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Record Citation: PROV VPRS 6/P0, unit 1
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Agency: VA 943 Surveyor General's Department, Port Phillip Branch (also known as the Melbourne Survey Office)
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Date: 1836
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Jos Blair. P. M. 4 Mar 45 332 That 14 convicts have been sent for Mr Tyers

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Chitty. Con. Sur 1841 + 6 May 44 254 Employed as a contractor. instructions

1842

do. 14 Oct 143 395 Expecting surcharge of £71.16.0

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D'Arcy.Asst. Sur. 14 Nov 1 1 To furnish list of Equipment and Survey the Harbour

Darke, Asst Sur. 14 Nov 1 2 Do. Do. Do.

Dithey. Asst Sur. 25 Nov. 3 5 To assist making a general Survey of the Settlet

Darke, " " " " " " Do Do

D'Arcy " " 21 Dec 4 6 To Survey Harbour from mouth of River Weariby towards the Entrance of Harbour

Darke " 21 Dec 4 7 To survey Harbour from Pt Gellibrand to the Mouth of River Weariby.

1837

Darke " 28 Feby 5. 10 To accompany every[?] Plan with a written report.

D'Arcy " " " " " Do Do

D'Arcy and Darke 8 March 7. 12. Mr Hoddles being appointed to take charge of the Sur: Dept here orders must be recd from him

Darke. 7 Feb. 10 17. Mr Russell requesting him to forward one of his men to the Bench

D'Arcy and Darke. 9 Mar: 14. 19. Mr Hoddle requesting Messrs D'Arcy and Darke to Report Progress

D'Arcy 14 Mar. 15. 22 To Survey West Coast of Pt Phillip from where Mr. Russell leaves off.

Darke. 25 Mar 18 24 To Survey Yarra Yarra River

D'Arcy 25 " 18. 25 To Survey Barwin River

D'ARcy. 5 June 22 30. To produce all plans he may have completed to Mr Hoddle

Darke 5 June 22 31 To furnish Mr Hoddle with Journal + report Progress

D'Arcy. 1 July 22 32 Mr Hoddle expressing surprise to find him at the Settlement and insisting upon his immediately proceeding to Survey

D'Arcy 28 Octr. 26 41 Requesting Levels of Streets of Melbourne

D'Arcy 28 " 27 42 Expressing surprise at not having yet received his plans

Darke 31 Octr. 27 43 To attend Land Sales.

D'Arcy. 9 Novr. 27 44. To insert the tracing of his survey in Red in his Plans.

D'Arcy 23 Novr 28 46 To furnish his 1/2 inch plans without delay and proceed to Sydney by the 1st opportunity

D'Arcy. 27 Nov 28 47. Dray at his service to bring Government Stores from Geelong

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D'Arcy Asst Sur: 8 Decr 33 55 Requesting him immediately to return all Public Property in his charge

D'Arcy " " 8 Dec. 33 56 Stating on what authority he is called on to give up Public Property

1838 1838

D'Arcy. P.R. 2 Jan. 36 38/1 Concerning his contingent accounts

Darke Asst Sur: 9 Apr. 47 11/34 To Survey Chain of Ponds near Pt Gellibrand

Do Do 1 May 52 38/47 To give a return of equipment, Cattle + Men

Do Do 20 July 62 38/64 To Subdivide portions on Moonee Moonee Ponds

Do Do 1 Augt 67 38/71. A To subdivide portions in Parish of Jika Jika

Do Do 4 Sep 79 87 Jika Jika Parish, enquiring when the subdivision will be completed

Do. Do. 17 Sep. 82. 94. Expressing disappointment in not receiving the plans of the whole sections in the Parish of Jika Jika

Do Do 19 Sep 82 95 To furnish reports of progress from May, June and July.

Do Do 22 Sep 84 97 To furnish survey of Moonee Moonee Ponds.

Do Do 24 Sep 84 98 Enclosing copy of letter No 96 forwarded to Surveyor General

Do Do 5 Octr. 86 105 A To furnish Levels of Streets

Do Do 22 Octr. 92 114 To deliver up equipment.

1839.

Darke 5 Mar 17 116 Refusing to give either Men or equipment until further instructed by Surveyor General

Do Do 4 Aug 68 147 To forward all plans he may have completed

Do Do 30 Sep 71 201 To furnish map in duplicate.

Do Do

1841

Do Do 5 May 46 Letter of instructions / circular/.

Do 5 Aug 97 Relating to the Road to Geelong +c +c

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W W Darke Ast Sur. 19 Mar 32. 335 Discontinuance of Contract system

do 6 Augt 113 365 enclosing Monthly reports of progress forms.

do 8 Oct 141 395 another form of Report of progress

do 30 Nov 157 386. Ordered to proceed to Sydney

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Governor, His Excellency the 10 Mar 20 14 Concerning the Sale of the Melbourne [?] Allotments

Governor, His Excly the, 24 Mar. 22. 16 Reporting proceedings of the Surveying Parties and ennumerating the Equipment +c necessary to enable Mr Hoddle to conduct the future Surveys of Pt. Phillip + surrounding country

1838

Governor. the, 18 Dec. 130 103 Enclosing copy of letter written to Surveyor General on the most likely Method of insuring the advancement of Surveys at Port Phillip

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Hoddle, Mr Surveyor. 28 March 15. 8 Mr Russell's account of the Survey of Port Phillip _

Do. Do. 28 Mar 16 10 Mr Russell transmitting plan of a small portion of the Work performed _

1839

Howard D. A.C.Gen: 1 Jany. 3 107 Boundary of Port Phillip Dist

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1841

Townsend. Asst Surveyor 5th May. 43 To present to Corner Inlet.

" 12 May. 51 To. furnish Plans of 4 Special Surveys.

" 20 Sepr. 128. Relative to the £ for keeping his equipment in an efficient state.

" 18 Septr. 41/119. 305 Mr Chitty's Party +c.

1842

Townsend _ 16 April 42/66 342. The Gov app. of Reserve at Alberton.


Tyers. 4th Octr. 131 Forwarding Drawing paper.

Tyers, Surveyor 4 Mar 44 332 14 Convicts forwarded to Portland

do 30 May 82 349 Horrocks granted gratuity of 8d

do 11 Aug 116. 367. Stores shipped p Lady Ann

do 11 Oct 140. 378. 18 suits of slops p Alpha

do 20 Dec 166. 390 Authority for Mr Kennedy's increases

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Kennedy. 4th. Oct 132 Relative to his increase of salary.

