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Papers of Albert Bathurst Piddington, 1912-1922 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1184307
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Piddington, A. B. (Albert Bathurst), 1862-1945
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1912-1922] 
4 cm. (6 folders) 
Summary

Correspondence and press cuttings relating the appointment and resignation, 1913 as High Court Judge and the 1922 election campaign. The main correspondents are Dowell O' Reilly (Piddington's brother-in-law) and W. M. Hughes. The bulk of the collection comprises letters of congratulation on Piddington's appointment to the High Court.

Biography/History

Sydney barrister. Appointed Justice of The High Court 1913 Feb. 14 but resigned on Mar. 25 before taking his seat on the Bench. President of Inter-state Commission, 1913-1920. In 1922 election, stood against W. M. Hughes in North Sydney as an independent.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 1095.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A611

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (6 p.) 
Subjects Piddington, A. B. (Albert Bathurst), 1862-1945 -- Archives.  |  Hughes, W. M. (William Morris), 1862-1952 -- Correspondence.  |  O'Reilly, Dowell, 1865-1923 -- Correspondence.  |  Australia. Inter-state Commission.  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1922.
Time Coverage 1912-1922 
Occupation Lawyers.
Other authors/contributors O'Reilly, Dowell, 1865-1923  |  Hughes, W. M. (William Morris), 1862-1952

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