The Squatter's Sentence single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1889 1889
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A cruel squatter who rejected his first born son with a cruel lash and accidentally struck his young son a mortal blow while beating his wife is kidnapped by a small gang of bushrangers who have been robbing him from their cave hide-out. They demand justice from his for his elder son but he is shot by the mother of a worker he had killed years before. The evident sorrow of his elder and the death of his younger son warms his heart and the tyrant dies a man of feeling ... (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Journal vol. 25 no. 293 October 1889 Z1009971 1889 periodical issue 1889 pg. 73-80
Last amended 15 Dec 2003 08:44:22
Subjects:
  • 1860
Settings:
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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