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    Early references to the bunyip and other "monsters".

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    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Friday 29 November 1822 p 3 Article
    In addition to these encouraging facts, we are enabled to state, on the authority of the printed notes and proceedings of the House of Commons, dated 18th July, that the House had resolved,— ... 2307 words
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  2. MAGISTRATE FOR THE WEEK—JAMES BOWMAN, Esq. Assize of Bread, the Loaf of Two Pounds, 4½d.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Thursday 20 March 1823 p 2 Article
    Average prices of articles at the last market:— Wheat, 6s. 9¼d. per bushel; maize, 5s. per ditto; barley, 3s. 6d, per ditto; potatoes, 5s. sper cwt; fowls, 3s. per couple; butter, 2s. 6d, per lb; ... 2074 words
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  3. MAGISTRATW FOR THE WEEK—EDWARD RILEY, Esq. Assize of Bread, the Loaf of Two Pounds, 3¾d.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Thursday 3 July 1823 p 2 Article
    Average prices of articles at the last market:— Wheat, 5s. 2¾d. per bushel; maize, 2s. 9d. per ditto; barley, 3s.6d. per ditto; potatoes, 5s. 3d. per cwt; fowls, 3s. per couple; butter, 2s. 2d. per [?]b; eggs, ... 2403 words
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    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 12 July 1845 p 2 Advertising
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  5. Port Phillip.
    Morning Chronicle (Sydney, NSW : 1843 - 1846) Wednesday 16 July 1845 p 3 Article
    WONDERFUL DISCOVERY OF A NEW ANIMAL.—In our last number we gave an account of tile finding of the knee joint of some gigantic animal which from there being no such animal hitherto ... 744 words
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  6. MULTUM IN PARVO. (From late Australasian Papers.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 21 January 1847 p 2 Article
    IN Port Phillip cheese is so scarce that the Patriot states that there is not an ounce of " colonial" to be obtained, and a very small supply of imported at 2s. per lb.—A petition ... 2012 words
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  7. THE BUNYIP, OR KINE PRATIE.
    Sydney Chronicle (NSW : 1846 - 1848) Saturday 23 January 1847 p 2 Article
    From the earliest date of our intercourse with the aborigines there has always been a traditional rumour amongst them of a creature hitherto supposed to be fabulous, and many extraordinary stories ... 2045 words
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  8. MULTUM IN PARVO. (From late Australasian papers.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 26 February 1847 p 2 Article
    THE wool season in Geelong may be considered as closed; the clip exceeds that of last year by about eighteen hundred bales.—Some neat specimens of basket and net work have been ... 415 words
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  9. COLONIAL ABSTRACT.
    The Moreton Bay Courier (Brisbane, Qld. : 1846 - 1861) Saturday 13 March 1847 p 4 Article
    The Sydney post-office is to be decorated with a Royal coat of arms eight feet by nine feet six inches, in hard cement, said to be as durable as marble. The lion is to be as large as life.—The ... 1823 words
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    2011-11-03 17:56:33.0

    Mr Griffin of Geelong said to have a petrified bunyip.

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  10. THE GREAT SERPENT OF THE NORTH.
    Sydney Chronicle (NSW : 1846 - 1848) Wednesday 26 May 1847 p 1 Article
    Until very lately, it was generally believed that the aboriginal account of an extraordinary animal, known as the Bunyip, was entirely fabulous. The discovery of a skull, ... 1152 words
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  11. THE APOCHYPHAL ANIMAL. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 16 June 1847 p 3 Article
    GENTLEMEN,—On the 9th of February last you did me the favour to publish a letter I sent you, on the subject of the skull of the Kinepratia, I now send you the copy of a letter I ... 755 words
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    2011-11-03 17:50:24.0

    William Hovell and Mr. Hobler on the bunyip.

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  12. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 2 July 1847 p 3 Article
    GENTLEMEN,— Your insertion of the communications of your correspondents concerning the Bunyip or Kine Pratie of the Lower Murrumbidgee, tempts me to address you on the same ... 259 words
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    2011-11-03 17:54:09.0

    Could Hobler's skull be that of a lost camel? Philalethes was sure of it.

