Guide to the Papers of William Ewart Gladstone (as filmed by the AJCP)

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Collection Summary

Creator
Gladstone, William Ewart
Title
Papers of William Ewart Gladstone (as filmed by the AJCP)
Date Range
1835 - 1886
Collection Number
M2230-M2240
Extent
220 items
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Australian Joint Copying Project
Sponsor
The Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) online portal was created with the assistance of the Australian Public Service Modernisation Fund, 2017-2020. The National Library of Australia gratefully acknowledges the contribution of the other foundation AJCP partners, the State Library of New South Wales and The National Archives of the UK, and all other organisations which supported the work of the AJCP, the world's most extensive collaborative copying project, operating from 1948 to 1997.

Introduction

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, letters, memoranda and official papers extending from Gladstone's first post at the Colonial Office in 1835 until the collapse of his third Ministry in 1886. They deal with: the New Zealand Co; Treaty of Waitangi; Maori affairs; recall of Sir John Eardley Wilmot from Van Diemen's Land in 1846; colonial bishoprics; Australian and New Zealand constitutions; Sydney Mint; colonial tariffs; appointment of governors; establishment of settlement at Canterbury; annexation of Fiji and New Guinea; French and German activities in the Pacific; trade with Dutch East Indies; affairs of Sarawak; and North Borneo Co.

Correspondents include Lord Granville, Lord Kimberley, Lord Derby, Lord Lyttelton, H.C.E Childers, E. Cardwell, Sir Arthur Gordon, Sir George Grey, Rev. E. Coleridge, Bishop G.A. Selwyn, Rev. J.P. Gell, Bishop W.G. Broughton, J.E. Fitzgerald, Sir George Bowen and Sir Henry Parkes.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Access.

Conditions Governing Use

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Preferred Citation

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Items from this collection should include references to the location of the original material and to the AJCP nla.obj number, which serves as the online identifier for the digital copy.

Example: M Series: Journal of Capt. James Cook, 18 February 1770, British Library Add. MS 27885 (AJCP ref: http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1234)

Archival History

Material selectively filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project, 1983 (AJCP Reels: M2230-M2240). Original microfilm digitised as part of the AJCP Online Delivery Project, 2017-2020.

Existence and Location of Originals

British Library, 96 Euston Road, London. Collection reference: Add MSS 44086-44835. For further information see William Ewart Gladstone at the British Library (http://hviewer.bl.uk/IamsHViewer/Default.aspx?mdark=ark:/81055/vdc_100000000046.0x000186).

Existence and Location of Copies

The original AJCP microfilm of the records filmed from this collection is available at the National Library of Australia [https://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn776469] as well as other institutions holding AJCP microfilm.

Finding-aid Notes

This finding aid is a revised online version of the original finding aid prepared by the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP), published by the National Library of Australia in 2018. The original AJCP finding aids were unpublished typescripts or photocopies available from libraries that held copies of the original microfilm.

Dates used in this finding aid refer to the date range of the records selected for filming rather than to the date range of the Series or Files.

Advisory Statement

Maori, Australian Aboriginal, Pacific and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this Finding Aid contains terms that reflect authors' views or those of the historical period, but which may not be considered appropriate today. While the information may not reflect current understanding, it is provided in an historical context.

Subjects

Anglican Church; Australia: politics and government; Bowen, Sir George F.; Broughton, William G., Bishop; Canterbury, New Zealand; Cardwell, Edward; Childers, Hugh C.E.; Coleridge, Edward, Rev.; Constitutions: Australian colonies; Constitutions: New Zealand; Eardley-Wilmot, Sir John; Fiji: annexation; Fitzgerald, James E.; French in the Pacific; Gell, John P., Rev.; Germans in the Pacific; Gladstone, W.E.; Gordon, Sir Arthur, 1st Baron Stanmore; Great Britain: Colonial Office; Great Britain: Treasury; Great Britain: relations with colonies; Grey, Sir George, 2nd Baronet; Leveson-Gower, Granville G., 2nd Earl Granville; Lyttelton, George W., 4th Baron; Maori; New Zealand Co; New Zealand: politics and government; North Borneo Co; Papua New Guinea: annexation; Parkes, Sir Henry; Politicians: Britain; Sarawak; Selwyn, George A., Bishop; Stanley, Edward H., Lord Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby; Sydney Mint; Tariffs; Tasmania: politics and government; Trade: Dutch East Indies; Treaty of Waitangi (1840); Wodehouse, John, 1st Earl of Kimberley

Bibliography

Originally cited in Australian Joint Copying Project Handbook. Part 8: Miscellaneous (M) Series. Third Edition, published 1998. Entry 187, p.69.

Biographical / Historical

William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898). Born in Liverpool, educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. Tory M.P. 1832-1846. Under-Secretary for War and Colonies 1835. Vice-President of Board of Trade 1841-1843, President of Board of Trade 1843-1845, Secretary of State for War and Colonies in Peel Government December 1845-June 1846. Peelite and later Liberal M.P. 1847-1895. Chancellor of Exchequer in Aberdeen Government December 1852-February 1855. Chancellor of Exchequer in Palmerston and Russell Governments June 1859-June 1866, Leader of the House of Commons October 1865-June 1866. Leader of the Liberal Party 1867-1875, 1880-1894. Prime Minister December 1868-February 1874, April 1880-June 1885, February-July 1886, August 1892-March 1894.

Item Descriptions

Series Add MSS 44086-44351. Correspondence, 1829 - 1897

145 items

Archival History

Originally filmed on AJCP reels M2230-M2237.

Subseries Add MS 44088-44089. Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen, 1835

1 item

Archival History

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Lord Aberdeen to J. Gladstone, 26 January 1835 (Item ff.1-2)

Thanks for letter on affairs of N.S.W.; appointment of W.E. Gladstone as Under-Secretary at Colonial Office.

Subseries Add MSS 44096-44097. Correspondence with G. Arbuthnot, 1863 - 1865

9 items

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G. Arbuthnot (Treasury) to Gladstone, 6 January 1863 (Item ff.7-14)

Sends minute on Sydney Mint; Sydney-Melbourne rivalry; Australian coinage has little effect on economizing British coinage.

G. Arbuthnot to Gladstone, 20 February 1863 (Item ff.24-27)

N.S.W. duty on export of gold; preparation of minute on Sydney Mint.

'Anglo-Australian' (Sydney) to T. Hankey, 19 December 1862 (Item ff.28-29)

N.S.W. duty on gold.

N.S.W. Gold Duties Reduction Act, (printed), 1862 (Item f.30)
G. Arbuthnot to Gladstone, 21 February 1863 (Item ff.31-32)

Suggests minute be delayed on account of Sydney Mint Bill.

G. Arbuthnot to Gladstone, 22 October 1863 (Item ff.61-66)

Letter from Sir John Young on Australian sovereigns; dealings with E. Hamilton; believes Young exaggerated effects of Hamilton's intervention.

G. Arbuthnot to Gladstone, 13 April 1864 (Item ff.144-145)

Sends letter from Sir John Young on Sydney sovereign question.

G. Arbuthnot to Gladstone, 26 September 1864 (Item ff.234-239)

Discussion with E. Cardwell on claim against New Zealand Government; great expense incurred in organization of land transport for war.

G. Arbuthnot to Gladstone, 16 February 1865 (Item ff.304-305)

Army estimates; New Zealand contribution.

Subseries Add MS 44107. Correspondence with E. Badeley, and Sir Frederic Rogers (Lord Blachford), 1846 - 1883

8 items

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Gladstone to E. Badeley, 29 June 1846 (Item ff.118-119)

Unable to do anything about paper on Tasmanian College without knowing author.

E. Badeley to Gladstone, 26 February 1852 (Item ff.182-183)

Criticisms of Colonial Church Bill.

Gladstone to F. Rogers, 27 March 1846 (Item ff.236-237)

Proposed inquiry into organization of Church in Australia and transfer of ecclesiastical law.

F. Rogers to Gladstone, 30 March 1846 (Item f.238)

Proposed inquiry.

F. Rogers to Gladstone, 13 June 1851 (Item ff.263-264)

Return of papers on colonial church.

F. Rogers to Gladstone, 20 April 1864 (Item f.270)

Refers to urgent Cabinet paper on New Zealand.

F. Rogers to Gladstone, 9 January 1869 (Item ff.288-295)

Colonial bishoprics; encloses list showing length of terms.

Lord Blachford to Gladstone, 28 February 1883 (Item ff.366-367)

Sends pamphlet on legal development of colonial episcopate.

Subseries Add MS 44109. Correspondence with Archbishop E.W. Benson, 1871 - 1896

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Archbishop E. Benson to Gladstone, 1 August 1883 (Item ff.42-45)

Acceptance by A. Barry of Bishopric of Sydney; his qualities.

Archbishop E. Benson to Gladstone, 3 August 1883 (Item ff.46-48)

Conflicting legal opinion on rights of Crown in appointment of Bishop of Sydney.

Gladstone to Archbishop E. Benson, 7 January 1884 (Item f.59)

Suggests Bishop J. Moorhouse be appointed Bishop of Southwell.

Archbishop E. Benson to Gladstone, 10 January 1884 (Item ff.62-63)

Work of Bishop J. Moorhouse in Australia; rumours that Presbyterians had preached in Melbourne Cathedral.

Gladstone to Archbishop E. Benson, 12 January 1884 (Item f.64)

Bishop J. Moorhouse.

Gladstone to Archbishop E. Benson, 15 January 1884 (Item ff.69-70)

Uneasiness about Bishop Moorhouse; controversy concerning Presbyterians.

Archbishop E. Benson to Gladstone, 18 January 1884 (Item ff.71-72)

Details of Prebyterian controversy in Melbourne; opposes placing evangelical bishop in ancient see.

Gladstone to Archbishop E. Benson, 18 January 1884 (Item ff.73-74)

Will not submit name of Bishop Moorhouse as Bishop of Southwell.

Gladstone to Archbishop E. Benson, 19 January 1884 (Item f.75)

Returns Australian newspapers.

Subseries Add MS 44111. Correspondence with C. Bradlaugh, 1868-1889, and Baron C. von Bunsen, 1839-1854

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C. Bradlaugh to Gladstone, 1 November 1880 (Item ff.83-85)

Quotes correspondence with Colonial Office on detention of Maoris in gaol without trial.

Baron C. von Bunsen to Gladstone, 5 April 1848 (Item ff.292-293)

Introduces Beit, New Zealand landowner; his case concerning New Zealand Company.

Gladstone to Baron C. von Bunsen, 12 December 1848 (Item ff.294-295)

Forwards letter from Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Subseries Add MS 44117. Correspondence with Lord Canning, 1829 - 1855

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Lord Canning to Gladstone, 13 March 1854 (Item ff.221-222)

Arrangements for conveyance of Australian mails; failure of packet service to Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius and Calcutta.

Lord Canning to Gladstone, 9 October 1854 (Item ff.260-261)

Transmission of newspapers to colonies.

Subseries Add MS 44118-44120. Correspondence with E. Cardwell, 1845 - 1879

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Correspondence, 1848 - 1865 (File Add MS 44118)
11 items
E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 21 January 1848 (Item ff.14-17)

New Zealand Bill; has little knowledge of New Zealand but believes Lord Grey is wrong on land question.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 7 January 1850 (Item ff.21-24)

Refers to Colonial League and need for colonial reform.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 15 August 1864 (Item ff.172-173)

Discussions with Crown Agents on New Zealand finances.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 27 October 1864 (Item ff.176-179)

Refers to statement by Sir George Grey on New Zealand.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 2 February 1865 (Item ff.183-186)

Pensions for colonial garrisons.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 31 August 1865 (Item f.198)

Refers to New Zealand.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 27 April 1865 (Item ff.199-200)

Improvement in situation in New Zealand; New Zealand finances.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 2 October 1865 (Item ff.201-202)

No wish to protect Sir George Grey if he persists with unauthorized acts.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 12 October 1865 (Item ff.203-207)

New Zealand affairs; Sir George Grey and Weld Ministry; possibility of Grey resigning; his financial powers.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 19 December 1865 (Item ff.212-214)

Recall of troops from New Zealand.

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 21 December 1865 (Item ff.215-216)

New Zealand debentures and payment of troops.

Correspondence, 1869 (File Add MS 44119)
3 items
E. Cardwell to Lord Granville, n.d. (Item ff.1-2)

Colonial military expenditure. (printed)

E. Cardwell to Lord Granville, January 1869 (Item ff.3-9)

Army estimates; refers to allocations to Australia and New Zealand. (printed)

E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 9 January 1869 (Item ff.21-26)

Army estimates; distribution of forces throughout Empire.

Correspondence, 1872 (File Add MS 44120)
2 items
E. Cardwell to Gladstone, 24 May 1872 (Item ff.29-30)

Opposition of Duke of Cambridge to mitigation of sentences of transportation on Fenian soldiers.

Duke of Cambridge to E. Cardwell, 29 May 1872 (Item f.31)

Return on Fenian prisoners.

See MS 44798, ff. 153-61.

Subseries Add MSS 44128-44132. Correspondence with H.C.E. Childers, 1865 - 1895

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Correspondence, 1868 (File Add MS 44128)
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H. Childers to Gladstone, 15 January 1868 (Item ff.69-70)

Acknowledges note on Australian request.

Correspondence, 1882 (File Add MS 44130)
2 items
H. Childers to Gladstone, 28 March 1882 (Item ff.20-21)

Recommends honour for Sir William Jervois.

H. Childers to Gladstone, 30 March 1882 (Item ff.22-23)

Opposition of Gladstone to honour for Sir William Jervois.

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44131)
7 items
H. Childers to Gladstone, 10 July [1884] (Item ff.105-108)

Likelihood of dispute with Australian colonies over New Caledonia and New Guinea; fear of establishment of French penal colony.

H. Childers to Gladstone, 29 July [1884] (Item ff.119-120)

Appointment of Deputy Master of Mint at Melbourne.

