APPENDIX, No. II.
REPORT OF A PUBLIC MEETING HELD AT EXETER HALL, ON MONDAY, JUNE 30, 1834.
(From the Morning Chronicle of July 1, 1834.)
NEW COLONY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.
A public meeting of the promoters and friends of the projected colony in South Australia was held yesterday, pursuant to public advertisement, in the large room at Exeter Hall. The meeting was highly respectable and numerous, there being not less than two thousand five hundred people present. Many elegantly-dressed ladies graced the platform and the front seats. We observed amongst a great number of eminent and influential individuals, the following gentlemen:—Mr. Abraham Borradaile, Mr. J. W. Childers, M.P.; Mr. Clay, M.P.; Captain Gowan, Mr. Grote, M.P.; Mr. Hawkins, M.P.; Mr. M. D. Hill, M.P.; Mr. Rowland Hill, Mr. Hutt, M.P.; Mr. John Melville, Sir William Molesworth, M.P.; Mr. Jacob Montefiore, Mr. P. Scrope, M.P.; Mr. Strutt, M.P.; Colonel Torrens, M.P.; Mr. Daniel Wakefield, jun.; Mr. Wilks, M.P.; Mr. Joseph Parkes, Mr. Gouger, Mr. Scholefield, M.P.; Colonel Walker, C.B.; Mr. Guest, M.P.; Sir Charles Lemon, M.P.; and the Hon. Mr. Mullins, M.P.
At twelve, on the motion of Mr. Grote, one of the