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Issue Details: First known date: 1869... vol. 5 no. 55 December 1869 of The Australian Journal est. 1865 The Australian Journal
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* Contents derived from the 1869 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Household Treasure! An Australian Christmas Story, Frederick Sydney Wilson , 1869 single work short story
An heiress tests the love of her suitors by becoming housemaid. Interesting for its praises of a warm - not snowy - Christmas. (PB)
(p. 208-212)
Too Late, Florian May , 1869 single work short story
Amy Morrison of Ballarat is spurned by her lover and dies just as he returns to seek forgiveness. (PB)
(p. 213)
Isable Merton's Cross, Iona , 1869 single work short story
A good woman is released from a loveless marriage by her husband's death. (PB)
(p. 214-215)
The Midnight Burial, Horatio Snap , 1869 single work short story
The murder of a goat. (PB)
(p. 215)
Passing Awayi"The spirit of beautiful faces,", Henry Kendall , 1868 single work poetry (p. 216)
The Missing Bracelets, W. W. , 1869 single work short story
An old woman's schemes to deprive her son of his inheritance are foiled with the help of a detective called to investigate the disappearance of a pair of diamond-cut bracelets. (PB)
(p. 218-223)
Charley McCarthy's First Christmas in Australia, Waif Wander , 1869 single work short story
An Irishman's Christmas with a dray driver and his surly client, a plum duff consumed at the bottom of a mine shaft, attempted murder and a fiery death ... (PB)
(p. 226-230)
A Fairy Tale for Those Who Give Christmas Presents, Sunshade , 1869 single work short story fable
A tale of the joy to be gained from giving presents to those really in need rather than those with more than they need. Slight moral tale. (PB)
(p. 232-233)
Up and Down Mount Macedon, Equestrienne , 1869 single work prose
Travel sketch. A trip to Mount Macedon. (PB)
(p. 234-235)
Tittle Tattle, Jonquil , 1869 single work prose
On gossip, bred especially by idle woman. (PB)
(p. 238)
Well Matched, T. M. A. , 1869 single work short story romance
Romance of Fanny Deery, a young English lady and Harry Grimson, the Australian who rescues her from drowning during a fox-hunt and eventually carries her off to Victoria. (PB)
(p. 246-248)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Includes the twelfth instalment of Ruth Hall's 'The Bee', pp. 239-240.
Includes the third instalment of B. J. M.'s 'Diggers' Tales', pp. 244-245.
Includes the ninth instlament of Charles de Boos' illustrated fiction, 'Fifty Years Ago : An Australian Tale', pp. 193-207.
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