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Report of the commissioners appointed to enquire into and report upon
the circumstances connected with the sufferings and death of
Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills,
the Victorian explorers.

Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer, 1862.
Parliamentary papers, No 97, 1861-2.

The enquiry into the deaths of Burke and Wills was held in Melbourne in November and December 1861. Five commissioners interviewed thirteen people connected to the expedition. Their report and findings were tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Friday, 21 February 1862 and published in the Melbourne press the next day.

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