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It is not clear whether this is the same James Clark who was a trooper and involved in Eureka, although it is a distinct possibility.
 
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Recognizance to give evidence: James Clark.<ref>VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 5, p. 31</ref>
  
  

Revision as of 06:09, 4 May 2018

Background

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Clark was residing at Ballarat when he signed the Benden Hassell Petition in 1856. [1]

It is not clear whether this is the same James Clark who was a trooper and involved in Eureka, although it is a distinct possibility.


Recognizance to give evidence: James Clark.[2]


James Clark saith on oath:

I am a trooper on the ?? instant I saw prisoner about a mile from the stockade. Mr Langley gave ?? me. He had on I think, a blue shirt and a wide awake [this is the name commonly given to a type of hat worn on the diggings]. This was a ?/ over and while we were coming home with prisoners.

James Clark Sworn before me at Ballarat this 11th December 1854. E. P> Sturt PM[3]

Post 1854 Experiences

See also

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


References

  1. Wickham, Dorothy, Shot in the Dark: Being the Petition for the Compensation Case of Benden S. Hassell, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1998.
  2. VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 5, p. 31
  3. VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 5, p. 53

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