Item 1 - Gold License issued to George Elliot

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Gold License issued to George Elliot


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Presented to the Royal Society of Tasmania by George Elliot

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Gold License issued to George Elliot on October 1858 by P.C.. Crespigny, Commissioner. To meet the expense of securing order and to restrain unauthorised mining on Crown land, a local Act of January 1852 imposed on all diggers a license fee of 30 shillings per month, the penalty for mining without a license being £6 for the first offence and afterwards imprisonment for terms up to six months

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

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