- 1 - Chapter 1. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, 30th October, 1788
- 2 - Chapter 2. Governor Phillip to the Right Hon. W.W. Grenville, 17th June, 1790
- 3 - Chapter 3. Captain Paterson, Administrator, to the Right Hon. Henry Dundas, 15th June, 1795
- 4 - Chapter 4. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, May 15th, 1788
- 5 - Chapter 5. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, 28th September, 1788
- 6 - Chapter 6. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, July the 9th, 1788
- 7 - Chapter 7. Governor Phillip to Secretary Stephens, July 10th, 1788
- 8 - Chapter 8. Comments by Governor Phillip, 13th of December, 1790
- 9 - Chapter 9. Governor Phillip to Secretary Stephens, November 16, 1788
- 10 - Chapter 10. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, February 13th, 1790
- 11 - Chapter 11. Government and General Orders, 22nd February, 1796
- 12 - Chapter 12. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, February 12, 1790
- 13 - Chapter 13. Governor Phillip to Under Secretary Nepean, July the 10th, 1788
- 14 - Chapter 14. Governor Phillip to Lord Sydney, July 10th, 1788
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples celebrating National Aborigines Day, 12 July, 1974, at the Yam Ball at the University Union, Australian National University.
Credit: National Archives of Australia – A1200, L81522, Image no.: A8771, 740712/48.
Information for this title comes from a range of original source documents recounting early Australian History. It looks at the relationships and encounters that occurred between the early colonists and the Aborigines from 1788 onwards through to the late 1800s.
Part II, presented here, is taken from Historical Records of Australia covering information relating from 1788 to 1796. It mainly includes correspondence to England regarding encounters with Aborigines, and also General Orders issued by the Governor concerning treatment of the Aboriginal population.
In all cases, the original spelling and grammar are left as is to preserve the authenticity of the information.
Future Parts of Early Aboriginal History will come from other similar original source documents. These stories are not in any particular order and will continue to be added to on an ongoing basis.
Warning: This chapter may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.
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