C. Fremantle to H. Childers, 29 July 1884 (Item ff.121-122)

Appointment of Deputy Master of Mint at Melbourne; recommends officer of Royal Engineers.

H. Childers to Gladstone, 2 September 1884 (Item ff.134-137)

Opposes appointment of C. Lloyd to Melbourne Mint; Irish factor in Victoria.

H. Childers to Gladstone, 3 December 1884 (Item ff.225-226)

Disappointment in Australia over Federation Bill.

H. Childers to Gladstone, 17 December 1884 (Item ff.240-241)

Appointment of Deputy Master of Mint at Melbourne.

H. Childers to Gladstone, 26 December 1884 (Item ff.258-261)

German protectorate in New Guinea contrary to declaration of Lord Derby to Australian colonists.

Subseries Add MS 44137. Correspondence with Rev. E. Coleridge, 1841-78, 1841 - 1878

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Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 21 August 1843 (Item ff.233-235)

Proposes college for training ministers for colonies.

Archbishop W. Howley to Rev. E. Coleridge, 9 August 1843 (Item f.236)

Supports college scheme.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 2 September 1845 (Item ff.245-246)

Rev. C. Abraham; commitment to New Zealand.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 25 December 1845 (Item ff.250-253)

Appointment of Gladstone to Colonial Office; refers to financial arrangement with Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, [11 Jan. 1846] (Item ff.256-257)

Opposition between Bishop W. Nixon and Governor of Tasmania.

Gladstone to Rev. E. Coleridge, 14 January 1846 (Item ff.260-261)

Legal status of Bishop of Tasmania.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 23 Nov. [1847] (Item ff.282-283)

Letter from Bishop G.A. Selwyn; Treaty of Waitangi.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, [Dec. 1847] (Item ff.284-285)

New Zealand affairs; Lord Grey and Treaty of Waitangi.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Rev. E. Coleridge, 24 May 1847 (Item ff.286-287)

Lord Grey and Treaty of Waitangi. (extract)

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, [Feb. 1851] (Item ff.293-294)

Refers to Bishops of Sydney and New Zealand.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, [May 1851] (Item ff.297-298)

Refers to minute of Sydney Synod.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 16 May [1851] (Item ff.299-300)

Minute of Sydney Synod.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 23 May [1851] (Item ff.301-302)

Sends letter from Sydney.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 26 March 1852 (Item ff.318-319)

Independence of Australia and New Zealand Churches.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 28 Aug. [1852] (Item ff.324-335)

Letter from Bishop of Sydney.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 4 April [1853] (Item ff.330-331)

Return of Bishop G.A. Selwyn to New Zealand.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 20 Sept. [1853] (Item ff.334-335)

Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Rev. E. Coleridge, 14 August 1854 (Item ff.343-346)

Extension of mission to Melanesia; appointment of missionary bishops; endowment of Bishopric of Melanesia.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 29 August 1854 - 2 September 1854 (Item f.346v)

Includes

Rev.E.Coleridge to Gladstone (29/08/1854): Supports request of Bishop Selwyn.

Rev.E.Coleridge to Gladstone (02/09/1854): Endowment of Bishopric of Melanesia.

Rev. E. Coleridge to Gladstone, 26 April 1878 (Item f.385)

Urges Gladstone to write biography of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Subseries Add MS 44138. Correspondence with Lord Coleridge, 1847-1894, and Sir John T. Coleridge, 1842-1872

8 items

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Sir John D. Coleridge to Gladstone, 1 June 1872 (Item ff.134-137)

Tichborne Case; impossible position of Coleridge as Attorney-General; his judgment overruled by Lord Chancellor and Chancellor of Exchequer.

Sir John D. Coleridge and others. Memorandum on Tichborne Case; need for witnesses from Chile and Australia, 1 June 1872 (Item ff.138-139)
Sir John D. Coleridge to Gladstone, 5 June 1872 (Item ff.140-143)

Expense of Tichborne Case.

Lord Coleridge to Gladstone, 20 September 1874 (Item ff.181-182)

Criticism of Charlotte Yonge's portrayal of Bishop J.C. Patteson.

Lord Coleridge to Gladstone, 2 October 1874 (Item ff.186-187)

Bishop J.C. Patteson; biography by Charlotte Yonge.

Sir John T. Coleridge to Gladstone, 27 June 1845 (Item f.331)

Sends letters from Bishop W.G. Broughton and Archdeacon Hale.

Sir John T. Coleridge to Gladstone, 3 Aug. [1845] (Item ff.332-333)

Progress of Australian scheme.

Sir John T. Coleridge to Gladstone, 28 December 1845 (Item ff.334-335)

Appointment of Gladstone to Colonial Office; division of Australian See and creation of Archdeaconry of Morpeth.

Subseries Add MS 44139. Correspondence with Sir Thomas Fremantle (Lord Cottesloe), 1843 - 1879

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Sir Thomas Fremantle. Memorandum on colonial customs, 16 November 1864 (Item ff.189-191)

Subseries Add MS 44140. Correspondence with 14th Lord Derby, 1842 - 1869

4 items

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Lord Stanley to Gladstone, 8 January 1846 (Item ff.136-137)

Ceylon writerships; refers to Capt. A. Maconochie and convict discipline.

Lord Stanley to Gladstone, 23 March 1846 (Item ff.142-143)

Acknowledges despatch from Capt. R. FitzRoy; wishes to see letter from Capt. G. Grey.

Lord Stanley to Gladstone, 15 April 1846 (Item ff.146-147)

Sends letter from Sir John Eardley Wilmot.

Lord Stanley to Gladstone, 3 March 1848 (Item f.171)

Refers to hasty abandonment of North Australia by Lord Grey.

Subseries Add MSS 44141-44142. Correspondence with 15th Lord Derby, 1850 - 1886

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Correspondence, 1882 - 1883 (File Add MS 44141)
14 items
Lord Derby to Gladstone, 25 December 1882 (Item ff.63-64)

Transfer to Colonial Office; promise made by Lord Kimberley to Sir Arthur Gordon.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 23 April [1883] (Item ff.68-69)

Australian support for annexation of New Guinea; likelihood of adventurers swarming over from Queensland.

R. Antrobus to E. Hamilton, 2 May 1883 (Item ff.75-76)

Resolutions of Sydney meeting.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 17 May 1883 (Item ff.82-83)

Possibility of appointing Duke of Albany Governor of Victoria.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 26 May 1883 (Item ff.89-90)

Sends letter from T. Potter on annexation of New Guinea.

T. Potter to Lord Derby, 18 May 1883 (Item ff.91-92)

Urges British annexation of New Guinea; unwise to place natives under control of Queensland squatters.

R. Antrobus to H. Seymour, 6 June 1883 (Item ff.107-108)

Reports of Sydney meetings.

Lord Augustus Loftus (Sydney) to Lord Derby, 27 February 1883 (Item ff.109-114)

Sends resolutions of meeting in Sydney opposing establishment of branch of Irish National League. (copy)

Lord Derby to Gladstone: New Guinea, 7 June [1883] (Item f.115)
Lord Derby to Gladstone, 10 July 1883 (Item ff.126-127)

Proposes extension of term of Lord Normanby in Victoria.

H.W. Just to E. Hamilton, 11 July 1883 (Item ff.128-129)

Reports of lecture by J. Redmond in N.S.W.

Lord Augustus Loftus (Sydney) to Lord Derby, 15 May 1883 (Item ff.130-131)

Sends reports of lecture of J. Redmond.

R. Antrobus to E. Hamilton, 28 August 1883 (Item ff.139-140)

Draft letter to Australian Agents-General on New Guinea.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 13 September 1883 (Item ff.146-148)

Australian impatience over New Guinea; Australian politicians wish to pick quarrel with Britain.

Correspondence, 1883 - 1885 (File Add MS 44142)
19 items
Lord Derby to Gladstone, 7 December 1883 (Item ff.14-18)

Resolutions of Australian Conference; applicability of Monroe Doctrine to South Pacific; cannot hold out against demand for New Guinea protectorate; colonial insensitivity to interests of natives.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 5 January 1884 (Item ff.39-40)

Advantages of appointing Duke of Albany Governor of Victoria.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 25 January 1884 (Item ff.43-44)

Prince Leopold and Australian governorships.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 25 January 1884 (Item ff.45-46)

Appointment of Governor of Victoria.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 28 Jan. [1884] (Item f.47)

Possibility of appointing Duke of Albany Governor of N.S.W.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 4 Feb. [1884] (Item ff.48-50)

Appointment of Governor of Victoria.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 8 February 1884 (Item ff.51-52)

Governor of Victoria; suggests Lord Lyttelton.

E. Hamilton to [Gladstone], 8 February 1884 (Item f.53)

Lord Reay would probably accept.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 24 March 1884 (Item ff.56-57)

Suggests Sir Henry Loch as Governor of Victoria.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 31 July 1884 (Item ff.65-66)

Hopes question of New Guinea protectorate will be kept open.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 22 August 1884 (Item ff.67-70)

Possibility of appointing C. Lloyd to Melbourne Mint.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 25 August 1884 (Item ff.71-72)

Sir Robert Herbert sees no objection to appointment.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 30 September 1884 (Item f.81)

Sends letter from Sir Robert Herbert.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 20 October 1884 (Item ff.84-85)

Matters to be settled in Cabinet, including New Guinea.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 23 October 1884 (Item ff.93-94)

Australian Federation Bill.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 23 December 1884 (Item ff.106-107)

Australian reactions to German protectorate in New Guinea.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 26 December 1884 (Item ff.108-109)

German protectorate in New Guinea; use of Samoa as bargaining weapon.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 15 January 1885 (Item ff.115-118)

Disclaims sale responsibility for colonial policy; possibility of Dutch ceding western New Guinea.

Lord Derby to Gladstone, 1 March 1885 (Item ff.120-121)

Appointment of Lord Carrington as Governor of N.S.W.

Subseries Add MSS 44143-44148. Correspondence with Lord Hartington (Duke of Devonshire), 1866 - 1896

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Correspondence, 1873 (File Add MS 44144)
2 items
Lord Hartington. Memorandum on Fenian prisoners, 18 October 1873 (Item ff.129-130)
H. Winterbotham (Home Office) to Lord Hartington, 7 October 1873 (Item ff.131-132)

Details of 13 Fenian soldiers transoprted to Australia. (copy)

Correspondence, 1881 (File Add MS 44145)
1 item
Lord Hartington to Gladstone, 28 May 1881 (Item ff.257-260)

Apposes appointment of Sir Arthur Gordon to Madras; refers to Sir James Fergusson.

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44147)
2 items
Lord Hartington to Gladstone, 25 February 1884 (Item ff.26-27)

Proposed action arising from report on colonial defences. (copy)

Lord Hartington to Gladstone, 8 March 1884 (Item ff.37-39)

Requires early Cabinet decision on colonial defences.

Subseries Add MS 44149. Correspondence with Sir Charles Dilke, 1870 - 1894

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Sir Charles Dilke to Gladstone, [Sept. 1880] (Item f.21)

Charter for North Borneo Company likely to cause trouble with Dutch.

Sir Charles Dilke (Toulon) to Lord Granville, 14 December 1881 (Item ff.51-52)

Defence of Borneo Charter in House of Commons; lack of precedents. (copy)

Sir Charles Dilke (Paris) to Lord Granville, 27 December 1881 (Item ff.57-58)

Grave doubts over Borneo Charter from Anglo-colonial viewpoint. (copy)

Sir Charles Dilke to Gladstone, 28 December 1881 (Item ff.59-60)

Parliamentary ignorance about Borneo Charter.

Subseries Add MS 44162. Correspondence with H. Goulburn, 1836-1855, and Sir George Grey, 1836-1871

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H. Goulburn to Gladstone, n.d. (Item f.34)

Cabinet decision on French proposal on Tahiti.

H. Goulburn to Gladstone, 1 February 1845 (Item ff.35-36)

Duties on sugar of Java and Philippines.

Gladstone to H. Goulburn, 27 February 1846 (Item f.43)

Schemes for irrigation in Van Diemen's Land.

Sir George Grey to Gladstone, 28 July 1854 (Item ff.155-157)

Appointment of F. Lawley as Governor of South Australia; rumours of financial misconduct.

Sir George Grey to Gladstone, 14 December 1854 (Item ff.158-161)

New Zealand Company debt.

Sir George Grey to Gladstone, 18 December 1854 (Item ff.162-163)

New Zealand Company and sale of land.

Sir George Grey to Gladstone, 18 May 1857 (Item f.180)

Acknowledges paper on ticket of leave question.

Subseries Add MSS 44163-44164. Correspondence with Sir James Graham, 1837 - 1861

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Sir James Graham to Gladstone, 17 May 1847 (Item f.42)

Controversy about recall of Sir John Eardly Wilmot.

Sir James Graham to [Gladstone], 15 March 1853 (Item ff.78-79)

Effects of influx of Australian gold on public finances.

Sir James Graham to Gladstone, 14 July 1854 (Item ff.141-145)

Sends minute on T.H. Huxley and publication of his zoological records of voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1846-1847.

Subseries Add MSS 44165-44180. Correspondence with Lord Granville, 1850 - 1891

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Correspondence, 1869 (File Add MS 44166)
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Lord Granville to Gladstone, 2 September 1869 (Item ff.152-155)

Criticism by Lord Russell of Granville's colonial policy; proposed Colonial Representative Assembly.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 6 October 1869 (Item ff.176-179)

Despatch to New Zealand on retention of regiment.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 16 October 1869 (Item ff.188-189)

Further criticisms by Lord Russell on colonial policy.

Correspondence, 1870 (File Add MS 44167)
2 items
Lord Granville to Gladstone, 2 March 1870 (Item ff.21-22)

Refers to cessation of State aid for emigration.

Lord Granville to [Gladstone], n.d. (Item ff.62-63)

Reply to New Zealand delegates; claim by G. Verdon that N.Z. will leave Empire; Sir George Grey.

