Goldfields Involvement, 1854
It is not clear whether this is the same James Clark who was a trooper and involved in Eureka, although it is a distinct possibility.
Recognizance to give evidence: James Clark.
- James Clark saith on oath:
- I am a trooper on the ?? instant I saw prisoner about a mile from the stockade. Mr Langley gave ?? me. He had on I think, a blue shirt and a wide awake [this is the name commonly given to a type of hat worn on the diggings]. This was a ?/ over and while we were coming home with prisoners.
- James Clark
- Sworn before me at Ballarat this 11th December 1854.
- E. P> Sturt PM
Post 1854 Experiences
Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
- Wickham, Dorothy, Shot in the Dark: Being the Petition for the Compensation Case of Benden S. Hassell, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1998.
- VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 5, p. 31
- VPRS 5527/P Unit 2, Item 5, p. 53