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    Kanaka, native of Hawaii. Also a name used for native from Fiji, Pacific islander brought to Queensland Australia and used as indentured labour (slaves) on cotton farms/ plantations later sugar cane plantations. Possibly used in Bermuda, West Indies.

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  1. PERSECUTION OF CATHOLICS AT THE SANDWICH ISLANDS. (Continued.)
    Australasian Chronicle (Sydney, NSW : 1839 - 1843) Saturday 26 December 1840 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Unfortunately for the Catholic cause, Governor Boki, in December 1829, left his country, alas I never to return. To the hour of his embarkation he co ... 3894 words
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  2. MASSACRE OF FIVE OF THE CREW OF THE WHALER "NELSON." (From the Australian, March 21.)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Wednesday 25 March 1846 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Nelson having arrived at this port on Thursday last, we are enabled to give a more detailed account of the massacre than that published in the Au ... 1492 words
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  3. TAHITI.
    Geelong Advertiser and Squatters' Advocate (Vic. : 1845 - 1847) Wednesday 15 April 1846 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The Memorial Bordelas publishes the following letter from Tahiti, dated the 3rd April:— "In consequence of an event, which 406 words
    • Text last corrected on 10 June 2018 by janellelu
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  4. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 6 May 1846 p 4 Advertising
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  5. NEW GOLD MINE. (From the Polynesian, Sandwich Island Newspaper, July 15.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 23 December 1848 p 3 Article
    Abstract: WE have received, per Euphemia, dates from California to the 20th of June. Our files of California papers up to the date of their death have come to ... 2809 words
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  6. CALIFORNIA. (From the China Mail Match 15.)
    South Australian (Adelaide, SA : 1844 - 1851) Tuesday 3 July 1849 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Honolulu, just arrived from the Sandwich Islands brings news from California to the 11th January. The winter had set in cold and wet, bat though ... 628 words
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  7. STRAWS FROM THE GOLD COAST. (From a Correspondent of the Polynesian.) NO. I. | San Francisco, June 20,18[?]9.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 4 October 1849 p 3 Article
    Abstract: MY D[?]R POL.,—I dislike to write on stilt[?]. Let me speak out—free at water—with no cramping, freeling, stiffening for courtesy's sake—but warm, fr ... 3107 words
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  8. SANDWICH ISLANDS.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 23 January 1850 p 3 Article
    Abstract: WE learn from the Polynesian, of September 22, that measures were being taken in California, to establish a regular line of steamers between the gold ... 868 words
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  9. CALIFORNIA. (From the New Zealander, January 30.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 19 February 1850 p 2 Article
    Abstract: WE have seen a letter dated Honolulu, December 23rd, the writer of which had emigrated from Maitland to California, but having, like many others, los ... 624 words
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  10. ADVENTURES OF A PRINTER— A ROMANCE.
    Bell's Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer (NSW : 1845 - 1860) Saturday 28 September 1850 p 1 Article
    Abstract: By the Cherokee we received a letter dated Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, June 1, 1850, from on old friend and fellow-printer, whose adventures have bee ... 1144 words
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  11. CALIFORNIA AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 11 November 1850 p 3 Article
    Abstract: We have been favoured with the perusal of a very long but extremely interesting letter, addressed to a worthy citizen from Honolulu, and have been pe ... 4811 words
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  12. CHINESE CITIZENSHIP.
    Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer (Vic. : 1851 - 1856) Tuesday 8 November 1853 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Ce[?]als.—What is there in our naturalization laws to present: the Asiatic from avowing his intention of becoming a citizen, and then going forward a ... 1130 words
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  13. THE SANDWICH ISLANDS. Letter to the San Francisco [?]Daily Herald. Town of Lahaina—Population—Facilities for Commerce—Lahaina Harbour—East Maui—Battle-Ground of Ka[?]ui—Sugar Plant...
