McDonald's Hotel

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McDonald's Hotel
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Town Happy Valley
Known dates 1862-1863

McDonald's Hotel was a hotel in Happy Valley, Victoria, <1862-1863>.

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The hotel was in Happy Valley.[1]

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The hotel was offered fro sale in January 1862:

MONDAY, 20th JANUARY. NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT Of Sale by Auction, without reserve, of M'Donald's Hotel, Lucky Woman's, near Linton. JAMES ODDIE and CO. regret to state that in consequence of unavoidable circumstances they were unable to attend the sale of this property hist Monday, but have now the pleasure to notify that it will be sold by auction, without reserve, on the ground, Lucky Woman'«, on Monday, 20th inst., at two o'clock p.m., All that desirable property known as M'DONALD'S HOTEL, Situated in the most enterprising part of the deep leads, and consisting of A capacious wooden building, recently erected, and comprising 5 bed-rooms, 2 parlors, large dining-room, bar, and the usual appendages, such as kitchen, stables, out-houses, &c. The proprietor, who is now in occupation of the premises, will be happy to furnish particulars of the magnitude of the business, and give such other information touching the condition and prospects of mining in the locality, as the promising character of the district furnishes. Terms at Sale; No Reserve.[2]

The hotel was offered for sale in January 1863:

MONDAY, 2nd FEBRUARY At 2 o'clock ON THE PREMISES, HAPPY VALLEY. W. R. SMITH has received instructions from Mr Ronald M'Donald, to Sell by Public Auction, on the premises, on Monday, 2nd February, at 2 o'clock, the property known as M'DONALD'S HOTEL, HAPPY VALLEY. The house is built throughout of finest American Pine, and contains Two Parlors, Seven bed-rooms, a commodious Bar, and a large CONCERT ROOM, And has also a Five Stalled Stable detached. It is situated immediately opposite the celebrated British and North American Gold Mining Companies Claims, and in close proximity to the Robin Hood, Waverly, Bon Accord, &c., &c., which renders its position second to none in the district. THE STOCK AND FURNITURE Will also be disposed of immediately after the sale of the Hotel. REMEMBER, NO RESERVE. Terms at Sale.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1863 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 31 January, p. 3. , viewed 05 Oct 2019,
  2. 1862 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 16 January, p. 3. , viewed 06 Oct 2019,

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