NSW Legislative Council 1824-1856, the select committees

Australia New South Wales
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This paper identifies and describes the many committees of inquiry appointed by the first Legislative Council of the Colony of New South Wales in the first half of the nineteenth century.

The work contains not only a comprehensive record of all the select committees in the first Legislative Council, listing committee members and witnesses examined, it also sets out the background and context for each inquiry and presents a commentary on the outcome in each case.

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