    The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859) Monday 21 November 1853 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Lahaina has a port of two miles in length, with abundance of space in the rear. As seen from the sea, I know of no place which displays a greater asp ... 2244 words
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    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Saturday 17 December 1853 p 2 Article
    Abstract: INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES—On Tuesday evening last, at half-past six o'clock, about one hundred and fifty persons [?] down to an excellent tea, ... 2014 words
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  15. WHAT ARE THE PROSPECTS OF INDIA? (From the Times.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 23 February 1854 p 5 Article
    Abstract: To what is our Indian empire tending? What will be its state at the end of fifty years? Is the present generation to commence the settlement and orga ... 6029 words
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  16. OREGON.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 23 March 1854 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Discovery of Gold in the Cascade Mountains—Hudson Bay Company's Fort—Indians—Kanakas—Canadians — Railroad Expeditions—Election of Delegate. 531 words
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  17. TAHITI, SANDWICH ISLANDS.
    Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer (Vic. : 1851 - 1856) Saturday 13 May 1854 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The harbour of Papeete is protected completely by a coral reef, having but one main entrance of very narrow width. Foreigners reside principally on t ... 1357 words
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  18. General Intelligence.
    The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859) Monday 5 June 1854 p 2 Article
    Abstract: HOBART TOWS AND SYDNEY STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. — A meeting of shareholders and others interested in this Company will be held this evening at Messr ... 1012 words
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  19. L A W. SUPREME COURT.—FRIDAY. SITTINGS FOR TRIAL OF CAUSES. BEFORE the Chief Justice and a Jury of four. VICTOR v. COOPER AND OTHERS.
    The Shipping Gazette and Sydney General Trade List (NSW : 1844 - 1860) Monday 19 June 1854 p 109 Article
    Abstract: This was an action of debt for freight, the amount involved being but £6 13s. The true question at issue, however, was one of mercantile usage or pri ... 1292 words
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  20. CALIFORNIA. (From the Sydney Papers.)
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 December 1854 p 6 Article
    Abstract: By the Archibald Gracle, which loft San Francisco on 18th October, we havo papers up to tho 10th of that month. The news possesses very little genera ... 1188 words
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  21. PURCHASE OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.
    The Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston, Tas. : 1835 - 1880) Wednesday 24 January 1855 p 5 Article
    Abstract: This subject has been long under consideration, and has attracted so much attention, that it is of interest to the entire community. The last rumour ... 589 words
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  22. STATE OF POLYNESIA.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 26 January 1855 p 3 Article
    Abstract: IN making up our summary of news for the Argo, we briefly reviewed the state of Polynesia. There is little to add to what we then stated, except as t ... 2478 words
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  23. SWIMMING MATCHES.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Monday 19 February 1855 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Last Saturday morning before six o'clock, the road leading to Mr. Robinson's Baths was crowded with people, who were interested in the struggles for ... 2189 words
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  24. KING GEORGE'S SOUND.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Wednesday 28 February 1855 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A letter from one of the passengers by the Madras dated from King George's Sound gives the following shipping intelligence. ARRIVALS. 1164 words
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  25. CHINA.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 17 January 1856 p 3 Article
    Abstract: WE continue our extracts from the papers last received. It, is stated in the Mail of 27th October, that Sen-heaon-fung had, on 2nd September, led a b ... 1583 words
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  26. CHINESE OR NO CHINESE, THAT IS THE QUESTION. To the Editor of the Argus.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 July 1856 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—After twelve months' simmering, the Chinese question again threatens to boil over, and this time—in culinary phraseology—it looks as if the fat ... 2278 words
    • Text last corrected on 9 March 2013 by anonymous
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  27. SATURDAY EARLY CLOSING MOVEMENT.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 17 July 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: On Tuesday evening a meeting of commercial assistants was held by permission in the Free Presbyterian Schoolroom, West Maitland, the object being to ... 985 words
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  28. CALIFOKNIA.
    The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859) Saturday 4 October 1856 p 2 Article
    Abstract: BY the arrival of the Starr King we have San Francisco papers to the 6th August. The city was still in the power of the Vigilance Committee, but ther ... 3747 words
    • Text last corrected on 18 December 2011 by kojakone
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  29. THE FRENCH SETTLEMENT AT NEW CALEDONIA. ATTACK OF THE NATIVES, AND MASSACRE OF THE SETTLERS.
    Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 11 February 1857 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE schooner Black Dog arrived at Sydney on the 3rd instant from New Caledonia, bringing intelligence thence to the 25th of January. 697 words
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  30. TO CORRESPONDENTS.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 10 March 1857 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A report of the great Mining Demonstration will be found in another column. "B. H. M." You want legal redress, and that is the only redress you can h ... 402 words
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  31. LOVELINESS OF SLAVERY.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Friday 10 April 1857 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Shakspere describes the frantic lover seeing " Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt," and Horace, in one of his satires expresses The same idea more for ... 2719 words
    • Text last corrected on 4 August 2018 by *anon* [NLA]
    • 1 comment on 23 September 2015
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  32. COMMENTS ON PASSING EVENTS. Monday Evening, June 1st.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 4 June 1857 p 2 Article
    Abstract: NOT having the fear of Prometheus before my eyes, I am going to indulge in a little of what he, I presume, would denominate " personal twaddle." I, t ... 2240 words
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  33. THE LEICHARDT ASSOCIATION.
    The Goulburn Herald and County of Argyle Advertiser (NSW : 1848 - 1859) Saturday 19 September 1857 p 6 Article
    Abstract: A very influential meeting of gentlemen interested in the fate of the intrepid explorer, Dr. Leichhardt, was held on Friday afternoon, in the German ... 5273 words
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  34. THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR AT NANGASAKI.
    The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (Tas. : 1858 - 1860) Friday 25 February 1859 p 2 Article
    Abstract: There was soon a general flurry, for the Japanese appeared to have been waiting for their Dutch friends to awake to inquire if we might be visited. 618 words
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  35. THE MONTH—DECEMBER. SCIENCE AND ARTS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 3 May 1859 p 8 Article
    Abstract: MANY noteworthy things are floating about in the talk of artists and savans: the statue to be erected in honour of George Stephenson at Newcastle-on- ... 2989 words
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  36. HAWAIL.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Monday 14 November 1859 p 2 Article
    Abstract: By the Achilles we have Honolulu papers to October 1st. The most important subject of public discussion was the rumoured intention of King Kamehameha ... 3450 words
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  37. SYDNEY NEWS. PRODUCE CIRCULAR AND MARKETS. (From the S. M. Herald, Jan. 7.)
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 10 January 1860 p 3 Article
    Abstract: WOOL.—There is increased dulless in this market, and no improvement can be looked for until the result of the opening of the November sales is made k ... 8867 words
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  38. SANDWICH ISLANDS.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Monday 30 April 1860 p 6 Article
    Abstract: BY way of San Francisco we have papers from Honolulu to 28th January. THE IMPENDING DECEASE OF THE KING'S PRIVATE SECRETARY.—The Pacific Advertiser 1122 words
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  39. CHINA AND INDIA.
    Rockhampton Bulletin and Central Queensland Advertiser (Qld. : 1861 - 1871) Saturday 10 August 1867 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A number of Sikhs arrived for Hong Kong police. American barque "Rover" has been seized by pirates and the captain 1227 words
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  40. THE SOUTH SEA ISLAND LABOR QUESTION.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 9 December 1867 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A VERY lorge number of persons assombled in the North Brisbane School of Arts on Saturday evening, to hear Mr. R. Short deliver his second free lectu ... 11718 words
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    Mackay Mercury and South Kennedy Advertiser (Qld. : 1867 - 1887) Saturday 26 March 1870 p 4 Article
    Abstract: UNDER the "Crown Lands Alienation Act of 1868," the time has arrived when the Government call upon selectors to contribute further to their coffers b ... 2293 words
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  42. (From the Courier.)
    The Darling Downs Gazette and General Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1858 - 1880) Wednesday 1 June 1870 p 2 Article
    Abstract: TOWNSVILLE—Friday.—The escort has arrived with two thousand two hundred ounces.—The news from Ravenswood continues good, and a great rise has taken p ... 1911 words
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  43. Week ending May 28.
    Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald and General Advertiser (Qld. : 1861 - 1908) Saturday 11 June 1870 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Fiji news has come to hand to April 23. On that day a large meeting of the settlers was held, at which resolutions were passed opposing republican go ... 3047 words
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  44. THE Darling Downs Gazette. TOOWOOMBA, JULY 6, 1870. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE. SUMMARY.
    The Darling Downs Gazette and General Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1858 - 1880) Wednesday 6 July 1870 p 1 Article
    Abstract: THE mail steamer Rangatirs with the English [?] arrived at Adelaide on the morning of the 3rd Instant bringing news from London up to June 11th. The ... 5723 words
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