Pamamaroo, 11 November 1861.
Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2085/5a, Item 16.
Received by the Exploration Committee in Melbourne on 28 November 1861.
This dispatch also included:
- Howitt's instructions to Edwin Welch, Pamamaro Creek, 5 November 1861
- James Knowles resignation, Pamamaro Creek, 11 November 1861
29 November 1861, page 4.
Dr Macadam read a despatch from Mr Howitt dated 'Pamomoroo Creek, Nov 11,' stating that he had sent King to Melbourne in charge of Welch and Phillips.
That Knowles, a member of the contingent party, had resigned, owing to the offer of other employment, and that a camel had died.
I have the honour to inform the Exploration Committee that Mr Welch left for Melbourne with John King and Weston Phillips on Nov 6.