Protector of Aborigines, Adavale
Letterbook 10. 4.1918 - 3.12.1938
Item ID 282341
Previous System Location A/36291; RSI2692/1/1
Access Category 30 years
Copyright Paul Mackett 1989
10. 4.1918 Agreements dated 1918. Fourteen aboriginals employed
in the district.
Jimmy Tommy (known at North Comongin as Tommy)
24. 5.1918 Aboriginals mentioned.
6. 8.1918 Aboriginal Brolga found dead on Comongin Station. Dead
for 10 or 11 days. About 70 years old. Suffered badly
from V.D.. Buried at Comongin.
22. 6.1918 Deceased Jimmy Mack.
3. 7.1918 Deceased Jimmy Mack.
Married to a half-caste gin, Kita.
19. 6.1918 Deceased Jimmy Mack.
Child now about 12 months old.
Letters in this interim period are water damaged and
5. 7.1919 Statement of wages due to the Protector at Adavale for
aboriginals employed at North Comongin for the Quarter
ending 30. 6.1919.
Single Men Age Married Men Age
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Nipper 41y Tinker 58y
Bitula 24y Trooper 58y
Geo. Taylor 56y Jimmy Tommy 61y
Wheelbarrow C. 61y Beechal Bob 61y
Downey 19y Bulloo Jack 51y
Ben Edwards 51y
Nickavilla Bob 49y
Georde Bronco 26y
21.10.1919 Aboriginal Bronco.
His gin Polly soon to be confined of a child. Would like
to return to Barambah.
3. 3.1920 Death of aboriginal Albert Curls.
23. 8.1920 List of accounts (16) transferred to the Protector of
Aboriginals, Quilpie, where they reside.
J. Powel (Too old to be useful)
Jimmy (Otherwise Tommy)
25.10.1920 No aboriginals in the district of Adavale under
Agreement. Transferred to the care of the Protector,
12. 1.1924 Half-caste boy George Washington.
Been employed at Milo Station for a number of years.
Not yet 21 years old.
3.12.1938 Mentions aboriginal youth Denever Willie aged 15 years.
Parents on Comongin Station, Quilpie.