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Author Swift, William George

Title The history of Northcote : from its first settlement to a city / compiled in 1927 by order of the Northcote City Council by William George Swift
Published Northcote, [Vic.] : Leader, 1928


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.51 Swi/Hon  AVAILABLE
 MELB  994.51 Swi/Hon  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 152 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1: John Batman at the Merri Creek, 1835 - treaty with natives
Summary Chapter 1 describes the "unauthorised deal in land" by which the Aboriginal people camped at Merri Creek granted John Batman the 600,000 acres from Merri Creek to Geelong on June 6th 1835; further references to Aboriginal people p. [7], 8, 11; p. 41 last corroboree probably held on Rucker's Hill in 1865
Analysis Northcote (Vic.) - History
Notes National Library's JAF copy has original dust jacket and gilt top edge. ANL
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Subject Northcote (Vic.). Council
Northcote (Vic.) -- History.
Author Northcote (Vic.). Council