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Item:167291
Surname:King George (Indigenous)
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Date:18 August 1877
Place:Paterson river district
Source:MM
Details:George, King of Cawarra was a universal favourite among the whites, and held more influence over his countrymen than any other chief in the dsitrict from the period to which I have referred. He had been very severely wounded on one occasion by a young man whom he had approached under the idea that he was unarmed; but the artful fellow had trailed a spear along the ground, keeping it from view held between his toes, until he was within throwing distance. It struck George in the foot, just below the ancle and went right through. He broke it off and managed to reach the residence of Dr. Scott, the original prorieter of Wallalong who succeeded in extracting it. Poor George was, however, lamed for life. It was not ver ylong after this that he was attacked in camp at night by some Maitland blacks and had his jaw smashed with a waddie.
Item:176195
Surname:King George (Indigenous)
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Place:Paterson river district
Source:Hunter Estates Comparative Heritage Study
Details:It is probable King George who was described at a ritual in the late 1820s or early 1830s at a place between Dunmore House and Bolwarra also had traditional attachments to land around Gresford where Henry Lindeman had by 1843 established his 800 acre property he named Cawarra. The correspondent in the 1877 recollection also wrote George held more influence over his country-men than any other chief in the district, from the period to which I have referred, and adds he had employed George one time in pulling corn. Little more is known about George other than his dress at the time consisted solely of a swallow-tailed blue cloth coat, with brass buttons, and an old tall black hat which had a look that George appeared more pleased than angry at the laugh which his singular appearance, thus apparelled, created.
Item:176266
Surname:King George (Indigenous)
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Place:South Grafton, Clarence River
Source:King Plates: A History of Aboriginal Gorgets By Jakelin Troy
Details:Rewarded with a Gorget.

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