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Queensland State Archives Previous system ID: A/58791; RSI14961/1/574; A1 Item ID 336560 Reading Room Request ID: RR22227 Item ID: PR336560 Parent Item ID: Agency control no.: 66/1915 - 3681/1915 Dates: 1915-01-01 approximate - 1915-12-31 approximate Access: Open Access Item Availability: Available Title: Other Departments - Miscellaneous Container ID: Box - type 1 S18090-T1227B0.00570 Current Location: Home

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15.273. Other Depts. Misc.

29th. January, 1915.

Sir,

In reference to your letter of the 16th. inst., asking for some aboriginal names and meanings for stations on the RomaOrallo Line, the Superintendent, Barambah Aboriginal Settlement, sends the following: -

Aboriginal English
Orallo Shade
Mulla Box Tree
Ona Ona " " Flat
Bundy Cyprus Pine
Toola Sandlewood
I trust that these will be of service to you,

Yours obediently,

CHIEF PROTECTOR OF ABORIGINALS.

The Engineer in Charge of Construction, Queensland Railway, Brisbane.

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Other Depts. Misc. 00273 26.JAN.1915 QUEENSLAND

Supt. B.A.S.

Prev. 1170

Forwarding names suitable for stations on Roma — Orallo Line

No. 23rd January 1915

MEMORANDUM

To Deputy Chief Protector Abors Brisbane

Your B/c of 18-1-15 from Engineer in ? of Construction requiring Suitable names for Stations are the Roma-Orallo Line

The following would ? the

Abo. English Orallo Shade Nulla Bot Tree Ona ona " " Flat Bundif Cyprus Pine Loola Sandlewood

These names are from Nawra ? District

? SUPT., BARAMBAH ABORIGINAL STATION, MURGON.

? IF THESE WILL ? ? ? 28/1/15

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URGENT

Other Dept Misc Engineer of Construction Q. ? R

CHIEF PROTECTOR OF ABORIGINALS 00170 18.JAN.1915 QUEENSLAND

Prev. 14/2935 Queensland Railways

Engineer in Charge of Construction Office

V-T In any further correspondens refer to No. 14:2305-0

Brisbane 16th January 1915.

Asking to be supplied with names suitable for stations

Sir,

I shall be obliged if you will favor me with some aboriginal namesandmeanings for stations on the Romma-Orallo Line, as under:-

Station Nature of Country
M. Chs
2. 73 Box forest.
7. 20. Cyprus Pine, Prickly Pear and Sandalwood.
Kindly treat this as an urgent matter.

I am, S i r , Yours faithfully R. E. Sexton Engineer in Charge of Construction

B/c Supt. B.A.S. Can you assist in this matter please? F. L. 18/1/15 ? 18/1/15 22/1/15 The Chief Protector of Aboriginals B R I S B A N E .

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14.2935. Other Depts.

20th. October, 1914.

Sir,

In reply to your letter of the 23rd. ultimo 14/653 - c, and the 16th. Inst. re aboriginal names for certain st ations on the Umbilla - Mr. Edwards Line, I have to advise that the superintendent, Barambah, states the following names of the Maunba dialect, may prove useful :—

Bigerer = Iron Bark, Dunerer = Forext,

Yours obediently,

CHIEF PROTECTOR OF ABORIGINALS

The Engineer in Charge of Construction

BRISBANE.

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