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CHAPTER I.
VOYAGERS TALES OF THE TASMANIANS.
The First Battle 3
Captain Cook's Visit 5
The French Visit in 1792 9
Flinders and Bass at the Derwent 15
Péron's Visit in 1802 18
The French and the Wood-nymphs 23
CHAPTER II.
THE BLACK WAR.
Massacre of the Blacks in 1804 32
Destruction of Public Records 39
Kidnapping Black Boys 41
Michael Howe's Black Mary 47
Chase after Stock-keepers 50
Colonel Sorell's Order of 1819 53
CHAPTER III.
CRUELTIES TO THE BLACKS.
Cruelty of Early Settlers 59
Cruelty of Bushrangers 61
Spanish and Dutch Cruelties 68
CHAPTER IV.
OUTRAGES OF THE BLACKS.
Hanging of Two Aborigines 75
The Demarcation Order of 1828 78
Martial Law 82
Pictorial Proclamation 85
Proclamation of October 1830 89
Mosquito and the Tame Mob 98
Execution of Mosquito and Black Jack 103
Cruelties of the Blacks 107
A Hand left in the Trap 111
Bravery of a Half-caste Wife 121
Chastity of White Women respected 125
Time of Terror 129
CHAPTER V.
THE LINE.
Proclamation for Volunteers 133
Arrangements for the Capture 143
Leaders and Numbers in the Line 151
Savage's Tale of the Savages 158
Mr. Walpole caught a Black 163
Siege of the "Three Thumbs" 169
£80,000 for One Black 173
Egg-gatherers break through a Line 179
CHAPTER VI.
CAPTURE PARTIES.
Leaders of Parties 182
John Batman, the Blacks' Friend 189
The Sydney Black Guides 193
A Night at Ben Lomond 198
Gilbert Robertson, the Leader 201
Jorgen Jorgenson, the Dane 206
CHAPTER VII.
GEORGE AUGUSTUS ROBINSON, THE CONCILIATOR.
Bruni Island Depôt 213
Truganina, the beautiful Tasmanian 217
The Conciliatory Mission 220
Robinson's Capture of a Tribe 223
Triumphal Entry into Hobart Town 229
Truganina saves Robinson's Life 233
CHAPTER VIII.
FLINDERS ISLAND.
Swan Island Depôt 243
Gun Carriage Island 245
Flinders Island Depôt 247
Visit of the Quaker Missionaries 251
Life of Aborigines on Flinders Island 253
Mr. Clark, the Catechist 259
School Examination of the Natives 260
Dr. Jeanneret, the Commandant 267
Dr. Milligan removes Natives from Flinders 270
CHAPTER IX.
OYSTER COVE.
Author's Visit to the Natives at Oyster Cove 274
Death of Mr. Clark 277
Maryann and Walter 282
CHAPTER X.
THE SEALERS.
Home life of Sealers' Women 295
Robinson removes the Women to Flinders 300
The Qnakers and the Sealers 305
CHAPTER XI.
HALF-CASTES.
Murder of Half-castes 311
Fecundity of Mixed Races 318
Bishop Nixon's Visit to the Straits' Half-castes 317
Bong and her Daughter Dolly 321
CHAPTER XII.
NATIVE RIGHTS.
Legal Rights 327
Hanging of Four Tasmanians 331
CHAPTER XIII.
CIVILIZATION.
Whately's Degradation Theory 385
Effects of Civilization 348
Drink and Civilization 347
Walter, the civilized Tasmanian 352
An Aboriginal Discourse 354
Mr. Wedge's Black Boy 355
Failure of Australian Missions 365
Christian Tasmanians 367
CHAPTER XIV.
DECLINE.
Amalgamation of Races 378
Decline, a "Decree of Providence" 375
Hawaiian and Maori Decline 379
Drink, the great Destroyer 381
Story of the civilized Mathinna 388
Count Strzelecki's Theory of Decline 387
Lanné, the Last Man 398
Lalla Rookh, the Last Tasmanian 399