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Correspondence of Walter Hartwell James, 1897-1913 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2245915
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
James, Walter Hartwell, Sir, 1863-1943
 
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Description 1897-1913 
109 p. 
Summary

A collection of letters relating broadly to Federation, addressed to Sir Walter James, together with one addressed to Cyril James, from the following: Edmund Barton (2); Henry Briggs (1); Alfred Deakin (19); Sir John Forrest (4); John Hannah Gordon (1); Sir John Waters Kirwan (1); Sir Richard Edward O'Connor (1); Sir George Foster Pearce (1); Sir Cornthwaite Hector Rason (1); Bernhard Ringrose Wise (2).

Biography/History

Politician, Member of Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, 1894-1904, Premier and Attorney-General, 1902-1904. In 1897-1898 he was one of the delegates to the Federal Convention. Foundation member of Senate of University of W.A.; Chancellor, 1930-1936.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 296.

Originals held by Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A95 (Rev. 1).

Reproduction Photocopies. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available (4 p.) in the Manuscript Reading Room, and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms296 
Subjects James, Walter Hartwell, - Sir, - 1863-1943.  |  Deakin, Alfred, - 1856-1919 - Correspondence.  |  Politicians - Western Australia - Correspondence.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1891-1901.  |  Australia - Politics and government - 1901-1914.
Time Coverage 1897-1913 
Occupation Politicians.
Other authors/contributors Deakin, Alfred, 1856-1919

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