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1859

Kemp 8 Jan 107 To Survey Branches of Salt Water River

do 24 Apl. 33 126 Acknowledging receipt of survey of Branch of Salt Water River and requesting him to return Mr. Darke's Men

do 31 May 45 133 Pleased to hear of the Survey of the Salt Water River is proceeding

do 30 Sep. 56 142 To Survey Parish of Doutta Galla

do 12 Oct 58 143 To finish Survey of Morang Parish

do 28 Oct 64 146 To attend at the office to receive instructions concerning the marking of lines _

1840

do 20 July 50 177 To forward return of these Men Cattle +c

16 Octr 75 203 To proceed to New Zealand

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His Honor Mr Latrobe 12 Octr. 33/57 143 Recommending town allotments + Lands for Sale

do 21 Octr "/62. 145. Mineralogical Specimens forwarded at Mr Tyer's request.

do 7 Novr. "/69 147 Mr Urquharts' Land deficient in quantity.

do 27 novr "/78 151 Brick maker's Reserve / enclosing description of/

do 27 Decr. "/83 153 Mr. Hoddle, enclosing sick certificate and applying for leave to proceed to Portland Bay to recruit his health

do 30 Decr. "/85 155 Mr Hoddle concerning his resignation

1840

do 20 Jany 156 Certificate in favor of Messrs Darke + Smythe

do 20 Jan 40/7 158 Recommending Lands to be put up for Sale.

do 20 Jan. 40/8. 159 Enclosing Monthly returns.

do 23 Jan. 40/10 160 Descriptions of North + South Melbourne

do 4 Apl. 40/20 164 Mr. G. D. Smythe's Contract.

do 6 Apl. "/22 165 Mr. G. D. Smythe requiring four men

do 14 Apl. "/25 166 To order Reserve for village [?]: Kalkallo.

do 20 Apl. "/26 166 Recommending Salt Beef in Stores to be sold

do 25 Apl. "/28 167 Requesting Police interference in preventing the marked trees from being cut down +c.

do 7 May. "/29 168 Reporting Mr Nutt

do 18 jun "/40 174 Mr. Hoddle / will not object to keep charge of the office until Mr Townsend's arrival

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His Honor. Mr Latrobe 26 June 40/44 174. Enclosing statement of probable expenses of Dept

Do. 26 June "/45 175 Description of County of Grant and Bourke

do. 26 June "/47 175 Mr. Hoddle requesting certain copies of his letters to be forwarded to His Excy the governor and soliciting a favorable recommendation for Gratuity.

do. 22 July "/57 178 Mr Hoddle requesting written testimony of the manner he has conducted the Dept. since his Honor's arrival.

do. 4 Augt "/57 191 Enclosing Monthly Returns.

Do. 29 Do. 67a 199. Mr. Townsend reports his arrival at Geelong.

Do. 11 Sept 67b. 200 Instructions to Mr. Smythe to survey the [?] of Lake Colac

Do. 11 Do. 70 201 Building stone at Shortland Bay +c +c +c

Do. 21 Oct 81. 206. Mr. Townsend refers to His Honors instructions to proceed to Geelong, +c

Do. 21 Oct 83 210 Mr. Townsend's application for Salary of £400 per ann.

Do. 21 Decr 90 213 Report of the Inlet beyond Cape Paterson.

Do. 21 Decr 91. 214 Forwarding journal kept while proceeding to Anderson's Inlet

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His Honor The Superintendent 1st Febr. 10 230 Survey of the Falls on the Yarra Yarra.

Do 1 Do 11 230 Recommending for Sale allts. in Parish of [?]

Do 16 Do 16. 235 Sketch for Roads in this District.

Do 3rd March. 26 239 Recommending for subdivision lands near Geelong.

Do 5th May 41 252 To furnish a Press for Plans.

Do 5th Do 42 252 To furnish 14. Bullocks + 4 Horses.

Do 11th Do 49 259 List of Reserves + others on the Sydney Road +c

Do 27. Do 59 265 Mr. Atkinsons' appointment.

Do 27 Do 60 2265 On the employment of Mr. Buckley, Draftsman.

Do 27 Do 61 265 The Estimate of probable expenditure of this office

Do 27 Do 62 266 Land occupation of Mr. Porter.

Do 29th Do 63 266 Respecting Mr. Atkinson's appointment.

Do 31 May. 66 267 Board. rejecting 4. horses and requesting 4 in lieu

Do. 1. June. 71. 272 Returns of Lands sold in May.

Do 8. Do 75 274 Forwarding a description of the land applied for by Mr. Unwin

Do 11 June. 78 274 Respecting an application for a road by landholders on the Merri creek

Do 29 82 276 Forwarding in duplicate copies of descriptions of the Lands to be advertized

Do 6 Jul 84 277 Forwarding sections of the falls of the Yarra Yarra.

Do 8 Jul 86 278 Forwarding Mr. Sergeant [?]'s letter and re[?]ing instructions.

Do 4 Augt 94a 282 T Nicholson being employed as Messenger


Do 7th Do. 98 283 Forwarding a statement of the number of acres disposed of.

Do X

Do 105c 288 Respecting Mr. Patterson [?] encing a sketch of the lands open for sale.

Do 10th Sepr. 111. 291 Requiring information as to whether there be a quarry on a section open for. sale and [?]

Do 10th Sepr. 112. 291 Respecting the reservation of the above.

Do 12. Sep. 114. 292 Assigning resons [sic] for signing Mr. Mollisons Certificate

" 16 Oct. 135. 298 Respecting the employment of Mr. Tracey

" 10th Nov 142. 300 Relative to Mr McArthur's leave of absence

Do 15.Nv 144. 302 Forwarding Plan +c of the Market Square.

Do 10 Decr. 150 305 10 Decr. Mr. Atkinson's resignation

Do 13 Decr. 153 306 Copy of Sur. Gen. Letter Freeman.

Do 13 Decr. memo 307 Memorandum on same subject

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His Honor Mr Latrobe 6 Jany. 42/3 310 Plan of Cattle Markets

do 10 Jany. 42/6 311 Recommending advance be given to Mr Smythe.

do 12 Jany. 42/8 311 Do to Mr Darke.

do 13 Jany. 42/9 312 Number of Men attached to Dept.


do 26 Jany. 42/14 314 Police Station at Pirron Yaloke

do 1 Feby. 42/16 315 Mr Mollison’s Men.

do 28 Feby. "/33 325 Passage for Men to Portland.

do 1 March "/34 325 Messrs Darke + Smythe’s latters on Contract System

do 2 March "/37 326 Applying to have Office repaired.

do 22 March "/53 336 Mr. Hoddle stating how employed

do 29 March "/58 338 Concerning Mr Draftsman Nutt.

do 13 April "/63 339 Application from Comr Gen Swainson regarding transfer of Town Allot

do 16 " "/65 340 respecting copies of charts being furnished by [????]

do 26 " "/72 344. His Hon authorised Mr Williamson to copy charts of land [??]

do 30 May "/79 348 relative to dividing Melb. into 4 wards

do 30 " "/80 348 10 suits of clothing required for 10 men from Sydney.

do 30 " "/81 349 relative to Instruments being reqd. here

do 2 June "/85 350 Land to be thrown open for selection, list of parishes +c

do 3 " "/86 351 Mr Draftsman Buckley recommended for increase

do 3 " "/87 352 Description of the 4 wards of Melbourne

do 6 " "/88 352 Do. Of Bulla Bulla Tulla Marine + [????]

do. 7 " "/89 352 recommg their being put up in Nov or Decr.

do. 22 " 42/91 353 Description of the parrish of Carrah

do. 2 July 42/95 355. Requesting one of the Nat Police be sent to Mr G D Smythe

do. 15 " [struck out] 357 Geo Russell + others respecting road over Yarr[?]

do 9 Aug 42/114 366 Whether £100 [?] be allowed Mr Darke

do 13 " 42/118 367 recommending Thos Nicholson for increase 81/-

do 20 " 42/123 369 recommending Wm Bone for Gratuity 63/- with Mr Darke

do 8 Sept 42/130 373 Copy of letter sent to Mr Chitty.

do. 22 Oct 42/146 380 recommending Mr Smythe for leave of absence

do 7 Nov 42/152 384 requesting that Mr Darke may be included in [?]

do 1 Dec 42/156 386 respecting Mr Darke being ordered to Sydney.

do 23 " 42/169 391 Sundays for rations, duties allowed it

do 27 " 42/170 393 Mr Nutts men being withdrawn, how to dispose of him

do 27 " 42/173 394 recommending £300 be advanced to Mr Smythe

do 23 " 42/ 396 Lindsay + Sweeny’s selection.

