VPRS 1095/P0, Special Files, Unit 2, Bundle 0, No. 10 - Public Record Office Victoria
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Title: VPRS 1095/P0, Special Files, Unit 2, Bundle 0, No. 10
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GOLD LICENSE. – ONE MONTH No. 43 1854
Having paid the sum of ONE Pound on account of the General Revenue of the Colony, I hereby License him to mine or dig for Gold, reside at, or carry on, or follow any trade or calling, except that of Storekeeper, on such Crown Lands within the Colony of Victoria as shall be assigned to him for these purposes by any one duly authorised in that behalf.
This License to be in force for ONE Month ending Sepr. and no longer. XXXX Commissioner.
REGULATIONS TO BE OBSERVED BY THE PERSONS DIGGING FOR GOLD OR OTHERWISE EMPLOYED AT THE GOLDFIELDS,
1 This License is to be carried on the person, to be produced whenever demanded by any commissioner, peace officer, or other duly authorised person, and is not transferable.
2 No Mining will be permitted where it would be destructive of any line of road which it is necessary to maintain, and which shall be determined by any Commissioner, nor within such distance around any store as it may be necessary to reserve for access to it.
3 It is enjoined that all persons on the Gold Fields maintain a due and proper observance of Sundays
4 The extent of claim allowed to each Licensed miner is twelve feet square, or 144 square feet.
5 To a party consisting of two Miners, twelve feet by twenty-four, or 288 square feet.
6 To a party consisting of three Miners, twenty-four feet by twenty-four, or 576 square feet: beyond which no greater area will be allowed in one claim.
Printed by John Ferres, at the Government Printing Office.