West Melbourne election : report from the Committee of Elections and Qualifications upon the petition of Edward Langton, against the return of James William Peirce, for the electoral district of West Melbourne : 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, Gillott, Samuel, Sir, 1859-1936, McIntyre, Alexander Grant, Munro, James, 1832-1908, Officer, Charles Myles, 1827-1904, Quick, John, Sir, 1852-1932, Smith, Charles, 1833-1903, Walker, William Froggatt, 1841?-1890, Young, Charles, 1825-1908, Zox, Ephraim Lamen, 1837-1899
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1886
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1886, no. D 1
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Item Description: "Odered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed 8th July 1886"
Committee: William Froggatt Walker (Chairman), James Munro, Charles Myles Officer, Charles Young, Charles Smith, John Quick and Ephraim Lamen Zox
Samuel Gillot appeared as Counsel and Agent for Edward Langton
H. Hale Budd appeared as Agent and A. G. McIntyre as Counsel for James William Pierce
Witnesses: Henry Adams (employee Anderson & Son foundry), Thomas Bane (licensee Duke of Kent Hotel), George Barr (engineer, hairdresser & tobacconist), Alfred Martin Ebsworth (Argus Office), Malachi Farrell (licensee Britannia Hotel), John Joseph Gleeson (labourer), Jacob Isaacs (clerk), George Henry Jenkins (Clerk of the Legislative Assembly), Edward Jones (traveller), John Peter Kelly (hansom cab driver), Thomas Kennedy (Nicholson and Kennedy advertising agents), Joseph Letty (bootmaker & President Liberal Association of West Melbourne), Jacob Marks (M. and J. Marks watchmakers & jewellers), James Briarty May (plumber & gas fitter West Melbourne), William Nicholson (general dealer), Frederick James Peirce (son of James William Peirce MLA), James William Peirce MLA for West Melbourne) George Thomas Scorer [i.e. Scorrar] (railway employé), Arthur Smith (ex licensee Southern Cross Hotel), Foskett Teague (clothing & jewellery dealer) and Ellis Thomas (boarding-house keeper)
David Nippard was called but did not appear
Physical Description: ix, 54p. ; 35cm.

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