Correspondence, 1882 (File Add MS 44174)
4 items
Lord Granville to Gladstone, 15 January 1882 (Item ff.9-12)

Egypt; unusual action of Sir Charles Dilke in printing paper against Borneo Charter.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 21 January 1882 (Item ff.28-29)

Gladstone's letter on Borneo.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 23 January 1882 (Item ff.32-33)

Distribution of papers on Borneo Charter.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, [17 March 1882] (Item ff.69-70)

Prohibition of slavery in Borneo Charter; Queen has no dominion over Borneo.

Correspondence, 1883 (File Add MS 44175)
3 items
Gladstone to Lord Granville, 23 July 1883 (Item f.192)

Proposed tour of Australia by Lord Rosebery.

W. Harcourt. Minute concerning Lord Rosebery's Australian trip, undertaken to avoid accepting office, n.d. (Item f.193)
Gladstone to Lord Granville, 1 August 1883 (Item f.194)

Lord Rosebery's refusal of office.

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44176)
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Lord Granville to Queen Victoria, 7 January 1884 (Item ff.93-95)

Cabinet discussion on German actions at Samoa; Egypt. (copy)

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44177)
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Lord Granville to Gladstone, [30 Sept. 1884] (Item ff.165-169)

Negotiations with Germany on boundary between British and German New Guinea; possibility of Boundary Commission.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 23 December 1884 (Item ff.249-152)

Relations with France and Germany; acceptance of Bismarckian annexations in Pacific.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 27 December 1884 (Item f.271)

New Guinea and Pacific Islands.

Correspondence, 1885 (File Add MS 44178)
3 items
Lord Granville to Gladstone, 30 January 1885 (Item ff.54-55)

Discussion on New Guinea boundary.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, 1 February 1885 (Item ff.60-63)

Negotiations with Bismarck on New Guinea.

Lord Granville to Gladstone, n.d. (Item ff.71-72)

Cabinet discussions on despatch on New Guinea.

Correspondence, 1886 (File Add MS 44179)
6 items
Gladstone to Lord Granville, 9 March 1886 (Item ff.44-45)

Peerage for Sir Arthur Gordon.

Lord Granville to H.W. Primrose, 20 March 1886 (Item ff.54-57)

Recommendations for colonial Knighthoods.

R. Antrobus to H.W. Primrose, 19 May 1886 (Item ff.120-121)

Recommendations for Australian knighthoods.

R. Antrobus to H.W. Primrose, 22 June 1886 (Item ff.135-138)

Privy Councillorship for W.B. Dalley.

Note on Privy Councillorship for W.B. Dalley, 24 June [1886] (Item ff.139-140)
Lord Granville to Gladstone, n.d. (Item ff.175-176)

Speech by Sir Henry James on Sir Arthur Gordon and case Bryce v. Rusden.

Subseries Add MS 44182. Correspondence with Sir William Gurdon, 1865 - 1888

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W.B. Gurdon. Note on departure of Commodore J. Goodenough and Consul E. Layard for Australia and Fiji, 13 June 1873 (Item f.86)

Subseries Add MSS 44184-44186. Correspondence with Lord Halifax, 1839 - 1885

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Lord Halifax to Gladstone, 21 August 1881 (Item ff.164-169)

Details of business interests and financial position of H.C.E. Childers; refers to his sojourn in Australia.

Subseries Add MSS 44189-44191. Correspondence with Sir Edward Hamilton, 1869 - 1897

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Correspondence, 1883 (File Add MS 44189)
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E. Hamilton to Gladstone, 1 September 1883 (Item ff.233-134)

Conversation with R. Meade on difficulty of obtaining decisions on colonial matters from Lord Derby.

E. Hamilton to Gladstone, 14 September 1883 (Item ff.246-147)

Letter from Lord Derby on growing feeling in Australia in favour of annexation.

Correspondence, 1884 - 1885 (File Add MS 44190)
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E. Hamilton to Gladstone, 16 April 1884 (Item ff.33-34)

Possibility of transferring Bishop J. Moorhouse from Melbourne to Ripon.

E. Hamilton to Gladstone, 26 January 1885 (Item ff.154-157)

Possibility of appointing Bishops J. Moorhouse and J. Selwyn to English sees.

Subseries Add MS 44192. Correspondence with G.A. Hamilton, 1859 - 1869

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G. Hamilton. Memorandum on pensions for colonial governors, 5 December 1864 (Item ff.104-114)
G. Hamilton to Gladstone, 11 Aug. [1865] (Item ff.141-142)

Purchase of Shenandoah.

Subseries Add MSS 44196-44203. Correspondence with Sir William Harcourt, 1861 - 1896

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Correspondence, 1881 (File Add MS 44196)
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Sir William Harcourt to Gladstone, 10 August 1881 (Item ff.194-197)

Compensation for E. Galley, convicted of murder, transported to N.S.W. in 1839 and pardoned in 1879.

R.S. Mitford to J. Godley, 24 August 1881 (Item ff.211-212)

Compensation for E. Galley.

R.S. Mitford to J. Godley, 25 August 1881 (Item f.213)

Compensation for E. Galley.

R.S. Mitford to E. Hamilton, 26 August 1881 (Item ff.214-215)

Compensation for E. Galley.

Correspondence, 1836 - 1885 (File Add MS 44199)
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Sir William Harcourt to Gladstone, 14 January 1885 (Item ff.146-147)

Sends paper on crime statistics.

Correspondence on the administration of criminal law (printed), 1836 - 1867 (Item ff.148-153)

Includes comments on transportation and statistics of convicts transported to Australia.

Sir William Harcourt to Gladstone, 15 April 1885 (Item ff.193-194)

State aid for pauper emigration; Treasury rejection of New Zealand offers to Highland crofters.

Correspondence, 1886 (File Add MS 44200)
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Sir William Harcourt to Gladstone, 5 June 1886 (Item ff.133-136)

New Zealand proposal to allot 10,000 acres to Highland crofters; danger of creating precedent for State-assisted emigration.

Subseries Add MSS 44210-44211. Correspondence with S. Herbert, 1831 - 1861

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Correspondence, 1849 - 1856 (File Add MS 44210)
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S. Herbert to Gladstone, 15 December 1849 (Item ff.26-31)

Emigration to colonies; Caroline Chisholm; allegations by H. Wise of slaughter of Dyaks by J. Brooke.

S. Herbert to Gladstone, 25 December 1849 (Item ff.32-33)

Departure of emigrants for Australia.

S. Herbert to Gladstone, 27 August 1854 (Item ff.147-148)

Refers to visit of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

S. Herbert to Gladstone, 19 March 1856 (Item ff.248-249)

Doubts about appointment of missionary bishop in East.

Correspondence, 1861 (File Add MS 44211)
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S. Herbert to Gladstone, 8 January 1861 (Item ff.252-255)

Britain's military commitments; refers to New Zealand War.

Subseries Add MS 44213. Correspondence with A. Beresford Hope, 1842 - 1862

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Gladstone to A.B. Hope, 8 January 1846 (Item ff.230-235)

N.S.W. Church papers; episcopal endowment.

J. Stephen to Lord Lyttelton, 13 January 1846 (Item ff.236-239)

N.S.W. Church papers.

Subseries Add MSS 44216-44217. Correspondence with Sir Stafford Northcote (Lord Iddesleigh), 1842 - 1886

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S. Northcote to Gladstone, 4 June 1847 (Item ff.67-69)

Parliamentary motion on Eardley Wilmot case; inconsistency of Bishop W.R. Nixon.

S. Northcote to Gladstone, 26 June 1847 (Item ff.79-80)

Bishop W.R. Nixon and Eardley Wilmot case.

Subseries Add MSS 44224-44229. Correspondence with Lord Kimberley, 1859 - 1896

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Correspondence, 1870 - 1872 (File Add MS 44224)
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Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 14 October 1870 (Item ff.88-92)

Agreement with Netherlands on Dutch possessions in Sumatra.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 30 October 1870 (Item ff.93-94)

Melbourne Intercolonial Conference; Australian naval defence.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 21 March 1871 (Item ff.115-117)

Right of clergy ordained in colonies to officiate in England.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 23 March 1871 (Item ff.118-119)

Australian legislation on marriage with deceased wife's sister.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 15 May 1871 (Item ff.132-135)

Australian Customs Union and differential duties.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 22 May 1871 (Item ff.137-140)

Australian and New Zealand customs legislation.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 17 June 1871 (Item f.150)

Australian intercolonial duties.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 26 July 1871 (Item ff.187-192)

Possible annexation of Fiji by N.S.W.

Lord Kimberley to Lord Granville, 26 July 1871 (Item ff.193-194)

Possible annexation of Fiji.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 16 December 1871 (Item ff.232-233)

Kidnapping in South Seas.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 26 December 1871 (Item ff.234-238)

Australian intercolonial duties; reciprocity arrangements.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 29 December 1871 (Item ff.240-243)

Australian intercolonial duties.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 1 January 1872 (Item ff.244-245)

Australian intercolonial duties; C. Gaven Duffy and others aim at separation.

Memorandum on Australian intercolonial tariff question, (printed), 6 February 1872 (Item ff.246-251)
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 9 February 1872 (Item ff.252-255)

Australian tariff question.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 9 February 1872 (Item ff.256-261)

Washington Treaty and Canada, Australian tariff question.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 7 March 1872 (Item ff.266-267)

Canadian duties and bearing on Australian tariff question.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 11 March 1872 (Item ff.268-269)

Canadian and Australian duties.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 12 March 1872 (Item ff.270-273)

Australian tariff question; suggests further discussion with colonies.

Lord Kimberley. Memorandum on Australian tariffs, (printed), 13 March 1872 (Item ff.274-275)
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 7 May 1872 (Item ff.294-295)

Opposes appointment of H.C.E. Childers as Governor of Victoria.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 30 October 1872 (Item ff.307-308)

Differential duties; refers to Victoria.

Correspondence, 1873 - 1880 (File Add MS 44225)
26 items
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 16 February 1873 (Item ff.6-7)

Australian tariff question.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 21 February 1873 (Item ff.8-9)

Australian tariff question; Victoria and free trade.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 24 February 1873 (Item ff.10-14)

Suggests annexation of Fiji; kidnapping.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 25 February 1873 (Item ff.15-16)

Annexation of Fiji.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 26 February 1873 (Item ff.17-22)

Annexation of Fiji.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 26 February 1873 (Item ff.23-24)

Australian tariffs; Fiji.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 21 March 1873 (Item ff.25-28)

Draft Bill on Australian customs.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 30 April 1873 (Item ff.29-32)

Suggests Commissioner be sent to Fiji to inquire into annexation, land tenure, revenue and labour trade.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 9 May 1873 (Item ff.35-37)

Fiji; American claims.

Lord Kimberley. Memorandum on Fiji, (copy), 10 June 1873 (Item ff.45-48)
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 11 June 1873 (Item ff.49-50)

Discussion with E. Macarthur on Fiji.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, Fiji, 12 June 1873 (Item ff.53-54)
H. Wylde to W. Gurdon, 13 June 1873 (Item ff.55-56)

Mission to Fiji by E. Layard.

[unknown] to W. Gurdon, 13 June [1873] (Item f.57)

Departure of Commodore Goodenough for Pacific.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 19 July 1873 (Item ff.66-67)

Fiji instructions.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 30 July 1873 (Item ff.68-69)

Amendment to Fiji instructions.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 30 July 1873 (Item f.70)

Accepts amendment.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 1 August 1873 (Item f.71)

Suggests appointment of W. Monsell as Governor of Queensland.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 10 September 1873 (Item ff.103-104)

Disturbed state of Malay States.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 24 January 1874 (Item ff.138-139)

New Zealand despatch on Pacific Islands.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 4 November 1874 (Item ff.154-157)

Annexation of Fiji; pressure by Australian colonies to annex New Guinea.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 29 June 1880 (Item ff.184-187)

Recommends Sir Hercules Robinson as Governor of Cape, 'ablest man in Colonial Service'.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 20 July 1880 (Item ff.192-196)

Urges annexation of Rotumah.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 14 August 1880 (Item ff.215-216)

Possibility of appointing Lord Huntly as a governor in Australia.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 5 November 1880 (Item ff.252-256)

Allegation by C. Bradlangh of prolonged imprisonment of Maoris.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 22 November 1880 (Item ff.259-260)

Recommends knighthood for W. Watson Hughes of South Australia.

Correspondence, 1881 (File Add MS 44226)
5 items
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 4 May 1881 (Item ff.105-106)

Recommends knighthoods for colonial Chief Justices, including J. Prendergast, S.J. Way, C. Lilley, J. Gorrie.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 9 May 1881 (Item ff.107-108)

Knighthood for S.J. Way and J. Corrie.

R. Bickersteth to J. Godley, 15 July 1881 (Item ff.191-193)

Letter from N.S.W. Government objecting to undue proportion of Irish immigrants.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 30 July 1881 (Item ff.226-229)

Recommends baronetcy for Sir Samuel Wilson of Victoria.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 21 September 1881 (Item ff.263-264)

Decision on baronetcy for Sir Samuel Wilson should be postponed.

Correspondence, 1881 - 1882 (File Add MS 44227)
8 items
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 25 October 1881 (Item ff.31-34)

Opposes leave for Sir Arthur Gordon; vacant governorships; Sir Anthony Musgrave.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 30 October 1881 (Item ff.40-41)

Abilities of Sir Arthur Gordon.

R. Antrobus to J. Godley, 30 October 1881 (Item f.42)

Cable sent to Sir Arthur Gordon.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, [27 Jan. 1882] (Item ff.112-114)

Draft of Pacific Islanders Bill; outrages by natives likely to increase.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 17 March 1882 (Item ff.135-136)

North Borneo motion; slavery in Malay States diminishing.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 16 May 1882 (Item ff.158-161)

Honours; Sir Arthur Gordon; opposes knighthood for E. Macarthur.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 20 May 1882 (Item ff.162-164)

E. Macarthur.

Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 3 July 1882 (Item ff.199-200)

Sir Arthur Gordon; management of native affairs by colonial government; Lord Normanby and New Zealand politics.

