Friday, March 18, 2011

Douglas bibliography

I did my PhD thesis on John Douglas (1828-1904), a Queensland politician and premier from 1877-79. Several entries in this blog refer in their footnotes to bibliographic references found in my thesis. For anyone wishing to locate these sources, here is my PhD bibliography.

Major newspapers consulted (selected periods)

Brisbane Courier, 1854-1904
The Carpentarian, 1901-08
Queensland Evangelical Standard, 1876-80
Queensland Figaro, 1881-85
Queensland Times, 1877-79
Queenslander, 1866-77
Rockhampton Bulletin & Central Queensland Advertiser, July 1861-66
Sydney Morning Herald, 1851-1904
Torres Strait Pilot and New Guinea Gazette, 1890–1904
Warwick Argus, 1877–79
The Week, 1877–85

Government material consulted (selected periods)

British New Guinea Records, 1884–8 (National Archives of Australia, G9-124)
Colonial Office.  “Further Correspondence Respecting New Guinea and Other Islands in the Western Pacific Ocean.”  (Australian no. 112a, 118, 119, 120 & 127.)  In, Confidential Print Collection of Correspondence, Papers and Reports Microfilmed from the Records in the Public Record Office, London, 1883–89.  (National Library of Australia, mfm G7446-48)
Colonial Office Correspondence   Australian Joint Copying Project.  Queensland, reel no’s 1928-40, New Guinea, reel no’s, 2684-86
Great Britain, Cabinet Office.  Cabinet Reports by Prime Minister of the Crown, 1868–1916.  (National Library of Australia, mfm G18363-64)
NSW Government Gazette, 1851-61
NSW Votes and Proceedings, 1851-61
Queensland Blue Book, 1863-1904
Queensland Government Gazette, 1859-1904
Queensland Legislative Council Journals, 1860-1904
Queensland Parliamentary Debates, 1864-1904
Queensland Votes and Proceedings, 1860-1904
Statistical Register of Queensland, 1863-1904

Reports and publications by John Douglas
Douglas, John (1875)         [Pamphlet Containing Douglas’s Hansard Comments on the State Education Bill].  Queensland.  (National Library of Australia, FER F9947)

Douglas, John (1880)         “An Australian Nation.”  The Melbourne Review, vol 5 no 17, January 1880, pp. 2-14

Douglas, John (1882)         “Transcontinental Railways in Queensland,” The Victorian Review, no 5, pp. 484-99

Douglas, John (1884)         “Imperial Federation from an Australian Point of View,” The Nineteenth Century, no 94, December 1884, pp. 853-68

Douglas, John (1885)         Thursday Island:  Report of the Government Resident for 1885.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1886, pp. 489-94

Douglas, John (1885A)      “Report of Mr. Douglas on a Visit to Murray Island.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 2, 1885, pp. 1083-85

Douglas, John (1885B)      “Islands in Torres Straits.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 2, 1885, pp. 1079-81

Douglas, John (1886)         “The Islands of Torres Straits.”  Proceedings of the Queensland Branch of the Geographical Society of Australasia.  1st Session, vol 1, 1885-86, pp. 70-83

Douglas, John (1887)         “British New Guinea.  Report for the year 1886 by Her Majesty’s Special Commissioner for the Protected Territory.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 3, 1887, pp. 631-86

Douglas, John (1888)         “British New Guinea.  Report for the year 1887 by Her Majesty’s Special Commissioner for the Protected Territory.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 3, 1888, pp. 225-74

Douglas, John (1888A)      “Notes on a Recent Cruise through the Louisiade Group of Islands.”  Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Victorian Branch, vol 5, March 1888, pp. 46-59

Douglas, John (1889)         “British New Guinea.  Report for the year 1888 by Her Majesty’s Special Commissioner for the Protected Territory.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 3, 1889, pp. 235-74

Douglas, John (1889A)      “Sudest and the Louisiade Archipelago.”  Proceedings and Transactions of the Queensland Branch of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia.  4th Session, 1888-89, vol 4, pp. 2-16

Douglas, John (1889B)      “The Hon. John Douglas, C.M.G.”  In, Church of England.  Papers Read at the Church Congress held at Sydney on the 30th April, 1st, 2nd and 3rd May 1889.  Sydney, Joseph Cook & Co., Sydney, 1889, pp. 197-202

Douglas, John (1890)         “Annual Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 3, 1890, pp. 169-78

