Item Description: "Ordered by the Council to be printed 1st September 1853"
"C. J. La Trobe, Lieutenant Governor, Message No. 12"
Comprises - 2 circular letters from Henry Pelham (Duke of Newcastle) to C. J. Latrobe (lieutenant governor) - 3 letters from W. L. Maberly [Maberley?] to H. Merivale - 2 circular letters from Henry George Grey (Earl Grey) - No. I letter from H. Merivale to Lieutenant Colonel Maberly - No. II letter from J. Tilley (asst. sec.) to H. Merivale - Enclosure No. II letter from Hardwick to H. Merivale & letter from Geo. A. Hamilton to the Postmaster General - No. III letter from H. Merivale to J. Tilley - A copy of a memorial addressed to C. J. La Trobe by certain landed proprietors, bankers, merchants, traders, and others, with a copy of resolutions adopted at a meeting of merchants of Melbourne, on the 12th August 1853 (including the names of a committee to form a deputation to wait upon C. J. Latrobe - comprising, J. B. Were, O. Browne, D. L. Campbell, A. Kent, J. B. Montefiore JP, Jno. Goodman MLC, Jas. Henty MLC, Wm. Hammill, F. G. Dalgety, Thos. Dickson, Jas. Herring & Alexr. Wilson)
Other persons who attended meeting of Melbourne merchants held on 12th August 1853: G. W. Cole MLC, [John Oswald?] Gilchrist, J. Graham, W. C. [i.e. William Henry] Hull JP., R. Kent, J. McCulloch, L. Moody, J. Mowton, James Murphy MLC, [Mr] Sellan, [Mr] Warfield
Other mentions: America 8,9, Australia 4,9,10, Barbadoes 8, Bermuda 2, Brazils 9, British Govt. 10, British Guiana 8, British West Indies 8, Calcutta Englishman 9, California 9, Canada 3,5,7, Lord Canning 7, Cape of Good Hope 3,5,8,9,10, Ceylon 3,5, Chambers of Commerce (Sydney, Adelaide, Geelong, Hobart Town and Launceston) 8, China 8,9, Colonial Office 2,3,4,8, Colony [of Victoria] [1],9,10, Custom House 6, Department 2,3,5,7, Downing St. [1],2,3,4,6, Earl of Hardwicke 4,6,7, East Indies 5, Egypt 10, England 8,9,10, [English] Channel 6, Europe 8, Executive Council 2, Galle 8, General/London Post Office [1],2,3,4,7,9,10, Gibralter 2,8, Govt. of Victoria 8, Govt. Offices (Melb.) [1], Gravesend 6, Great Britain 8, Earl Grey [1],2,3, Heligoland 3,5,6,8, Her Majesty's Govt. 3,7,8,9, Home Govt. 5,8,10, Honduras 8, Hong Kong 2,8, Hong Kong Friend of China 9, House of Commons 4, Imperial Govt. 10, India 8,9, Ionian Islands 3, Isthmus of Panama 8,9, Isthmus of Suez 9, [C. J. La Trobe] Lieutenant Governor [1],3,8,9,10, Labuan 5, Legislative Assembly 8, Legislative Council [1], [London] Chronicle 9, [London] Herald 9, London Times 9, Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury [1],3,4,6,7, Lieutenant Colonel Maberly 4, Malta 2,8, Marquis of Clanricarde 5, Marseilles 5, Mauritius 3, Mechanics' Institute (Melb.) 8, Melbourne [1],8,9,10, H[erman] Merrivale 2,3,4,8, Mother Country [1],5,6,7,10, New South Wales 5,8,10, New York Herald 9, New Zealand 9, Newfoundland 2, North America 4, Nova Scotia 3, Pacific 9, Sir John Pakington 3,4,6,7, Panama 9, [Henry Pelham] Secretary of State [1],3,5,7, Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co. 9, Postmaster General [1],2,3,4,5,6,7,8, St. Helena 3,5, Secretary of the India Board 5, Sierre Leone 5, Singapore 8,9, South America 9, South Australia 5, J.Tilley 6, Treasury 4,5,6,7, Treasury Chambers 6, Trinidad 8, United Kingdom [1],2,3,4,5,7,8, United States 5,7,9, Van Diemen's Land 5, Victoria 9,10, West Indies 2,9 and Your Lordship's Board 4
Physical Description: 10p. ; 33cm.