Correspondence, 1882 - 1883 (File Add MS 44228)
2 items
Lord Kimberley to Gladstone, 25 October 1882 (Item ff.8-11)

Recommends baronetcy for W.J. Clarke of Victoria.

Lord Kimberley to [Gladstone], 30 October 1883 (Item f.130)

Australian fears of foreign occupation of New Guinea.

Subseries Add MS 44236. Correspondence with Sir George Lewis, 1841 - 1863

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Sir George Lewis to Gladstone, 30 Jan [1862] (Item ff.206-209)

Army estimate for 1862/63; refers to extraordinary expenditure in New Zealand.

Subseries Add MS 44237. Correspondence with Sir John Young (Lord Lisgar), 1861 - 1868

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Sir John Young to Gladstone, 5 January 1861 (Item ff.334-335)

Departure for Australia; invites Gladstone to dinner given by friends of N.S.W.

Sir John Young (Sydney) to Gladstone, 21 August 1863 (Item ff.336-339)

Thanks for address and translations; N.S.W. much duller than Corfu; efficiency of N.S.W. Legislative Assembly; Mint; climate; moderation of press.

Sir John Young to Gladstone, 24 June 1868 (Item ff.340-341)

Sends papers on Irish Church.

R. Allwood to Sir John Young, 3 June 1868 (Item ff.342-344)

Gladstone's plans for maintaining clergy of Church of Ireland; colonial churches.

Sir John Young. Memorandum on Irish clergy. Refers to his writings on subject in N.S.W. (Item ff.345-348)

Subseries Add MSS 44238-44240. Correspondence with Lord Lyttelton, 1839 - 1876

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Correspondence, 1840 - 1856 (File Add MS 44238)
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Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 1 July 1840 (Item ff.30-31)

Letter from Bishop W.G. Broughton concerning Gladstone's book.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 24 January 1846 (Item ff.172-173)

Letter from E.G. Wakefield on Wairau affair; Canada.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 10 April [1846] (Item ff.175-176)

Work as Under-Secretary; A. Maconochie and ideas of penal reform; selection of governors for penal colony.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 4 July 1846 (Item ff.183-184)

Norfolk Island and Van Diemen's Land; tenure of colonial governors.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 14 August 1846 (Item f.188)

Colonial Office news; pamphlet on New Zealand by R. FitzRoy.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 12 October 1849 (Item ff.225-226)

Establishment of settlement at Canterbury, New Zealand.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 23 July 1850 (Item ff.234-235)

Farewell breakfast for first Canterbury settlers.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 26 September 1850 (Item ff.238-240)

Objects of Colonial Reform Society; Church matters.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 25 November 1850 (Item ff.241-243)

Sends motion of Colonial Reform Society on greater independence for colonies.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 26 April 1851 (Item ff.248-249)

Farewell to Canterbury colonists; papers by H. Sewell on New Zealand.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 21 November 1851 (Item ff.258-261)

Hostility of Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Canterbury colonists; division of New Zealand Diocese and selection of Bishop.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 19 August 1852 (Item ff.266-267)

Good accounts from Canterbury; effects of gold rushes on import of stock from Victoria; self-government.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 20 December 1852 (Item ff.275-277)

Formation of Aberdeen Ministry; Lyttelton's association with Canterbury Association.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 22 December 1852 (Item ff.278-279)

Canterbury Association.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 5 January 1853 (Item ff.280-281)

Sir John Pakington and his 'concession' to Australia; abolition of transportation.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 7 August 1853 (Item ff.295-296)

Letter from H. Sewell on New Zealand; Governor Grey a bad fellow.

C.B. Adderley to Lord Lyttelton, 22 October 1855 (Item ff.313-317)

Criticizes Gladstone's speech on colonial policy.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 12 August 1856 (Item ff.329-332)

Consecration of H. Harper as Bishop of Christchurch.

Correspondence, 1865 (File Add MS 44239)
2 items
Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 21 July 1865 (Item ff.358-359)

New Zealand debt.

Lord Lyttelton to Gladstone, 22 July 1865 (Item ff.360-361)

Recall of troops from New Zealand; General D. Cameron.

Correspondence, 1876 (File Add MS 44240)
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'Lord Lyttelton and Gibbon Wakefield'. Colonies, 29 April 1876 (Item f.364)

Subseries Add MS 44261. Correspondence with J.E. Denison (Lord Ossington), 1831 - 1872

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J.E. Denison to Gladstone, n.d. (Item ff.151-152)

Letter from Sir William Denison; retains confidence of all parties in N.S.W.; does not believe nominated Upper House will work.

Subseries Add MSS 44262-44263. Correspondence with Duke of Newcastle, 1832 - 1863

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Correspondence, 1852 - 1854 (File Add MS 44262)
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Duke of Newcastle to Gladstone, 26 August 1852 (Item ff.125-130)

Proposal of Lord John Russell for colonial representation in Parliament; transfer of powers of Canterbury Association to New Zealand Government.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 25 January 1853 (Item ff.139-140)

Colonial Church Bill.

Duke of Newcastle to Gladstone, 3 February 1854 (Item ff.146-147)

Reduction of expenditure of Convict Department in Van Diemen's Land.

Duke of Newcastle to Gladstone, 16 December 1854 (Item ff.162-163)

Plan of H. Merivale for New Zealand Company.

Correspondence, 1859 - 1862 (File Add MS 44263)
6 items
Duke of Newcastle to Gladstone, 11 Dec. [1858] (Item ff.67-71)

Character of Sir John Young and his abilities as Governor.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 13 August 1859 (Item f.96)

Supports appointment of R. Herbert to Queensland.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 28 December 1859 (Item ff.104-105)

Appointment of Commissioner to inquire into Fiji Islands.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 9 October 1861 (Item ff.132-133)

Sends letter from Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 11 April 1862 (Item f.142)

Draft on New Zealand finances.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 19 June 1862 (Item ff.147-150)

Sends petitions from Provincial Council of Auckland and James Busby.

Subseries Add MSS 44266-44267. Correspondence with Lord Northbrook, 1868 - 1885

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Lord Northbrook. Minute on influences in Australia favouring annexation, 25 Oct. [1883] (Item f.27)

Subseries Add MSS 44271-44273. Correspondence with Lord Palmerston, 1851 - 1865

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Lord Palmerston to Gladstone, 14 March 1864 (Item ff.1-4)

Cabinet decision on reduction of expenditure on New Zealand War; training of yeomanry.

Subseries Add MS 44275. Correspondence with Sir Robert Peel, 1834 - 1850

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Gladstone to Sir Robert Peel, 13 April 1846 (Item ff.279-280)

Sends papers on New Zealand Company and administration of New Zealand; outrageous claims of Company.

Sir Robert Peel to Gladstone, 15 April [1846] (Item ff.281-284)

Needs earlier papers before commenting on New Zealand Company proposals.

Sir Robert Peel to Gladstone, 1 July 1846 (Item ff.301-302)

Consent of Queen to name of 'Victoria' for New Zealand province.

Subseries Add MS 44285. Correspondence with Lord Ripon, 1841 - 1854

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Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 16 May 1842 (Item ff.284-285)

Dutch East Indies question; Dutch will require compulsion.

Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 31 August 1842 (Item ff.291-294)

Negotiations with Dutch on Java sugar.

Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 11 October 1842 (Item ff.310-311)

Java sugar; difficulty of extracting concessions from Dutch.

Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 15 October 1842 (Item ff.312-313)

Java sugar.

Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 19 October 1842 (Item ff.316-319)

Gladstone's suggestion on Java.

Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 13 December 1842 (Item ff.330-333)

Gladstone's suggestions on Java.

Lord Ripon to Gladstone, 15 December 1842 (Item ff.334-336)

Discussion with Sir Robert Peel on Java.

Subseries Add MSS 44288-44290. Correspondence with Lord Rosebery, 1872 - 1897

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Lord Rosebery to Gladstone, 30 July 1883 (Item ff.175-177)

Plans to visit Australia; Scottish Ministership.

Subseries Add MSS 44291-44294. Correspondence with Lord Russell, 1847 - 1876

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Correspondence, 1859 (File Add MS 44291)
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Lord John Russell to Gladstone, 2 Jan. 1853 [ie. 1854] (Item f.83)

Bishop G.A. Selwyn and differences over University of Sydney.

Lord John Russell to Gladstone, 6 December 1859 (Item ff.269-270)

Does not understand proposal on Singapore telegraph.

Correspondence, 1869 (File Add MS 44294)
2 items
Lord Russell to Gladstone, 29 September 1869 (Item f.193)

Recommends honour for J.D. Hooker.

J.D. Hooker to Lady Russell, 28 September 1869 (Item ff.194-195)

Seeks Order of Bath; refers to C.M.G. given to F. von Mueller.

Subseries Add MSS 44296-44298. Correspondence with Lord Selborne, 1841 - 1893

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Correspondence, 1870 (File Add MS 44296)
1 item
Sir Roundell Palmer to Gladstone, 4 August 1870 (Item ff.184-189)

Observations on Ecclesiastical Titles Bill; extension to colonial churches.

Correspondence, 1882 (File Add MS 44297)
1 item
Lord Selborne to Gladstone, 20 November 1882 (Item ff.279-280)

Sir Arthur Gordon and governorship of Ceylon; refers to his move from Fiji to New Zealand where there was no scope for his powers.

Correspondence, 1883 - 1886 (File Add MS 44298)
4 items
Lord Selborne to Gladstone, 22 April 1883 (Item ff.44-47)

Opposition to annexation of New Guinea; would rather see separation of Australian colonies than surrender natives to oppression of colonists.

Gladstone to Lord Selborne, 23 April 1883 (Item f.48)

Agrees with views; letter sent to Lord Derby.

Lord Selborne. Minute on Pacific annexations, 2 November 1883 (Item ff.76-77)

Refers to territorial ambitions and danger of South Seas slave trade.

Lord Selborne to Gladstone, 17 June 1886 (Item ff.207-210)

Imprudence of Sir Arthur Gordon in giving Bishop Hadfield's paper on Bryce to G.W. Rusden; Gordon's concern with justice for native races.

Subseries Add MS 44299. Correspondence with Bishop G.A. Selwyn (196 folios), 1828 - 1875

14 items
Rev. G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 26 January 1837 (Item ff.31-32)

Sends appeal drawn up by Rev. E. Coleridge for funds for churches and schools and for ministers and teachers for Australia.

Rev. G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 19 January 1841 (Item ff.70-71)

Likelihood of W. Selwyn emigrating to New Zealand.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 24 May 1841 - 1 December 1867 (File ff.79-161)

Letters mainly written from New Zealand. They deal with Selwyn's appointment as first Bishop of New Zealand, drafting of letters patent, endowment of Bishopric, first impressions of Auckland, Wellington and Nelson, Native Fund, disputes between natives and settlers, Governor R. FitzRoy, Church system for Australasia, establishment of St. John's College, Lord Grey and Maori land rights, Sir William Martin, difficulties of New Zealand Company, mission to Pacific Islands, G. Pritchard, Roman Catholic missionaries, relations with Canterbury Association, Governor Sir George Grey; proposed penal settlement at New Caledonia, visit to England in 1854, Maori Wars and Selwyn's opposition to Government's policy, 1867 Lambeth Conference, appointment as Bishop of Lichfield.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 17 November 1869 (Item ff.167-168)

Refers to bad influence of Essays and Reviews in New Zealand.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 27 November 1871 (Item ff.175-176)

Kidnapping in Pacific Islands.

Bishop J.C. Patteson. Memorandum on removal of Pacific Islanders to Queensland and Fiji, 11 January 1871 (Item ff.179-180)
Extracts from letter of Bishop J.C. Patteson, 8 July 1871 (Item ff.181-182)
Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 6 August 1874 (Item ff.183-184)

Refers to visit of Sir William Martin.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 20 August 1874 (Item ff.185-186)

Sir William Martin.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 30 October 1874 (Item ff.187-188)

Thanks for review of life of Bishop J.C. Patteson.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 4 May 1875 (Item ff.189-190)

Review of life of Bishop J.C. Patteson.

Bishop G.A. Selwyn to Gladstone, 27 September 1875 (Item ff.191-192)

Bishop J.C. Patteson.

W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 12 April 1878 (Item ff.193-194)

Death of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 13 April 1878 (Item ff.195-196)

Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Subseries Add MSS 44301-44302. Correspondence with R. Lowe (Lord Sherbrooke), 1852 - 1885

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R. Lowe to Gladstone, n.d. (Item f.1)

Apologizes for overlooking invitation; thanks for stand for people of New Zealand.

R. Lowe to Gladstone, 23 May 1872 (Item ff.49-52)

Proposal to send barristers to Australia and Chile to collect evidence for Tichborne Case.

R. Lowe. Notes on Tichborne claimant, n.d. (Item ff.53-54)

Subseries Add MSS 44319-44322. Correspondence with Sir Arthur Gordon (Lord Stanmore), 1851 - 1896

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Correspondence, 1874 - 1876 (File Add MS 44320)
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Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 4 December 1874 (Item ff.192-194)

Offer of governorship of Fiji.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 6 December 1874 (Item ff.195-196)

Fiji appointment.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 29 December 1874 (Item ff.199-200)

Acceptance of Fiji appointment.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 31 December 1874 (Item ff.201-202)

Gordon's new office.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 6 July 1875 (Item ff.252-253)

Refers to epedemic in Fiji.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 12 September 1875 (Item ff.254-255)

Sends book on labour traffic.

Sir Arthur Gordon (Nasova) to Gladstone, 22 March 1876 - 7 June 1876 (Item ff.256-264)

First year in Fiji; financial problems; decentralized population; Australian attitude of settlers; qualities of Fijians; missions.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 7 July 1876 (Item ff.266-267)

Sympathy on bereavement.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 16 August 1876 (Item ff.268-270)

Gordon's work in Fiji; British politics.

