Rare The nominations took place at the hustings in Hyde Park, when eleven candidates were proposed. Of these Sir J. Martin, Messrs. Parkes, King, Buchanan, Cowper, Salamons, Hunt, Steel, and Neale went to the poll. The show of hands was in favour of Sir J. Martin, Messrs. Cowper, Buchanan, and Parkes. Three out of the four were elected, the fourth seat falling to Mr. G. King, a well-known merchant of this city.
From the original edition of the Illustrated Sydney News