Douglas, John (1890A)      Report of the Government Residents at Thursday Island upon the Working of ‘the Native Labourers' Protection Act of 1884.’  Brisbane, Queensland Parliament

Douglas, John (1891)         “Condition of Aboriginal Natives of Murray: Report by Government Resident, Thursday Island.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 4, 1891, pp. 67-68

Douglas, John (1892)         “Annual Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 2, 1892, pp. 1029-35

Douglas, John (1894)         “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1892-3.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 2, 1894, pp. 907-22

Douglas, John (1896)         “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1894-95.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1896, pp. 501-12

Douglas, John (1898)         “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1896 and 1897.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1898, pp. 421-32

Douglas, John (1899)         “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1898.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1899, pp. 585-600

Douglas, John (1900)         “The Islands and Inhabitants of Torres Strait.”  Queensland Geographical Journal, 15th session, 1899-1900, pp. 25-40

Douglas, John (1900A)      Past and Present of Thursday Island and Torres Straits.  Brisbane, Outridge Printing Co

Douglas, John (1900B)      “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1899.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1900, pp. 1056

Douglas, John (1901)         “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1900.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1901, pp. 991-96

Douglas, John (1902)         “Asia and Australasia.”  The Nineteenth Century and After, July 1902, pp. 43-54

Douglas, John (1902A)      “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1901.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1902, pp. 41-48

Douglas, John (1903)         “Maritime Boundary of Australia.”  Queensland Geographical Journal, vol 19, 1903, pp. 32-36

Douglas, John (1903A)      “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1902.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1903, pp. 21-28

Douglas, John (1904)         “Report of the Government Resident at Thursday Island for 1903.”  Queensland Votes and Proceedings, vol 1, 1904, pp. 15-22


Unpublished material

Aborigines Protection Society Papers          
Australian Joint Copying Project, M2426-27

Armstrong, John B (1970)  The Question of Japanese Immigration to Queensland in the Nineteenth century.   MA thesis, University of Queensland

Atkins, Barbara (1959)        The Problem of Representation of Australia in England:  The Origins and development of the Australian Agencies-General during the Nineteenth Century.  MA thesis, University of Melbourne

Brown, H. C (1968)  Queensland’s Annexationist Ambitions in New Guinea 1859-1884.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Bryan, Harrison (1954)       The Political Career of John Murtagh Macrossan.  MA thesis.  University of Queensland

Byrne, Neil (1981)    Bishop Robert Dunne:  A Study of his Attempts to Implement Catholic Social Policy in Southern Queensland 1863-1885.  MA thesis.  University of Queensland

Callaghan, P. S. (1968)      Political Alignments in the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1878-99.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Cameron, M. B (1965)         W. H. Groom:  Agrarian Liberal.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Chatterton, Fred (1894)      Rough Notes of a Trip from Nelson New Zealand to England.  Copy held in the National Library of Australia, MFM M1953

Cleary, James T (1967)       The North Brisbane School of Arts, 1849-1899.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Connole, P. F (1965)           The Christian Brothers in Secondary Education, 1875-1965.  MA thesis.  University of Queensland

Cryle, Mark (1989)   Duncan McNab’s Mission to the Queensland Aborigines 1875-1880.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Earl of Derby (1884)            Edward Henry Stanley, Earl of Derby (Secretary of State for the Colonies), Diary.  Australian Joint Copying Project, 1972

Dignan, Donald Keith (1951)        Sir Thomas McIlwraith:  His Public Career and Political Thought.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Douglas family         Douglas Papers.  John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, OM 89-3

Douglas family         Andrew and Lorraine Douglas Papers.  Douglas Family Correspondence held in the possession of Andrew and Lorraine Douglas, Brisbane.  Copies and transcripts held by the author.

Douglas family         McCourt Papers.  Douglas Family Correspondence held in the possession of Catherine McCourt, Brisbane.  Copies and transcripts held by the author.

Douglas, Cecilia (circa 1933)        And Long Ago it was.  Brisbane, the author.  Unpublished manuscript, copy in the possession of the author.

