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Story, George Fordyce (1831) Petition request regarding the capture of Aborigines. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

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
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: The University of Tasmania Library is copying and communicating the material in this collection as a service to the public. Please note than any further copying by you may be subject to copyright protection. If you do re-use the material please provide the following acknowledgement: “Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections and The Plomley Foundation“. Such a reference is not an endorsement, authorisation or recommendation by the University of Tasmania.
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2007 05:51
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:24
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2402
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