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The First Blyth Ministry was the 12th Ministry of the Government of South Australia, led by Arthur Blyth. It commenced on 4 August 1864, when Blyth succeeded in forming a ministry following the resignation of the Second Ayers Ministry.[1][2][3] It was succeeded by the Second Dutton Ministry on 22 March 1865, when Francis Dutton won the support of the new parliament that had been elected at the 1865 election.[4][5]

Office Minister

Premier
Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

Arthur Blyth MHA

Chief Secretary

Henry Ayers MLC

Attorney-General

Randolph Isham Stow MHA

Treasurer

John Hart MHA

Commissioner of Public Works

William Milne MHA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1836-2009" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  2. ^ "The Advertiser. ADELAIDE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1864". The South Australian Advertiser. Adelaide. 5 August 1864. p. 2. Retrieved 9 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "THE MINISTRY". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 5 August 1864. p. 2. Retrieved 9 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "RESIGNATION OF THE MINISTRY". South Australian Weekly Chronicle. Adelaide. 18 March 1865. p. 1 Supplement: Supplement to the South Australian Weekly Chronicle. Retrieved 9 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "MINISTERIAL DIFFICULTIES". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 21 March 1865. p. 2. Retrieved 9 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.