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Nutt Draftsman 14 Decr 38/124 99 To proceed to Geelong to assist Mr Smythe

1839

Nutt do 17 April 27 123 to Survey Yarra Yarra River.

do do 29 May 44 132 Requisition complied with, excepting for a horse.

1840

do do 14 Febr 17 162 Irregularity of some of his men who are not to be in town without a pass.

do do 4 April 18 163 To lay out suburban allotments on South Bank of Yarra River.

do do 7 May 30 168 from not having attended to letter No 40/17 copy [?] to His honor Mr Latrobe for his information

do do 8 May 31 169 Allotments on South Side of Yarra badly mark[ed]

do do 20 July 50 177 To furnish Return of Men Cattle, horses + equipment

do do 4 Augt 56 190. To lay out village of Warraagal

Do Do 20 Do 63 194 To Survey Allen's + Dandenong Creeks.

Do Do 29th Sepr 70 201 To confine his survey to Dandenong creek only.

Do Do 18 Nov. 86 211 To Survey the Parish of Bollin.

1841.

do do 11 Jany. 49 To proceed to survey Mr Unmin's [?]

do do 2 June. 72 Do Do that of Mr. Rutledge

Do Do 17 Novr. 40/146 303 To Survey the Goulburn River

1842.

Do Do 14 Feby 42/24 321 To Survey the Yarra Yarra River.

Do Do 23 Feby. 42/29 323 To return a man of his party

Do Do 2 Mar 42/42 330 To forward Monthly Reports of Progress

13 Ap. 42/64 340 To attend at office daily with 3 men.

do do 10 May 42/74 345 Sur. Gen. recommend for Increase for 2 [?]

do do 23 Aug. 123 370 refusing leave + placing him under Mr Darke

do do 27 Dec. 171 393 requiring explanation.

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1841

Mr Mollison 18 March 32 248 To Survey a Parish North of Balla Balla.

Do. 6 May 45 257 Instructions [?] the River Hopkins +c

2 Sept 108 269 His Services not being further required.

42

5 Feb 21 319 To return the Government men

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Asst. Surveyor Pickering 22 Jul. 41. Instructions to proceed to the Goulbourn +c

Do 10 Augt 99. To point out a suitable plan for a police Barrack on the Goulbourn

Do. 28th July. 103 Relative to tracing the present line of road on the Goulbourn to Stony Creek.

Do. 22 sep. 120 Forwarding a Circular.

Do 18 Decr. 152 306 Paddock for Mo. Police Goulbourn


1842

Pickering 29 June 94 355 List of men description +c required

do_ 15 Sept 132 374 receipt of plans of the Goulbourn +c

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1841

H. W. H. Smythe 13 March 31. Desiring him to return to Geelong.

Do. 6. May 47. To furnish a map of his latest journey, to proceed to Geelong, complete the tributaries of the River Barwon with instructions for guidance.

Do. 2. Sept. 107.

Do. 2. Sept. 107. Respecting the completion of the Plans made in July last.

Do. 17. " 117. Relative to the misconstruction of a letter from this office

1842.

Smythe, H W. H. 6 Jany. 42/5 310 Geelong Town Boundary to be remarked

do 10 Jany. "/7 311 Enclosing Tracing for above purposes.

do 27 Jany. "/15 315 Border Police Station at Pirron Yaloke, near Mr. Scott’s

do 23 Feby "/28 323 Contract System to cease.

do 19 Ma 32 335 discontinuance of Contract System

do 22 " 54. 336 Mark Geelong Burial Ground

do. 7 Nov. 152B. 384 receipt of Report and to mark land at [?] nr the Section’s.

do 12 " 160. 387 To proceed to Cann hill in the Range.

Major Do. John. 134. Forwarding statement of the Govt. men.

1842

do 7 Dec. 165 390 do. Do


G. O. Smythe 1841

Do 13th Febr. 15. To furnish a map of his Survey.

do 13. Mar. 52 Do. Do. Do

do 19 Ma 32. 335 Discontinuance of Contract System.

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Russell, Asst Surveyor. 9 MAr. 19. 14. Mr Hoddle requesting him to Report Progress and to give and account of the Stores.

Russell Asst Sur. 14 Mar. 21. 15 To survey West coast of Port Phillip so as to connect Messrs D'Arcy and Darke's work.

Do Do 24 Mar. 23 18 To Survey Southern branch of the Yarra Yarra River

Do Do 5 June. 29 22. Mr. Hoddle requesting interview and all the surveys completed.

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Surveyor General 6 Sept 42/120 373. ½ Inch map will be forwarded when Mr Smythe [? ? ?]

do. 8 " 42/131 373. Relative to St Kilda, Sandridge and descriptions of Alls by Mr Nutt

do 20 " 42/133 374 Forwarding returns of Selections between 2 and 19 Sept.

do. 23 " 42/135 375 Will forward a Plan of North and South Melbourne.

do 24 " 42/136 376 Transmitting Reports of progress for July and Augt.

do 3 Oct 42/137 376 Trust the descriptions of the lands selected under reg of Jay [?] 1841 will be found correct.

do 5 Oct 42/135 377 Will communicate the contents of letter 43/245 to His Honor

do 5 Oct 42/139 377 Receipt of last of Mr Smythes plans and joining [?] Dept on 1 Oct.

do 18 Oct 42/145 378. Relative to being surcharged with rations +c

do 25 Oct 42/147 379 Transmitting ½ Inch Gen Map. Korangamite + Goulburn Riv

do 27 Oct 42/148 381 Tracing shewing the Reserve for Police in the parish of Kalangil [?]

do 2 Novr 42/150. 383 Statement of the manner in which each officer is employed.

do 2 " 42/151 383 Plans as stated in No 42/147. Sent by Sea Horse Steamer

do 7 " 42/153 384 requesting 2 circumferenters may be sent.

do 14 " 42/154 385 requisition for Tea. and statement of casualties.

do 19 " 42/155 386 return of land sold by auction on 19 October

do 1 Dec 42/158 387 Acknowledging Slops +c from Sydney

do 8 Dec 42/159 387. Recommending Mr Smythe for Increase of Pay.

do 14 " 42/162 388 Forwg list of casualties and requesting 10 men to be sent

do 14 " 42/163 389 Plan of North and South Melbourne.

do 14 " 42/164 389 Transmitting plans recd from Mr Tyers.

do 20 " 42/167 391 His Excellency approves of Mr Roadknkight [?ing] the land

do 24 " 42/168 392. Application for Circumferenter and Chains.

do 24 " 42/169 392. Recommending James Dodds for Gratuity of 8d

do 24 Dec 42/170A 392. Enclosing Report of progress from Mr. Pickering for Sept Oct Novr 1842.

do 27 " 42/172 393 Mr Hoddle considers it is impossible the P Boat could have been taken out [?].

do 30 " 42/174 394 Report of the Sale of 7 Decr last at St Kilda +c

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Surveyor General 4 Nov " 3 1 reporting arrival and proceedings of Survey Parties at Pt Phillip and forwarding list of articles required

Surveyor General. 26th Nov. " 4 " 3 Reporting Progress.

