Victorian Government Gazette 1871
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (2417 pages)
Year: (1871) 2009
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Government Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians and researchers in other fields throughout Australia. They were published by the government as a means of communication to officials and the general public and therefore contain information that is of great use in establishing an image of Australia and its people in the past.
They may include:
- Government institutions & positions
- Insolvency & bankrupt notices
- Land transactions
- Legal notices
- Mining contracts
- Patent & trademark applications
- Private advertisements
SAMPLE ENTRY (from the 6 January 1871 issue):
LONDON INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF MAY 1871.
WITH reference to the notice which appeared in the Victoria Government Gazette of 23rd December 1870, it is requested that intending Exhibitors at the London International Exhibition of 1st May 1871, who may desire to have their exhibits admitted duty free on return to this colony, will place themselves in communication with the Collector of Customs before any goods are shipped.
THO. T. A'BECKETT,
Commissioner of Trade and Customs.
Department of Trade and Customs,
Melbourne, 5th January 1871.
No. 1.JANUARY 6, 1871.-1.
This CD contains high quality scanned images of all of the original issues throughout the year, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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