A Source Book of Australian History eBook

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PART I1
DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA1
DESCRIPTION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA4
THE FIRST VISIT TO THE EASTERN COAST7
CAPE YORK.  POSSESSION ISLAND10
BASS STRAIT10
THE WEST END OF THE STRAIT13
THE INVESTIGATOR15
KING GEORGE’S SOUND16
PORT PHILLIP17
PORT JACKSON19
NAMING THE CONTINENT20
ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS20
TO JOHN OXLEY PARKER, ESQ., OF CHELMSFORD, ESSEX20
AUSTRALIA FELIX (VICTORIA)24
THE INTERIOR OF THE CONTINENT.27
EXPLORATION OF THE EASTERN RIVER SYSTEM31
THE INTERIOR.  II36
SCOPE AND RESULTS OF CENTRAL EXPEDITION AS SUMMED UP BY STURT38
ACROSS THE CONTINENT.  SOUTH TO NORTH.  I39
BURKE’S LAST LETTER40
KING’S NARRATIVE41
ACROSS THE CONTINENT.  SOUTH TO NORTH.  II43
THE CENTRE43
ACROSS AT LAST44
FROM WEST TO EAST. I. ALONG THE BIGHT47
FROM WEST TO EAST. II.  THE INTERIOR50
PART II54
THE FIRST SETTLEMENT54
GOVERNOR PHILLIP’S FIRST COMMISSION54
GOVERNOR PHILLIP’S INSTRUCTIONS55
GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO LORD SYDNEY58
EARLY DIFFICULTIES61
GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO UNDER-SECRETARY NEPEAN61
PHILLIP’S RESIGNATION64
GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO LORD GRENVILLE64
NEW SOUTH WALES CORPS64
GRENVILLE TO PHILLIP65
GOVERNOR HUNTER TO THE DUKE OF PORTLAND65
STATEMENT OF THE CASE OF JOHN BAUGHAN67
(Enclosure No. 2)68
(Enclosure No. 3)68
THE IRISH POLITICAL PRISONERS69
GOVERNOR HUNTER TO THE DUKE OF PORTLAND69
THE BLIGH MUTINY72
MAJOR JOHNSTON TO VISCOUNT CASTLEREAGH72
PROCLAMATION77
SOLDIERS!77
MR. NICHOLAS BAYLY TO GOVERNOR BLIGH77
THE BEGINNING OF THE WOOL INDUSTRY78
GOVERNOR KING TO EARL CAMDEN78
MACARTHUR’S OBSERVATIONS ON SHEEP-FARMING79
EMANCIPIST CONTROVERSY81
GOVERNOR MACQUARIE TO VISCOUNT CASTLEREAGH81
GOVERNOR MACQUARIE TO EARL OF LIVERPOOL83
WESTERN AUSTRALIA84
WAKEFIELD’S SCHEME OF COLONIZATION89
OUTLINE OF A SYSTEM OF COLONIZATION89
FOUNDATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA89
SITUATION AND EXTENT89
CITY OF ADELAIDE.91
FOUNDATION OF VICTORIA94
TRANSPORTATION99
INDEPENDENCE OF VICTORIA104
GOLD107
THE DIGGINGS110
EFFECTS OF THE GOLD DISCOVERY111
THE GOLD MINES112
VICTORIA IN 1854113
THE BUSHRANGERS115
ANTI-TRANSPORTATION MOVEMENT119
BREAKFAST TO THE TASMANIAN DELEGATES119
THE LAND QUESTION123
LAND QUESTION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA123
THE LAND QUESTION IN NEW SOUTH WALES126
APPENDIX TO EVIDENCE OF MR. J. ROBERTSON (before Select Committee.)126
QUEENSLAND129
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PAYMENT OF MEMBERS CRISIS134
TELEGRAMS FROM MELBOURNE137
NEW GUINEA139
THE NATIONAL AUSTRALASIAN CONVENTION 1891144
THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA148
TELEGRAM FROM THE KING150
REPLY TO THE KING151
MESSAGE FROM THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT151
THE BOER WAR151
ELANDS RIVER152
THE GREAT WAR154
THE RALLY OF THE EMPIRE155
LANDING ON GALLIPOLI160
VIEWED FROM A BATTLESHIP160
WHAT ANZAC MEANS163
THE END165
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