Index:The Present State and Prospects of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales.djvu

The Present State and Prospects of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales.djvu
Title The Present State and Prospects of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales
Author Charles Griffith
Year 1845
Publisher Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans
Location Dublin
Source djvu
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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.
PAGE
Town and Neighbourhood of Melbourne—River Yarra—Soil of the Country in general—Division of it into four qualities—Command of Water —Climate—Hot Winds—Salubrity—Meteorological Tables—Comparison with Climate of Madeira, Rome, &c.—Productions 1
CHAPTER II.
Population—Exports and other Statistics—Exports and Revenue of South Australia—Boiling down Sheep—Export of Tallow—Salt Beef—Horses—Mimosa Bark 20
CHAPTER III.
The Squatting System and its Tendencies—Present Prospect of Sheep Farmers and Cattle Holders 33
CHAPTER IV.
Mode of life of Squatters—Bush Fires—Bush Travelling 52
CHAPTER V.
Agriculture—Value of the Colonial Market for Grain—Geelong—Prospects of Emigrants—Classes likely to succeed and the contrary—Colonial Society—Labourin Classes—Old Hands and Emigrants—State of Crime—Tables 6 
CHAPTER VI.
New Legislative Council—Exclusion of the Pastoral Interest from the Exercise of the Elective Franchise—Their Importance—Impossibility of Port Phillip's being adequately represented at Sydney—Universal desire of Separation from Sydney—Statement of the Revenue and Expenditure of Port Phillip—First Session of Legislative Council—Its Legislation and General Demeanour—District Councils—Corporation of Melbourne
CHAPTER VII.
Monetary Confusion—Its Causes—Extracts from Reports of Committees of Legislative Council— Remarks 106
CHAPTER VIII.
Remarks on some Objects of Interest amongst the Natural Features and Productions of the Country 119
CHAPTER IX.
Practical Hints to Emigrants 130
CHAPTER X.
Aborigines 145
CHAPTER XI.
Mode of Dealing with the Aborigines—Their Relations with the White Settlers—Lamentable want of Success of the Missions and Protectorate—Extract from Lord Stanley's Despatch on this Subject 168