Sir Arthur Gordon (Nasova) to Gladstone, 12 October 1876 (Item ff.271-277)

Published speeches of Sir Henry Parkes; Lord Carnarvon; progress of Fijians; education.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 9 November 1876 (Item ff.278-279)

Gladstone's writings on Eastern Question; British politics.

Correspondence, 1877 - 1884 (File Add MS 44321)
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Correspondence between Sir Arthur Gordon and Gladstone, 1 January 1877 - 17 May 1878 (Item ff.1-36)

Eastern Question; expenditure in Fiji; demands of settlers for cheap labour; problems in Samoa; ecclesiastical matters; relations between settlers and natives; Lord Carnarvon; Gordon's hopes for more challenging post and return to England in 1878.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 27 January 1879 - 24 March 1879 (Item ff.85-104)

Lecture on Fiji at Colonial Institute.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 11 July 1879 (Item ff.105-106)

Sends book on war in Fiji.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 12 July 1879 (Item ff.107-108)

Acknowledgment.

Correspondence between Sir Arthur Gordon and Gladstone, 1 January 1880 - 18 September 1882 (Item ff.114-149)

Bishop J.R. Selwyn; murder of son of S. Lyttleton in New Britain; idleness of life of govenor; Admiral Wilson; affairs in Jamaica; treatment of Maoris; success of native policy; press in New Zealand.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 20 April 1883 (Item ff.157-163)

Opposes annexation of New Guinea, especially by Queensland; rule of vast native population cannot be entrusted to small, ignorant, selfish oligarchy.

E. Hamilton to Sir Arthur Gordon, 21 September 1883 (Item ff.167-169)

Letter from Lord Derby on New Guinea annexation fever.

Sir Arthur Gordon to E. Hamilton, 23 September 1883 (Item f.170)

Acknowledgment.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 8 October 1883 (Item ff.173-177)

Annexation of New Guinea; need to improve organization of Western Pacific High Commission.

Sir Arthur Gordon to E. Hamilton, 9 October 1883 (Item ff.178-179)

Pacific annexation.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 4 November 1883 (Item ff.193-195)

Refers to practical character of New Guinea filibustering expedition.

Mary Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 24 May 1884 (Item ff.211-212)

Appointment of A. Barry as Bishop of Sydney.

Mary Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 8 August 1884 (Item ff.213-215)

Sir Henry Loch; Colonial Federation Conference.

Correspondence, 1886 (File Add MS 44322)
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Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 22 April 1886 (Item ff.15-16)

Gordon's involvement in libel case Bryce v. G.W. Rusden; question of peerage.

Sir Arthur Gordon (Kandy) to Gladstone, 21 May 1886 (Item ff.21-23)

Libel case.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 2 July 1886 (Item ff.24-26)

British election; Ireland; indiscreet letter of Gordon to G.W. Rusden.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 16 July 1886 (Item ff.27-28)

British election; Bryce affair.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 26 July 1886 (Item ff.29-30)

Bryce affair and question of Gordon's peerage.

Sir Arthur Gordon to Gladstone, 9 September 1886 (Item ff.33-34)

Bryce affair.

Subseries Add MS 44337. Correspondence with Sir Richard Bethell (Lord Westbury), 1852 - 1869

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Sir Richard Bethell to Gladstone, 1 April 1854 (Item ff.112-114)

Refers to Colonial Clergy Bill.

Sir Richard Bethell to Gladstone, 11 October 1854 (Item ff.139-142)

Colonial Bishops Bill; colonial synods.

Sir Richard Bethell to Gladstone, 25 April 1855 (Item ff.146-149)

Refers to legal right of colonial churches to hold synods.

Subseries Add MS 44338. Correspondence with Sir Reginald Welby, 1863 - 1896

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Lord Frederick Cavendish to Gladstone, 4 April 1882 (Item ff.168-169)

Renewal of charters for colonial banks.

R. Welby to Gladstone, 8 April 1882 (Item ff.170-173)

Renewal of charters for colonial banks.

Subseries Add MS 44346. Correspondence with J. Wilson, 1853 - 1855

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J. Wilson (Treasury) to Gladstone, 17 May 1853 (Item ff.15-30)

Difficulties in granting charter to bank set up facilitate trade between Australia, India and China.

Subseries Add MSS 44347-44349. Correspondence with George Glyn (Lord Wolverton), 1866 - 1887

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G. Glyn to Gladstone, 29 November 1869 (Item ff.351-354)

Tipperary election; parliamentary opinion on colonial policy and New Zealand despatch.

Subseries Add MS 44350. Correspondence with Sir C. Alexander Wood, 1828 - 1888

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[C.A. Wood to Gladstone], [21 March 1846] (Item ff.25-26)

Need for caution in dealing with New Zealand Company.

C.A. Wood to Gladstone, 26 August 1846 (Item ff.31-34)

New Zealand affairs; recall of Governor R. FitzRoy; reconciliation between Church Missionary Society and Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

C.A. Wood to Gladstone, 13 May 1847 (Item ff.35-36)

Refers to large bundle of New Zealand papers; Oxford affairs.

C.A. Wood to Gladstone, n.d. (Item ff.45-46)

Finances of New Zealand Company.

C.A. Wood to Gladstone, 2 August 1854 (Item ff.71-73)

Scandal concerning F. Lawley, appointed Governor of South Australia.

Subseries Add MSS 44352-44526. General Correspondence

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Correspondence, 1835 (File Add MS 44354)
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R.M. Martin to Gladstone, 30 March 1835 (Item ff.191-192)

Gladstone's criticism of price of Martin's History of British colonies; work involved in compiling history.

Gladstone to R.M. Martin, 30 March 1835 (Item ff.193-194)

Explanation of remarks.

R.M. Martin to Gladstone, [30 March 1835] (Item f.195)

Accepts explanation.

Correspondence, 1836 (File Add MS 44355)
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E.G. Wakefield. Circular on free emigration for young working class people, 13 July 1836 (Item ff.70-71)
Bishop W.G. Broughton (Sydney) to Rev. E. Coleridge, 26 July 1836 (Item ff.100-103)

Church in Australia; King's School, Parramatta; parochial schools; shortage of ministers; transportation; James Macarthur's mission to England. (copy)

Correspondence, 1838 - 1839 (File Add MS 44356)
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Gladstone to C. Wordsworth, 21 June 1838 (Item f.88)

Refers to Radicals mustering to support New Zealand Bill.

J.J. Willis (Sydney) to Gladstone, 31 July 1838 (Item ff.107-108)

Libellous remarks by Bishop J.B. Polding following statement by Willis on Roman Catholic Church.

G. Robertson (Sydney) to Gladstone, 7 March 1839 (Item ff.215-218)

Sends copy of Sydney Standard; exaggeration of wealth of N.S.W.; failings of police force and magistrates; lack of confidence in Legislative Council; religious divisions; need to annex New Zealand.

Correspondence, 1839 - 1841 (File Add MS 44357)
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J.J. Willis (Sydney) to Gladstone, 7 September 1839 (Item ff.19-21)

Sends Lord Normanby's despatch on attack by Bishop J.B. Polding; C. La Trobe; Gladstone's book.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 26 March 1840 (Item ff.96-97)

Church in New Zealand.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 28 May 1840 (Item ff.130-133)

Relations between New Zealand Church Society and New Zealand Company; land grants; appointment of Bishop.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 2 July 1840 (Item ff.141-142)

Establishment of New Zealand Bishopric.

Rev. J. Fitzmaurice to Gladstone, 27 January 1841 (Item ff.249-250)

Plans for emigrating to New Zealand.

R.M. Martin to Gladstone, 19 March 1841 (Item ff.308-309)

Urges establishment of parliamentary group to discuss all colonial questions.

R.M. Martin to Gladstone, 25 March 1841 (Item ff.322-327)

Colonial and commercial matters; refers to neglect of South Australia.

Correspondence, 1841 (File Add MS 44358)
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W. Hutt to R. Torrens, 5 April 1841 (Item ff.5-6)

Acquisition of land by Torrens in South Australia; propriety of land being held by South Australian Commissioners. (copy)

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 26 May 1841 (Item ff.30-33)

Correspondence with Archbishop W. Howley on New Zealand bishopric; family obstacles; Gladstone's suggestion of occasional translation of colonial bishops.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 29 May 1841 (Item ff.34-35)

Has declined Bishopric of New Zealand; hopes G.A. Selwyn will accept.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 7 June 1841 (Item ff.45-46)

Premature offer of Bishopric of New Zealand; episcopal body had not yet decided to create diocese.

S. Kempthorne to Gladstone, 7 August 1841 (Item ff.88-89)

Proposed Church settlement in New Zealand; discussions with New Zealand Company and G.A. Selwyn.

Lord Devon to Gladstone, 18 Sept. [1841] (Item f.125)

Arranges meeting to discuss Church affairs in New Zealand; G.A. Selwyn.

Correspondence (File Add MS 44359)
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Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 6 Jan. 1841 [i.e. 1842] (Item ff.24-25)

Departure of G.A. Selwyn for New Zealand.

Correspondence, 1843 (File Add MS 44360)
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Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 19 October 1843 (Item ff.281-284)

Sends extracts from letters of Bishop G.A. Selwyn; scheme of E. Coleridge for missionary college.

Correspondence, 1845 (File Add MS 44362)
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Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 16 April 1845 (Item ff.149-154)

Efforts to raise funds for New Zealand college; Maynooth Bill.

Correspondence, 1845 - 1846 (File Add MS 44363)
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Sir Thomas Tancred to Gladstone, 27 December 1845 (Item ff.62-63)

Gladstone's appointment to Colonial Office; departure of brother for Van Diemen's Land; 'crotchety Sir Eardley Wilmot'.

J. Stephen to Gladstone, 30 December 1845 (Item ff.84-88)

Stephen's position as Under-Secretary.

Gladstone to J. Hume, 7 January 1846 (Item f.118)

Problems of Van Diemen's Land.

Gladstone to Archbishop W. Howley, 14 January 1846 (Item ff.145-146)

Organization of Church in Australia; establishment of new bishoprics.

Archbishop W. Howley to Gladstone, 16 January 1846 (Item ff.150-151)

Church in Australia; investing of Bishop of Australia with appellate jurisdiction.

Gladstone to G. Grey, 30 January 1846 (Item ff.163-164)

Grey's appointment as Governor of New Zealand.

Gladstone to G. Grey, 31 January 1846 (Item ff.165-168)

Government's policy on New Zealand. (copy)

Archbishop W. Howley to Gladstone, 5 February 1846 (Item ff.200-201)

Jurisdiction of Bishop of Tasmania.

Gladstone to G. Barney, 10 March 1846 (Item ff.273-274)

Offers post of Superintendent of North Australia, without prejudice to claims to N.S.W. Surveyor-Generalship. (draft)

J. Stephen to Gladstone, 12 March 1846 (Item ff.287-288)

Gladstone's arrangement with H. Aglionby; E.G. Wakefield's attacks on Stephen; Wakefield's lack of integrity.

J. Stephen to Gladstone, 12 March 1846 (Item f.289)

Charges of E.G. Wakefield.

Gladstone to G. Grey, 13 March 1846 (Item ff.290-297)

Affairs of New Zealand; New Zealand Company and land claims. (draft)

Gladstone to W. Billyard, 14 March 1846 (Item ff.298-299)

Offer of appointment of Chairmanship of Quarter Sessions in North Australia. (draft)

Gladstone to G. Grey, 17 March 1846 (Item ff.308-309)

Relations with Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Rev. W. Richards to Gladstone, 17 March 1846 (Item ff.318-320)

Suggests appointment of Rev. McDougal as chaplain in North Australia.

Gladstone to H. Aglionby, 20 March 1846 (Item ff.325-326)

E.G. Wakefield; land grants in New Zealand. (draft)

Gladstone to G. Grey, 20 March 1846 (Item ff.328-337)

Complaints of New Zealand Company (draft)

Gladstone to T.C. Harrington, 20 March 1846 (Item ff.338-339)

Land grants at Wellington and Nelson. (draft)

Gladstone to Archbishop W. Howley, 21 March 1846 (Item ff.340-342)

Law relating to clergy in Australia. (draft)

Gladstone to Archbishop W. Howley, 24 March 1846 (Item f.354)

Draft of despatch to Sir Charles Fitzroy. (draft)

Gladstone to G. Grey, 27 March 1846 (Item ff.359-360)

Seeks views on suggestions of E.G. Wakefield on government of New Zealand. (draft)

Gladstone to Sir Charles Fitzroy, 30 March 1846 (Item ff.367-370)

Reorganization of Church in N.S.W. (draft)

Gladstone to G. Grey, 30 March 1846 (Item ff.371-372)

Acknowledges despatches.

Gladstone to Archbishop W. Howley, 30 March 1846 (Item ff.373-374)

Despatch to Sir Charles Fitzroy.

Correspondence, 1846 (File Add MS 44364)
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Gladstone to Sir Eardley Wilmot, 30 April 1846 (Item ff.47-54)

Recall as Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land. (draft)

J. Stephen. Minute on despatch to Sir Eardley Wilmot, 30 April 1846 (Item f.55)
Gladstone to T. Harrington, 30 April 1846 (Item ff.56-60)

Report of New Zealand Company.

Gladstone to Sir Eardley Wilmot, 30 April 1846 (Item ff.61-62)

Inability to offer Wilmot another colonial post.

Gladstone to J. Eardley Wilmot, 4 May 1846 (Item ff.65-66)

Recall of father from Van Diemen's Land.

Gladstone to T. Harrington, 14 May 1846 (Item ff.97-98)

Relations between Government and New Zealand Company.

Archbishop W. Howley to Gladstone, 15 May 1846 (Item ff.101-102)

Contribution of A. Burdett Coutts to endowment of Bishoprics of Adelaide.