1837

Surveyor General. 3d Jany. ' 8 " 5 Requesting Copies of Acts of Council

Do _ Do _ 2d Jan " 9 " 5 Requesting Scale of Rations

Do. Do 30th Feby. " 11 " 6 Reporting Progress.

Do. Do 29th. Mar. 14. ' 8 Russell, Stating that both this Governor and Mr Hoddle had expected more work to have been done, but that he is ready to explain himself to Sur. General.

Surveyor General 12 April. 18 10 Mr Russell transmitting contingent account

Do Do 25 April 27 19 Mr. Hoddle transmitting Descriptions of Allotments in Melbourne Williams Town

Do Do 16 Ap. 28 20 Mr Hoddle stating that this Governor had commanded him to take charge of Surveying parties at Pt Phillip and detailing progress of work

Surveyor General 1 July. 33. 25 Mr Hoddle detailing the progress made in the Survey of the Settlement both before and after his arrival.

Surveyor General 1 July. 34 24 Forwarding Plan of a portion of the Harbour of Port Phillip with reports of Progress by Mr D’Arcy.

Surveyor General 10 July. 35 24 Acknowledging receipt of Stores and applying for Bullocks

Surveyor General 31 Aug. 36. 25 Transmitting Reports of Progress for June, July + Augt.

Do Do 2 Octr. 37 25 Do Mr. D’Arcy’s Reports of Progress for July, Augt + Sept.

Do. Do. 2 Octr. 38 25 Stating amount of Money received for Allt Melbourne

Do Do 14 Octr. 39 26. Concerning Recal of Mr. D’Arcy + Mr Smythe’s appointments

Do Do 14 Octr. 40 26 Enclosing account of Sale of Allotments Melbourne.

Do Do 4 Septr. 48. 29. Recommending Thos. Richardson for Gratuity

Do Do 2 Octr. 49. 29 Stating Number of acres Surveyed.

Do Do 7 Decr. 51. 30. Reporting state of Department and progress made in Survey at Port Phillip

Do Do 7 " 52. 31. Unable to obtain forage for Horse

Do Do 7 " 53. 31. Stating results of Sales of Allotments

Do Do 7 " 54 32. Enclosing requisition of articles required

Do Do 9 " 57. 33 Enclosing copy of a letter received from Mr D’Arcy

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Smythe Asst Sur: 4 Decr. 58. 34 To Survey Moone Moone Creek

1838 1838

Surveyor General 3 Jany 38/2 36 Reporting arrival of Mr. Smythe and concerning D’Arcy’s proceedings

Do Do 3 Jan. 38/3 37. Forage not to be procured save at an exhorbitant price

Smythe, Asst Sur: 5th " "/5 38. To proceed to Geelong on completing survey of Moone Moone.

Surveyor General 13th " "/8 59 Applying for Salt Meat there being none contracted for at Port Phillip.

Smythe, Asst. Sur: 18th " "/9 39. To return Dray + concerning marking of Trees.

Do Do 24th " "/12. 34 Respecting altering the numbers of Sections Horses +c.

Surveyor General 30th " "/13 40 Requisition for Men, Stationery, Instruments, +c.

Do Do 30 " "/14 40 Applying for additional assistance

Do Do 30 " "/15 40. Giving account of Thermometers

Do Do 8 feby. "/16 41 Sending a plan of 90,477 acres Surveyed

Do Do 9th feb "/17 41. Forwarding forage Account

Do Do 10 feby "/18 41. Enclosing account of Sales of 83 allotments.

Do. Do. 22 feby "/19 42. Reporting Competency of Mr Smythe.

Do. Do. 22 feby "/20 42. Stating why Plans have not yet been forwarded

Do Do 22 feby "/21 42 Concerning township at Port Henry.

Do Do 24 feby "/22 42 Requesting salary for Thos. Richardson

Smythe, Asst. Sur: 26 feby "/23 43. To mark Parishes next Geelong.

Do. Do. 24 Mar. "/24. 43. Forwarding two months provisions.

Do Do 24 Mar. "/25 43. To be more regular in transmitting Reports of Progress and his requisitions

Do Do 25 Mar. "/26 44. To mark site for Town at Corio.

Surveyor General 26 Mar "/27. 44 Concerning Township at Corio.

Do Do 27 Mar "/28 45. Reporting progress in general, Survey at Pt Phillip

Do Do 29 Mar "/29 46 Enclosing letter from Asst Surr Smythe concerning omission of his name in Govt Gazette.

Do Do 7 Apr. "/31. 46. Concerning the Pay Abstracts

Do Do 7 " "/32. 46. Acknowledging receipt of Chart of Pt Phillip

Do Do 7 " "/33 47 Requisition for Clothing.

Do Do 10 " "/35 48. Giving number of Allotments for sale in Melbourne

Do Do 17 " "/36 48. Forage Account

Do Do 17 " "/37 49 Proposing erection of Dam across the Yarra Yarra to prevent mixing of waters

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Stapylton Asst. Surr: 21 April 38/38 50 To trace the Yarra Rivulet

Surveyor General 23d April 38/39 50 Reporting arrival of Messr Stapylton + Butler

do _ do _ 23 April 38/40 51 Applying for two Assistant Surveyors.

do _ do _ 23 April 38/41 51 Requesting Authority to frank

Stapylton + Smythe Asst Surr 1 May 38/42 52 To forward return of equipment, cattle + Men.

Surveyor General 8 May 38/43 52. Transmitting plan of Town of Geelong.

do _ do _ 8 May 38/44 53 Concerning expressions stated to have been used by Mr. H. calling for explanation.

Smythe, Asst. Sur. 9 May 38/45 53 To mark Reserves in Township at Geelong

Surveyor General 22 " "/46 54 Mr. H. denying expression imputed to him

Stapylton Asst. Sur 23d " "/47 55 Forwarding two vouchers for signature

Simpson 23 " "/48 55 Enclosing receipts for Stores

Surveyor General 24 " "/49 55 Whether it be necessary to mark on the ground extensive plains destitute of Water as they will not be in demand for years

Surveyor General 24 May "/50 56 Concerning the Marking of Roads

Stapylton Asst. Sur: 29 " "/51 57 To furnish Return of Men.

Surveyor General 6 June "/52 57 Enquiring whether the Surveyor in Charge is to be constantly employing himself in the Field

Surveyor General 19 June "/58 57 Acknowledging receipt of Letters No 3?/348 and 38/457

do _ do _ 19 June "/54 58. Notifying Allotments selected by the Presbyterian Minister

Surveyor General 3 July "/55 58. Allotments for sale in Melbourne already marked on the ground

do _ do _ 3 July "/56 58. Reporting progress of Survey.

do _ do _ 3 July "/57 59 Mr Hoddle requesting leave of absence.

Smythe, Asst. Sur: 12 July "/58 60 To transmit a plan of the Parish of Gherineghap for the use of P. P. Branch

Smythe, Asst. Sur: 14 July "/59 60 forwarding a Cask of Beef with other supplies

Smythe " 14 July "/60 60 In making out Descriptions the lengths of lines to be stated in words as well as figures

Stapylton 16 July "/61 61. To return the Tent borrowed from Stores.

