Public pounds : return to address, Mr. Snodgrass, 22nd November, 1854

Corporate Author: Victoria. Lieutenant Governor (1854-1855 : Hotham)
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1855
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1854-55, no. C 19
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Item Description: "Laid upon the Council table by the Colonial Secretary by command of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and ordered by the Council to be printed 30th January 1855"
No. I. A return of the various pounds which have been established throughout the Colony between the 1st of July, 1851, and the 30th of November, 1854, shewing the amount of fees received at each pound, and the sums retained thereout by the poundkeeper for his own use -- No. II. A return of the total amount received by the various poundkeepers throughout the Colony, between the 1st of July, 1851, and the 30th of November, 1854, shewing the amount paid by them into the Colonial Treasury, the amount recovered by claimants under the Impounding Act, and the sum handed over to charitable institutions -- No. III. A return of the charitable institutions that have received sums out of the amount collected for pound fees, distinguishing the sums paid to each respectively between the 1st of July, 1851, and the 30th of November, 1854
Pounds mentioned: Ballan, Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Batesford, Belfast, Belvoir, Braybrook, Broken River, Bullock Creek, Bulleen, Buninyong, Burnbank, Carisbrook, Colac, Dandenong, Deep Creek, Elphinstone, Flooding Creek, Forest Creek, Geelong, Gisborne, Grange, Guilford, Horsham, Kalkallo, Kerang, Kilmore, Kyneton, Melbourne, Meredith, Morang, Muddy Creek, McIvor, Mount Elephant, Mount Moriac, Oakleigh, Pentridge, Portland, Ravenswood, River Leigh, Shepparton, Skipton, Sugar Loaf Creek, Tarravale, Towerhill, Wangaratta, Wattle Creek, Warrandyte, Winchelsea and Woodford
Charitable institutions mentioned: Christ Church Visiting Society (Geelong), Commissioner for Burials and Charities (Beechworth), Friendly Brothers' Society (Geelong), Friendly Brothers' Society (Melb.), Friendly Female Visiting Society (Melb.), Geelong Benevolent Asylum, Melbourne Benevolent Asylum, Melbourne Hospital, Portland Hospital, St. James's Orphan Asylum (Melb.), St. James's Visiting Society (Melb.), St. Mark's Visiting Society (Melb.), St. Peter's Visiting Society (Melb.) and Sandhurst Hospital
Physical Description: 4p. ; 33cm.