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Letters of Andrew Inglis Clark written to Bernhard Ringrose Wise, 1898 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1329322
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Clark, A. Inglis (Andrew Inglis), 1848-1907
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1898] 
0.03 m. (1 folder) 
Summary

MS 235 comprises photocopies of two letters written to Bernhard Ringrose Wise, dated 13 and 20 February, 1898, concerning matters relating to the Federal Convention, 1897 (1 folder).

Biography/History

Constitutional lawyer, politician and judge. Andrew Inglis Clark represented Tasmania at the Melbourne conference on federation in 1890 and again at the Sydney convention of 1891. He was one of the four men who completed the drafting of a bill to constitute the Commonwealth of Australia. He was not a candidate at the election of Tasmanian representatives for the 1897 Federal Convention and did not approve the bill in its final form. Clark was appointed judge of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in June 1898.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 235.

Photocopies of original documents held in the National Library of Australia Manuscript collection at MS 1708.

Subjects Clark, A. Inglis (Andrew Inglis), 1848-1907 -- Correspondence.  |  Wise, B. R. (Bernhard Ringrose), 1858-1916 -- Correspondence.  |  Australia. Constitutional Convention (1897 : Adelaide, S.A.)  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Constitutional conventions -- Australia.  |  Constitutional history -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1891-1901.
Time Coverage 1898 
Occupation Lawyers.  |  Judges.  |  Politicians.

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