Surveyor General 17 July "/62 61. Complaining of not having received a plan or any assistance from Mr Stapylton

Smythe 24 July "/65 63 To add references to plans

Surveyor General 25 July "/66 63 transmitting Mr. Smythe’s plan of Gheringhap

do 26 July /67 64 Transmitting all Mr Darcy’s Plans.

do 31 July 68 64 Transmitting letters from Messrs. Webb and Packer relative to expressions imputed to Mr. Hoddle by Capt Fyans

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Smythe H. W. H. 31 July 38/70 66 To lay out Township on the Goulburn River

Stapylton 1 Augt "/71. B 68 To trace Mount Macedon, Forby Hill Range +c.

Surveyor General 4 Augt "/72 69 Acknowledging letters 38/356 and 359 concerning laying out town on Goulburn River + tracing Mount Macedon

S do 4 Augt "/73 69 Concerning Dam across the Yarra Yarra

do 4th Augt "/74 70 Mr. Hoddle, alluding to Captn. King’s surveys and vindicating himself from the charge of slothfulness.

do 4 Augt "/75 71 Forty thousand acres of land fit for cultivation and adapted for a Township 30 miles N E from Melbourne on the River Yarra Yarra.

do 7 Augt. "/76 72 Enclosing copy of Mr Staplton instructions E 38/71 and concerning boundary of County of Bourke

do 11th Augt. "/78 75 Mr. Smythe directed to lay out portions of land on Goulburn River.

do 11 Augt. "/80 75 Requesting that Henry Batman’s name may be erased from the list of Commissioners of Crown Lands his having been dismissed as Chief Constable

do 18 Augt. "/81 76 Enclosing requisition for articles of Equipment

do 19 Augt. "/82 77 John Watkins + Wm. Castle recommended for Gratuity

do 21 Augt. "/83 77 Enclosing Plan of Town of Geelong.

do 24 Augt. "/84 78 " Tracing of the work done by the Surveyors to afford his Excely. the Governor information of state of survey

Stapylton Asst. Sur: 24 Augt. 85 78 Refusing to comply with his requisition until furnished with returns

Surveyor General 10 Sept "/88 79 Transmitting plan + Des. Of 88 Sub Allot in the Parish of Jika Jika

Smythe 11 Sep "/89 79 To return to Melbourne upon completing Survey of Goulburn River

Surveyor General 11 Sep. 90 80. Geelong _ furnishing plans + descriptions for

Stapylton Asst. Sur: 12 Sep 91 80 Enclosing copy of Surveyor Generals letter and requesting to be furnished with plans to present being again reported

Surveyor General 15 Sep. 92 81 Reporting Stapylton + Darke

Simpson P. 14 Sep. 93 81 Acknowledging Receipt of Stores.

Surveyor General 21 Sep 96 82 Reporting Mr Darke

Stapylton Asst. Sur. 27 Sep 100 84 Forwarding cask of Salt Beef + articles of equipment

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Surveyor General 4 Octr. 38/103 86 Applying for pantograph and two circumferators

Stapylton Asst 5 Octr. 104 86 Surprised at his having applied for for fresh meat after drawing salt beef from Store

Surveyor General 5 Octr. 103.38 87. Reporting Stapylton for having drawn Meat from contractor after drawing from Store.

do 6 Octr. 106 87 Concerning stoppage of Mr. Stapylton’s pay.

do 6 Octr. 107 88. Reporting Mr. Stapylton for improper conduct

do 9 Octr. 108 89 Recommending suspension of Mr Darke’s pay.

do 9 Octr. 109 89 Concerning equipment of Messrs.Stapylton + Darke.

do 9 Octr. 110 90 Requesting Circumferator for Mr Smythe.

do 10 Octr. 112 92 Proposal for more [? ?] Survey of Country

Smythe Asst. Sur. 22 Octr. 115 92 Suburban Allotments at Geelong to be marked

Surveyor General 26 Octr. 116 93. Mitchell’s Town.

do 22 Novr. 117 93. Mr. Darke’s conduct.

do 22 Novr. 118. 94 Burial Ground Melbourne.

do 5 Decr. 119 95. Mr. Darke’s charges against Mr. Hoddle

do 6 Decr. 120 96 Messrs. Stapylton + Darke’s conduct

do 14 Decr. 121 97 Plans of Yan Yean + Torrounong

do 14 Decr. 122 98 Enquiring for what period Mr. Darke’s pay is to be suspended

do 14 Decr. 123 98 Concerning Police Magistrate’s interference

Smythe Asst Sur: 14 Decr. 125 100 Mr. Nutt directed to place himself under him

Surveyor General 15 Decr. 126 101 Extension of Melbourne and applying for spirit Level + Levelling Staves.

do 17 Dec. 127 101 Messrs. Stapylton + Darke’s equipment

do 18 Dec 128 102 Forwarding Instruments to be repaired.

do 18 Dec 129 103 Recommending Walter Bate for Gratuity.

do 22 Dec 133 105 Recommending Mr. Macarthur for increase of Salary.

do

do 22 Dec 132 104 Enclosing Requisition

1839

Surveyor General 1 Jan. 39/1 106. Enclosing copy of Mr. Smythe’s letter requesting to be relieved of Mr. Nutt.

Smythe 1 Jan. "/2 106 Acknowledging receipt of his letter concerning Mr. Nutt.

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Surveyor General 5 feb. 39/5 109 Enclosing amended requisition and giving reasons for making requisition

do 7 feb. "/7 110 Requesting to be furnished with [? ?]

do 12 feb. "/8 111 Applying for two month’s leave.

Smythe Asst. Sur. 12 feb. "/9 111 Acknowledging plan of Geelong Suburbans and requesting bearings of Station Peak.

Smythe Asst. Sur. 14 feb. "/10 111 To Mark and describe the entire portions in each parish

Smythe " 14 feb. "/11 112 Furnishing articles of Stationery.

Surveyor General 18 feb. "/12 112 Transmitting Mr Smythe’s plan of Suburbans at Geelong.

Surveyor General 20 feb. "/13 113 Concerning the Marking of entire portions in Parishes

do 26 feb. "/14 114 Acknowledging receipt of tracing of Messrs Stapylton + Darke’s work.

do 26 feb. "/15 114 Mr. Hoddle giving distance from Mount Macedon to Batman’s Hill and stating that Mr. Kemp has been instructed to Survey upper branches of the Salt Water River +c.

do 27 feb. "/16 115 Concerning appointment of Messrs Darke + Smythe as Contractors.

do 11 March. "/18. 117 Error of quantity of a portion of land in parish of Gheringhap

do 27 Mar "/19 117 Enclosing certificate from Captn. Lonsdale shewing that a private Horse was kept by Mr. Hoddle at the time he forwarded account for forage

do 28 Mar 20 118 Plan shewing additional allotments at North Melbourne and recommending pipes to be laid to carry water to the Beach

Smythe 30 Mar. 21. 120 Returning John Radford’s application for Ticket of Leave

Surveyor General 8 April 23 121. Plan of the Parish of Kalkallo.

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Surveyor General 9 April 24 121 Requesting Salt beef in Store may be sold

Surveyor General 15 April 25 122 Recommending some good land near the Town to be divided into portions of from 5 to 20 acres, Salt Water River.

do 26 122 Calling attention to former recommendation of [?], Castle, and Bates for gratuity.