Douglas, Eve (1961)           The Hon. John Douglas C.M.G. 1828-1904.  (Paper given by his grand-daughter to the Queensland Women’s Historical Society at Newstead House, Brisbane on 9 November 1961)

Douglas, Robert (1993)      The Hon. John Douglas, CMG.  Lecture delivered to the Australian Town Criers at Maryborough, 2 September 1993

Evans, Gaynor (1972)         Thursday Island 1878-1914:  A Plural Society.  BA Hons thesis. University of Queensland

Evans, Kay Elizabeth (1969)         Missionary Effort Towards Cape York Aborigines, 1860-1910:  A Study of Culture Contact.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Evans, Raymond L (1969) Charitable Institutions of the Queensland Government.  MA thesis.  University of Queensland

Finch, Noel G (1975)           Torres Strait Education:  Past, Present and a Proposal for the Future Re-organization of the Primary School System.  M.Ed.  thesis.  University of Queensland

Fowler, John (1962)            Queensland 1860 – 1888:  Political, Social and Religious Comments.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland
Frindes, Aileen and
Pat Stemp (1994)    
Index to Unassisted Arrivals in New South Wales, 1842-1855.  12 Microfiche.  Sydney, Pastkeys

Gilley, Sheridan Wayne (1966)     Catholic Social and Political Attitudes, 1879-1900.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Glennie, Benjamin (1860)  Australian Diary of the Rev. Benjamin Glennie, January 16th, 1848 to September 30th, 1860.  John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, OM67-25/1

Gray, John (1967)    Liquor and Politics 1859-1904.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Green, Louis (1951)            The Queensland Attitude to Federation.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Griffith, Samuel        Griffith Papers.  Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales

Haddon, Alfred Cort            Haddon Papers.  Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) M2728,
Box 1, 3

Harding, John William (1997)        Crises, Deadlocks and Dissolutions:  A Constitutional and Parliamentary History of Queensland, 1859-1922.  PhD thesis.  James Cook University

Hardy, Margaret (1972)       Constitutional and Political Developments in Queensland during the Governorship of Sir George Bowen (10th December 1859-4th January 1868.)  MA thesis.  University of Queensland

Harrison, John (1974)         Missions, Fisheries and Government in Far North Queensland, 1891-1919.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Howell, Andrea-Rebecca (1986)   The Formulation and Functioning of the Queensland Immigration Regulations 1859-1900.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Hunt, Janice (1959) Church and State in Education in Queensland.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Jobson, J. X (1959)  Aspects of Brisbane Society in the Eighteen Sixties.  Penultimate Honours B.A. thesis.  University of Queensland

Jobson, J. X (1960)  A Biography of Sir Arthur Hunter Palmer.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Joyce, Roger Bilbrough (1953)     The Administration of British New Guinea, 1888-1902.  M.Litt thesis.  Cambridge, Cambridge University (National Library of Australia, Microfilm mfm G 22814)

Joyce, Roger Bilbrough      The Papers of R. B. Joyce (1928-1984), National Library of Australia, MS 7691

Kidd, Rosalind (1994)         Regulating Bodies:  Administrations and Aborigines in Queensland 1840-1988.  PhD thesis.  Brisbane, Griffith University

Kingston, Beverley (1968)  Land Legislation and Administration in Queensland, 1859-1876.  PhD thesis.  Melbourne, Monash University

Lawrie, Margaret (No date) Thursday Island:  One Hundred Years.  Unpublished manuscript.  Margaret Lawrie Collection, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.  MLC 1791-355

Lawry, J. R (1968)    Some Aspects of Education in Queensland, 1859-1904.  PhD thesis.  Monash University[1]

London Missionary Society           Papuan Letters.  Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP), M 91-101

Lockley, Barbara (1957)      Queensland Native Policy 1897-1939.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Loos, Noel (1970)    Frontier Conflict in the Bowen District, 1861-1874.  MA thesis. James Cook University of North Queensland

McDonald, Lorna (1985)     A History of the Beef Cattle Industry in the Fitzroy Region of Central Queensland, 1850s-1970s.  PhD thesis.  University of Queensland


McIlwraith, Thomas
and Arthur Palmer
McIlwraith / Palmer Papers, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, OM 64-19

Masel, Pamela (1976)         Government Funded Hospitals and the Brisbane Community (1848-1923.)  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Mason, Kevin James (1969)          The Honourable John Douglas.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Mercer, Patricia (1972)        An Analysis of Racial Attitudes towards Melanesians Expressed in the Queensland Legislative Assembly and Newspapers, 1877-92.  BA Hons thesis.  James Cook University

Murakami, Yuichi (1999)    Civilised Asian:  Images of Japan and the Japanese as viewed by Australians from the early Nineteenth Century to 1901.  PhD thesis.  University of Queensland
Nokise, Uili Feleterika (1983)        The Role of London Missionary Society Samoan Missionaries in the Evangelisation of the South West Pacific: 1839-1930.  PhD thesis.  Australian National University

