Sandhurst election : report from "The Committee of Elections and Qualifications" upon the the [sic] petition of Robert Frederick Howard Esq. against the return of James Joseph Casey Esq. : together with the minutes of evidence and proceedings of the Committee

Corporate Author: Victoria. Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Committee of Elections and Qualifications
Other Authors: Charsley, Edward, 1824-1885, Cohen, Edward, 1822-1877, England, Edward, 1831-1904, Grant, James Macpherson, 1822-1885, Gray, Moses Wilson, 1813-1875, Hearn, William Edward, 1826-1888, Ireland, Richard Davies, 1816-1877, Klingender, Edward, 1824-1903, Liddle, Joseph, d. 1888, Malleson, Alfred Brooks, 1831-1892, Martley, James Frederick, 1820?-1873, Mollison, William Thomas, 1816-1886, Muttlebury, James William, d. 1886, Owens, John Downes, 1809?-1866, Service, James, 1823-1899
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1862
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1861-62 no. D 32
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Item Description: "Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed 18th March 1862"
Committee appointed 10 September 1861 comprised: William Thomas Mollison (chairman), Edward Cohen, James Macpherson Grant, [Moses] Wilson Gray, Richard Davies Ireland, John Downes Owens and James Service
Mr. Martley appeared as Counsel and Messrs. [James] Muttlebury, [Alfred] Malleson and [Edward] England as Agents for the Petitioner
Mr Hearn Appeared as Counsel and Messrs. [Edward] Klingender, [Edward] Charsley and [Joseph] Liddle as Agents for James Casey
Witnesses examined: John Barker (Clerk Legislative Assembly), Robert Frederick Howard, John Hipworth [also spelled Hepworth] (scrutineer Sandhurst election), Daniel Joseph O'Keefe (scrutineer for Mr Howard), John McCraw (miner Sandhurst), William Taylor (voter Sandhurst) re. George Sparkes, Philip David Phillips, Alfred Brookes Malleson, Julius Cohn (brewer Sandhurst) and William Doyle (employee Julius Cohn).
Depositions were received regarding Cornelius Quin (of Irish Town who died in June 1861) from James and Ann Quin, Henry Thunder (cider manufacturer), John Bakewell (storekeeper) and Samuel Peach Hogg (auctioneer)
Depositions were also received from Samuel Geare (Third White Hill), Lachlan McLachlan (police magistrate), Thomas Lenehan (Catholic clergyman Sandhurst), James Smith (cab driver ex Commissioner's Gully), John Neill McCartney (watchmaker Sandhurst), Peter Farrell (miner), Rosanna Farrell, William Baker Dill, Joseph Cardus (auctuioneer's clerk), Richard Henry Andrews (civil engineer), John Ellison & Frederick Wilkinson (law clerks), James O'Loughlin (son-in-law to the late John Kernaghan, Bendigo Flat), James Powell (quartz miner Ironbark Gully), David Shoesmith (quartz miner California Gully), George Creeth (storekeeper Long Gully), James William Wood (stock & sharebroker Sandhurst re John Michell), Bernard Fitzsimmons (miner Eaglehawk re John Mitchell), Alexander Williams (wheelwright Eaglehawk), Thomas Keighran (cattle dealer Sandhurst), George Hay Mann (accountant Sandhurst) and Thomas Henry White (quartz miner New Chum Gully)
Physical Description: xix, 44p. ; 34cm.

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