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The Coniston killings

Hartwig, M. C.


"Mr. Frederick Brooks, a prospector, was murdered by blacks early in August of last year at a lonely spot 80 miles north of Alice Springs and later an attack was made by blacks on a station owner, Mr. William Morton. Mr. Brooks was assailed with spears, tomahawks and boomerangs. Police went in pursuit and in a series of violent encounters 31 blacks were killed."

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Date published: 1960
Type: Thesis (Honours)(non-ANU)
Access Rights: Open Access


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