O’Rourke, Terence James (1969) Problems of Queensland Defence 1878-1901.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

O’Shea, Patria Elizabeth (1997)   Duty of Care:  Lady Bowen Lying-In Hospital, 1864 – 1889.  Post Graduate Diploma in Arts.  University of Queensland

Parkes, Sir Henry     Sir Henry Parkes Correspondence.  Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales

Pearson, J (1953)    The Growth and Development of Social Services in Queensland.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland, 1953

Pescott, Mary (1981)            The Land of Promise:  Images of Australia in Immigrant Propaganda, 1860-1870.  BA Hons thesis. University of Queensland

Powell, Marion (1969)         The Rise, Causes and Consequences of the Crisis of 1866 in Queensland.  B.Econ Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Prendergast, Patricia Ann (1968) A History of the London Missionary Society in British New Guinea, 1871-1901.  PhD thesis.  University of Hawaii

Rayner, Keith (1951)           The Attitude and Influence of the Churches in Queensland on Matters of Social and Political Importance.  BA Hons thesis. University of Queensland

Rayner, Keith (1962)           The History of the Church of England in Queensland.  PhD thesis.  University of Queensland
Robinson, Shirleene and Kay
Saunders (2003)
‘One Long Record of Brutal Cruelty, Bestiality and Debauchery:’ Aboriginal Workers in Queensland’s Pearling and BĂȘche-de-Mer Industries in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth centuries’.  Unpublished article, Brisbane, 38p


Rolfe, Ross K (1977)           The First parliament of Queensland, 1860-1863.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Scott, Barry (1954)   The Governorship of Sir Anthony Musgrave, 1883-1888.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Schmidt, Robyn (1972)       Joshua P. Bell as a Reflection of the Pure Merinos in Queensland, 1860-1880.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Scratchley, Peter      Papers.  National Library of Australia.  Mfm M1914-17

Stephens, Alfred George (1932)   Diary (17/5/1896-29/3/1932), Fryer Library, University of Queensland, UQFL 2/2835

Tan, Robert (1958)   The Chinese Question in Queensland During the Nineteenth Century:  A Brief History of Racial Conflict.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Thomson, Basil  (1888)       Thomson Papers.  National Library of Australia, MS 7028, folder no 14.

Thorpe, William Louis (1985)         A Social History of Colonial Queensland:  Towards a Marxist Analysis.  PhD thesis.  University of Queensland

Thurston, John Bates         Thurston Papers, Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Australian National University, PMB 1142

Thurston, John Bates         Diaries and Biographical Papers 1854-1897.  National Library of Australia, MS 1914

Tooloombah Cattle Books, 1860-68    (Held at the Rockhampton and District Historical Society)

Vockler, John (1953)           Sir Samuel Walker Griffith.  BA Hons thesis.  University of Queensland

Watts, John (1901)  Personal Reminiscences.  Allendale, Wimborne.  Australian Joint Copying Project M680

Wilson, M. M (1938) Party Politics in Queensland, 1859-1900.  MA thesis.  University of Queensland

Wilson, Paul (1969) The Political Career of the Honourable Arthur Macalister, C.M.G.  BA Hons thesis, University of Queensland


Published material


Algar, Frederick A (1861)    A Handbook to Queensland.  London


Alomes, Stephen and Catherine Jones (1991)
Australian Nationalism.  Sydney, Angus and Robertson


Anderson, Duncan (1970) “Sir George Bowen and the Problems of Queensland’s Defence 1859-1868.”  Queensland Heritage, vol 2 no 3, 1970, pp. 32-38

Armstrong, John B. (1973) “Aspects of Japanese Immigration to Queensland before 1900.”  Queensland Heritage, vol 2 no 9, November 1973, pp. 3-9

Avery, Gillian (1970)            Victorian People in Life and Literature.  New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Balfour, James ed. (1910)  The Scots Peerage.  Vol 7.  Edinburgh, David Douglas


Ball, Terence and
Richard Dagger (1995)
Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal.  2nd ed.  New York, Harper Collins


Bardon, Richard (1949)      The Centenary History of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland.  Brisbane, Presbyterian Church of Queensland

Bartlett, Norman (1954)       The Pearl Seekers.  London, Andrew Melrose

Bartley, Nehemiah (1892)  Opals and Agates; or, Scenes Under the Southern Cross and the Magelhans:  Being Memories of Fifty years of Australia and Polynesia.  Brisbane, Gordon and Gotch

Bayton, John (1965)            Cross of Carpentaria:  Being a History of the Church of England in Northern Australia from 1865-1965.  Brisbane, W. R. Smith & Paterson PTY. LTD.

