Payable Gold single work   short story  
  • Author: Henry Lawson
First known date: 1891 Issue Details: First known date: 1891... 1891 Payable Gold
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Peter MacKenzie, retired from the Ballarat goldfields and living in Melbourne with his family, is lured north to the N. S. W. goldfields. He has mortgaged his home to support his wife and children while he is away and labours unsuccessfully for years before he strikes payable gold. When he returns to Melbourne he finds that even Alligator Desolation, the family dog, has missed him.

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  • St Kilda, Caulfield - St Kilda area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Gulgong area, Gulgong - Mudgee - Rylstone area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
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