The state prisoners [letter from the Eureka Rebellion prisoners, 14 February 1855]

The state prisoners [letter from the Eureka Rebellion prisoners, 14 February 1855] [Editor: A letter from the Eureka Rebellion prisoners. Published in The Age, 14 February 1855.] The state prisoners The following is the copy of a letter addressed by the state prisoners now awaiting their trial in the Melbourne Gaol to the Sheriff, complaining […]

The Eureka Rebellion

Various articles relating to the Eureka Rebellion of 1854, the Battle of the Eureka Stockade (3rd December 1854), the subsequent Eureka trials, and some of the leading people involved. Ballaarat [14 November 1854] An article regarding some of the problems on the Ballarat goldfields (just prior to the Eureka Rebellion). Ballaarat [1 December 1854] An […]

Ballaarat [Eureka Rebellion trials, 14 December 1854]

[Editor: A report on the committal proceedings of the Eureka Rebellion prisoners. Published in the Colonial Times, 14 December 1854.] Ballaarat. The trials of state prisoners commenced on the 6th. Mr. Sturt presided, and Mr. Webster, and Mr. Smith sat with him. Mr. Hackett was in court, but did not take his seat on the […]