Beckett, Jeremy (1987)       Torres Strait Islanders:  Custom and Colonialism, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Bernays, Charles (1920)    Queensland Politics during Sixty (1859-1919) Years.  Brisbane, Government Printer

Bevan, Theodore Francis (1888)  Fifth Expedition to British New Guinea.  Government Printer, Sydney

Bevan, Theodore Francis (1890)  Toil, Travel and Discovery in British New Guinea.  London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co.

Bird, J.T.S (1904)     The Early History of Rockhampton Dealing Chiefly with Events up Till 1870.  Rockhampton, Morning Bulletin

Blainey, Geoffrey, ed. (1986)         Greater Britain, Charles Dilke Visits her new Lands, 1866 &1867.  Sydney, Methuen

Blainey, Geoffrey (2003)    Black Kettle and Full Moon:  Daily Life in Vanished Australia.  Melbourne, Viking

Bleakley, J. W (1961)          The Aborigines of Australia:  Their History – Their Habits – Their Assimilation.  Brisbane, Jacaranda Press

Boland, Samuel J (1981)    “The Conversion of Edward Douglas C.SS.R.”  Spicilegium Historicum, vol 29 no 2, 1981, pp. 291-322

Boland, T. P (1963)  “The Queensland Immigration Society:  A Notable Experiment in Irish Settlement.”  Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, vol 7 no 2, 1963-64, pp. 307-21

Bolton, Geoffrey C (1969)  Chester, Henry Marjoribanks.”   Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol 3.  Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, pp. 386-87

Bolton, Geoffrey C (1972)  A Thousand Miles Away:  A History of North Queensland to 1920.  Canberra, Australian National University Press

Bond, Donald (1969)           “Biography.”  Encyclopaedia Britannica.  14th ed.  Chicago, vol 3, pp. 636-41

Bonnin, Nancy ed. (1985)  Katie Hume on the Darling Downs:  A Colonial Marriage.  Letters of a Colonial Lady, 1866 –1871.  Toowoomba, Darling Downs Institute Press

Borchardt, Dietrich (1975)  Checklist of Royal Commissions, Select Committees of Parliament and Boards of Inquiry.  Part IV.  New South Wales, 1855-1960.  Bundoora, Vic:  La Trobe University Library

Borchardt, Dietrich (1978)  Checklist of Royal Commissions, Select Committees of Parliament and Boards of Inquiry.  Part V.  Queensland, 1859-1960.  Bundoora, Vic:  La Trobe University Library

The Braidwood Araluen Goldfields.  Braidwood, Braidwood and District Historical Society, 199-

Brassey, Annie (1889)        The Last Voyage to India and Australia in the ‘Sunbeam.’  London, Longmans

Briggs, Asa (1965)   Victorian People.  London, Penguin

Brown, Richard (1991)        Church and State in Modern Britain 1700-1850.  London, Routledge

Browne, Spencer (1927)    A Journalist’s Memories.  Brisbane, Read Press
Buckley, Kenneth and Kris Klugman (1981)
The History of Burns Philp:  The Australian Company in the South Pacific.  Sydney, Burns, Philp & Co. Ltd.
Burke’s Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage Baronetage and Knightage.  (1967)
            104th ed.  London, Burke’s Peerage Limited

Burns, Philp & Co,.  Limited (1886)          British New Guinea.  Sydney, John Woods and Co

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Byrne, Neil J (1991) Robert Dunne:  Archbishop of Brisbane 1830-1917.  Brisbane, University of Queensland Press

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Cannon, Michael (1973)    Life in the Country.  Australia in the Victorian Age vol 2.  Melbourne, Nelson

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Chester, Henry Marjoribanks (1878)        Narrative of Expeditions to New Guinea, in a Series of Letters Addressed to … the Colonial Secretary.  Brisbane, Government Printer

Cilento, Raphael (1959)     Triumph in the Tropics:  A Historical Sketch of Queensland.  Brisbane, Smith & Paterson

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Collinson, James Warren (1961)  ‘Brief Synopsis of the Life of Albert Charles English.”  Royal Historical Society of Queensland Journal, vol 6 no 3, 1960-61, pp. 580-93

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Coote, William (1877)          “Our Leading Public Men.  No. 1.  The Hon. John Douglas.”  The Week, 19 May 1877, p. 616.

