An Historical and Statistical Account of the New South Wales: From the Founding of the Colony in 1788 to the Present Day, Volume 1

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Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, 1875
Governor Phillips efforts to conciliate the Aborigines Includes brief references to natives.
 

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