Minutes of evidence taken by the Board Appointed by His Excellency the Governor in Council to Inquire into the Effect of the Fiscal System of Victoria upon Industry and Production ; upon the Employment of the People ; upon the Condition and Extension of Agricultural, Mining and other Producing Interests ; and upon Exports and Imports

Corporate Author: Victoria. Board Appointed to Inquire into the Effect of the Fiscal System of Victoria
Other Authors: Andrews, Charles, 1834-1895, Bosisto, Joseph, 1824-1898, Bromley, Frederick Hadkinson, 1854-1908, Graham, George, 1838-1922, Levien, Jonas Felix Australia, 1840-1906, McKenzie, Malcolm Kenneth, 1849-1927, Murphy, Timothy, 1841?-1904, Peacock, A. J. Sir, 1861-1933, Rawson, Hugh, 1844?-1924, Stuart , Frank 1844-1910, Tatchell, William Frederick, 1828?-1897, Tucker, A. L. 1843-1902
Published: Melbourne : Robt. S. Brain, Government Printer, 1894
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1894 no. 37*
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Board: Joseph Bosisto (chairman), Charles Andrews, Frederick H. Bromley, George Graham, Jonas F. Levien, Malcolm K. McKenzie, Timothy Murphy, Alexander J. Peacock, Hugh Rawson, Frank Stuart, William F. Tatchell and Albert L. Tucker
Witnesses examined A - C: Dr. O. L. N. Abramowski (Mildura), Andrew Agnew (iron merchant Melbourne), James Aikman (farmer Warragul), John Anderson (Licensed Victuallers' Assoc. Melbourne), Saul P. Aronson (importer Melbourne), James Bailey (farmer Bendigo), James Bailie (farmer Inglewood), Thomas Baker (farmer Colac), James Balharrie (farmer Warragul), Henry Earle Barnes (fruit-grower Mildura), William Bassett (farmer Bendigo), Alexander Bell (chairman Sunnyside Woollen Mills Ballarat), Tom George Bennett & J. G. Bennett (farmers Warracknabeal), Charles Billings (wine merchant Melbourne), John William Billson (Operative Bootmakers' Union Melbourne), Joseph Bird (farmer Kyneton), George H. Bishop (contractor Tatura), William Bishop (storekeeper Echuca), Robert Black (farmer Lilydale), William Blackburn [i.e. Blackburne] (land agent Benalla), Alexander Blakie (farmer Wangaratta), John Kendrick Blogg (perfume maker Melbourne), Peter Cornelius Blom (secretary stock and station agents Melbourne), George Bodey (farmer Horsham), Philip Boland (farmer Sale), David Bone (farmer Nhill), Isaac Braund (farmer Echuca), Michael Brennan (Secretary Shire of Strathfieldsaye), Thomas Brennan (fruit-grower, Healesville), Charles Vincent Brewer (timber merchant Dimboola), Henry Brind (distillery manager Ballarat), James G. Brisbane (farmer Colac), Peter Brisbane (farmer Tatura), George H. Brown (farmer Wangaratta), John William Brown (mason Melbourne), Robert Brown (farmer Dunolly), James Buchanan (farmer Rochester), Allan Buckley (vine-grower Rutherglen), William H. Bullivant (farmer Colac), Alfred E. Buncle (implement maker Melbourne), William Burgin (farmer Horsham), George Thomas Burns (farmer Benalla), Robert J. Burrowes (farmer Rutherglen), James Burston (maltster Melbourne), Andrew Byrne (farmer Wangaratta), William Henderson Calder (merchant Melbourne), William Caldwell (farmer Shepparton), Andrew Campbell (miner Bendigo), Duncan Campbell (farmer Kyneton), James Campbell (farmer Shepparton), William Campbell (Sec. Engineers' Soc. Melbourne), O. A. [i.e. Alexander O.] Cant (produce merchant Colac), John Paul Carolin (importer Melbourne), William Carter (farmer Kyneton), Henry T. Carwardine (soapmaker Bendigo), Charles Chandler (grazier Wangaratta), Richard Cheetham (saltworks Geelong), Samuel Chinn (farmer Sale), William Bede Christie (journalist Mildura), John William Clapham (coachbuilder Melbourne), Jacob Cohn (brewer Bendigo), Francis Albert Cole (farmer Colac), Marcus Edward Collins (woollen-mill owner Geelong), Sidney Cooke (ink manufacturer Melbourne), John Cooksley (implement maker Dimboola), Thomas Joseph Cooper (tanner Melbourne), Thomas Copeland (farmer Traralgon), John Cornish (bootmaker Healesville), Patrick H. Costello (farmer Dunolly), Frederick Coster (solicitor Benalla), William Coulson (farmer Warracknabeal), David Coutts (farmer Nhill), Thomas Craike (Bendigo), John Francis Crewther (implement maker Kyneton) and Henry Edward Cuttriss (publican Melbourne)
Witnesses examined D - G: Henry B. Daly (vine-grower Dunolly), Patrick Daly (sec. Licensed Victuallers' Assoc. Melbourne), James Henry Dardell (fruit-grower Geelong), Trojano Davenza [i.e. Darveniza] (viticulturist Tatura), John Davidson (farmer Inglewood), William Delbridge (ironmonger Melbourne), James Fletcher Denniston (manager Doveton Woolen Mills Ballarat), Frederick Thomas Derham (Swallow & Ariell biscuit makers Melbourne), Henry Dick (farmer Bairnsdale), Dan Diffey (farmer Wangaratta), Judson Dobbinson (draper Echuca), Thomas Meldren Dobie (woollen-mill owner Geelong), Arthur D. Dobson (civil engineer Warrnambool), Frederick George Docker (grazier Wangaratta), Patrick Doherty (storekeeper Rochester), John Donaghy (ropemaker Geelong), John Donnellan (coachbuilder Bendigo), Joseph Donnelly (coachbuilder Melbourne), John Draffie (farmer Melbourne), Jonathan John Drew (ironmonger Sale), Charles Edmundston (farmer Ballarat), Daniel Egan (butcher Bendigo), John [James] English (auctioneer Traralgon), Stephen Farmers (farmer Nhill), Wolf Feilchenfeld (draper Sale), William Ferguson (saddler Echuca), Alexander Findlay (farmer Ballarat), Robert Fisher (glass decorator Melbourne), William Fisher (cooper Rutherglen), James Fitzjohn (ex crown lands bailiff Shepparton), Roland Florance (hop-grower Bairnsdale), James Forster (farmer Kyneton), Thomas Fotheringham (farmer Dunolly), Peter Peterson Fraser (Dimboola), Barnet Freedman (picture-frame maker Melbourne), James Rood Fry (miller Nhill), George Venables Furmston (saddler Healesville), Alexander Garden (grazier Inglewood), James Henry Gardiner (children's carriage maker Melbourne), Benjamin Garnet (cyclist Melbourne), Thomas Gathercole (butcher Dunolly), George Scott Geddes (bicycle importer Melbourne), William John George (Nhill), Daniel Glasgow (vine-grower, Rutherglen), John Glasgow (dairy farmer Warrnambool), Samuel Denning [i.e. Dening] Glyde (horticulturalist Mildura), Benjamin Goddard (storekeeper Tatura), Frank Gold (nailmaker Melbourne), George Gollin (merchant Melbourne), Launcelot Conway Gordon (fruit-grower Mildura), William Gordon (builder Benalla), George Graham (vigneron Rutherglen), John Buchanan Graham (settler Mildura), Simon Graham (farmer Rochester), Charles Edward Grainger (manager woollen-mills Ballarat), James Grant (coachbuilder Shepparton), John Paxton Gray (soapmaker's agent Melbourne), John Green (farmer Healesville), William Frederick Greenwood (Bedggood & Co. boot manufacturers Melbourne), James Griffin (farmer Echuca), Charles Lucas Griffiths (stock and station agent Wodonga) and Thomas Grigg (farmer Geelong)
