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May 1859 - January 1860

At an Adjourned meeting of the Exploration Committee [joint meeting with the Exploration Fund Raising Committee], held at 4.00 pm at the Mechanic's Institute on Collins-street.Thursday, 12 May 1859, Captain Frances Cadell was elected to the Exploration Committee. He attended his first meeting in January 1860.

1. Sir William Foster Stawell, (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
2. Dr David Elliott Wilkie MD., (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
3. Dr John Macadam, (Hon Secretary) (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
4. The Hon John Hodgson, MLC., (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
5. Dr Ferdinand von Mueller, (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
6. Sir Frederick McCoy, (Also a member of the Fund Raising Committee)
7. Professor Georg Neumayer,  
8. Dr Richard Eades,  
9. Charles Whybrow Ligar Esq.,  
10. Reverend Father John Ignatius Bleasdale,
11. Dr J William Mackenna,  
12. Dr William Gillbee,  
13. Sizar Elliott Esq.,  
14. Dr Solomon Iffla,  
15. Angus McMillan Esq.,  
16. John Watson Esq.  
17. Captain Frances Cadell  

Biographies of members of the Exploration Committee

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