Phillipsland; Or, The Country Hitherto Designated Port Phillip: Its Present Condition and Prospects, as a Highly Eligible Field for Emigration
T. Constable, 1847 - 447 من الصفحات
General reference to Aborigines and their customs; visit to Methodist mission at Buntingdale; quotes report by G.A. Robinson of murder of Aborigines in the Western District.
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