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Unable to give friend South Australian appointment; young man would do better in fields of private enterprise.
Papers sent by Sir James Graham to Lord Stanley.
Sends proof of pamphlet.
Observations made at Norfolk Island on connection between crime and different forms of education.
Appointment and arrival in Hobart; inadequacies of Sir John Franklin; report on convict management; letter to Lord John Russell; emnity of J. Montagu; slow progress of agriculture; description of countryside.
Publication of Captain. Maconochie's despatches; transportation and penal reform; W.E. Gladstone more sympathetic to Van Diemen's Land than Lord Stanley.
Return to England; failure of Sir George Gipps to assist Maconochie in Norfolk Island.
Visit to Hobart, Tahiti and Hawaii on H.M.S. Hazard; deplores French annexation of Tahiti.
Leg wound; unhappy situation in New Zealand due to mistaken philanthropy; inadequate military force.
They include copies of letters of Trevelyan to his family written in San Francisco, Honolulu, Wellington, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Among the other correspondents are G. Essex Evans (Toowoomba), J. Ashton (Sydney), B.R. Wise (Sydney), A.F. Buxton (Adelaide), D. Syme (Melbourne), J. Gavan Duffy (Melbourne), E.E. Morris (Melbourne), J.L. Bonython (Adelaide), J. Downer (Adelaide), A. Weigall, J. Noble Anderson (Melbourne) and R.R. Garran (Sydney)...
Voyage of Trevelyan across Pacific and possibility of capture by Spanish warship; death of W.E. Gladstone.
Political awareness of Australians and New Zealanders; death of Queensland Premier T.J. Byrnes; land reform; Samuel's book; ineffectiveness of Liberal Party.
Seeks article on New Zealand politics for New Liberal Review.
Books on New Zealand; industrial disputes; Arbitration Act and strikes of unorganized labourers.
Article on New Zealand.
Holiday in France; sends cable from R.J. Seddon denying that New Zealand Arbitration Act had broken down.
Invites Trevelyan to attend his lecture on J.S. Mill.
Weakness of Railway (Labour Disputes) Conciliation and Arbitration Bill; refers to New Zealand and N.S.W. legislation.
Trevelyan's letter to Times; system of religious instruction in Australia; importance of church schools.
Nonconformists strongly oppose a N.S.W. Concordat whereby there would be denominational facilities in Board schools.
Weinmann's father; life in Hobart and Melbourne; ugliness of man-made things in Australia; low status of women; democratic spirit; family news.
Life in Melbourne; depressing political scene; vacillating Menzies Government; industrial troubles.
Sends figures on cost of All-Red shipping route, for use of Runciman. (6 pp.).
Views of Australian Government on All-Red Route and development of Pacific steamship service (roneoed copy).
Concerning a statement by Runciman on the secularization of education in Australia. The correspondents include Runciman, T. Coghlan and J.T. Paton.
Query by Glenorchy Scheelite Mining Co. concerning demand in Britain for talc.
Query sent to Minister of Munitions.
Seeks permission for 3,000 tons of basic slag to be exported to New Zealand by Leeds Phosphate Works.
Export of limited quantities of basic slag allowed.
Australian coal strike; precautions taken to ensure wheat transports leave Australia.
Discussions on Imperial preference.
Import duties; danger of Dominions playing with Britain at Ottawa Conference.
Runciman's work at Board of Trade; New Zealand's appalling financial situation; difficulty of retaining coalition government.
Efforts of New Zealand Government to save country from bankruptcy; New Zealand and Empire preference.
Ottawa Conference; pessimistic forecast of Bank of England.
Possible effects of Ottawa Conference on New Zealand; weakness of protectionist policy; preference should be restricted to high quality goods.
Preference for British films should not be extended to immoral films; effect of films on illegitimate births in New Zealand; encloses letter from A. Schultze.
Support of Free Methodist Church for Lord Bledsloe's remarks on harmful effects of films.
Dominion views on Imperial preference; Runciman's statement on Australian overproduction; Empire development; future of Canada's position in Empire.
Includes sections on Australia and New Zealand (pp. 4-8).
About Dominian war debts. (5 pp.)
Presents inkstand made of wood of H.M.A.S. Sydney; sinking of Emden.
Arrangements for transporting of inkstand.
Thanks for inkstand.
Return from New Zealand; suggests discussion on methods of negotiating with Dominions on trade matters.
On default of interest payments by N.S.W. Government.
Sends notes on visit to Australia and New Zealand, especially imports, tariffs and migration. (20pp).