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  13. ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. ON THE SKULL NOW EXHIBITED AT THE COLONIAL MUSEUM OF SYDNEY, AS THAT OF "THE BUNYIP." To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 7 July 1847 p 3 Article
    GENTLEMEN,—The Honorable the Speaker at the Legislative Council having on Friday last kindly placed in my hands for examination the portion of a skull, which has ... 1173 words
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  14. To the Editors of the Sydney Morning Herald.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 13 July 1847 p 2 Article
    GENTLEMEN,—Some months since a number of bones were found upon the banks of the Murrumbidgee, near the junction with the L[?]chlan, and which were supposed to belong to an ... 1686 words
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  15. Domestic Intelligence.
    Sydney Chronicle (NSW : 1846 - 1848) Wednesday 4 August 1847 p 3 Article
    NEW MAGISTRATE.—Richard Byam Oatley, Esq., was on Monday last, sworn in a magistrate of the territory before his honor Mr. Justice Dickinson. ... 1835 words
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    2011-11-03 17:48:40.0

    The Port Phillip "bunyip skull" (that of a deformed horse) not to go on exhibition.

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  16. THE BUNYIP OUT-BUNYIPPED.
    Sydney Chronicle (NSW : 1846 - 1848) Saturday 28 August 1847 p 4 Article
    In a late number of the Geelong Advertiser, a writer under the signature of Monallgam, " spins" a rather tough "yarn" in the way of relating some adventures which he says befel him some days ago ... 1327 words
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    2011-11-03 17:49:39.0

    A Munchausenesque tale of a monster

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  17. Domestic Intelligence.
    The Melbourne Argus (Vic. : 1846 - 1848) Friday 28 January 1848 p 2 Article
    DECEIVING THE SENATE.—Under this heading in a recent number we adverted to the case of a person named Trainer, residing in the Mount Macedon ... 3601 words
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    2011-11-03 18:03:35.0

    A bunyip that turned out to be no more than a discarded jacket. By now, the bunyip was clearly discounted as a serious idea.

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  18. Domestic Intelligence.
    The Melbourne Argus (Vic. : 1846 - 1848) Tuesday 18 July 1848 p 2 Article
    PLEASANT—VERY—The share-holders of the Bank of Australia will have to pay cent per cent. upon the amoun of their capital: that is to say, for every £100 of stock £100 will have ... 3789 words
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    2011-11-03 17:25:13.0

    A detailed eye-witness account of a bunyip.

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  19. The Marine "Bunyip."
    The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News (WA : 1848 - 1864) Saturday 14 October 1848 p 3 Article
    Some months since, we extracted from the Port Philip journals, several accounts illustrative of a mysterious animal supposed to inhabit the lakes of that part of ... 509 words
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    2011-11-03 17:45:20.0

    Is the bunyip no more than a seal?

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  20. IMPOUNDINGS.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Wednesday 6 December 1848 p 2 Article
    At West Maitland, from the street, a light bay poney mare, switch tail, black points, under saddle near side J, off side 3 a[?]arently. EXPORTS FROM THE DISTRICT DURING THE ... 2092 words
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    2011-11-03 17:43:21.0

    A portrait of a bunyip in Baker's almanac for 1849 is mentioned.

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  21. SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. From the S. M. Herald. ARRIVALS.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Wednesday 20 February 1850 p 2 Article
    FEB. 14.—Wild Irish Girl, 125 tons, Captain Stanes, from Adelaide the 4th instant. Passengers—Mr. Rock, Mr. Delaney, Mrs. Blinkensop, Mr. Mularp, Mr. Baldwin, and Mr. Smith and ... 3462 words
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    2011-11-03 17:39:37.0

    A second-hand eyewitness account of a Queensland bunyip.

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  22. THE PRODUCTIONS, INDUSTRY, AND RESOURCES OF NEW SOUTH WALES. No. VII. THE CROCODILE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 10 July 1851 p 2 Article
    THE crocodile or alligator is an inhabitant of all the northern rivers; at Port Essington and in the waters around it, these creatures are exceedingly numerous, and Mr. Kennedy's ... 1889 words
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    2011-11-03 17:27:33.0

    Suggestion that the origin of the bunyip legend is a mistaken account of the northern crocodile.

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  23. Bunyip Once Taken Seriously
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Saturday 3 December 1949 p 3 Article
    The Bunyip was not always regarded purely as a myth. Old records show that 100 years ago even earnest scientific inquirers were not prepared to discount en[?]irely reports of its appearance from ... 1233 words
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    2013-12-02 19:17:47.0

    A 1949 look at the bunyip.

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  24. WHEN BUNYIP STORIES INTERESTED THE SCIENTIST
    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Saturday 19 November 1949 Edition: DAILY p 13 Article
    WHEN you come to think of it, the gentleman who saw a strange creature in the Murray river in Victoria a while ago were ... 1117 words
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  25. DIVERS MONSTERS.
    Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1950) Thursday 25 April 1935 p 2 Article
    It is a matter for regret that we have become too sophisticated in certain respects. Particularly are we the despair of that fabled world ... 1335 words
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    2014-02-25 15:40:50.0

    This writer did not believe in bunyips, either, but has some diverting monsters to share.

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