Gauge (given as guage) of railways : correspondence with reference to the gauge (given as guage) of railways

Corporate Author: Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company
Other Authors: Ebden, Charles Hotson, 1811-1867, Foster-Vesey-Fitzgerald, John, 1818-1900, Grey, Henry George Grey, Earl, 1802-1894, Harrison, Alfred Reid Clanny, 1816-1903, King, George, Snell, Edward, 1820-1880, Thomson, E. Deas Sir, 1800-1879, Melbourne, Mount Alexander and Murray River Railway Company
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1853
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1853-54, no. A 8
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Item Description: "Laid upon the Council table by the Colonial Secretary by order of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and ordered by the Council to be printed 31st August 1853"
Comprises correspondence between E. Deas Thomson (colonial secretary's Office NSW), Earl Grey, John Foster (colonial secretary's Office Victoria), George King (sec. Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company), Edward Snell (engineer Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company), C. H. Ebden chairman Melbourne, Mount Alexander and Murray River Railway Company) and Alfred R. C. Harrison (engineer in chief Melbourne, Mount Alexander and Murray River Railway Company)
Other mentions: Alligator (goods train), Aquarius (goods engine) 4, Atlas (passenger engine), Australia 4, Avonside Iron Works (Bristol, England) 3, Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway 4, Britain (engine) 3, [Isambard] Brunell 4, Collins Street east [5], [Thomas Russell Crampton] given as Crompton 3,4, Crewe (England) 3, Downing Street (London) [1], Earl Grey [1], Egypt 2,4, England 4,5,6, Europe 2, Fairfield (engine) 4, [David] Gooch 4, Grand Junction Railway 4, [Gt. Britain] Railway Regulation (Gauge) Act 1846 c. 57 [1], [Great] Exhibition of 1851 3, Great Western Railway 3,4,5, Hercules (goods engine) 4, India 2,4, Ireland [1],2,5, Iron Duke (engine) 3, Ixion (passenger engine) 4, His Excellency [Charles La Trobe] the Lieutenant Governor of Victoria [1],2,3,5, Liverpool and Manchester Railway 4, London and Birmingham Railway 4, Lord of the Isles (passenger engine) 3,4, Melbourne [1],2,5, Midland Counties Railway 4, [NSW. Act for Regulating the Gauge of Railways 1852] No. 5 2,5, [NSW] Executive Council [1],2, [NSW] Governor [Charles Fitzroy] usually given as Governor General [1],2,3,5, [NSW] Legislative Council [1], Newark Foundry (Bath, England) 3, Peri (engine) 4, [Port Phillip (N.S.W.: District). Superintendent] given as Superintendent of Port Phillip [1], Premier (goods engine) 3,4, Mr. [George] Stephenson/Stevenson 4, Swindon (Egland) 3,Sydney [1],2,5, Sydney Railway Company/Sydney Railways 2,3, [United States] given as America 2, Witch (passenger engine) 4, Henry Stothert 3, Wolverton (England) 3
Physical Description: 6p. ; 33cm.