Witnesses examined H - L: Alfred Alexander Hackett (leather-dresser Melbourne), William Hall (miller Benalla), David Glen Hamilton (storekeeper Rutherglen), John Hancock (secretary Typographical Society Melbourne), Henry Hansen (farmer Warragul), Walter T. Hansford (mining manager Dunolly), Thomas Harkness (boot manufacturer Melbourne), Henry Harratt (axlemaker Melbourne), Francis Thomas Harrison (fruit-grower Lilydale),Thomas Harrison (grazier Benalla), Alfred David Hart (chairman Foster Brewing Co. Melbourne), Nathaniel Hart (farmer Bendigo), William Gibson Hart (implement maker Rochester), Alfred William Harvie (farmer Warragul), James Hasken (farmer Newbridge), John Hassett (agent Wodonga), John Thomas Cory Heard (farmer Horsham), Patrick Hehir (grazier Shepparton), John Henebery (farmer Sale), Thomas Hewitt (farmer Warracknabeal), Daniel Heywood (shire valuator Bairnsdale), Walter John Hickford (decorator Warrnambool), William Hicks (farmer Nhill), Alexander Ingles Hill (storekeeper Horsham), Godfrey Hurst [i.e. Hirst] (woollen-mill owner Geelong), James Hogan (coachbuilder Bendigo), Thomas Hogan (farmer Tatura), Henry Roughton Hogg (importer Melbourne), Jacob Hogg (gold and silver printer Melbourne), Robert Holman (vine-grower Rutherglen), John M. Honeybone (hat maker Melbourne), Frederick Howlett (orchardist Traralgon), John Reynolds Hubbard (importer Melbourne), Edward Hulme (farmer Wangaratta), John Hyman (secretary Bootmakers' Union Melbourne), Henry Hyne (tilemaker Lilydale), Charles Isaac (farmer Inglewood), William Bell Jackson (importer Melbourne), Cyril James (fruit-grower Mildura), Hugh Jeffrey (farmer Wangaratta), Allan Jenkins (farmer Warrnambool), James Jenkins (tinsmith Benalla), John Johns (farmer Inglewood), Thomas T. Jones (Australian Explosives Chemical Co. Melbourne), Saul Joshua (distiller Melbourne), John Keeping Sr. (farmer Nhill), Andrew H. B. Kelly (storekeeper Sale), William Henry Kelly (farmer Warracknabeal), David Kerr (fruit-grower Ballarat), Frederick Kettle (storekeeper Wangaratta), Daniel King (vine-grower Rutherglen), Hatsell King (cricket-bat maker Melbourne), Thomas King (farmer Wangaratta), John Ambrose Kitchen (candle & soap maker Melbourne), Mark Kozminsky (storekeeper Nhill), Alexander Laing (dairyman Warragul), Michael Landy (fruit-grower Sale), John Langlands (merchant Horsham), Francis William Larard (secretary Fancy Leather-dressers' Soc. Melbourne), Robert D. Laurenson (auctioneer Traralgon), P. G. D. Lavater (shire secretary Mildura), Thomas Leeder (farmer Healesville), George Leighton (storekeeper Wodonga), William Edward Lindupp (labourer Healesville), William Little (land-owner Sale), Willis Little (grazier Benalla), Henry Plantagenet Littlewood (Barwon Paper Mills Geelong), George Lorimer (wine & spirit merchant Melbourne) and Simon Lugg (fruit-grower Geelong),
Witnesses examined M - N: Peter McCann (director cement factory Geelong), William McCauley (grazier Benalla), John McClure (farmer Horsham), Donald McColl (coachbuilder Warracknabeal), Alexander McCracken (brewer Melbourne), George McCracken (hotel-keeper Shepparton), William McCulloch M.L.C., Thomas McDonald (farmer Horsham), Peter James McGennan (cooper Warrnambool), James Henry McGeoch (grazier Wodonga), Duncan Robert McGregor (wine & spirit merchant Melbourne), James McGregor [i.e. Macgregor] (farmer Numurkah), John McGretton (farmer Healesville), James H. McGuinness (licensed victualler Benalla), Thomas McGuire (wine-grower Rutherglen), Nathaniel B. Mackay (journalist Mildura), Samuel Mackay (storekeeper Mildura), James McKenzie (farmer Numurkah), Donald McLean (farmer Warracknabeal), George McLennan (carriage ironmongers, Melbourne), Charles McLeod (reaper & binder agent Melbourne), William McNab (farmer Traralgon), Robert McNaughten (coachbuilder Warragul), James Manley (farmer Dunolly), George S. Manns (farmer Wodonga), William Manson (grazier Sale), Phillip Mardell (straw hat maker Melbourne), James John Marsh (coachbuilder Bendigo), Allen [i.e. Alan] Marshall (storekeeper Warragul), Samuel May (implement maker Horsham), William Meincke (ex-farmer Dimboola), Charles Edward Merritt (machinery importer Melbourne), James Milbourne (farmer Warracknabeal), George Miller (implement maker Warracknabeal), James Miller (rope and twine maker Melbourne), Richard Miller (confectioner Melbourne), Hugh Milvain (farmer Kyneton), James Mitchell (farmer Traralgon), Hugh Moodie (coachbuilder Benalla), John Moran (farmer Numurkah), George Francis Morris (vigneron Rutherglen), Edward P. Morris (produce merchant, Dunolly), George Mowling (soap & candle maker Melbourne), Alexander Muirhead (League Victorian Wheelmen Melbourne), Charles Muller (farmer Warracknabeal), James Munday (tanner Geelong), James Munn (bookbinder Melbourne), Henry James Munt (carpet importer Melbourne), Charles Murray (dairyman Warragul), Samuel Myring (cordial maker Benalla), Walter Nation (soap & candle maker Melbourne), Thomas Neilson (Presbyterian minister Rochester), Robert Nelson (importer Melbourne), William W. Newcomen (grazier Benalla), W. Newnham (grazier Sale), Joseph Allison Newton (engineer Melbourne), Stephen James Nicholls (grazier Benalla), Francis Wilson Niven (printer Ballarat), George Nixon (storekeeper Inglewood) and Phillip Nolan (butcher/grazier Echuca),
Witnesses examined O - S: James Oddy [i.e. Oddie] (Ballarat), Charles O'Grady (vine-grower Rutherglen), Michael O'Neill (farmer Wangaratta), George Edmund Overton (fruit-grower Lilydale), Matthew Parnaby (farmer Wodonga), John Patterson (Bendigo), George Payne (farmer Warrcknabeal), William Peacock (jam manufacturer Lilydale), James M. Peers-Smith [i.e. Peersmith] (bicycle tyre maker Melbourne), John Pender (horseshoe nail maker Melbourne), John Perry (coachbuilders' ironmonger Melbourne), Edwin Peters (soap manfacturer Dunolly), Thomas Peters (director Geelong cement company), Pharez Phillips (storekeeper Warracknabeal), John H. Polglase (quiltmaker Melbourne), Thomas Poole (farmer Nhill), William Porter (bootmaker Ballarat), David Powell (valuator Warracknabeal), Edward Henry Price (brewer Warrnambool), George Proudfoot, (fruit-grower Mildura), James Rankin (farmer Rochester), George Rawlings (implement maker Warracknabeal), Frederick William Reed (leather-dresser Melbourne), George Redding (farmer Benalla), David Reid (stereotyper Melbourne), Michael Reid (farmer Wangaratta), Jules Renard (wine & spirit importer Melbourne), George Reynoldson (farmer Numurkah), Frederick Richards (cabinetmaker Warragul), Samuel Rinder (farmer Inglewood), McPherson [i.e. MacPherson] Robertson (confectioner Melbourne), Robert Robertson (jeweller Melbourne), Robert A. Robertson (Australian Timber Co. Rutherglen), James Robins (farmer Numurkah), Alexander Robinson (coachbuilder Warrnambool), Jonathan Robinson (foundryman Ballarat), Francis Rogerson (farmer Shepparton), John Rose (wire & nail maker Melbourne), William Sinclair Ross (farmer Bairnsdale), Phillip Rosson (straw hat maker Melbourne), Joseph Royal (axlemaker Melbourne), Samuel G. Russell (merchant