Victorian Govt Gazette 167, Tuesday, November 21st 1865, page 2717
“PATENT FOR AN INVENTION, INTITLED “AN IMPROVED AND CHEAP METHOD OF CONVERTING BASALTIC ROCK INTO STREET FLAGGING AND OTHER PAVEMENT.”
THIS is to notify that James Urie, of Curzon street, Hotham, plumber, did, on the twenty-fourth day of October, 1865, deposit at the office of the Chief Secretary, in Melbourne, a specification, or instrument in writing, under his hand and seal, particularly describing and ascertaining the nature of the said invention, and in what manner the same is to be performed; and that by reason of such deposit the said invention is protected and secured to him exclusively for the term of six calendar months thence next ensuing. And I do further notify that the said James Urie has given notice, in writing , at my chambers, of his intention to proceed with his application for letters patent for the said invention, and that I have appointed Monday, the eighteenth day of December next, at Eleven o’clock in the forenoon, at my chambers, to hear and consider the said application and all objections thereto; and I do hereby require all persons having an interest in opposing the grant of such letters patent, to leave on or before the fourteenth day of December, at my chambers, in Melbourne, particulars in writing of their objections to the said application, otherwise they will be precluded from urging the same.
Given under my hand this fourteenth day of November, A.D. 1865.
GEO. HIGINBOTHAM, Attorney General.
Crown Law Offices, 192 Collins street east.
WOOLCOTT AND TURNER,
5, Collins street east, attorneys for the applicant. No. 3254″.