Item Description: "Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed, 22nd October, 1884"
Committee comprised John Nimmo (Chairman), Joseph Bosisto, Angus Mackay, George Coppin, John Laurens, Frederick Derham, James Mirams, John Gardiner, Matthew H. Davies, William Walker and Alfred Deakin
Witnesses examined: William Brookes (paper manufacturer & prop. Brookes and Currie), J. Cosmo Newbery (analytical chemist), Nathaniel Kerr (manager Brookes & Currie paper mills), William Charles Kernot (Professor of Engineering Melbourne University), John McMurtrie (engine-driver at Thomas Brunton & Co.'s mills), Alexander Steel (engineer), Andrew Jack (wholesale stationer), Archibald Currie, Cuthbert Robert Blackett (analytical & pharmaceutical chemist) and Frederick Margarson Hynes (civil engineer Public Works Dept.)
Physical Description: vi, 38p. ; 33cm.