Warrnambool), Albert Schlink (storekeeper Wodonga), T. Scilley (farmer Numurkah), Arthur Scott (grazier Dimboola), George E. [or C] Scott (ironfounder Melbourne), Robert Ferguson Scott (farmer Echuca), Charles Seehusen (farmer Bairnsdale), Robert M. Sergeant [i.e. Serjeant] (mining manager Ballarat), Henry Serjeant (twinemaker Geelong), William A. Seward (importer Melbourne), James Clark Shank (farmer Wangaratta), Thomas B. Sharp (farmer Benalla), John Edward Shearstone (tanner Melbourne), Thomas W. Sherrin (athletic requisite maker Melbourne), Max Simonsen (importer glassware Melbourne), John Skehill (farmer Kyneton), Walter Skelton (draper Dunolly), Stephen Henry Sleater (farmer Horsham), Thomas Sloane (farmer Inglewood), Stewart Sloss (farmer Healesville), Henry Sly (farmer Tongala, Melbourne), Alexander Henry Smith (grazier Wangaratta), James Smith (farmer Wangaratta), Percy Jennings Smith (grazier Warragul), Robert Hamilton Smyth (farmer Warragul), Robert H. Solly (vice-president Bootmakers' Union Melbourne), Lewis Stansfield (oil & colour merchant Ballarat), Charles Thomas Stephens (coachbuilder Warrnambool), John Stickland (coachbuilder Melbourne), George Stickles [i.e. Stickels] (farmer Numurkah), George Street (grazier Wodonga), William Strong (boot manufacturer Geelong), Frederick William Sudholz (farmer Horsham), Albert Summers (farmer & vigneron Newbridge & Mayor Tarnagulla) and James Sutherland (farmer Inglewood)
Witnesses examined T - Z: Richard Taylor (cement works Geelong), John S. McD. Thompson (engineer Castlemaine), S. G. Thompson (fruit-grower Numurkah), Thomas H. Thompson (mining engineer Ballarat), William Thompson (farmer Kyneton), William Daniel Thompson (mining engineer Ballarat), William Thomson (farmer Numurkah), James W. Thwaites (stock & station agent Wodonga), George Tilley (glass importer Melbourne), Michael Tobin (farmer Rutherglen), James Tomkins (grazier Benalla), John C. Trengrove (storekeeper Numurkah), James G. Turton (reaper & binder agent Melbourne), Luke W. Twigg (farmer Newbridge), John Vavasseur (timber merchant Bairnesdale), John Valantine (mining engineer Castlemaine), John Walker (president Shire of Lowan), Ambrose Walter (farmer Horsham), A. H. G. [i.e. Andrew William Henry] White (auctioneer & mayor Echuca), George Robert White (implement maker Lilydale), Daniel White (carriage maker Melbourne), William Pomeroy White (fruit merchant Melbourne), Samuel Whitehouse (storekeeper Mildura), Capt. Asa Whitney (Colonial Ammunition Co. Melbourne), Edward Whitney (farmer Dunolly), Edward Sydney Whittakers (grazier, Traralgon), John Benjamin Whitty (starch & soap maker Melb., Augustus James Wickham (vigneron Wodonga), Edward David Williams (director Castlemaine woollen mills), Francis Williams (merchant Tatura), Henry Williams (storekeeper Mildura), James Williams (farmer Numurkah), Vincent John Willis (wholesale jeweller Melbourne), John Joseph Wilson (hop-grower Healesville), John Wolstenholme (farmer Wangaratta), John Thomas Wood (currier Melbourne), John Woods (newspaper proprietor Colac), Anthony Woodyett (storekeeper Traralgon), James Joseph Wright (journalist Benalla), Peter Wright (engineer Wodonga), Louis Wuillemin (vigneron Sale), Frederick James Young (farmer Tatura), James Young (fruit-grower Warragul), John Young (auctioneer Nhill), Richard Ring Young (corn merchant Sale), Samuel Young (farmer Shepparton) and William Young (farmer Colac)
Includes index
Physical Description: 584p. ; 33cm.