Melbourne: The Biography of a City

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F. W. Cheshire, 1956 - Melbourne (Vic.) - 225 pages
The exchange rate for the 600 000 acres of land to become Mebourne, 'negotitated' with local Aboriginal tribes, local Aboriginal people attend auctions of land, accusations of cattle stealing, formation of 'native police', protection of Supreme Court afforded to Aboriginal people, Lonsdale's instructions to establish a village, deterioration of conditions - p. 20-21, use of the Domain prior to European settlement - p. 137.

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Contents

The Village Becomes a City
24
Pavements of the City
34
Governors and Their Houses
95
Copyright

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