King Hannibal

~King Hannibal~

Tumut & Blowering

1865 - DEATH -The Tumut Times states that the race of aboriginals known as the Doomut or Tumut blacks is fast becoming extinct, another of the tribe having succumbed to death. . For sometime past, Hannibal Hamilton, king of the Tumut tribe, has been declining, and on Saturday night he died. Hamilton was about fifty yenrs of' age, and for several years was in the service of Mr. E. G. Brown, of Blowering. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Saturday 12 August 1865).

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