The Aboriginal Mother [poem by Eliza Hamilton Dunlop, 13 December 1838]

[Editor: A poem by Eliza Hamilton Dunlop. Published in The Australian, 13 December 1838. This poem by Eliza Hamilton Dunlop was later set to music by Isaac Nathan; however, there were some significant differences between the poem and the song.] Songs of an Exile. (No. 4.) The Aboriginal Mother, (From Myall’s Creek.) Oh! hush thee […]

The Jubilee [29 January 1838]

[Editor: An article on the celebration in Sydney for the 50th anniversary of the founding of the colony of New South Wales. Published in The Sydney Monitor, 29 January 1838.] The Jubilee The Jubilee was kept on Friday last. The public offices were closed, and business about the town, in a good measure, suspended. The […]