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Letter, 1916 Oct 28: Windsor Castle, to C.H. Chomley.

  • F746
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  • 1916

Handwritten letter from Alice, Princess Alexander of Teck to C.H. Chomley asking him to publish enclosure (not held) in his paper. Enclosure presumably a patriotic appeal.

Alice, Princess of Great Britain, 1883-1981

Letter, 1905 July 26 : to C.H. Chomley.

  • F747
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  • 1905

Handwritten letter from the Prime Minister Alfred Deakin declining to contribute to publication on National character, together with a request for Chomley's assistance with a public discussion on naval defence.

Deakin, Alfred, 1856-1919


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  • [19--]?

Xerox copy of a typescript poem, inscribed: John Manifold - with compliments Alf Wood 8/9/73.

Letter, 1901 Jan 28 : Milson's Point, N.S.W. to A.S. Cowley.

  • F762
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  • 1901

Letter is in reply to letter recommending Robert Philp as possible Postmaster General ; Barton's respect for Philp, and efforts to persuade him to accept ministerial appointment in Federal Government. Accompanied by Cowley's letter of 23 January 1901.
Accompanied by note from L.C. Fisher: Significant note in reflect of subject matter of above letters. Lord Hopetoun, 1st Gov. General of the Commonwealth gave his commission for formation of the first Federal Cabinet to Sir William Lyne, who offered a portfolio to Robert Philp. The honour was declined. When Lyne failed to form a ministry, the Gov. General sent for Edmund Barton. The portfolio was accepted by Sir James Dickson who died ten days after the Commonwealth was ushered into being on 1st January 1901. The Hon. J.G. Drake, a Queenslander, was invited to represent his state and he was subsequently allotted the post of Postmaster General.

Barton, Edmund, 1849-1920

Letters and personal records, 1870-1935

  • F772
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  • 1870-1935.

Photocopies of handwritten letters, birth and death certificates, and other documents relating to property and positions held by Arthur Hoey Davis, collected by his son Eric Drayton Davis, for his biography of his father.

Rudd, Steele, 1868-1935

Correspondence, 1907-1909.

  • F773
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  • 1907-1909

Correspondence from Emily and Christabel Pankhurst, E. Pethick Lawrence and Dora Marsden. Includes news releases and folded newspaper cuttings from "The Suffragette" June 13, 1913.
Letters to Sarah Jane (Jennie) Baines.

Baines, Sarah Jane, 1866-1951

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