Smythe 17 April 28 124 Plans for Surveyor General to be furnished through office Melbourne.

Smythe 18. Apr 29 124 To return two Bullocks.

Surveyor General 19 April 30 124 Darke’s equipment.

do 23d April 31 125 Mr. Nutt instructed to Survey Yarra

do 23 April 32 126 Mr. Darke’s equipment given up to him.

do 24 Apl. 34 127. Requisition for Six men.

Smythe 11 Apl. 35 127 Returns for February + March, [?] Plan of town to be on 8 inches to a chain.

Surveyor General Apl. 36 128 Requisition for Blankets.

do 19 May 37 128 Returning Mr Smythe’s Survey of Geelong Suburbans

do 18 May 38 129 Mr Smythe to complete a parish commenced by him previous to his contract.

do 22 May 39 130 Reporting Loss of Government Horse.

do 29 May 40 131 Mr. Hoddle regrets that the Style of his letters should be misconstrued.

do 29 May 41 131 Plan of Parish from Mr Smythe

do 29 May 42 131 One of the Contractors proceeding as a guide to Police Magistrate to Portland Bay.

do 29 May 43 132 Applying for Return of Sales.

do 10 June 46 133 Transmitting plan of the Parish of Barrarbool with Des. Mr Smythe

do 10 June 47 133. Applying for 3 months leave of absence

do 10 June 48. 134 Applying for Draftsman.

do 10 June 49 134 Enclosing letter from Mr Geo Urquhart complaining of deficiency in land purchd by [?]

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Surveyor General Sep 50 135 Mr. Townsend reporting his arrival and state of Survey.

do Sep 51 139 Enclosing Requisition for Slops.

do Sep 52 139 Recommending Thos. Lawley for Gratuity

do 25 Sep 54 140 Enclosing plan + Description of Roman Catholic allotments.

do 28 Sep 55 141 Reporting return of Mr. Hoddle.

do 15 Oct 59 144 Enclosing Copy of Letter No 39/57.

do 16 Oct. 60A 144A To furnish Returns of land Sold in Sydney in February.

do 18 Oct. 60B 144B Applying for leave to retire from the Department with the Gratuity.

do 23 Oct. 63 145 Receipts for Stores.

do 28 Oct 65 146 Required to verify some lines of Mr Kemp’s in Kalkallo which will delay the Plan

do 2 Novr 66 146 Enclosing plan of Morang Parish

do 4 Novr 67 147 Stating comments of contractors.

Smythe 4 Novr. 68 147 To forward all plans in his possession.

Surveyor General 7 Novr. 70 148. Enclosing amended description of Mr Urquhart’s Land.

do 12 Novr 72 148 Enclosing Returns of October land sale

do 14 Novr 74 149 Acknowledging receipt of the Survey of Kalkallo returned for correction

do 19 Novr 75 150 Acknowledging receipt of Letter No 544

do 24 Novr 76 150 Enclosing plan of Kalkallo parish

do 17 Decr 79 151 Withdrawing recommendation for the Sale of Block No 33 + 34 Melbourne

do Decr 80 151 Enclosing letter from Mr. Darke applying for [?annual?] increase upon giving up Contract

[No addressee] 24 Decr 82 152. Calling attention to letter No 39/60B.

[No addressee] 30 Decr. 85 153 Declining to give up Charge of Dept unless allowed usual Gratuity.

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Surveyor General 20 Jany. 40/4 157 Enclosing plans of 4 Parishes Surveyed by Mr. Darke.

do 20 Jany. 40/5 157 Enclosing plans of four parishes Surveyed by Mr Smythe.

do 20 Jany. 40/6 158. Enclosing plan of parish of Mooriang, Surveyed by Mr Kemp and Suburban allotments of South Side of Yarra, and parish of Nillumbik by Mr Nutt.

do 20 Jan 40/9 160 Enclosing Copy of letter No 7

do 23 Jan. 40/11 160 Enclosing Copy of letter No 11.

do 1 Feby. "/14 160 Enclosing plan of South Melbourne

do 1 Feby. "/15 161 Enclosing plan of Mooriang +c.

do 3 Feby. "/16 161 Enclosing plan + Description of the Parish of Gnarwarre by Mr Smythe.

Geo. D. Smythe 4 April "/19 163. To trace the Eastern Side of Port Phillip

Surveyor General 4 " "/21 164 Enclosing copy of Instructions given to Mr G. D Smythe, Contractor.

do 9 " "/23 165 Enclosing Descriptions William’s Town allots.

do "/24 165 Mr. P. Reid has not forfeited his deposit

do 23 " "/27 167 Forwarding requisition and requesting that Instruments fromerly [sic] sent might be returned

do 19 May "/32 169 Enclosing plan of cultivation Allotments marked at South Melbourne.

do 19 May "/33 169 Enclosing return of Sale of 15 April

do 21 May "/34 170 Enclosing Plan of 3 Parishes surveyed by Mr. H W. H Smythe.

do 22 May "/35 170. Enclosing medical certificate and applying for twelve months’ leave.

do 22 May "/36 171 Recommending Mr. Kemp for promotion

do 23 May "/37 171 Reporting death John Walker and recommending Charles Durrant for gratuity.

do 25 May "/38 172 Recommending Mr McArthur for increase of Salary.

do 6 June "/39 172 Requesting authority to employ Mr H W H Smythe in Surveying Geelong Road

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Surveyor General 13 June. “/40 173 Enclosing description of 12 ½ acres purchased by His Honor Mr. Latrobe.

do 13 June "/41 173 Enclosing plan and description of ten allotments marked opposite Block 1. Melbourne

do 18 June 43 174 Enclosing Plan and Description of the Parish of Wabdallah Surveyed by Mr H W. H Smythe

do 26 June 48 176 Enclosing copies of letters forwarded to Mr. Latrobe upon learning that ( he ) Mr Hoddle was no longer with the Dept. and requesting the Sur Gen. interest to procure gratuity.

do 26 June 49 177 Enclosing descriptions of counties of Grant and Bourke as furnished to Mr. Latrobe

[no addressee] 177 Enclosing plans and Descriptions of the parishes of Doutta Galla + Cup Paw-Paw - by Mr. Kemp.

do 20 July 52 178 Mr. Townsend reporting arrival to relieve Mr. Hoddle

do 28 July 53 179 Enclosing Report of Board of Survey and forwarding copy of Mr. Hoddle’s last requisition as well as one from Mr Townsend

do 31 July 54 190 Enclosing receipt from Mr Moore for passage

do 1 Augt 55 190 Enclosing Report of June Sales

Do. 18 Augt 60. 192. Enclosing plan + description of Wesleyan and Independent Burial Ground.

Do. 18. Do. 61. 192. C. Durrant requisition for gratuity.

Do. 18. Do. 62. 194 Requisition for 8. Men.

Do. 22. Do. 64. 195 Plan and Des. of Heideberg Road.

Do. 22. Do. 65 197. Sydney Road.

Do. 22nd. Do. 66 198. Applying for Copies of Govt. Gazette.

Do. 11th. Sepr. 66B 198.B Mr. H. W. H. Smythe To proceed to Lake Colac.

Do. 5th. Dec. 72. 202. Forwarding Maps of. Indented Head + others.

Do. 6th. Do. 73 202 Returns of. sale of. Town Allts. of. Melbourn + Geelong

Do. 6. Do. 74. 202. Quarterly Returns.

