East Bourke election : report from the Committee of Elections and Qualifications upon the petition of George Diehl (given as Deihl) McCormick Esq. against the return of Frederick Race Godfrey Esq. : together with the proceedings of the Committee and minutes of evidence

Corporate Author: Victoria. Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Committee of Elections and Qualifications
Other Authors: Budd, Henry Hale, 1844-1905, Bullen, George, Kerferd, George Briscoe, 1831-1889, McCormick, George Diehl, b. 1836, McCulloch, James, Sir, 1819-1893, M'Farland, John, 1838-1884, Macpherson, John Alexander, 1833-1894, O'Grady, Michael, 1824-1876, Purves, James Liddell, 1843-1910, Riddell, John Carre, 1809-1879, Smith, John Thomas, 1816-1879
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1874
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1874, no. D 3
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Item Description: "Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed 9th September 1874"
Committee comprised George Briscoe Kerferd (Chairman), John Alexander MacPherson, Sir James McCulloch, Michael O'Grady, James Liddell Purves, John Carre Riddell and John Thomas Smith.
Mr Bullen (solicitor 13 Swanston St.) appeared as agent for George Deihl [i.e. Diehl] McCormick who appeared as his own Counsel
H. Hale Budd appeared as Agent and J. McFarland as Counsel for Frederick Race Godfrey.
Witnesses examined: Thomas Greenhall Atkinson, George Macartney Abbott (Donnybrook), Martha Edis (post office Mickleham) , John Williams (farm laborer Mount Ridley), Joseph Sidebottom (laborer Mickleham), Thomas Langford (elector East Bourke), Mary Ann McGann (daughter Patrick McGann), Patrick McGann (shoemaker & hotel keeper Donnybrook), Michael Deagan (farmer Donnybrook), Thomas Wilson MD (deputy returning officer), Martin Cooney and Patrick Cooney (Donnybrook), Roderick Kennedy (carpenter & contractor), William Cassidy (proprietor Woodstock Hotel), Edward Elms (farmer Woodstock), Frederick Race Godfrey MLA, James Patton (publican Glen Vale), David McAuley (farmer Whittlesea), James Murray (publican Campbellfield), William Richards Sr. (Coburg), Thomas O'Dwyer (publican Woodman's Arms Wallan Wallan), John Mahony (Epping), Patrick Lynch (Epping), Henry Ludeman (publican Harvest Home Hotel Epping), Daniel Shiels (Woolart, Epping) and Bernard Fitzpatrick (Wallan Wallan).
Physical Description: xiv, 37p. ; 35cm.

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