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Stores, horses and equipment taken from the Government storekeepers books

Report of the commissioners appointed to enquire into and report upon the circumstances connected with the sufferings and death of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills.
Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer.
Parliamentary papers, No 97, 1861-2. 1862.
SUMMARY
1. Provisions £ 677 8/ 9d
2. Forage and food for camels and horses £ 108 1/ 6d
3. Stores £ 2,608 8/ 5d
4. Medicines &c £ 249 11/ 2d
including veterinary medicines)
5. Services £ 158 4/ 0d
6. Horses £ 708 9/ 0d
Total amount of expenditure £ 4,510 2/ 10d
For packsaddles &c £ 75 0/ 0d
TOTAL £ 4,585 2/ 10d
R Nash, Government Storekeeper.

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