Weather impacts mining
Meghan Hawkes provides a condensed version of her blog marking the 150 year anniversary of the Thames goldfields.
Summer is approaching, and the material of the main buildings makes them liable to catch by a spark from a chimney.
Mr Mulligan objects to the butchering of sheep and cattle in the town.
Everyone present knows that until a public slaughterhouse is built they must put up with it but he does not see why the butchers should not kill on the beach, which is only two allotments from Pollen St.
To read the full version go firstyearthamesgoldfield.co.nz