Goldfields Involvement, 1854
James Richardson Gaunt was at the Treason Trials.
James Richardson Gaunt on his oath saith:
I was with Eugene Bellairs on the 30th instant - We met prisoner Campbell and asked ?? Melbourne. He made a signal and said he would show us. I saw a p?? we turned down the hill, he ran after us and shouted to the mob, we ?? bullets were fired close after us. By prisoner - you were close enough ?? we asked the way to Melbourne.
James R. Gaunt
Sworn before me
At Ballarat this 8th December 1854
E. Sturt PM
Post 1854 Experiences
Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
- VPRS 5527 Unit 2, Item 5, p. 42