Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC9/1/3/1-17
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of Western Australia
Extent17 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Col. Sir Gerard Smith [Governor, Western Australia, 1895-1900] and Lord Loch [Henry Brougham Loch, 1st Baron Loch: Governor of Victoria, 1884-1889; Governor of the Cape and High Commissioner South Africa, 1889-1895]
Including /3-5 Letter from Gerard Smith relating to activities of Aborigine Protection Board, with memorandum providing details of sentences awarded to Aborigine convicts, and draft reply letter from Joseph Chamberlain, Feb 1896; /12-14 Letter from Lord Loch relating to enclosed correspondence from Alfred Deakin [member of Federal Council, 1889, 1895, 1897, 1899] concerning 'Colonial Federation', with typescript letter from Deakin and letter from Lord Hopetoun [John Adrian Louis Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, 1st Marquess of Linlithglow: Paymaster-General, 1895-1898], Jan 1897; /16 Official publication, 'Report of the Joint Select Committee of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly appointed to consider the Draft of a Bill to Constitute the Commonwealth of Australia', Perth, 1899; /17 Press cuttings from 'The Western Australian' relating to Australian Commonwealth Bill, Feb 1900
Access StatusOpen


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