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Mention of Frank Hawson’s death in book by Edward John Eyre

Explorer Edward John Eyre talks of Frank Hawson’s death in his book Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, and Overland from Adelaide to King George’s Sound, in the years 1840-1. This book is available from the University of Adelaide ebooks, a fantastic source. … Continue reading

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Frank Hawson

Frank Hawson was the 12 year old son of Henry Hawson who became a victim of the inevitable clash between the British invaders and the indigenous inhabitants of South Australia. In the very early days relations between the British settlers … Continue reading

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