Physical description

xiii, 325 p. : figs., map. index; Barabool dialect list; names of the tribe, about 1841-43; ; 22 c


The letters record events which will recall to many persons still living old Vctorian memories, and will have a great value for the future historian of Victoria, as narrating the experiences of actual movers in the early scenes of our colonization, while they will also possess interest as incidental contributions to the biographies of the men who half a century ago beagan to encounter the hardships and perils which beset the pioneer in every part of this continent. These papers also contain interesting contributions to our knowldge of the aborigines-their languages, customs , and conflicts with the white men; and although some of the incdents narrated have found their way into print before, they are now for the first time given in their entirety to the public.