Gladstone to E. Ellice, 16 May 1846 (Item ff.103-105)

Affairs of New Zealand; establishment of separate colony.

Gladstone to Archbishop W. Howley, 19 May 1846 (Item f.120)

Establishment of Bishopric of Adelaide.

Gladstone to T. Harrington, 20 May 1846 (Item ff.122-123)

Parliamentary motion on New Zealand affairs.

Archbishop W. Howley to Gladstone, 21 May 1846 (Item ff.126-127)

Establishment of Bishopric of Adelaide; suggests Bishop of Australia be given powers of Metropolitan.

Duke of Wellington to [Gladstone], 23 May 1846 (Item f.129)

Reports of inadequate military supplies in New Zealand.

Gladstone to G. Grey, 26 May 1846 (Item ff.134-141)

Conflict with Maoris; need to reestablish public confidence in colonization of New Zealand. (draft)

Gladstone to G. Grey, 26 May 1846 (Item ff.142-143)

Acknowledges despatches on Maori War. (draft)

Gladstone to W. Cargill, 30 May 1846 (Item ff.150-151)

New Zealand affairs.

Gladstone to T. Harrington, 11 June 1846 (Item ff.192-193)

Acknowledges letters on New Zealand. (draft)

Gladstone to T. Harrington, 16 June 1846 (Item ff.205-206)

Legality of land grants made to New Zealand Company at Wellington and Nelson. (draft)

Archbishop W. Howley to Gladstone, 29 June 1846 (Item ff.245-246)

Appointment of R. Allwood to Bishopric of Morpeth.

Gladstone to Lord Grey, 8 July 1846 (Item ff.264-267)

Judgment of Privy Council on dismissal of Judge Willis by Sir George Gipps; unfitness of Willis for judicial office.

Correspondence, 1846 - 1847 (File Add MS 44365)
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G. Grey (Auckland) to Gladstone, 16 September 1846 (Item ff.25-26)

Thanks for support; large measure of agreement between Bishop G.A. Selwyn and Grey.

Bishop W.G. Broughton (Sydney) to Gladstone, 7 November 1846 (Item ff.69-70)

Thanks for support to Church in Australia; establishment of theological college.

Gladstone to Lord Grey, 9 March 1847 (Item f.123)

Sends letter for Sir Eardley Wilmot on charges of personal misconduct and reasons for recall.

R. Torrens to Gladstone, 19 April 1847 (Item f.141)

Sends financial statements and minute on evidence of E.G. Wakefield.

Gladstone to R. Spooner, 17 May 1847 (Item ff.189-190)

Parliamentary motion on Sir Eardley Wilmot.

J.S. Lefevre to Gladstone, 5 June 1847 (Item f.239)

Attacks on Gladstone arising from Eardley Wilmot case.

Gladstone to Bishop W. Nixon, 24 June 1847 (Item ff.307-311)

Statements by Nixon on Sir Eardley Wilmot.

Bishop A. Short to Gladstone, 20 July 1847 (Item f.376)

Thanks for work.

Correspondence, 1847 (File Add MS 44366)
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A.P. Saunders to Gladstone, 2 August 1847 (Item ff.3-4)

Invitation to dine with Bishop A. Short of Adelaide and Bishop W. Tyrrell of Newcastle.

Correspondence, 1848 - 1849 (File Add MS 44368)
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J.E. Fitzgerald to Gladstone, 10 December 1848 (Item ff.44-45)

Reestablishment by Enderby of British whale fishery at Auckland Islands.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 29 March 1849 (Item ff.123-126)

Sends leaflet on appeal for funds for New Zealand Mission.

J.E. Fitzgerald to Gladstone, 3 October 1849 (Item ff.256-258)

Vancouver Island; is considering working for New Zealand newspapers.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 24 Nov. [1849] (Item ff.278-281)

Proposal for Colonial Society; denies allegation of intrigue against Lord Grey; Australian Constitution.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 20 December 1849 (Item ff.303-309)

Prospectus of Society for Reform of Colonial Government; N.S.W. Constitution Bill; Church in colonies.

Correspondence, 1850 (File Add MS 44369)
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J.E. Fitzgerald to Gladstone, 8 January 1850 (Item ff.1-4)

Society for Reform of Colonial Government; Church in colonies.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 12 Jan. [1850] (Item ff.7-8)

Drafting of N.S.W. Constitution Bill; Church question.

J.E. Fitzgerald to Gladstone, 22 January 1850 (Item ff.20-21)

N.S.W. Constitution Bill.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, n.d. (Item ff.22-23)

N.S.W. Constitution Bill.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 26 Jan. (Item ff.24-25)

N.S.W. Constitution Bill.

Rev. C. Abraham to Gladstone, 13 March 1850 (Item ff.67-70)

Will send enclosure to Bishop G.A. Selwyn; theological confusion in Britain; hopes for conference of Australian bishops.

S. Lushington to Gladstone, 16 March 1850 (Item ff.72-75)

Church legislation for Australian colonies.

Sir William Molesworth to Gladstone, 16 March 1850 (Item f.76)

N.S.W. Constitution Bill.

S. Walpole to Gladstone, 30 March 1850 (Item ff.107-108)

Meeting on Bill for Church in Australian colonies.

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 18 April 1850 (Item ff.154-158)

Experience with ecclesiastical regulations in Van Diemen's Land.

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 30 April 1850 (Item f.175)

Sends memoranda on Church affairs in Australia.

R. Williams to Gladstone, 10 May 1850 (Item ff.188-189)

Aid to Australian emigrants.

Rev. H. Venn to Gladstone, 18 May 1850 (Item ff.208-209)

Regrets difference as expressed in pamphlet Colonial church legislation.

Gladstone to Rev. H. Venn, 20 May 1850 (Item ff.212-213)

Views on Church in Australian colonies; Venn's pamphlet. (draft)

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 1 June 1850 (Item f.235)

Meeting with Sir George Grey.

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 5 June 1850 (Item ff.247-248)

Has given Venn's pamphlet to H. Merivale at Colonial Office.

Though these materials were listed they were not filmed by the AJCP

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 12 June 1850 (Item ff.253-254)

Reply from Lord Grey on Church in Australian colonies.

Bishop W.G. Broughton (Sydney) to Gladstone, 13 July 1850 (Item ff.330-332)

Matters to be discussed at Sydney Synod; growing tendency to turn to Roman Catholic Church.

Bishop W.G. Broughton to Gladstone, 19 November 1850 (Item ff.421-428)

Royal Supremacy in Church; Sydney Synod; criticism of statement of Bishop C. Perry. (badly damaged)

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 23 Nov. [1850] (Item ff.429-430)

Colonial developments.

Correspondence, 1851 (File Add MS 44370)
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E. Eyre (Wellington) to Gladstone, 29 January 1851 (Item ff.4-7)

Account of debates in New Zealand on Constitution.

E.G. Wakefield to Gladstone, 18 March 1851 (Item ff.45-46)

Sends memorandum on motion of Sir William Molesworth.

Rev. E. Hawkins to Gladstone, 30 April 1851 (Item ff.78-79)

Sends minute of conference of Australian bishops.

C. Nicholson (Sydney) to Gladstone, 1 May 1851 (Item ff.82-83)

Sends resolution of N.S.W. Legislative Council critical of new constitution.

W. Church to Gladstone, 2 June 1851 (Item ff.126-128)

Offer by Rev. L. Hogg to send Gladstone reports on conditions in Australia.

J. Hume to Gladstone, 8 July 1851 (Item f.183)

Urges Gladstone to read documents on events in Borneo in 1849.

W. Church to Gladstone, 16 July 1851 (Item f.191)

Introduces Rev. L. Hogg, planning to visit Australia.

B. Hawes to Gladstone, 25 July 1851 (Item ff.203-204)

Amendments to New Zealand Bill.

B. Hawes to Gladstone, 26 July 1851 (Item f.205)

Amendments to New Zealand Bill.

Bishop W.G. Broughton (Sydney) to Gladstone, 18 August 1851 (Item ff.243-252)

Acknowledges book; views on Royal Supremacy.

J. Hume to Gladstone, 22 September 1851 (Item ff.318-319)

Spanish references to massacre by British at Borneo.

Correspondence, 1851 - 1852 (File Add MS 44371)
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J.E. Fitzgerald (Lyttelton) to Gladstone, 19 December 1851 (Item ff.92-95)

Attempt by Lord Grey to saddle New Zealand with debt of £200,000; N.Z. Constitution; dangers of republicanism; success of Canterbury settlement.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 19 Jan. [1852] (Item ff.127-128)

South Africa; refers to New Zealand Constitution and Australian Anti-Convict League.

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 24 January 1852 (Item ff.133-134)

Sends message from Bishop W. Nixon on disagreement with Gladstone during Eardley-Wilmot affair.

C. Adderley to Gladstone, 26 Jan. [1852] (Item ff.144-145)

South Africa; refers to discussion on New Zealand.

Rev. E. Hawkins to Gladstone, 21 February 1852 (Item ff.200-201)

Self-government for colonial Church; sends report from South Australia.

Sir John Pakington to Gladstone, 28 February 1852 (Item ff.217-218)

Parliamentary motion on despatch from Sir William Denison.

A. Clark (Auckland) to Gladstone, 2 March 1852 (Item ff.222-223)

Sends petition opposing claim of New Zealand Company in New Ulster.

Sir John Pakington to Gladstone, 6 March 1852 (Item ff.229-231)

Church in politics.

Archbishop J. Sumner to Gladstone, 29 March [1852] (Item ff.261-262)

Colonial Church Bill; refers to resolution of Sydney Synod on baptism.

Bishop T.V. Short to Gladstone, 3 April 1852 (Item ff.277-278)

Colonial Church Bill.

Correspondence, 1852 (File Add MS 44372)
18 items
Sir John Pakington to Gladstone, 18 May 1852 (Item ff.36-37)

Unable to accept Colonial Church Bill.

Gladstone to Sir John Pakington, 18 May 1852 (Item f.38)

Postponement of Bill.

Archbishop J. Sumner to Gladstone, 21 May [1852] (Item f.45)

Sends letter from Bishop of Sydney.

Gladstone to Archbishop J. Sumner, 22 May 1852 (Item ff.56-57)

Misuse of letter of Bishop W.G. Broughton by Sir John Pakington; letter should be tabled in Parliament.

Rev. H. Binney to Gladstone, 22 May 1852 (Item ff.59-66)

Colonial Church Bill.

W. Fox, E.G. Wakefield and others to Gladstone, 22 May [1852] (Item ff.71-72)

Request copy of speech on New Zealand.

Sir John Pakington to Gladstone, 24 May 1852 (Item ff.80-82)

Publication of letter of Bishop W.G. Broughton and of correspondence between Lord Grey and New Zealand Company.

Sir John Pakington to Gladstone, 24 May 1852 (Item ff.84-85)

Letter of Bishop W.G. Broughton.

Gladstone to Sir John Pakington, 25 May 1852 (Item ff.86-87)

Tabling of letter of Bishop W.G. Broughton.

Archbishop J. Sumner to Gladstone, 25 May [1852] (Item f.92)

Use of letter of Bishop W.G. Broughton.

Gladstone to Sir John Pakington, 26 May 1852 (Item f.98)

Letter of Bishop W.G. Broughton.

Rev. H. Binney to Gladstone, 27 May 1852 (Item f.103)

Colonial Church Bill.

Sir John Pakington to Gladstone, 27 May 1852 (Item ff.113-114)

Correspondence between Archbishop J. Sumner and Bishop W.G. Broughton.

Sir Thomas Tancred to Gladstone, 29 May 1852 (Item ff.122-123)

Letter from brother in Tasmania concerning meeting of clergy.

Rev. H. Binney to Gladstone, 29 June 1852 (Item ff.209-212)

Colonial Church Bill.

R. Morier to Gladstone, 9 August 1852 (Item ff.277-280)

Publication of articles on Australia and New Zealand.

Bishop H. Phillpotts to Gladstone, 20 August 1852 (Item ff.294-295)

Sends letter from Bishop W.G. Broughton; suggests meeting.

Bishop A. Short (Adelaide) to Gladstone, 1 September 1852 (Item ff.324-325)

Thanks for pamphlets; New Zealand Constitution speech; poverty of colonial clergy.

Correspondence, 1852 - 1853 (File Add MS 44373)
4 items
Rev. E. Hawkins to Gladstone, 11 October 1852 (Item ff.3-4)

Return of Bishop W.G. Broughton to England; Canadian Church.

Bishop W.G. Broughton to Gladstone, 20 December 1852 (Item ff.118-120)

Proposals for Australian Church; meeting with Sir John Pakington.

Sir Thomas Tancred to Gladstone, 31 December 1852 (Item ff.194-197)

Change of government; forthcoming visit to New Zealand.

Sir J. Eardley Wilmot to Gladstone, 29 January 1853 (Item ff.341-342)

Seeks appointment; Gladstone's honourable conduct over father's recall from Tasmania.

Correspondence, 1853 (File Add MS 44374)
5 items
W. Cowper (Admiralty) to Gladstone, 23 Feb. [1853] (Item ff.61-62)

Sends preliminary report on conveyance of mails from England to India, China, Singapore and Australia.

Lord Canning, W. Cowper, S. Northcote and R. Bromley to Lords of Treasury, 23 February 1853 (Item ff.63-68)

Report on arrangements with P. & O. Company.

Rev. E. Hawkins to Gladstone, 28 February 1853 (Item ff.87-88)

Refers to funeral of Bishop W.G. Broughton; meeting of U.S.P.G.

Bishop R. Gray to Gladstone, 2 March 1853 (Item ff.93-94)

Colonial Church Bill; views of Bishop W.G. Broughton.

Rev. J.P. Gell to Gladstone, 4 April 1853 (Item f.201)

Creation of Broughton missionary scholarships.

Correspondence, 1854 (File Add MS 44377)
3 items
Sir John Herschel to Gladstone, 7 January 1854 (Item ff.25-26)

Sends proofs of Australian sovereign and half-sovereign; requires Queen's approval.

