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Search Results for: Jantz Charles Kohlmann

  1. Criminals, Prostitutes, Vagrants and Drunkards:

    …Clara looked on helplessly. Clara, in a voice trembling with fright, instructed Doris to get Stanley Stanton, the man who occupied the room opposite her mother’s. Stanley came running. Doris followed. Stanley implored Charles to stop. Charles ignored him. He picked Kathleen up off the ground and threw her onto the side of the bed. She got up and tried to get away from him. Charles said mockingly, ‘You will get away will you?’…

  2. What Happened to the Camels of the Burke and Wills Expedition?

    …lind ever since it arrived at the Wimmera’. 36 Esau Khan was at Walmer when the eight weary camels with Alexander Aitken limped in. The poor condition of the camels was too much for Khan alone to manage. In a letter to Charles, dated 21 January 1863, the Council offered the services of Belooche, the sepoy on Burke’s expedition. 37 Charles accepted the offer and Belooche’s wages were confirmed three months later: ‘enclosed…

  3. Beyond failure and success: the soldier settlement on Ercildoune Road

    …ober 1941. [47] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 201, Item 496/12, Charles Thomas Henderson the Younger, Deceased Estate Ercildoun, Mary Henderson, letter to Crawford, 28 October 1940. [48] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 201, Item 496/12, Charles Thomas Henderson the Younger, Deceased Estate Ercildoun, Mary Henderson, letter to Crawford, 17 May 1941. [49] PROV, VPRS 5714/P0, Unit 201, Item 496/12, Charles Thomas Henderson the Younger, Deceased Estate…

  4. The case of Peter Mungett:

    …wn frequent dealings with the law and in all probability had accumulative knowledge of British legal rituals via his wider community’s extensive dealings with law and punishment in Victoria. 84 Ballan police magistrate Charles Shuter had noted in official correspondence that Mungett was ‘very intelligent’ and that he ‘spoke English fluently’. It is possible that he had been taken under his wing by Hector Macleod and…

  5. Preparation for Death:

    …s making breakfast preparations. Charles heard what sounded like a couple of blows or a banging noise that sounded like it was coming from his parent’s bedroom. A few seconds later his bedroom door opened and Frank rushed at Charles. He had a hammer in his hands and he tried to strike his son. Still in his bed, Charles struggled with his father yelling at him to stop. Frank had a strange look in his eyes and was obviously not himself. After a…

  6. Looking for Azzopardi:

    …elaide at the age of 19, eight years before and ‘left Adelaide for Melbourne upon the discovery of gold there’.[48] Other people wrote directly, like James Upton about his son William, lost on the goldfields.[49] Charles Brodribb even travelled out from England, arriving in January 1857, to look for his son, Charles Henry, who had disappeared in late 1853 on the goldfields, where another son had died. Mr Brodribb advertised in the…

  7. Home Truths:

    …behalf, 35s quarterly was nowhere near enough money to live on, and the determination meant that Elizabeth lost the care of three of her five children. She followed up this appearance three weeks later with a summons against Charles to ‘show cause why a distress warrant should not be issued’, meaning that he had not paid her the money ordered by the court. The warrant was issued against Charles, but he then brought Elizabeth to court…

  8. Reading the papers: the Victorian Lands Department’s influence on the occupation of the Otways under the nineteenth century land Acts

    …y 1892, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 5854, 2752/42.44 Weeaproinah. [32] Section 38 (7) Land Act 1884 and Section 38 (7) Land Act 1890. [33] G Cornthwaite, 1 December 1903, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 298, 248/44 Barwongemoong. [34] Charles Craike, 23 August 1890, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 5839, 2399/50.51 Olangolah. [35] Samuel Salter, 2 January 1892, PROV, VPRS 5357/P0, Unit 5552, 2233/42.44 Olangolah [36] Charles Finlayson, 5 August 1892, PROV, VPRS…

  9. Superintendent La Trobe and the amenability of Aboriginal people to British law 1839-1846

    …tem 46/598. 65. Sir Charles Fitzroy to WE Gladstone, 25 October 1846, in Historical records of Australia. Series 1, vol. XXV, The Library Committee of the Commonwealth Parliament, Canberra, 1925, p. 230. 66. Earl Grey to Sir Charles Fitzroy, 25 June 1847, in ibid., p. 632. 67. ibid. 68. Earl Grey to Sir Charles Fitzroy, 11 February 1848, in New South Wales, Legislative Council, Report from the Select Committee on the Aborigines and Protectorate,…

  10. The Curious Case of the Wollaston Affair

    …79, however, Edward looked forward to university studies, graduation, and a rising career. On the evening of 1 October, he and Mary married, took the next day for a honeymoon and returned to school on 3 October. Head teacher Charles Cookson slipped his letter informing the Department of their marriage into a drawer and promptly forgot about it. On 2 October, in an optimistic mood, Wollaston wrote to the Department requesting that his wife be…

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