Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, Volume 2 eBook

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CHAPTER 5.  FROM WATER PEAK TO PERTH.

(Mr. Walker’s party.)

Party sent in search from Perth
Return with Charles woods
Second party in search, under Mr. Roe
Arrival of Mr. Walker at Perth
Narrative of their proceedings from water peak
Extreme distress from hunger and thirst.
Death of Mr. Smith
Timely discovery of the rest by Mr. Roe
Mr. Roe’s report.

CHAPTER 6.  SUMMARY OF DISCOVERIES.

Rivers and mountain ranges discovered.
Districts of babbage and Victoria
Mr. Moore’s voyage to Houtman’s Abrolhos and port grey
District to the north of Perth.

CHAPTER 7.  VOYAGE HOMEWARDS.

Natural history.

CHAPTER 8.  THE OVERLANDERS.

Class of persons
Their mode of life
Sudden accumulation of wealth
Effects of their enterprises
Magnitude of their operations
Rapid increase of wealth in new settlements
Spread of stock stations
Course of the Overlanders through Australia
Communication between southern and western Australia
General consequences of the spread of commerce and emigration.

THE ABORIGINES.

CHAPTER 9.  NATIVE LANGUAGE.

Radically the same throughout the continent. 
Causes of A contrary opinion
Difference of dialects
Examples
Causes of error in former enquirers.

CHAPTER 10.  THEIR TRADITIONAL LAWS.

Errors of theoretical writers regarding the savage state
Complex laws of savage life
Considerations on their origin.

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