Do. 10 Do. 76. 204. Returns of. Allts sold in Williams Town.

Do. 20 Do. 77 204. Mr. Townsend’s requisition for increase of salary.

Do. 21 Do. 78. 204. Scotch Church at Geelong.

Do. 21 Do. 79. 205 Forwarding Mr. Hoddles Map of Port. Phillip.

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Surveyor General 21st. Octr. 80. 206. Mr. Townsend adverts to the order of Council. as respects the salary of the Surveyor in charge. being £400. a year.

Do. 21st. Do. 82. 210. Report +c of. the Bar + shores of. Inner Geelong Bay.

Do. 27th. Octr. 85 211. Forwarding Plans +c. of. Parishes of Tullamarine +. Bulla Bulla

Do. 26. Nov. 87. 212. Map from the Western Boundary of Praharn [sic] to the Mouth of the Tayinon Creek. by. M Smythe.

Do. 26. Do. 88. 213. Plans of. Allts. in the Village of Warringal.

Do. 27. Do. 89. 213. Forwarding Maps of. Koyan Koot. Narrawarry and Dandenong Creek

Do. 21st. Dcr. 92. 215 Survey of Shallow Inlet. East of C. Patterson with Journal

[No addressee] 224 [No description]

Do. 1841.

Do. 1st. Janr. 1. 224. Returns of Equipment +c.

Do. 1. Do. 2. 224. Requisition for. 18. Men.

Do. 23rd. Do. 3. 225 Mr. Mollison employed as Contractor.

Do. 23rd. Do. 4. 226. Requisition for. 15 men to be employed under Mr. Darke.

Do. 27. Do. 6. 228. Forwarding. Plans. +. Des. of. Karrangina. + others.

Do. 27h. Do. 7. 229. Do. Do. of. Bulleen.

Do. 27h. Do. 8. 229. Mr. Mollison’s Instructions

Do. 27h. Do. 9. 229. Receipt of. Equipments shipped per “Jewess”.

Do. 9. Febr. 12. 230. Comparative abstract and returns of. Lands sold by. the Govt. +c +c.

Do. 9th. Do. 13. 234 Employment of. Draftsman.

Do. 9. Do. 14. 234. Mr. Townsend’s application for promotion.

Do. 16. Feby. 18. 236 Certificate in favour of. Mr. Draftsman Nutt.

Do. 16. Feby. 19. 236 To replace a man who had absconded from. Mr. Mollison.

Do. 22. Feby. 23. 237. Clerical duties of the office. +c.

Do. 26th. Feby. 24. 238. Names of Men who are likely to obtain their Tickets of leave

Do. 26. Feby. 25. 239. Land sold in the Parish of. Kall Kalla on. 15th. April

Do. 3d. March. 27. 240. Salary for Richd. Stevens.

Do. 8. Do. 29. 244. Transmitting Map of the Eastern shore of the Bay of Port. Phillip

Do. 8. Do. 28. 241 Forwarding a list of lands advisable to be subdivided

Do. 9. Do. 30. [no page number] Forwarding M. Kemps Plan +. Des. of the Parish of Cut-Paw Paw.

Do. 22d. Do. 33. [no page number] Forwarding Plans +. Des of lands in the Parish of Warrandyte.

Do. 24. Do. 34. [no page number] Application for men to be attached to Contractor Mollison

Do. 1. April. 35. [no page number] Forwarding abstract of lands sold under Govt. Regulations of. 1st Jany.

Do. 1. Do. 36. [no page number] Returns of Convicts, Cattle, equipment +c +c.

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Surveyor General. 20th April 38 [No page number] Forwarding Plan and Des. of the Land unsold in the Parish of. Yearoke. and remarks on error of chaining

Do. 20h Do. 39. [No page number] Mr. Dendy’s Special Survey.

Do. 11. May. 48. [No page number] Mr. Townsend proceeding to Corner Inlet.

Do. 13. May 53. [No page number] Salary for. Wm. Mathews.

Do. 14h Do. 54. [No page number] List of Lands to be advertised

Do. 19. Do. 55. [No page number] Advertnt. Respecting sale of. 3 allotments.

Do. 20. Do. 58 [No page number] Forwarding Mr. Darke’s Survey of the [? ?]

Do. 1st. June 68. [No page number] Stating that. Messs. Townsend + Chitty had proceeded to Corner Inlet

Do. 1. June 69. [No page number] Return of Lands sold during May.

Do. 1. June 70. [No page number] Respecting Section lines in Will. Will Rook.

Do. 4th. June 73. [No page number] Survey and Des. of Parish of. Yerring

Do. 4th. Do. 74. [No page number] Recommending Mr Draftsman Nutt.

Do. 4th. Do. 76. [No page number] Forwarding Plans + Des. of lands applied for by Messrs. Unwin + Elgar

Do. 19. Do. 79. 275. Applying for. Govt. Gazettes.

Do. 29. Do. 81. 276. Transmitting a Plan and description of Mr. Rutledges Special Survey.

Do. 29. Do. 83. 276. Respecting Mr. Buckly acting in the Dept as Draftsman

Do. 5 July 84 277. Forwarding Gazette containing an advertisement of lands to be sold in Octr. next.

Do. 21. Do. 91. 279. Reports the inaccuracy of Mr. Mollisons Surveys and Maps.

Do. 20. Do. 92. 280. Relative to instructions received to proceed to the River Goulbourn

[No addressee] 21. Do. 93. 280. Applying for three men in addition to requisition already made.

[No addressee] 21

Do. 2 Augt. 94 281. Transmitting an amended description of Mr. Dendy’s Survey.

Do. 2nd Do. 94. [No page number] Transmitting a plan +c of Mr. Jam[?] Sury.

Do. 5. Augt. 98. [No page number] Mr. Chitty decling [sic] to act. as Contract Surveyor.

Do. 10. Do. 100. [No page number] Forwarding a plan 2 of the police paddock

Do. 11. Augt. 101 [No page number] on the Goulbourn

Do. 11. Augt. 101. [No page number] Forwarding Mr. Smythes Plans.

Do. 12 Do. 102. [No page number] Respecting Mr. Townsend’s application to fill the vacancy occasioned by. Mr. Dixon’s removal.

Do. 19th. 104. [No page number] Forwarding plan of the Parish of Bulleen.

Do. 24. 106. [No page number] Forwarding plan of Geelong.

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" 3d. Septr. 109. Relative to the transmission of the Govt Gazette

" 4th " 110 Respecting the sale of. 3. Town allotments

" 12 " 113. Relative to the adoption of Measure to be employed

" 15. " 11? [?] the charge of postage on letter on Lewin

" 15 " 115. Requesting a supply of new instruments

" 15. " 116. Stating that a Plan of Geelong had been forwarded

[No addressee] 17. " 118. Forwarding Plans of . Mr. Mollisons Survey of

[No addressee] 22. " 127. the River Hopkins + Lake Boloke.

[No addressee] 22. " 127. Relative to instructions to Surveyors for the improvement of. the style of their Maps as regards the general features of the Country.

"

" 4th. Octr. 129. Applying for. Townsend’s increase of Salary.

" 14. 134 Forwarding a statement of the Crown Servants.

" 16. 136. Requiring a copy of Contract + Surveyors agreement

" 4th. Nvr. 138. Relative to the loss of “The Rover”

" 5th. " 139. Requisition for. men.

