Australian lighthouses : papers relative to the lighthouses on the Australian coast

Corporate Author: Lighthouse Commission (Australia)
Other Authors: Burgoyne, William H., Champ, William Thomas Napier, 1808-1892, Browne, H. H., Donaldson, Stuart Alexander, Sir, 1812-1867, Douglas, William Bloomfield, 1822-1906, Kay, Joseph Henry, 1815-1875, Moore, John, 1803-1885, Ross, Melville George Hope Warrender, Rusden, James, 1823-1860, Victoria.
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1856
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1856-57, no. 31
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Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Comprises: No. 1. Letter dated 31 May 1856 from Chief Secretary Vic. J. Moore to the NSW Colonial Secretary, relative to the appointment of delegates to consider the subject of lighthouses and urging the necessity of erecting a lighthouse on King's Island without delay - No. 2. Letter 12 July 1856 from NSW Chief Secretary Stuart A. Donaldson to the Vic. Colonial Secretary, stating the proposal that the Board of Delegates should meet at Melbourne on 1 Aug. and notifies appointment of H. H. Browne on behalf of NSW - No. 3 [A]. Report of the Commissioners appointed by the Governments of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania to confer upon the subject of lighthouses in the several Australian colonies (comprising William Champ (chairman/Commissioner for Tasmania), H. H. Browne (Commissioner for NSW), J. H. Kay, Commander R.N. (Commissioner for Victoria) & Bloomfield Douglas (Commissioner for SA) - No. 3 [B]. Lighthouse on King's Island : report of the Board appointed by His Excellency Sir Charles Hotham, K.C.B., Governor of Victoria, to examine and report as to the necessity of a lighthouse being erected on King's Island and the site best adapted for that purpose (comprising Commander Ross (chairman), W. H. Burgoyne and James Rusden) - No. 3 [C]. Australian highway lighthouses - No. 4. Letter 18 Sept. 1856 from Commissioner for Victoria J. H. Kay to the Commissioner of Trade and Customs, forwarding report of Lighthouse Commssion (Vide No. 3) - No. 5. Letter 5 Dec. 1856 from Chief Sec. Vic. J. Moore to the NSW Colonial Secretary, stating the views of the Government of Victoria on the Report of the Lighthouse Commissioners and submitting certain suggestions for the approval of the Governor General - No. 6. Letter 5 Dec. 1856 from Vic. Chief Sec. J. Moore to the Tasmanian Chief Secretary, forwarding copy of letters to Colonial Secretary, NSW (Vide No. 5) - No. 7. Letter 5 Dec. 1856 from Vic. Chief Sec. J. Moore to the SA Chief Secretary, forwarding copy of letter to Colonial Secretary, NSW (Vide No. 5) - No. 8. Minutes of evidence taken before the Commissioners appointed by the several Australian Governments of New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia to inquire into and report upon the subject of lighthouses on the Australian coast, together with the proceedings of the Commissioners (Vide No. 3)
Witnesses before Lighthouse Commission: Captain William Bell (of the steamer Yarra Yarra), Captain Godfrey Vaughan Bentley (steamer City of Hobart), Captain Colin Brown, Captain John Brown (of the Shalimar), Arthur Devlin (master mariner), George Doran (former commander steamer Queen/barque Margaret/brig Louisa), Bloomfield Douglas (Member of Commission/Master of Trinity House of S.A.), Captain Anthony Enright (royal mail ship Lightning), Charles Ferguson (chief port and harbor master Vic.), Captain George Gilmore (steamer Telegraph), Captain Robert Graham Gilmore (steamer Wonga Wonga), Captain John Gover (Mindora), Captain William Horatio Hawkins (steamer Queen), Captain George Kelly (sailing vessel Monarch), Captain Robert Knarston (schooner James), Captain William Harrison Lamont (White Swan), Captain Charles H. Langley (Annie Wilson), James Lawrence (merchant Melb./former commander of Burra Burra), Captain Joseph Lawson (Ocean Monarch), Captain John Lowdon (steamer Maid of the Yarra), Hugh Macmeiken (former commander of Havilah), Barnard Robert Mathews (Lloyd's agent in Melb./formerly commander steamer Great Britain), Captain Robert Troop Moodie (steamer City of Sydney), Captain William Morris R.N. (H.M.S. Electra), William Henry Norman (Vic. Govt. steam sloop Victoria), Crawford Pasco R.N. (water police magistrate Vic.), Captain Edward Reynell (True Briton), Melville G. H. W. Ross R.N. (commander Royal Navy/Marine Surveyor of Victoria), Captain Francis Rozea (brig Wanderer), James Rusden (master of H.M.S. Electra), Captain William Henry Saunders (Royal Shepherd), Captain William Shepherd (Euphemia), Captain John Buchan Sydserff (steamer Storm Bird), Captain Henry Tulloch (schooner Water Lilly), Captain Joseph Walsh (schooner Eagle), Captain William Watts (steamer London/former commander of ocean steamer Hellespont), Captain Alexander White (steamer Champion), Captain Robert Williamson (barque Lady Hayes) and Captain Thomas Wing (fore-and-after clipper Pioneer)
Physical Description: xix, [3], iii, 97p. ; 34cm.