A sheet of blue paper, titled at the top of one side 'Certificate of Title'. There follows a list of 26 land purchases, each identifying the parish and price paid per acre. On this one document alone, Mitchell had spent £71,950.18.- on property.

David Mitchell was one of the most successful master builders in mid-late 19th century Victoria. In 1878 he won the contract to build the (Royal) Exhibition Building. This document was donated by Jim Gorman's daughter. Gorman worked for, and became manager of, the Mitchell Family Estate 'Doonside'.

Physical Description

Page from ledger, no date, mauve paper, headed Certificate of Title detailing 26 properties, including Acreage, cost of acreage, location, profit and cost. Also provides total figure of all acreage and value. Handwritten in black ink with numerals entered in pencil.

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