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Issue Details: First known date: 1868... 1868 The Bushranger
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The tale of a passionate man, John Carwell, whose youthful wildness ends in emigrating to Melbourne and leaving his sister Mary to the care of their cold uncle Richard. He meets James Barret and they go to the diggings of gold rush Victoria (early 1850s). John falls ill and becomes friends with Clarence Campbell, a handsome gently bred man. Through Clarence, he meets and falls in love with gentle Maude Egerton who agrees to be his finacee but her father is opposed. Meanwhile, CC is implicated in the seduction years before of a dying man's sister but nothing can be proved. The murder of James Barret, then CC's digging partner; the savage exploits of Red Jack, the bushranger; a woman driven mad by love, are all alements of the plot which resolves itself in the Victorian bush. (PB)

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First known date: 1869
Serialised by: The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser 1843-1893 newspaper (114 issues)

Serialised in the Maitland Mercury from 30 October 1869 to 22 January 1870.

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First known date: 1868
Serialised by: The Australian Journal 1865 periodical (901 issues)
Serialised in The Australian Journal in 7 weekly instalments between 29 August and 10 October 1868.
Last amended 2 Jul 2018 14:21:27