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Author MacFarlane, Ian.

Title 1842 the public executions at Melbourne / compiled by Ian MacFarlane
Published Melbourne : Victorian Government Printing Office, 1984


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 MELB  364.66099451 Mac/Etp  DUE 10-03-20
Description viii, 101 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Summary Trial and execution of Bob and Jack - The Whalers Case (involvement of Truganini) and Roger (Figara Alkepurata, or Allipute) - The Codd Case; Racial murders in Port Phillip area set in the background of colonial history and Aboriginal/white relations; government policy, roles of Governor Gipps, Superintendent La Trobe, Protector G.A. Robinson, Asst. Protector Sievewright, Justice J. Willis and counsel R. Barry; British jurisdiction and Bonjon and Bolden cases; Mustons Creek massacre
Notes At head of title: Public Record Office, Victoria
Cover subtitle: the full story of the capture, trial and hanging of bushrangers & Aborigines as disclosed in official documents never before published
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 92-95
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.
Capital punishment -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.
Capital punishment -- Wales -- Melbourne -- History
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Victoria -- Melbourne
Criminals -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- History -- 19th century.
Executions and executioners -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.
Public executions -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.
Author Victoria. Public Record Office.
Victorian Government Printing Office
LC no. 85180736
ISBN 0724182942
Other Titles Eighteen forty-two the public executions at Melbourne