Miner’s License, 1852

A miner had to keep his gold license on him at all times, as the license inspectors made random inspection visits to the goldfields.  Miners, however, often co-operated to warn each other when an inspection was in progress, so unlicensed miners could disappear.


Certificate, 1852


Accession number: MS 8203


From the State Library of Victoria's Manuscript Collection


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Land, taxation & revenue