" 10h. " 140. Forwarding a return of Lands sold from 8th Oct to 31.

[No addressee] 10. " 141. Forwarding a plan of Geelong.

[No addressee] 15h. " 143. Relative to £100. Allowance for. the equipment.

Surveyor Gen. 17 Nov 145 Mr. G. D. Smythe’s survey of Dandenong.

S " 1. Decr. 147 303 Messrs. Townsend and Pickerings Monthly Reports

" 1. Decr. 148 304 Return of land sold between 1st and 30 Nov.

" 9. Decr. 149 304 Free Men for Surveying parties

" 10 Decr. 151. 305 Mr. Atkinson’s resignation

[No addressee] 24 Decr. 155 307 Enquiring what is to be done with the Surplus stores +c.

[No addressee] 27 " 156 308 Mr. Pickerings plans and Mr. Townsend’s do + report of Corner Inlet

[No addressee] 28. " 157 308 Informing Sur. Gen. of having forwarded above plans.

[No addressee] 30 " 158 309 Return of Lands selected between 1 and 30 Novr.

[No addressee] 30 " 159 309 Reporting burning of Mr. Pickering’s equipment.

[No addressee] 30 " 160 309 Valuation of Equipment.

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Surveyor General 3 Jany No 42/1 310. List of Equipment in Store.

do 3 Jan 42/2 310 Geelong Allotments sold on 1 Decr. 1841.

do 14 Jany. 42/10 313 Description of Road from Merri Creek to Yarra Rivulet

do 21 Jany. 42/11 313 Plan of Markets

do 21 Jany 42/12 313 Mr. Mollison’s plan of Hopkin’s River.

do 25 Jany. 42/13 313 Postmaster’s excuse for not having sent Plans of Corner Inlet + Goulburn River

do 31 Jany. 42/17 316 Postmaster’s Receipt for Mr. Mollison’s Plan of Hopkin’s River

do 1 Feby. 42/18. 316 Return of Land selected between 1 and 31 Jany. 1842.

do 3 Feby. 42/19. 316 Return of the Department

do 9 Feby. 42/23. 320 Mr. Pickering to Survey Goulburn River and the number of men now allowed not sufficient for distant Surveys.

do 25 feby. 42/32. 324 Messrs. Darke, Mollison + Nutt’s plans transmitted, and stating that 3 months notice should be given to Contractors, and that Mr. Darke has been instructed to Survey the sources of the Yarra + Goulburn.

do 1 March "/35 326 Messrs. Darke + Smythe’s letters on Contract being suspended.

do 2 Mar "/36 326 Receipt for Mr. Townsend’s field books and Darke’s Mollison & Nutt’s plans.

do 2 Mar: "/38 327 Collingwood, plan of.

do 2 Mar "/39 327 Describing Collingwood and stating how the officers of the Department are occupied.

do 2 Mar. "/40 328 Men for Portland Bay.

do 2 Mar "/41 330 Major Druid’s Land.

do 2 Mar. "/43 330 Requisition for Men and Equipment.

do 9 Mar "/46 332 Receipt for plan of Collingwood + Mr. Smythe’s of Emu C

do 9 Mar "/47 333 Recommending Mr. McArthur.

do 16 Mar. "/48 334 do Mr. Pickering

do 16 Mar. "/49 334 Dr. Douglas’ Land.

do 17 Mar "/50 335 Mr. Mollison correcting error in regard to place crossed by Majr Mitchell at Hopkin’s

do 23 Mar. "/55 337 Concerning Mr. Nutt.

do 24 Mar: "/56 337 Mr. Tyers receipts for 14 men.

do 29 Mar. "/57 337 Measurements of Charles Gray’s Land.

do 29 Mar. "/59 338 Contract System, recommending a few days longer than the 3 months

do 4 Apl "/60 339 Mr. Nutt’s report of progress.

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Surveyor General 42/62 339 William Noble recommended for Gratuity.

" 18 " "/67 342. Plans by Darke, Pickering and Nutt.

" 19 " "/68 343 Receipt for do transmitted

" 22 " "/69 343 Roman Catholic Allotments Melbourne

" 22 " "/70 343 Burial Groung [sic] for Aborigines.

" 22 " "/71 344 Police Paddock Goulburn River amended plan.

" 10 May "/73 345. Concerning Mr. Hoddle’s Equipment.

" 27 " "/75 346 Authority for Mr. Pickering’s increase of Salary returned

" 28 " "/76 346 Roman Catholic Allotments.

" 30 " "/77 347 Mr Nutt’s printing

" 30 " "/78 348. Ten Men. Reporting their arrival in a destitute state

" 30 " "/83 350 Plan + description of portions in Nillumbik subdivided + selection by A Deale

" 22 June "/92. 353. Stating that His Honor Mr La Trobe had been furnished with descriptions of Carrah.

" 28 " "/92B. 354 Forwarding descriptions of Yangardook &c. by Mr Darke & Moolap by Mr S.

" 29 " "/93. 354 enclosing receipt for. the above descriptions from Mr Kelsh.

" 1 July "/96. 355 Foster + Sweeney’s selections.

" " "/97 356 Transmitting Rep. of Progress from Messr Pickering + Nutt.

" 19 " "/98 356 Whether Messs. Darke & Smythe are to be placed on strength of Depart

" 20 " "/99 357 List of descriptions of Allotments &c His Hon. wishes to be brought forwd for sale

" 22 " "/100 358 Alteration in St Kilda and Sandridge.

" 22 " 42/103 359 Sub Treasurer furnished with authority for Mr Hoddles drawg provisions.

" 22/" 42/104 360 relative to Dr Douglas’ land at Narrigo.

" 23 July 42/105 361 Mr Smythe’s report and sketch of the proposed line of Road.

" 28 " 42/106 361 Receipt of Stores for this + Portland. Green ribband [Tape – struck out] Tracing paper forgotten

" 28 " 42/107 362. Suggesting that Stationary [sic] +c be procured in future in Melbourne.

" 28 " 42/108 363 Transmg. Sketch from Gen. Map. Shewing the connexion of Mr Smythes survey

" 29 " 42/109 363 Transmg. Plans of the Yarra. Western Port. Carrah. Dorog and Mirnee. Bunenyong road. Duneed +c.

" 2 Aug. 42/110 364 Plan and descriptions of Cultivation Allotments in S. Melb by Mr Nutt

" 2 " 42/111 365 Receipt for plans. forwarded.

" 5 " 42/112. 365 Some difficulty raised at Treasury concerning Mr Darkes Salary. from 19 July

" 9 " 42/115 366 requesting a copy of Gov Gazette contg notice of land sale, 19 October

" 12 " 42/117. 367 Plans + Descriptions of Darriwill Yourang + Moorpanyah.

" 13 " 42/119 368 The Postmaster will in future stamp all packets contg plans. as he cannot give receipts

" 16 " 42/120 368 relative to Dr Douglas’ claim to land at Narriga.

" 16 " 42/121 369 relative to the plan of parish of “Carrah” forwarded by 42/111.

" 16 " 42/122 369 Enclosing Certificate of Mr Townsend and his Overseer Mr Mathews pay being issued here

" 23 " 42/124 370 requesting that Mr Tyers may transmit his plans through this Office so that Tracings may be taken.

" 5 Sept 42/126 371 Enclosing Mr Tyers letter acknowlg receipt of Stores sent to Portland

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