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Vol XXVII Journal of
Landsborough's Expedition
from Carpentaria in search of
B & W. Balliere, Melbn 1862

Near Mary Lake Herbert River
Blacks circumcised. Oto = Water

p. 43. The natives showed "a [?]
of hawk's feathers, & two bottles we
had given them". Landsborough supposed
this to have been a pacific sign.

p. 57. Natives made a night attack
on the camp.

p. 83. Left bank of [Tlinders?] River
surprised a party of blacks. All
ran away excepting a number
of [gins?] & children, who hid
themselves in a waterhole. They
"had their [cootamans?] filled with
rats" "The old women offered
repeatedly to us the wives of the
men who had run away."

Cammo = Water

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