Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the City of Melbourne and councillors

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Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the City of Melbourne and councillors is associated with Ballarat, Victoria located at these coordinates -37.5621071, 143.8561493


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This letter from Mayor I.T. Smith offers Lieutenant Governor Charles Hotham the support of the Melbourne community's representatives, and shows their understanding of the difficult position into which Hotham had been placed.

Record Citation: VPRS 1085/P Unit 8, Duplicate 162 Enclosure no. 17
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Agency: VA 466 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office)
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Date: 20/12/1854
Record Type: Letter
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Language: en
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Related Resource URL: http://prov.vic.gov.au/exhibitions/eureka-on-trial/perspectives
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01085-p0000-000009-0010-010-097.jpg Enclosure No 17 in Duplicate Despatch

No 162 of the 20 Dec 1854 Address of the Mayor and Town Council of Melbourne. To His Excellency Sir Charles Hotham, K.C.B., Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Victoria and its Dependencies. May it please your Excellency We, the Mayor, Aldermen, Councillors, and Citizens of the City of Melbourne, in Council assembled, desire to convey to your Excellency the assurance of our sympathy with your Excellency, in the position in which your Government has


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01085-p0000-000009-0010-010-097v.jpg has been placed by the recent disturbances at Ballaarat, and to assure your Excellency of our cordial attachment to the Throne, our respect for Her Majesty's representative in the person of your Excellency, and of our determination to support your Excellency in maintaining the supremacy of the law, and in carrying into effect such measures, as may be devised for the restoration, and permanent preservation, of peace, and order, in the


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01085-p0000-000009-0010-010-098.jpg the community.

(Signed) I. T. Smith Mayor

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