murray region (p.61) further attaches (p.74); Aborigines defeat of punitive party - Aborigines painted like skeletons (p.74-75); partial success of further punitive expedition - mutilation of body (p.76-78); success of the Rufus River punitive expedition (p.79); Eyre appointed as Police Magistrate at Moorundie (p.80); further violence on the Wakefield River - establishment of Bungaree; visit from the Protector of Aborigines - enquires about the killing of an Aborigine (p.81); further killings in the Port Lincoln region (p.82)

Notes

"These articles originally appeared in 'The South Australian register' and 'The Adelaide observer'." --verso of t.p.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 10297

Subjects Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  South Australia -- Social life and customs -- 1836-1851.  |  South Australia -- History -- 1836-1851.  |  South Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Adelaide (SE SA SI54-09)  |  Rufus River (SW NSW SI54-11)  |  Lake Victoria (SW NSW SI54-07, SI54-11)  |  Port Lincoln (West SA SI53-11)

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