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Gold digging Victoria

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  • 1858

Gold digging license and notes on gold digging for the colony of Victoria

Gold License issued to George Elliot

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

Manuscript notes on gold digging

Manuscript notes on gold digging, written around [c.1858] author unknown, may have been George Elliot. Includes on the front page a coloured drawing of 'The Diggings, designed and drawn by William Strutt, and published by D. Urquhart, Collins Street, Melbourne.

William Strutt