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Irish, sawyer, cook & butcher


At an Ordinary meeting of the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria held on Monday, 9 July 1860, Burke submitted a list of persons to join the party, which included Langan.

At an Ordinary meeting of the Exploration Committee held on Friday, 13 July 1860, Burke asked to employ Creber, Langan and Patten immediately to collect the stores.

Langan was appointed to the VEE in July 1860 on a salary of £120 pa as sawyer, cook and butcher.

On the 18 August 1860, Brahe signed the Memorandum of Agreement at the Royal Society of Victoria.

He was discharged 18 September 1860 at Balranald. Burke wrote cheque #14 to Langan on 18 September 1860 for £12 10s 0d for one months pay.

Where Langan went on the expedition

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