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CONTENTS.

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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