Rev. W. Selwyn to Gladstone, 13 January 1854 (Item ff.39-40)

Refers to Melanesian cruise of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Bishop F. Nixon (Hobart) to Gladstone, 28 January 1854 (Item ff.120-146)

Withdrawel of chaplaincy of T. Wigmore and loss of incumbency of G. Bateman; encloses correspondence with Lord Grey and Wigmore and Bateman, 1846-1847.

Correspondence, 1854 (File Add MS 44378)
2 items
Rev. T.W. Perry to Gladstone, 7 March 1854 (Item ff.54-58)

Colonial Church Regulation Bill; exclussion of laity from Synods.

Rev. T.W. Perry to Gladstone, 15 March 1854 (Item ff.123-130)

Colonial Church Regulation Bill.

Correspondence, 1854 (File Add MS 44382)
3 items
W.S. Lindsay to Gladstone, 15 Aug. [1854] (Item ff.39-40)

Reasons for applying for Governorship of South Australia.

W. Anderson (Treasury) to Gladstone, 16 November 1854 (Item ff.286-293)

Sends minute opposing transfer of Commissariat Dept. from Treasury to War Office.

Sir William Molesworth to Gladstone, 20 December 1854 (Item ff.364-365)

Sends Bill enabling N.S.W. Parliament to legislate on all local matters; N.S.W. and South Australian Constitutions not approved by colonists.

Correspondence (File Add MS 44383)
1 item
Rev. C. Abraham (Auckland) to Gladstone, 3 March [1855] (Item ff.122-123)

Introduces W. Swainson, New Zealand Attorney-General.

Correspondence, 1856 (File Add MS 44385)
1 item
Rev. H. Venn to Gladstone, 7 February 1856 (Item f.73)

Sends pamphlet on colonial church legislation, with remarks by Bishop C. Perry appended.

Correspondence, 1857 (File Add MS 44387)
1 item
Rev. E. Hawkins to Gladstone, 27 February 1857 (Item ff.102-103)

Belief of Bishop G.A. Selwyn that Norfolk Island is within his jurisdiction; pastoral care of Pitcairn Islanders.

Correspondence, 1858 (File Add MS 44390)
1 item
J. Stuart-Wortley to Gladstone, 5 November 1858 (Item ff.187-190)

Achievements of nephew at Canterbury Settlement, N.Z.; his wish to serve on Ionian Mission.

Correspondence, 1859 (File Add MS 44391)
2 items
[Sir George Bowen] to Gladstone, 30 April [1859] (Item ff.287-288)

Appointment as Governor of Moreton Bay. (incomplete)

H.D. Wolff to Gladstone, 13 May 1859 (Item ff.309-312)

Appointment of Sir George Bowen as Governor of Queensland; Corfu.

Correspondence, 1859 (File Add MS 44392)
1 item
Sir George Bowen to Gladstone, 10 August 1859 (Item ff.123-124)

Offer of Queensland Secretaryship to R. Herbert.

Correspondence (File Add MS 44396)
1 item
C.B. Adderley to Gladstone, [14 May 1861] (Item ff.78-79)

Urges Gladstone to give evidence to Colonial Committee; change in position of Lord Grey; Sir George Grey and defence of colonies.

Correspondence, 1862 (File Add MS 44399)
1 item
Sir George Bowen (Brisbane) to Gladstone, 19 November 1862 (Item ff.233-237)

Visit to Cape York and Gladstone; new settlement at Torres Straits; compares Queensland coastal scenery with Greece.

Correspondence, 1864 (File Add MS 44403)
1 item
J.E. Fitzgerald (Wellington) to Gladstone, 13 September 1864 (Item ff.250-253)

Acceptance of Ministry for Native Affairs; Sir George Grey; demoralized troops should leave New Zealand.

Correspondence, 1865 (File Add MS 44405)
1 item
J.E. Fitzgerald to Gladstone, 13 February 1865 (Item ff.110-111)

Removal of troops from New Zealand; Maori War could have been prevented; agitation for separation of Auckland.

Correspondence, 1866 (File Add MS 44409)
2 items
Angela Burdett-Coutts to Gladstone, 3 February 1866 (Item ff.169-173)

Sends copy of letter to Lord Russell on endowment of Bishoprics of Adelaide, Cape Town and British Columbia and effects of Privy Council judgment in Colenso Case; refers to formation of Church of New Zealand.

Gladstone to Angela Burdett-Coutts, 19 February 1866 (Item ff.203-24)

Colenso Case and endowment of colonial bishoprics.

Correspondence, 1867 (File Add MS 44412)
2 items
S. Kempthorne (Auckland) to Gladstone, 31 May 1867 (Item ff.323-324)

Sends pamphlet on Royal Supremacy; Church in New Zealand a sickly child.

Angela Burdett-Coutts to Gladstone, [May 1867] (Item ff.325-334)

Sends copies of correspondence on endowment of colonial bishoprics and Colenso Case.

Correspondence, 1868 (File Add MS 44415)
3 items
Angela Burdett-Coutts to Gladstone, 7 May 1868 (Item ff.19-20)

Income of colonial bishops, including Bishop of Adelaide.

Angela Burdett-Coutts to Gladstone, 12 May 1868 (Item ff.34-35)

Income of colonial bishops.

Rev. W. Hale to Gladstone, 15 July 1868 (Item f.277)

Seeks meeting on condition of colonial church.

Correspondence (File Add MS 44429)
1 item
Lord Normanby to Gladstone, 2 Feb. [1871] (Item ff.147-148)

Acceptance of Governorship of Queensland; resignation as Captain of Gentlemen at Arms.

Correspondence, 1872 (File Add MS 44436)
1 item
Sir James Fergusson to Gladstone, 3 December 1872 (Item ff.81-82)

County in Queensland named after Gladstone; Roper River.

Correspondence, 1873 (File Add MS 44441)
1 item
A. Stephenson to J. Godley, 7 November 1873 (Item ff.10-12)

Advice on reply to be given to letter from Tichborne Claimant.

Correspondence, 1874 (File Add MS 44442)
8 items
Lord Tenterden. Memorandum on 1871 Treaty with Holland on trade with Sumatra and navigation in Malacca Straits, 27 January 1874 (Item ff.110-116)
Lord Tenterden. Memorandum on 1871 Treaty with Holland, 28 January 1874 (Item ff.125-133)
Lord Derby to The Times, 29 Jan. [1874] (Item f.134)

Draft treaty of 1868 with Holland.

Lord Tenterden. Memorandum on Malacca Straits, 29 January 1874 (Item ff.138-143)
Lord Tenterden to J. Godley, 30 January 1874 (Item f.144)

Draft treaty of 1868 with Holland.

Lord Tenterden to J. Godley, 30 January 1874 (Item ff.145-148)

Treaties with Holland; sends cutting from Daily Recorder on Malacca Straits.

Lord Tenterden to Gladstone, 31 January 1874 (Item ff.149-152)

Treaty with Holland.

Lord Tenterden. Memorandum on 1871 Treaty with Holland, 1 February 1874 (Item ff.153-156)
Correspondence, 1874 (File Add MS 44443)
5 items
H. Parkes (Sydney) to Gladstone, 5 June 1874 (Item ff.276-277)

Admiration of Gladstone's career; progress of Australia; suggests name 'colonies' be abandoned and office of Governor be open to Australians.

Capt. J. Moresby (Java Sea) to Gladstone, 24 June 1874 (Item ff.308-309)

Naming of Mt. Gladstone and Nt. Disraeli in New Guinea.

Though these materials were listed they were not filmed by the AJCP

W. Smith to Gladstone, 18 August 1874 (Item f.212)

Thanks for article on life of Bishop J. Patteson for Quarterly.

A. Michie and C.G. Duffy to Gladstone, 29 August 1874 (Item f.236)

Present portfolio of photographs of paintings in National Gallery of Victoria.

H. Parkes (Sydney) to Gladstone, 26 September 1874 (Item ff.256-257)

Strength of imperialties and importance of colonies.

Correspondence, 1874 (File Add MS 44445)
1 item
Rev. J.D. Lang to Gladstone, 24 November 1874 (Item ff.97-98)

Sends Historical and statistical account of N.S.W.; Gladstone's decision in 1846 to establish new penal settlement in northern N.S.W.; Lord Grey and cessation of transportation.

Correspondence, 1875 (File Add MS 44446)
1 item
Sir George Bowen to Gladstone, 10 March 1875 (Item ff.308-309)

Return to England; meeting with General Garibaldi in Rome.

Correspondence, 1875 (File Add MS 44447)
1 item
Bishop C.H. Bromby (Hobart) to Gladstone, 6 August 1875 (Item f.340)

Sends account of lecture on independence of British Church from Rome; Gladstone's writings and colonial Church.

Correspondence, 1875 (File Add MS 44448)
1 item
G.H. Reid (Sydney) to Gladstone, 1 October 1875 (Item ff.78-79)

Has sent Gladstone's letter to press; preservation of Australian meat on ships.

Correspondence, 1876 (File Add MS 44449)
1 item
H. Parkes (Sydney) to Gladstone, 11 April 1876 (Item ff.256-257)

Presents volume of speeches.

Correspondence, 1876 (File Add MS 44452)
2 items
Rev. J.S. Howson to Gladstone, 20 November 1876 (Item ff.145-146)

News of son of Bishop of Chester in Australia.

G.H. Reid (Sydney) to Gladstone, 25 November 1876 (Item ff.187-188)

Presents copy of Essay on N.S.W.

Correspondence, 1877 (File Add MS 44453)
1 item
Rev. J.A. Dowie (Sydney) to Gladstone, 16 March 1877 (Item ff.208-210)

Sends pamphlet exposing fallacies of Archbishop R.B. Vaughan; Roman Catholic influence in N.S.W.; education and press. (Includes photograph of Dowie)

Correspondence, 1877 (File Add MS 44454)
5 items
Lord Grey to Gladstone, 15 May 1877 (Item ff.127-129)

Destruction of pirate fleet at Borneo in 1849; vindication of Sir James Brooke and naval officers.

S. Grove to Gladstone, 28 May 1877 (Item ff.157-158)

Requests article for Macmillan's Magazine on Sir James Brooke, and the Dyaks.

J. Pope Hennessy (Hong Kong) to Gladstone, 30 June 1877 (Item ff.227-228)

Inquiries made in Borneo suggest truth of allegations of slaughter of Dyaks.

Cutting from Liverpool Daily Post on Gladstone's allegations against Sir James Brooke, 2 July 1877 (Item ff.235-236)
Sir Peter Maxwell to Gladstone, 21 July 1877 (Item 280)

Acknowledges article on piracy in Borneo.

Correspondence, 1877 (File Add MS 44455)
1 item
J. Pope Hennessy to Gladstone, 1 November 1877 (Item ff.218-220)

Thanks for article on piracy in Borneo; barbarity of Sir James Brooke; suppression of Chinese rebellion at Sarawak.

Correspondence, 1878 (File Add MS 44456)
5 items
H. Pycroft (Auckland) to Gladstone, 5 January 1878 (Item ff.16-19)

Sends translation of lines from Iliad.

Bishop C. Abraham to Gladstone, 13 April 1878 (Item ff.224-225)

Funeral of G.A. Selwyn.

T. Chenery to Gladstone, 14 April 1878 (Item ff.231-232)

Circumstances of appointment of G.A. Selwyn as Bishop of New Zealand.

Rev. A. Ashwell to Gladstone, 18 April 1878 (Item ff.241-242)

Requests sketch of life of Bishop G.A. Selwyn for Church Quarterly Review.

T. Chenery to Gladstone, 18 April 1878 (Item f.243)

Thanks for letter for Times on appointment of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Correspondence, 1878 (File Add MS 44457)
5 items
Bishop C. Abraham to Gladstone, 5 June 1878 (Item ff.11-13)

Monument to Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Bishop C. Abraham to Gladstone, 8 June 1878 (Item ff.38-39)

Dean of St. Paul's asked to write life of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

R. Rees (Adelaide) to Gladstone, 9 August 1878 (Item ff.196-197)

Distrust of Lord Beaconsfield and support for Gladstone in South Australia.

Sir Peter Maxwell to Gladstone, 2 September 1878 (Item f.236)

Presents book on British annexations in Malaya.

C. Hamilton to Gladstone, 27 September 1878 (Item ff.317-318)

Criticizes Gladstone's public letter to Australia on the Conservative Government and the Eastern Question.

Correspondence, 1878 (File Add MS 44458)
4 items
Sir George Bowen (Melbourne) to Gladstone, 8 October 1878 (Item ff.13-18)

Parliamentary deadlock in Victoria; quotes letters from H. Childers and Lord Dufferin; progress of Australia; federation; impending departure for Mauritius.

Bishop C. Abraham to Gladstone, 17 October 1878 (Item ff.68-69)

Memorial for Bishop G.A. Selwyn at Cambridge.

W. Severn to Gladstone, 18 October 1878 (Item ff.76-80)

Introduces H. Severn from Sydney, lecturer on scientific subjects; requests Gladstone to chair a lecture.

W. Severn to Gladstone, 2 November 1878 (Item ff.107-108)

Lecture tour of H. Severn.

Correspondence, 1879 (File Add MS 44459)
5 items
Rev. G. Curteis to Gladstone, 1 January 1879 (Item ff.6-7)

Presents copy of wife's biography of Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Sir George Bowen (Melbourne) to Gladstone, 15 February 1879 (Item ff.105-108)

Thanks for book; disappointment at not being Governor of N.S.W.; role of governor in self-governing colonies; need for federation.

Bishop J.R. Selwyn to Gladstone, 7 March 1879 (Item f.170)

Thanks for donation.

Bishop C. Abraham to Gladstone, 19 March 1879 (Item ff.200-201)

Biography of Bishop G.A. Selwyn by H. Tucker; establishment of Selwyn College.

Rev. H. Tucker to Gladstone, 20 March 1879 (Item f.202)

Presents copy of biography.

