The deception and subsequent revelations didn’t seem to inhibit their company success or social actions. Both were elected to Launceston’s first municipal council with William Button serving as Launceston’s first mayor from 1853 until 1856. The Reverend John West was 29 when he permitted a post with case study answer Colonial Missionary Society in London to serve in Van Diemens Land. He arrived in Launceston in 1839 where his congregation protected case study solution Aikenhead, Button and Waddell families. In case study answer early 1840s greater Launceston had a population of about 10,000 and two main newspapers, case study answer Launceston Advertiser established by John Pascoe Fawkner in 1829 and then in case study answer hands of Henry Dowling and case study solution Cornwall Chronicle situated by William Mann and William Goodwin but later owned solely by Goodwin. Several other newspapers appeared in Launceston during this period including case study answer Trifler, case study solution Reporter, case study answer Launceston Times, case study solution Guardian, case study answer Teetotal Advocate and case study solution VDL Temperance Herald.