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  1. Captain MacMahon reports on plans for the defence of the Government Camp. VPRS 1189/P Unit 92, J54/12058

    This report, dated 27 October 1854, from Acting Chief Commissioner of Police Charles MacMahon for the information of Lieutenant Governor Hotham, discusses plans made with Captain John Thomas for the defence of the Government Camp. Following the riot at the Eureka hotel, and the later arrest of McIntyre, Westerby and Fletcher, the government was informed by its spies that some diggers planned to attack the Camp. MacMahon also recommends an &#…

  2. The Pope House, Williamstown:

    …36 perches. The purchaser, or Crown Grantee, was James Cain, who had arrived in Port Phillip from Launceston on the Tamar on 31 August 1840.[11] Cain paid the sum of two hundred pounds sterling for the land.[12] We know that Cain was a merchant, born in London in 1803 and that prior to his departure for Australia he was an associate of the merchant Robert Brooks of St Peter’s Chambers, Cornhill, London.[13] Information gleaned from the con…

  3. Editorial – Provenance 2009

    …ere. In ‘”The most determined, sustained diggers’ resistance campaign”: Chinese protests against the Victorian Government’s anti-Chinese legislation, 1855-1862′, the Chinese protests against unjust taxation during the gold rushes emerge from the numerous petitions that Victorian Chinese communities authored during this period with the aim of swaying government policy. In her accompanying forum article ‘Fi…

  4. La Trobe Correspondence Digitisation Project

    …or-in-Charge, who reported to officials in Sydney received separate instructions but were obliged to communicate the nature of their instructions and the measures they proposed to the Superintendent and to assist him in any way he required. In matters to do with the preservation of the peace or enforcement of convict discipline the Superintendent was entitled to call for assistance from the Military, but could not interfere in purely military mat…

  5. Tragedy at Ross Bridge – Irish Famine Orphans

    …d, was informed.  On arrival, Mr. McDonald found the hut ablaze and partially collapsed and was unable to locate the children.    He went to where Michael Murphy was minding sheep and, on return to the hut, found that the fire had died down and they were able to retrieve the bodies of the four children – still in their beds.   All this information can be found in the Witness Depositions for the Coroner’s Inquest into the deaths of the…

  6. Past recipients

    …Hon. Lynne Kosky, Minister for Arts. Round 6 Recipients 2007-2008 79 grants were announced on 22 April 2008 by the Hon. Lynne Kosky, Minister for Arts. Round 5 Recipients 2006-2007 There were two application periods in 2006-07, and a total of 91 grants were awarded. Round 4 Recipents 2004-2005 Recipients of funding in Round 4 of the LHGP and were announced on two occasions by John Thwaites MP, the Minister for Victorian Communities on 10 Dece…

  7. Sources

    …y of Victoria Ernest Decimus Stocks, Buninyong from Bowen Hill, 1875 –La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria Marriage Certificate of Lucy Bell and John Singer, Birth Certificate of Charles Leopold Singer, Marriage Certificate of Lucy Singer and Peter Campbell, Death Certificate of Lucy Campbell – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria Buninyong Street in 1862 – Buninyong and District Historical Society The grave of Lucy…

  8. Editorial – Provenance 2008

    …its a political campaign waged by residents at Lake Tyers Aboriginal Station to allow Caroline Bulmer, the widow of the late missionary and station manager John Bulmer, to remain on the station with them. ‘”Give to us the People we would Love to be amongst us”: The Aboriginal Campaign against Caroline Bulmer’s eviction from Lake Tyers Aboriginal Station, 1913-14′, presents the evidence of this campaign in the form of…

  9. Editorial – Provenance 2007

    …the colonisation of Victoria. This year we feature two more articles from La Trobe students who participated in the history honours program offered by PROV which offers students the opportunity to experience primary research into government records. Last year’s group of students focused on the 1880s and 1890s, and their research centred on capital case files. Alain Hosking looks at the sad case of John Hassett, a man imprisoned for the vio…

  10. Police report on the killing of Martin Cherry

    …cholson, who examined Cherry, also reached the same conclusion stating that the victim was lying down when shot. The names on the left-hand side margin are names belonging to witnesses who state the same claim. Once the report left Benalla it was forwarded to the Chief Commissioner in Melbourne. Text Transcribed text Image             arthur Hill Con. Maloney Daniel Mortimer and Patrick Delany the officer in…

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