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Pamamaroo, 11 November 1861.

Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2085/5a, Item 16.
Dispatches sent by members of the Victorian Relief Expedition to the Exploration Committee.
Alfred Howitt's dispatch, [Pamamaroo Creek], 11 November 1861.

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.



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Pamamaro Creek,
11 November 1861.

I have the honour to inform the Exploration Committee that Mr Welch left for Melbourne with John King and Weston Phillips on Nov 6.

I enclose...


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