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22 December 1857

At an the Adjourned Special Meeting of the Philosophical Institute of Victoria, held on Tuesday, 22 December 1857, (11 of 34 members present), the following members left the Committee:

• Haines,
• Hearn,
• Hope,
• Irving,
• Knight,
• McLean,
• Morrison,
• Murphy,
• O’Shanassy,
• Turnbull,
• W Wilson.

The following members left the Committee, but were subsequently re-elected during 1858 or 1859:

• McCoy,
• Neumayer,
• Selwyn.

The following new members were elected to the Committee;

• Higinbotham,
• Hough,
• McGillvray,
• Shiel,
• A K Smith.

The new Exploration Committee now had 25 members.

1 Dr David Elliott Wilkie MD., Chairman
2 The Hon. Captain Andrew Clarke, R E. MLA., (President of the Institute)
3 James Bonwick Esq., Honorary Secretary
4 The Hon. John Hodgson, MLC.,  
5 Mr Rivett Henry Bland,  
6 Dr Ferdinand von Mueller, MD, PhD, FRGS.,  
7 George Higinbotham Esq.,  
8 Dr John Macadam, MD, FRSSA.,  
9 Reverend Father John Ignatius Bleasdale,  
10 Very Reverend Louis St Frances Sheil,  
11 Charles Farewell Esq.,  
12 Dr Robert Corbet Knaggs, MRCSL.,  
13 Dr J William Mackenna, MD.,  
14 Frederick Acheson, CE.,  
15 Thomas E Rawlinson, CE.,  
16 Sizar Elliott Esq.,  
17 William Blandowski Esq,  
18 Arthur Dobree Esq,  
19 Dr William Gillbee, MRCSE.,  
20 Lieutenant John Randall Pascoe, JP.,  
21 Dr Paul Howard McGillvray, AM.,  
22 Dr Solomon Iffla, JP, MD.,  
23 G S Hough Esq.,  
24 Edward Wilson,  
25 Alexander Kennedy Smith, CE, FRSSA.,  

Biographies of members of the Exploration Committee

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