In the early days : history and incident of pioneer Queensland : with dictionary of dates in chronological order

Knight, J. J. In the early days : history and incident of pioneer Queensland : with dictionary of dates in chronological order. Brisbane: Sapsford, 1895.

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Author Knight, J. J.
Title In the early days : history and incident of pioneer Queensland : with dictionary of dates in chronological order
Place of Publication Brisbane
Publisher Sapsford
Publication year 1895
Sub-type Other
Language eng
Subjects 21 History and Archaeology
Abstract/Summary Starting with Captain Flinders and the early settlers, it then gives information on how men were punished, workers wages, female prisoners, various trials, land sales, experiences of a jockey, the Brisbane survey, aborigines, murders, races, arrival of the 'Fortitude', roads, the arrival of orphan girls, newspapers, wrecks of various ships, and the 'election incident'. The separation of Queensland from New South Wales is also covered as is trade with New Caledonia, various floods, Dr Lang's visits, Norfolk Island pirates, and almost everything else. This book is enhanced by the 'Table of Events' section which totals 37 pages, and details everyday happenings of Queensland in chronological order. Starting in 1606, and continuing through to 1894, here is an amazing timeline
Keyword Queensland -- History -- To 1824
Queensland -- History -- 1824-1900
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown
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