Records related to Chinese people on the Victorian Goldfields, 1860-1869

Metadata

Subject
Category
Keywords
Proclamation
Current holder
Link
Series number
MS Acc14.021
Item number
6447703
Access rights
Request at location
Rights
Copyright Undetermined, Copying permitted for research purposes.
Country of origin
Language
Period of reference
1860 to 1869
Description from source
0.03 m (1 folder)

Folder comprises three handwritten Victorian government proclamations. The first in Chinese script seeks help identifying a murdered Chinese miner on the Ararat Goldfields in 1860. The second condemns the practice by Chinese interpreters of demanding bribes in exchange for supposed protection from authorities, 1869. The third is an official warning of the penalties for lighting grassfires, issued 13 January 1867 and is a translation of the Chinese language original held in the National Library of Australia Asian Collections.
Physical format
Pamphlets
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