Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC14/1/1/1-60
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor and Governor-General of the Australian colonies
Extent88 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Sir Arthur Havelock [Governor of Tasmania, 1901-1904], Lord Gormonston [Jenico William Joseph Preston, 14th Viscount Gormanston: Governor of Tasmania, 1893-1900], Lord Hopetoun [John Adrian Louis Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, 1st Marquess of Linlithglow: Governor-General of Commonwealth of Australia, 1900-1902], Lord Tennyson [Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson: Governor and Commander-in-Chief of South Australia, 1899-1902; first Acting Governor-General of Commonwealth of Australia, 1902, and Governor-General of Australia, 1902-1904], Sir Arthur Lawley [6th Baron Wenlock: Governor of Western Australia, 1901-1902], and Sir Gerard Smith [Governor, Western Australia, 1895-1900]
Including /1 Letter from Alfred Deakin [1st Attorney-General of Commonwealth of Australia, 1901-1903] on return from London Commonwealth discussions thanking Chamberlain for his hospitality, 1901; /10-21 Correspondence and copy correspondence with Sir John Forrest [Premier, Western Australia] relating to inaugural Commonwealth celebrations, award of G. C. M. G. to Forrest, details of number of men from Australian states serving in South Africa and expression of support for Chamberlain's South African policy, legislative reform [Immigration Restriction, Postal and Shipping Bills], and appointment of new Governor, with printed copy of speech by Forrest in Federal Parliament, memorandum, transcripts of telegraphic communications and wrappers, 1901; /30-47 Communications with Lord Hopetoun relating to visit of Duke and Duchess of York, legislative reform [Alien Immigration and Governor-General's Allowance Bills], award of honours, proposed award of peerage to an Australian during Coronation ceremony, Hopetoun's tour of Southern Australia and his retirement from office, with press cutting, Colonial Office memoranda, and wrappers, 1901-1902; /51-52 Correspondence and copy correspondence with Sir George Houstoun Reid [Premier of New South Wales, 1894-1899] relating to introduction of Sir James Graham [former Mayor of Sydney], 1901-1902; /55-60 Communications with Lord Tennyson relating to Tennyson's departure from South Australia as Governor, and his desire to be appointed Governor-General of Canada, payment of expenses incurred during visit of Duke of York, and dissatisfaction with new appointment of State Agent for South Australia, with press cuttings and wrapper, 1901-1902
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