Miscellaneous papers relating to Aborigines, ca. 1839-1871 - Page 145
was on the point of perishing with all his party when passed by those kindhearted people and bought to Albany.
These are only a few instances out of many that might be named. All this time too be it remembered, we have been at War with these people!
At an interview held with them at Woburn Park, at which I was present Mr Bull was about to shoot a bird, in order to make them a present, but notwithstanding their continual want of food having neither barn nor storehouse and the interest they always take in witnessing the effect of fire arms, they requested him in this instance, to forbear pointing out to him that the bird he was about to kill had young ones
When they trace a figure on the ground they give me no such scale to enable me to determine the distance