Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria
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Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria

By William Westgarth
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  • EARLY MELBOURNE AND VICTORIA
  • PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS
    • CONTENTS.
  • PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF EARLY MELBOURNE AND VICTORIA.
    • AN INTRODUCTORY MEDLEY.
      • MR. FROUDE'S "OCEANA."
      • NEW ZEALAND.
      • UNITY OF THE EMPIRE.
      • EARLY PORT PHILLIP.
      • MY FIRST NIGHT ASHORE.
      • INDIGENOUS FEATURES AROUND MELBOURNE.
      • THE ABORIGINAL NATIVES IN AND ABOUT TOWN.
      • EARLY CIVILIZING DIFFICULTIES.
      • "THE BEACH" (NOW PORT MELBOURNE).
      • EARLY MELBOURNE, ITS UPS AND DOWNS—1840-51.
      • THE MELBOURNE CORPORATION, 1842.
      • EARLY SUBURBAN MELBOURNE.
      • THE EARLY SQUATTING TIMES.
      • EARLY WESTERN VICTORIA ("AUSTRALIA FELIX").
      • SOME NAMES OF MARK IN THE EARLY YEARS.
      • THE HENTY FAMILY, AND THE FOUNDATION OF VICTORIA.
      • SOME INTERJECTA IN RE BATMAN, PIONEER OF THE PORT PHILLIP SETTLEMENT.
      • JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER, FATHER OF MELBOURNE.
      • JAMES SIMPSON, FIRST MAGISTRATE OF "THE SETTLEMENT."
      • CHARLES JOSEPH LA TROBE, C.B., SUPERINTENDENT OF PORT PHILLIP, AND FIRST LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA.
      • SIR JOHN O'SHANASSY, PREMIER, AND FOREMOST PUBLIC MAN OF VICTORIA.
      • WILLIAM KERR, FOUNDER OF "THE ARGUS," AND TOWN CLERK OF MELBOURNE.
      • WILLIAM NICHOLSON, MAYOR OF MELBOURNE, AND PREMIER OF THE COLONY.
      • CHARLES HOTSON EBDEN, ESQUIRE.
      • EDWARD WILSON, CHIEF PROPRIETOR OF "THE ARGUS," "THE TIMES" OF THE SOUTH.
      • EARLY SOCIETY: WAYS, MEANS, AND MANNERS.
      • "GOVERNMENT HOUSE."
      • CHEAP LIVING.
      • RELIGIOUS INTERESTS.
      • THE GERMAN IMMIGRATION.
      • THE GERMAN PRINCE.
      • BLACK THURSDAY.
      • EARLY VICTORIA, FROM 1851.
      • EARLY BALLARAT.
      • MOUNT ALEXANDER AND BENDIGO.
      • EARLY VICTORIAN LEGISLATION.
      • POSTSCRIPT.
      • POST POSTSCRIPT.
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