Miscellaneous papers relating to Aborigines, ca. 1839-1871View in Library Catalogue
Call number: A 610
Description: pp. 1-4: To Electors. From "The Atlas" of June 19th, 1841. Notice from Frederick Maitland Innes, Secretary of the Committee of the "Aborigines' Protection (printed) [handwritten note about the Natives of King George Sound] pp. 5-20: Extracts from the Australian Record No.5 1839 and the Colonial Gazette 1841 relating to treatment of Aborigines pp. 21-22: New South Wales Murders by Aborigines in the Northern Districts, 1853. Return to an address from the Legislative Council of N.S.W. dated 27 July 1852. pp. 23-26: :Police District of Ipswich / Moreton, Surat, Maryborough, Brisbane, Gayndah, Grafton, Casino, and Drayton, 1847-1851 [reports with entries for number, name, occupation, date of murder, and what steps have been taken to punish the offenders] pp. 27-46: Vocabulary of dialects of Aboriginal Tribes of Tasmania, 1856 (No.7) by Joseph Milligan (printed) - Tribes from Oyster Bay to Pittwater; Tribes about Mount Royal, Brune [sic] Island, Recherche Bay, and the South of Tasmania; Northwest and Western. Also includes 'Short Sentences in the Native Language', 'Some Aboriginal Names of Places in Tasmania' and 'Some Names of Aborigines of Tasmania.' pp. 47-48: Aboriginal Languages of Tasmania [list with English equivalents]. pp. 49-58: Aboriginal Languages of Tasmania [extract with printed table] pp. 59-78: [Language notes by William Thomas] pp. 79-84: [Circulars about the Intercolonial Exhibition, Melbourne and preserving the history, traditions, customs, and language of Aboriginal Natives, 1866] pp. 85-104: Instructions for the guidance of those using the ethnical alphabet, or alphabet of nations [with key. Printed] pp. 105-108: Native Poetry pp. 113-162: The Myths of the New World by Brinton, 1868 pp. 163-178: Australasia [includes notes on Aborigines of Moreton Bay, the Murray area, Port Jackson] pp. 179-182: Intas Vai Josua im Nupu Isrell [translation of the bible] pp. 183-184: [Various notes on Aboriginal language] pp. 185-186: Appeal of the British and Foreign Aborigines' Protection Society. President Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton [claim and mission of the society. Printed] pp. 187-188: "The Aborigines", Sydney Monitor & Commercial Advertiser, 13 Sept. 1841 [commentary on Captain Grey's report and Members of the Committee of the Church Missionary Society] pp. 189-192: "Mr Darwin on the Descent of Man", The Times, 8 Apr. 1871 pp. 193-194: Aboriginal Implements and Manufacturers [advertisement for products modelled on Dr. W.E. Roth's publication, "North Queensland Ethnography"] pp. 195-196: "The escape of James Morrell from the Blacks", The Leader pp. 197-207: Drawings (pencil and watercolour) of Aboriginal carvings at Middle Head, South Head and Point Piper / W.A. Miles [7 cardboard panels]. See digital images attached to this record.
Communities: Palawa Karni / Tasmanian languages