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Building Melbourne's Gaol Building Melbourne's Gaol

Public Record Office Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
North Melbourne, Australia

Forwarding plans of the intended gaol

Forwarding plans of the intended gaol

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  • Title: Building Melbourne's Gaol Building Melbourne's Gaol
  • Creator: Public Record Office Victoria, Public Record Office Victoria
  • Date Created: 1841-02-06
  • Provenance: VPRS 19 Unit 11 1841/247, VPRS 19 Unit 11 1841/247
  • Transcript:
    Colonial Architects Office Sydney 6 February 1841 Sir I do myself the honor herewith to transmit a tracing of the plan for a range of cells, as approved by His Excellency Sir George Gipps, intended as the Gaol to be erected in Melbourne for Port Phillip and as it may become necessary hereafter to increase the magnitude of this Gaol by a second building, I also send an additional tracing shewing the original design, in order that care may be taken in placing the position of the portion or building authorized to be immediately built, in such a way as not to interfere with the general plan - The specification and all necessary particulars will
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