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Item ID1431975
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Transfer ID5650
Record TypePapers - governor
Item FormatPapers
DescriptionThe Proclamation of Queensland document
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Preferred CitationQueensland State Archives Item ID1431975, Papers - governor
Start Date 10/12/1859
End Date 10/12/1859
Date StatementDate of Letters Patent and Order in Council: 6 June 1859;;Date of official Proclamation: 10 December 1859
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Series ID: 19294
The Proclamation of Queensland document
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Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Restriction DetailsRefused under s.18(3)(a) of the Public Records Act 2002 - Access to original is detrimental to its preservation. Where possible, a copy of the item will be provided.
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One page, handwritten on both sides, 43cm x 27 cm, kept flat in an acid-free box, between two acid-free cardboard pieces.
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Copyright State of Queensland
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The original Proclamation publicly read by Sir George Ferguson Bowen's acting private secretary Abram Moriarty at Government House in Adelaide Street, officially proclaiming Queensland as a separate colony from New South Wales.
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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