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The History of Tasmania , Volume II   By: (1809-1873)

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THE

HISTORY OF TASMANIA:

by

JOHN WEST,

Minister of St. John Square Chapel, Launceston.

VOLUME II,

Tasmania: Henry Dowling, Launceston. 1852.

Tasmania: Printed By J. S. Waddell, Launceston

Facsimile edition 1966

CONTENTS. VOL. II.

THE ABORIGINES.

SECTION I. p. 1.

Tasman's account of the natives Cook's Labillardière's Flinders'.

SECTION II. p. 6.

Conflict at Risdon cruelty to natives tribe visits Hobart Town child stealing.

SECTION III. p. 12.

Causes of conflict Musquito execution of blacks unavailing attempts to civilise ill treatment by bushrangers cruelty to the women effects of civilization the food destroyed abduction of the women natives not naturally cruel.

SECTION IV. p. 26.

Proclamation against them forbidden to enter the colony martial law proclaimed captures escape efforts of Mr. Batman commandoes.

SECTION V. p. 32.

Murders committed by natives instances of female courage odd expedients difficulty of capture humane efforts of Arthur list of atrocities.

SECTION VI. p. 44.

Conciliation proposed by Mr. Robinson project to drive them into Tasman's Peninsula forces assembled line of posts fixed great preparations martial law proclaimed advance line crossed by natives Walpole's party white man traced plan unsuccessful.

SECTION VII. p. 55.

Mr. Robinson's efforts his plan reasonable well timed opinions of the press aborigines' committee proposal to destroy the natives Robinson goes round the island Sydney natives captures instances of intrepidity murder of Captain Thomas Robinson takes the murderers rewards given to Mr. Robinson further success.

SECTION VIII. p. 67.

Disposal of the natives removal to Flinders' Island opinions of Sir John Pedder Backhouse's visit Robinson's management removal to New Holland some executed.

SECTION IX. p. 71.

Rapid extinction original number cause of decline clothing change of habits restraint bad water sight of Van Diemen's Land notion of Strzelecki brought back to Van Diemen's Land Arthur's opinion of the natives.

SECTION X. p. 76.

Origin of the natives consanguinity stature general appearance families infanticide half caste tribes huts food dress and ornaments arms and implements corrobories and dances language disposition religious ideas the sick funeral conclusion right of occupation native rights exposure to robbers necessity for protecting the whites lamentable results of colonization inevitable.

TRANSPORTATION.

SECTION I. p. 101.

Exile Roman custom abjuring the realm Spaniards the first who transported practice in the time of Elizabeth James Charles the second James the second George the first America kidnapping America resists numbers transported.

SECTION II. p. 106.

State of English gaols Howard labor bill.

SECTION III. p. 108.

Bentham's project New South Wales occupied.

SECTION IV. p. 111.

Voyage surgeon superintendents convict ship treatment of women abuses systems of management Dr. Reid Cunningham Browning general safety of convict vessels loss of the George the Third the Neva the Governor Phillip .

SECTION V. p. 123.

Early difficulties of convict management assignment established disposal of the prisoners.

SECTION VI. p. 129.

Origin of bushranging Howe his career.

SECTION VII. p. 138.

Habits of convict population 1824.

SECTION VIII. p. 143.

The colonies re act on each other N. S. Wales state of Parramatta rocks allurements of transportation Macquarie's views wealth and claims of emancipists Biggs's views pardons emancipists form associations petition parliament their alleged reformation Bigge's commission Macquarie's recall character Rev. S. Marsden.

SECTION IX. p. 172.

Bigge's recommendations his reports Macquarie Harbor emigration proposed demand for labor.

SECTION X. p. 186.

Land granted to settlers employing convicts large immigration of capitalists.

SECTION XI. p. 188... Continue reading book >>




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