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Issue Details: First known date: 1861... 1861 Catching an Eel by the Tail
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  • A witty humorous sketch on New South Wales politics, presented in the guise of a report on proceedings of a parliamentary committee of inquiry, which had been established to investigate disturbances at Cockatoo Island and Darlinghurst gaols.

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    y separately published work icon The Empire 6 April 1861 Z1765069 1861 newspaper issue 1861 pg. 8
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