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1866

Original minute books of the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria are held at:
State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071; Boxes 2075/1, 2075/2, 207/3, 2088B/1.
Mostly bound volumes, manuscript, handwritten in ink.
Some missing, some incomplete, and many generally not in chronological order.

McCulloch Ministry to 6 May 1868.

Thursday, 25 January 1866.
Related archive: SLV MS13071, Box 2088B/5, RSV EC outward correspondence August 1860 to July 1869.

• Letter to O’Shannassy dated 25 January 1866.

Tuesday, 6 February 1866.
Meeting of the Exploration Committee, held at 4.30 pm at the Royal Society's hall.
Present: McCoy (chair), Wilkie, Mueller.

Related archives:
SLV MS13071, Box 2088B/1, RSV EFC and RSV EC minute book, 1858-1873. 1 bound volume, ms., 295 numbered pages.

• p. 284. Minutes of a meeting of the EC, 6 February 1866.

SLV MS13071, Box 2081/2a.

• Summary of EC minutes, 27 November 1863-26 February 1870. 7p.

Saturday, 10 February 1866.
Related archive: SLV MS13071, Box 2088B/5, RSV EC outward correspondence August 1860 to July 1869.

• Letter to James McCulloch dated 10 February 1866.

Several meetings of the Committee have been convened since the 4th November 1864 besides those recorded, but lapsed for want of a quorum, only two at most of the members having appeared.

Related archive: SLV MS13071, Box 2088B/1, RSV EFC and RSV EC minute book, 1858-1873. 1 bound volume, ms., 295 numbered pages.

• p. 285. Note about Exploration Committee meetings held between 4 November 1864 and 14 December 1867, signed by the secretary.

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