Journal of the Central Australian Expedition, 1844-5
Caliban Books, 1984 - 264 pages
Personal journal written for his wife, Charlotte; encounters, relationship with Aborigines, Aboriginal assistants on the expedition; observations on Aboriginal life, native policy, effects of settlement.
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