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V I C T O R I A
the place of Sale when the reaction takes place.  It is anticipated that there will be lots of ups and downs in the Victoria market during the winter, & too much caution Cannot be exercised in these speculations

GOLDEN FACTS SPEAKING FOR THEMSELVES.
MAY 1854
One hole in Ballarat yielded 3250 ounces of gold last week  The escorts from Golden Point, Franklyn, Fryers Creek & Tarrangower amounted to 3255 ounces
One hole at Ballarat yielded equally with all those gold fields
The whole Castlemain [Castlemaine] escort amounted to 9403 ounces being only two thirds more than "the one hole"
yielded at the "gravel pits"

JUNE 1854. ASPECT OF THE VICTORIA DIGGINGS.

The latest news from Ballarat is most cheering - Intelligence from the Avoca represents these diggings as
prosperous and the number of drays wanted to proceed
thither is warranty for its truth, A party at the Gravel pits Ballarrat have devided [divided] £13,000 thirteen thousand pounds between them, the produce of one hole
M O N S T E R   N U G G E T
A monster nugget is being exhibited at Melbourne. It was
found at Mount Molliagell

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