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110 1 |a Victoria.  |b Western Port Coalfields Board 
245 1 0 |a Coalfields, Western Port :  |b report of the Board 
260 |a Melbourne :  |b John Ferres, Government Printer,  |c 1872 
300 |a 32p. :  |b ill., maps, plans ;  |c 35cm. 
490 1 |a Parliamentary paper / Parliament of Victoria ;  |v no. 19 
500 |a "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command" 
500 |a "6th April 1872" 
500 |a The Board (also known as the Coal Commission) was appointed at some time between June 19th and October 16th 1871 to ascertain whether there was a sufficient supply of coal in the Westernport area to justify the Victorian colonial government building a light railway connection. 
500 |a Board comprised: Clement Hodgkinson (Secretary Dept. of Crown Lands and Survey), R. Brough Smyth (Secretary Dept. of Mines) and Thomas Couchman (mining district surveyor) 
500 |a Appendix A: Report to the Coalfields Board by Ferdinand M. Krause C.E., mining surveyor, concerning a geographical survey of the eastern district from the shore of Western Port Bay to the Tarwin River paying particular attention to coal bearing rocks 
500 |a Appendix B: Minutes of Evidence (Witnesses examined): Timothy Edmund McCarthy, Thomas Bury, John Seddon (coal miner), George Christian Darbyshire (civil engineer & mining surveyor), Richard Feehan (owner Powlett station on River Powlett), Henry Levy (merchant Melbourne) and Nathaniel Levi (merchant) 
500 |a Appendix C: Reports of the Government Analyst (J. Cosmo Newbery) on Rocks and Coals Collected at Cape Patterson 
500 |a Appendix D: Memorandum of Instructions for the Guidance of Mr. Krause in Furnishing Plans and Sections of the Coal Seams at Western Port from R. Brough Smyth and Thomas Couchman 
500 |a Appendix E: Letter From George C. Darbyshire clarifying some aspects of his testimony before the Coalfields Board 
600 1 0 |a McCarthy, Timothy Edmund 
600 1 0 |a Bury, Thomas 
600 1 0 |a Seddon, John 
600 1 4 |a Darbyshire, George Christian,  |d 1820-1898 
600 1 0 |a Feehan, Richard 
600 1 0 |a Levy, Henry 
600 1 4 |a Levi, Nathaniel,  |d 1830-1908 
650 4 |a Coal  |z Victoria  |z Western Port Region 
650 4 |a Geology  |z Victoria  |z Western Port Region 
700 1 0 |a Hodgkinson, Clement,  |d 1818-1893 
700 1 0 |a Smyth, R. Brough  |q (Robert Brough),  |d 1830-1889 
700 1 0 |a Couchman, Thomas,  |d 1831-1915 
700 1 0 |a Krause, Ferdinand M.,  |d 1814-1918 
700 1 |a Newbery, James Cosmo,  |d 1843-1895 
700 1 |a Darbyshire, George Christian,  |d 1820-1898 
830 |a Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ;  |v 1872, no. 19 
958 |b govpub  |c VPARL1872No19.pdf  |t pdf.gif  |z GP V 1872 no. 19 (4.4 MB) 
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