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Letters from Victorian Pioneers

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A series of letters on the early occupation of the colony, the Aborigines, etc addressed by Victorian pioneers to his Excellency Charles Joseph La Trobe Esq. , Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony of Victoria in response to a circular letter sent by him to a number of early settlers dated 29th July 1853. - It cannot be claimed for these papers that they are infallible records of our early history at every point. ( from the preface), The last section ends with lists of Aboriginal words and phrases as were collected by a lady. I'm in 2 minds about these, I respect her desire to keep a record but do not have any idea of their correctness, but they are there if anyone wants to have a go. And please remember that no one is saying the views in the letters are correct. (Annise) (12 hr 44 min)

Chapters

Preface

3:34

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)

J.M. MacLeod, Tahara

4:47

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)

Hugh Murray, Colac

4:39

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)

J.H.Patterson, Moorabee

5:14

Read by Kathrine Engan

H.Norman Simson, Charlotte Fields

8:42

Read by Kathrine Engan

John Carfrae, Ledcourt

1:47

Read by Kathrine Engan

David Fisher, Roslin, Geelong

18:44

Read by Kalynda

Letter from T.H.Pyke, Upper Werribee, Ballan

1:55

Read by Kalynda

Edward Dryden, Macedon

3:27

Read by Kalynda

Letter from John G. Robertson, Wando Vale

40:12

Read by Barbara Baker

Charles Wale Sherard, Creswick Creek

4:49

Read by Barbara Baker

Thomas Leanmonth, Buninyong

15:58

Read by Barbara Baker

John Hepburn, Smeaton Hill

53:23

Read by chocmuse

William Thomas. Brief Account of the Aborigines of Australia Felix part 1

45:27

Read by TriciaG

William Thomas. Brief Account of the Aborigines of Australia Felix part 2

46:09

Read by TriciaG

Rev. James Clow, Melbourne

17:32

Read by ChadH94

J. M. Clow. junior

3:15

Read by Nemo

J. M. Clow. (cont)

13:36

Read by Nemo

Captain Foster Fyans

35:02

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)

W. Odell Raymond, Stratford

13:52

Read by Kathrine Engan

Thomas Manifold, Warrnambool

8:12

Read by Kathrine Engan

Letter from George Armytage, Hermitage

8:32

Read by Kathrine Engan

Henry Dwyer, Victoria Valley

1:45

Read by Barbara Baker

Sir H. E. F. Young

3:28

Read by Barbara Baker

Letter from A. M. Campbell, Ganawarra

7:04

Read by Kathrine Engan

John Gardiner

0:59

Read by Kathrine Engan

Philip D. Rose, Melbourne

11:06

Read by Kathrine Engan

George Faithfull, Wangaratta

9:59

Read by Sonia

George D. Mercer, Weatherboard, near Geelong

5:50

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)

William F. Splatt, Melbourne

4:15

Read by Barbara Baker

Letter from Robert Jamieson, Melbourne

5:11

Read by Barbara Baker

Letter from Charles Wedge

7:16

Read by Barbara Baker

J. Blair, Portland

4:15

Read by Barbara Baker

William J. T. Clarke

6:58

Read by Barbara Baker

Edward Bell, Wimmera

38:37

Read by TriciaG

W. T. Mollison, Pyalong

8:06

Read by BettyB

Leslie Foster

3:24

Read by BettyB

George Edward Mackay

6:07

Read by BettyB

William Taylor, Longerenong, Wimmera

9:30

Read by BettyB

Charles J. Tyers, Alberton

26:15

Read by KHand

C. Hutton, Melbourne

4:52

Read by KHand

John Aitken, Mount Aitken

4:08

Read by KHand

Peter Snodgrass, St. Kilda

3:50

Read by KHand

C. B. Hall, Amherst, Burnbank

27:54

Read by KHand

Colin Campbell

10:15

Read by Kalynda

Edward Grimes

2:07

Read by TriciaG

John Templeton, Kyneton

4:10

Read by garybclayton

Alfred Taddy Thomson, Fiery Creek

10:15

Read by garybclayton

Thomas Chirnside, Point Cook

8:39

Read by Shana Burns

E. P. S. Sturt, Lonsdale Street

25:05

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Dr. A. Thomson

9:49

Read by Kristine Bekere

A. McMillan, Bushy Park

16:08

Read by Kristine Bekere

S. G. Henty, Portland

13:48

Read by Kristine Bekere

C. J. La Trobe, Melbourne

7:21

Read by Kalynda

Hugh Jamieson

13:55

Read by ToddHW

Thomas Winter, of Hobart

9:04

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Gellibrand's memorandum part 1

30:25

Read by Nemo

Gellibrand's memorandum part 2

30:39

Read by Nemo

John Hart, Melbourne

13:12

Read by Kristine Bekere