Coote, William (1882)          History of the Colony of Queensland from 1770 to the Close of the Year 1881.  Brisbane, William Thorne

Corkhill, Alan (1992)           Queensland and Germany:  Ethnic, Socio-cultural, Political and Trade Relations, 1838 – 1991.  Melbourne, Academia Press

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Cryle, Denis (1989) The Press in Colonial Queensland:  A Social and Political History, 1845-1875.  Brisbane, University of Queensland Press

Daddow, Vic (1975)             The Puffing Pioneers and Queensland’s Railways Builders.  Brisbane, University of Queensland Press

Day, David (1992)    Smugglers and Sailors:  The Customs History of Australia 1788-1901.  Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service

Day, David (1996)    Contraband and Controversy:  The Customs History of Australia from 1901.  Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service

Deakin, Alfred (1963)          The Federal Story:  The Inner History of the Federal Cause, 1880-1900.  ed.  By J. A. La Nauze.  Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 1963

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“Deaths,” Durham University Journal, vol 16 no 8, 23 November 1904, p. 97

Debrett’s Peerage and Baronetage (1980) Australian ed.  London, Debrett’s Peerage Ltd.

De Satge, Oscar (1901)      Queensland Squatter.  London, Hurst and Blackett

Docker, Edward Wybergh (1970)  The Blackbirders:  The Recruiting of South Seas Labour for Queensland, 1863-1907.  Sydney, Angus and Robertson

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Douglas, Hon. John, C.M.G.”  John Heaton, Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time.  Sydney, Robertson, 1879, pp. 56-57

“Douglas, Hon. John.”  Who was Who: A Companion to ‘Who’s Who’ Containing the Biographies of Those Who Died During the period 1897-1915.  London, A and C Black Limited, 1935, p. 205

Douglas, Alfred (1931, repr. 1970)            The Autobiography of Lord Alfred Douglas.  New edition.  New York, Books for Libraries Press

Earle, Sandra Joy (1993)    A Question of Defence:  The Story of Green Hill Fort, Thursday Island.  Thursday Island, Torres Strait Historical Society

Erskine, John (1971)           “Ophir and the Turon.”  In Nancy Keesing, ed.  History of the Australian Gold Rushes by Those Who Were There.  Sydney, Angus & Robertson


Evans, Raymond L, Kay Saunders
and Kathryn Cronin (1988)
Race Relations in Colonial Queensland:  A History of Exclusion, Exploitation and Extermination.  Brisbane, University of Queensland Press

Evans, Raymond L, Clive Moore, Kay Saunders et al.  (1997)
1901- Our Future’s Past.  Sydney, MacMillan


Faith, Nicholas (1990)        The World the Railways Made.  London, Bodley Head

Farnfield, Jean (1974)        “The Moving Frontier:  Queensland and the Torres Strait,” In, Lectures in North Queensland History.  Townsville, James Cook University, 1974, pp. 63-71

Finch-Hatton, Harold (1886)          Advance Australia: An Account of Eight Year’s Work, Wandering, and Amusement, in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.  2nd ed.  London:  Allen

Finn, Paul (1987)     Law and Government in Colonial Australia.  Melbourne, Oxford University Press


Fisher, Rod and Barry
Shaw, eds.  (1993)
Brisbane:  The Ethnic Presence since the 1850s.  Brisbane, Brisbane History Group


Fitzgerald, Ross (1982)       A History of Queensland:  From the Dreaming to 1915.  Brisbane, University of Queensland Press

Foley, John (1982)  Timeless Isle:  An Illustrated History of Thursday Island.  Thursday Island, Torres Strait Historical Society

Foley, John (1990)  The Quetta:  Queensland’s Worst Disaster.  Brisbane, Nairana Publications

Foxcroft, Edmund (1941)    Australian Native Policy:  Its History Especially in Victoria.  Melbourne, Melbourne University Press


French, Maurice & Duncan
Waterson, (1982)
The Darling Downs:  A Pictorial History, 1850-1950.  Toowoomba, Darling Downs Institute Press


French, Maurice (1987)      “The Leading Man of Drayton:  William Handcock, Frontier Storekeeper, and the Election of 1859.”  Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, vol 13 no 3, August 1987, pp. 97-112

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[1] There is no index.  Douglas is mentioned on pp. 91, 105, 109, 112-3, 221, 225
[2] There is no index.  Douglas is mentioned on pp. 35, 38, 216, 222, 227, 229, 238, 247, 262