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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/2/4/1-83
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor-General of Australia
Extent83 items
Date1900-1903
DescriptionCorrespondence with Lord Hopetoun [John Adrian Louis Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow: General of Australia, 1900-1902] and Lord Tennyson [Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson: First Acting Governor-General of Australia, 1902, and Governor-General, 1902-1904]
Including /1-2 Letter from Lord Hopetoun outlining conditions on which he would accept the governorship, Mar 1900; /10-17 Correspondence relating to duties of office of governorship, and to possibility of the governor residing in Sydney during the hot months of the year, with Colonial Office memoranda and minutes, and typescript notes from the Lord Chamberlain's office, 1900; /34-40 Correspondence relating to Duke of York's visit to Australia, with Colonial Office memoranda and minutes, Sep 1900; /46-47 Letter from Lord Hopetoun relating to reception of the Governor General in Sydney and general political situation, Jan 1901; /48-50 Correspondence relating to Commonwealth celebrations, and Hopetoun's personal expressions of sorrow at the death of Queen Victoria, 1901; /56-57 Letter from Lord Hopetoun relating to relationship between Governor General and Australian state governors, 1901; /58-59 Letter from Lord Hopetoun relating to nominations for Federation honours; /80-82 Correspondence relating to Tennyson's position as acting Governor General, Mar-Apr 1903
Access StatusOpen

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