The Lost Tasmanian Race
Early voyagers, contact; First conflicts under British at Risdon, 1804, varying reports; Childstealing prevalent, retaliation raids; Violence & ill-treatment of women by freed convicts; Crimes committed by settlers on Aborigines; Demarcation line introduced, repeated attacks by natives, quotes incidence of heroism by half-caste Dalrymple Briggs; Mosquito, native of Broken Bay, leader of mob employed as tracker, hung with Black Jack, 1825; Capture parties paid 5 pounds per head; Part played by Batman in the war, use of women as spies; N.S.W. natives as trackers; Capture of Eumarra by Gilbert Robertson, his policy; work of G.A. Robinson, his peace project; Bruni Is. taken over for natives, treatment of women by convict woodcutters & whalers, disease prevalent, deaths Truganina one of Robinsons followers, lists others; Capture of Big River or Ouse R. tribe, and others; Removal of natives to Swan Is., Gun Carriage Is. then Flinders Is., religious services, sales of birds & work, Aboriginal police, gives names of some; Oyster Cove settlement, treatment of natives; Women slaves to the sealers, treatment; notes on half-castes; Results of civilizing efforts; Notes on William Lanne.
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