Petition request regarding the capture of Aborigines
Story, George Fordyce (1831) Petition request regarding the capture of Aborigines. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)
Petition requesting that the Police Magistrate, Francis Aubin, call a meeting to present a petition of thanks to Governor Arthur for capturing the Aborigines. The petition was signed by 18 inhabitants. The document includes minutes of the meeting with Dr. George Story's address, and praises the Governor's attempts to curb the activities of the Aborigines while remaining humane. From Cotton Family Papers C7/58-1....Petition transcribed by Sarah Clarkson, University of Tasmania.
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|Keywords:||Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, social history, Australia, Aborigines, Tasmanian Aborigines, petition, Police Magistrate, Francis Aubin, Dr. George Story, George Fordyce Story, Governor Arthur, frontier conflict, minutes, Great Swan Port, Swansea, East Coast Tasmania, black war, William Lyne, Francis Cotton, Adam Amos, John Lyne|
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