Historical information

the Ballarat school of mines was the first school of mines in Australia, this book contains records from 14 years after its completion. Contains staff payments and details from local suppliers.

Physical description

A large volume with faded brown hard covers, brown leather faced spine and corners. Pages of plain brown paper. Contains receipts, glued and folded, each numbered by hand in blue pencil in order of insertion. This book starts with number 491 (31 Dec 1890), numbering reset to 1 after number 1000 (3 Apr 1889). Last receipt number 634 (1 Sept 1890). Auditor C.Kent, 11 Dec 1890.

Inscriptions & markings

Auditors initials and/or signature in very many.