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CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME.

                                                           
CHAPTER I.  PAGE 
Crab's Contradictions—French Fashions penetrate into the Interior of Van Diemen's Land—A Parson wanted—Smoking a Ship—A Plot discovered—A Disguise, and a new Adventure 
CHAPTER II. 
First Appearance in a new Character—The Disguise Discovered—The Struggle—Three to One too much—An Apartment for a single Gentleman  25 
CHAPTER III. 
Necessity the Mother of Invention—Advantage of a good Memory—An anatomical Experiment—Courage and Perseverance overcome all Difficulties—An unexpected Meeting—The mysterious Letter gives a Clue to a Hiding-place—Search of the Red House  38 



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CHAPTER IV. 
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The Colonial Constable—The Track in the Snow—Seven-mile Beach—The Desolate Hut—The Discovery—Baulked again  56 
CHAPTER V. 
The Consultation—Middle-aged Gentlemen get tired of Adventures at Last—The Track Regained—An extempore Dinner and fresh Oysters—A new Horror  68 
CHAPTER VI. 
Who is the Murderer and the Victim?—A Settler's Fare—An Excuse for a Glass of Grog—Kangaroos in Miniature—The Chase  84 
CHAPTER VII. 
The Chase—Scroggs' Pathos—Confirmation of the Fugitive—Unexpected Information—A Sailor on Horseback—A new Arrival  100 
CHAPTER VIII. 
The Van Diemen's Land Jockey—Swopping—The Chase Renewed—Retributive Justice—The Natives—New Dangers   124 
CHAPTER IX. 
Winter in Van Diemen's Land—The Pursuit of the Black Fellows—Native Habitations—News of the Child  145 



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CHAPTER X. 
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A Native Encampment—Conference with Musqueeto—A Savage has a Soul—The lost Child recovered—How to Catch an Opossum—A Kangaroo Hunt by the Natives—The Apparition of Spears and Waddies excites disagreeable Suspicions  162 
CHAPTER XI. 
AKangaroo Hunt by the Natives—They recognise an old Enemy—The Flight—The Skirmish—The Attack Renewed—Scroggs's generous Devotion—Return to the Clyde—Crab resolves to leave the Country  184 
CHAPTER XII. 
How Crab sold his Sheep—The Embarrassment of Riches—Crab's Misadventures—He resolves to leave the Colony  211 
CHAPTER XIII. 
Reasons for Emigrating—Breeding of Sheep—Advice to Emigrants  234 
CHAPTER XIV. 
Fourteen Years pass by—The Emigrant's Wealth—A Letter from the Gypsey's Daughter—Death of Crab  266 
CHAPTER XV. 
CONCLUSION  287 

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