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Title : Narrative of an expedition into central Australia... Narrative of an expedition into central Australia...
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Creator : Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869
Source : Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her majesty’s Government, during the years 1844. Together with a notice of the Province of South Australia, in 1847
Place Of Creation : London
Publisher : T & W Boone
Date of creation : 1849
Format : Book
Dimensions : 223 x 145 x 37 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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In this paragraph Charles Sturt writes of the success of Edward Eyre's station at Moorundi, and of how the Aboriginal people had quickly adapted to the use of fish hooks, over their more traditional fishing practices. Both men had great sympathy for the plight of the Aboriginal people.

Related names :

Eyre, Edward John, 1815-1901

Period : 1836-1851
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :

Dutton, Geoffrey. The hero as murderer : the life of Edward John Eyre, Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901, Sydney : Collins ; Melbourne : Cheshire, 1967

Eyre, Edward John. Journals of expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the years 1840-1; sent by the colonists of South Australia, with the sanction and support of the Government: including an account of the manners and customs of the aborigines and the state of their relations with the Europeans, Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia, 1964

Eyre, Edward John. Reports and letters to Governor Grey from E.J. Eyre at Moorunde, Adelaide : Sullivan's Cove, 1985

Sturt, Charles. Two expeditions into the interior of southern Australia, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831 : with observations on the soil, climate, and general resources of the Colony of New South Wales, North Adelaide : Corkwood Press, 1999

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