Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the Legislative Assembly in maintaining law and order

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Eureka Stockade:Support for the Governor from the Legislative Assembly in maintaining law and order is associated with Ballarat, Victoria located at these coordinates -37.5621071, 143.8561493


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This resolution of the Legislative Council offers strong moral support to Lieutenant Governor Charles Hotham's efforts to maintain government authority.

Record Citation: VPRS 1085/P Unit 8, Duplicate 162 Enclosure no. 16
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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: Despatch
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Language: en
Copyright URL: http://prov.vic.gov.au/copyright
Related Resource URL: http://prov.vic.gov.au/exhibitions/eureka-on-trial/perspectives
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01085-p0000-000009-0010-010-093.jpg Enclosure No 16 in Duplicate Despatch

No 162 of the 20 Dec 1854 Address of the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Council. To His Excellency Sir Charles Hotham, Knight, Commander of the Most Honorable Military Order of the Bath, Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Victoria, and its Dependencies, &c., &c., &c. May it please your Excellency, We, her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the members of the Legislative Council of Victoria in Council


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01085-p0000-000009-0010-010-093v.jpg Council assembled, beg respectfully to convey to your Excellency the following resolution of the Council passed unanimously :-

Resolved: That the Lieutenant Governor having been placed in a painfully embarrassing position, since his arrival in Victoria, is entitled to the sympathy and support of this Council, and it pledges itself by every means in its power to aid him in restoring, and maintaining, law and order . (Signed) J. F. Palmer Speaker

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