Correspondence, 1879 (File Add MS 44461)
2 items
S. Amos (Sydney) to Gladstone, 29 September 1879 (Item ff.58-59)

Presents copy of Fifty years of the English Constitution 1830-1880.

Sir Henry Parkes (Sydney) to Gladstone, 8 October 1879 (Item ff.70-71)

Sends article in Melbourne Review on unification of Victoria, South Australia and N.S.W.; Queensland's differences.

Correspondence, 1880 (File Add MS 44465)
1 item
W.E. Heriot (Hobart) to Gladstone, 18 August 1880 (Item ff.238-240)

Protestant criticisms of Gladstone in Tasmania; appointment of Lord Ripon as Viceroy of India; Gladstone's pamphlet on Vatican Decrees.

Correspondence, 1880 (File Add MS 44466)
2 items
Sir George Bowen (Mauritius) to Gladstone, 4 November 1880 (Item ff.253-258)

Compares South African situation with New Zealand in 1868-1873; lack of challenges in Mauritius.

Sir Charles Gavan Duffy to Gladstone, 4 Nov. [1880] (Item ff.263-264)

Sends book on Young Irelanders.

Correspondence, 1881 (File Add MS 44470)
2 items
Sir George Bowen to Gladstone, 25 May 1881 (Item ff.13-15)

Seeks governorship of Madras; his career as colonial governor.

R.D. Adams (Sydney) to Gladstone, 28 June 1881 (Item ff.132-134)

Sends cutting on Gladstone in Sydney Morning Herald; life of 'ships, sheep and shares' in Australia.

Correspondence, 1882 (File Add MS 44474)
1 item
Sir Julian Paunceforte. Memorandum on North Borneo Charter, 20 January 1882 (Item ff.73-80)
Correspondence, 1882 (File Add MS 44475)
1 item
T. Woolmer to Gladstone, 22 May 1882 (Item ff.179-180)

Request by Sir Henry Parkes for busts of Lords Russell, Palmerston, Derby and Beaconsfield in new executive buildings in Sydney.

Correspondence, 1882 (File Add MS 44478)
3 items
R. Giffen to Gladstone, 1 December 1882 (Item ff.1-2)

Sends letter from Liverpool Chamber of Commerce on value of trade passing through Suez Canal.

W. Blood (Liverpool) to H.G. Calcraft, 28 November 1882 (Item ff.3-4)

Value of trade passing through Suez Canal; refers to Australasian trade, including precious metals. (copy)

Lady Derby to Gladstone, 19 December 1882 (Item ff.131-132)

Lord Derby satisfied with transfer to Colonial Office.

Correspondence (File Add MS 44479)
1 item
Sir Charles Gavan Duffy (Nice) to Gladstone, 29 Jan. [1883] (Item ff.176-177)

Sends history of Young Irelanders; need for system of local government in Ireland as in great colonies.

Correspondence, 1883 (File Add MS 44482)
7 items
Rev. A. Barry to Gladstone, 18 July 1883 (Item ff.92-93)

Offer of appointment.

E. à Court to Gladstone, 19 July 1883 (Item ff.110-111)

Recommends Bishop J.R. Selwyn be recalled from Melanesia and be appointed Bishop of Lincoln or Peterborough.

Rev. A. Barry to Gladstone, 20 July 1883 (Item ff.117-119)

Acceptance of Bishopric of Sydney.

Gladstone to Lord Normanby, 20 July 1883 (Item f.158)

Offer of English See to Bishop J. Moorhouse. (draft)

Rev. A. Barry to E. Hamilton, 21 July 1883 (Item ff.159-160)

Bishopric of Sydney.

Lord Normanby to Lord Derby, 25 July 1883 (Item f.221)

Bishop J. Moorhouse willing to have name submitted. (cable)

Bishop J. Moorhouse (Melbourne) to Gladstone, 25 July 1883 (Item ff.222-223)

Thanks for offer of English bishopric.

Correspondence, 1883 (File Add MS 44483)
4 items
H. Cuffe to E. Hamilton, 28 August 1883 (Item ff.92-96)

Encloses case and opinion of Law Officers on method of appointing Bishop of Sydney.

Sir William Fitzherbert and Sir George O'Rorke to Gladstone, n.d. (Item ff.108-109)

Invitation by New Zealand Parliament to visit New Zealand.

Sir Henry Parkes to Gladstone, 8 October 1883 (Item ff.222-223)

Sends gift of rug made from possum skins.

Sir Henry Parkes to Gladstone, 24 October 1883 (Item ff.277-278)

Requests testimonial for T. Woolmer to sculpt statue of Queen Victoria for Sydney.

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44485)
5 items
Bishop A. Barry to Gladstone, 1 January 1884 (Item ff.7-8)

Resignation as Canon of Westminster; Bishopric of Sydney.

Bishop A. Barry to Gladstone, 4 January 1884 (Item ff.28-29)

Thanks for gift.

E. Talbot to Gladstone, 15 January 1884 (Item ff.82-84)

Criticisms of Bishop J. Moorhouse for exchanging pulpits with leading dissenters.

E. Talbot to Gladstone, 16 January 1884 (Item f.84)

Sends report on Bishop J. Moorhouse.

Though listed this was not filmed by the AJCP

T. Woolmer to Gladstone, 18 January 1884 (Item ff.101-102)

Busts of Gladstone; thanks for letter to Sir Henry Parkes.

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44486)
1 item
Lady Rosebery to Gladstone, 20 April 1884 (Item ff.46-47)

Sends pamphlet containing speeches made by Lord Rosebery in Australia.

Correspondence, 1884 (File Add MS 44487)
1 item
W. Giblin (Hobart) to Gladstone, 26 July 1884 (Item ff.103-104)

Sends speech made at Federal Convention in Sydney; Anglo-Australian ties.

Correspondence, 1885 (File Add MS 44490)
2 items
D. Buchanan (Sydney) to Gladstone, 27 March 1885 (Item ff.102-103)

Seeks opinion on whether Speaker should address political meetings and public banquets.

Sir Henry Parkes (Sydney) to Gladstone, 30 April 1885 (Item ff.168-170)

Sends report of speech on great Englishmen.

Correspondence, 1886 (File Add MS 44497)
2 items
J.C. Hoey to Gladstone, 9 May 1886 (Item ff.183-187)

Bitter feeling in Australia on proposed cession of New Hebrides to France; growing support in Australia and New Zealand for federation.

Gladstone to Lord Aberdeen, 10 May 1886 (Item ff.188-189)

Delay in granting peerage to Sir Arthur Gordon due to his involvement in New Zealand libel case.

Correspondence, 1886 (File Add MS 44498)
4 items
Lord Thurlow to H. Primrose, 28 June 1886 (Item ff.79-81)

Recommendation of knighthood for Gen. Steward, adviser on Australian defences.

Bishop C. Bromby to Gladstone, 2 July 1886 (Item ff.101-102)

Criticizes Gladstone's reference to Tasmania as 'home of convicts or children of convicts'.

Bishop C. Bromby to Gladstone, 13 July 1886 (Item ff.197-200)

Predominance of free settlers in Tasmania; strength of Anglo-Tasmanian ties.

A. Bacon (Gunnedah) to Gladstone, 28 July 1886 (Item ff.286-287)

Support of public meeting at Gunnedah for Home Rule for Ireland.

Correspondence, 1886 (File Add MS 44499)
2 items
Sir George Grey (Auckland) to Gladstone, August 1886 (Item ff.3-4)

Sends poem on Gladstone by M. Corrigan.

M. Corrigan (Nelson) to Sir George Grey, 2 August 1886 (Item ff.5-6)

Sends poem on Gladstone.

Series Add MSS 44527-44551. Letter Books, 1835 - 1894

22 items

Filmed selectively.

Archival History

Originally filmed on AJCP reels M2237-M2239.

Correspondence, 1835 - 1844 (File Add MS 44527)

14 items
Gladstone to P. Chalmers, 18 March 1835 (Item f.10r)

Appointment of Robertson as Assistant Surgeon at Liverpool Hospital, N.S.W.

Gladstone to Sir George Grey, 15 April 1837 (Item f.29r)

Despatches on religious instruction in Australia.

Gladstone to E. Hawkins, 1 March 1842 (Item f.63r)

Conversation with Lord Stanley on Van Diemen's Land case.

Gladstone to Rev. W. Hale, 18 April 1842 (Item f.71v)

Endowment of colonial bishoprics.

Gladstone to J. Macarthur, and Gladstone to Lord Stanley, 25 October 1842 (Item ff.99v-100r)

Includes

Gladstone to J. Macarthur (25/10/1842): Thanks for letter on Australia.

Gladstone to Lord Stanley (25/10/1842): Recommends Merewether as Clerk of Council in N.S.W.

Gladstone to Lord Ripon, 14 December 1842 (Item ff.108v-109r)

Negotiations with Dutch on Javanese sugar.

Gladstone to Lord Canning, 26 January 1843 (Item f.115v)

Importation and possession of slaves in Java.

Gladstone to Lord Ripon, 20 April 1843 (Item ff.127r-127v)

Negotiations with Dutch on Javanese sugar.

Gladstone to Sir Edward Disbrowe, 11 May 1843 (Item ff.127v-128r)

Negotiations with Dutch; imports of Javanese products.

Gladstone to Sir J. Johnstone, 1 January 1844 (Item f.165r)

Improvement of communications with Australia.

Gladstone to Lord Sandow, 7 June 1844 (Item f.180v)

Differential duties on Javanese sugar.

Gladstone to Lord Sandow, 15 August 1844 (Item ff.190v-191r)

Differential duties on Javanese sugar.

Gladstone to Sir Robert Peel, 23 September 1844 (Item f.194r)

Suggestions of M. Martin on trade with Malaya.

Letters of Gladstone (223 ff.), Jan. 1845-July 1846, Jan.-Nov. 1853 (File Add MS 44528)

Mostly relating to his term as Secretary of State for the Colonies.

Correspondents include Lord Lyttelton, S. Herbert, H. Goulburn, Lord Talbot, Sir Charles FitzRoy, Sir William Denison, Sir George Grey, C.J. La Trobe, Bishop G.A. Selwyn, E.J. Eyre, J.S. Hampton, H. Aglionby, R. Torrens, Sir Roderick Murchison and J. Woolley.

Subjects include the New Zealand Company, Canterbury Association, convicts in Van Diemen's Land, ecclesiastical matters in Australia and New Zealand, establishment of a Mint in Australia, and the government of the N.S.W. goldfields.

Correspondence, 1853 - 1854 (File Add MS 44529)

10 items
Gladstone to Bishop S. Wilberforce, 23 November 1853 (Item ff.4v-5r)

Colonial Church Bill.

Gladstone to Solicitor-General, 26 November 1853 (Item f.7r)

Colonial Church Bill; Bishop S. Wilberforce.

Gladstone to Sir Charles Hotham, 7 December 1853 (Item f.13r)

Cost of outfitting as Governor of Victoria.

Gladstone to J. Wilson, 12 December 1853 (Item f.16r)

Payment of advance to Sir Charles Hotham.

Gladstone to Bishop F. Nixon, 3 February 1854 (Item ff.47v-48r)

Bill to regulate issuing of salaries; suggests reform of appointment of clergy in Tasmania.

Gladstone to H. Gladstone, 1 May 1854 (Item f.91r)

Letters of introduction for Canterbury, N.Z.

Gladstone to Bishop F. Nixon, 2 June 1854 (Item f.102v)

Action by Bishop against delinquent clergy; Colonial Church Bill.

Gladstone to J.R. Godley, 16 August 1854 (Item f.131v)

Appointment to Wellington Agency; possible conflict with other duties.

Gladstone to J.R. Godley, 11 October 1854 (Item f.155r)

Appointment to Wellington Agency.

Gladstone to Sir George Grey, 16 December 1854 (Item ff.196r-196v)

Financial arrangements with New Zealand Company; Canterbury Association.

Correspondence, 1854 - 1860 (File Add MS 44530)

14 items
Gladstone to Sir William Molesworth, 21 December 1854 (Item f.2r)

Suggests he shows Bill to Sir George Grey.

Gladstone to Sir George Grey, 17 January 1855 (Item f.14r)

Veto and Australian constitutions; mistake of contending for fictitious imperial interests.

Gladstone to S. Laing, 19 September 1859 (Item ff.79v-80r)

Extension of telegraph to Singapore.

Gladstone to S. Laing, 26 September 1859 (Item ff.83v-84r)

Extension of telegraph to Singapore.

Gladstone to S. Laing, 5 October 1859 (Item ff.87v-88r)

Panama line to Australia.

Gladstone to Lord Palmerston, 6 November 1859 (Item f.106v)

Australian contract.

Gladstone to S. Bright, 15 November 1859 (Item f.113r)

Direct route to Australia.

Gladstone to W. Buchanan, 6 December 1859 (Item f.127r)

Remission of fines for Australian service.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 28 December 1859 (Item ff.136v-137r)

Opposes annexation of Fiji.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 3 January 1860 (Item f.139r)

Proposal to send Commission to Fiji.

Gladstone to Bishop F. Nixon, 13 January 1860 (Item f.143r)

Acknowledges letter on State aid to Church.

Gladstone to J. Fitzgerald, 24 January 1860 (Item f.149r)

Unable to attend Australian dinner.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 31 March 1860 (Item f.183r)

Appointment for Sir John Young.

Gladstone to Sir John Young, 7 April 1860 (Item f.187v)

Appointment in Colonial Service.

Correspondence, 1860 - 1861 (File Add MS 44531)

14 items
Gladstone to J. Fitzgerald and Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 6 July 1860 (Item f.25r)

Includes

Gladstone to J. Fitzgerald (06/07/1860): Acknowledges tract; New Zealand Bill.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle (06/07/1860): Criticisms by Fitzgerald of New Zealand Bill.

Gladstone to Sir John Young, 8 September 1860 (Item f.45r)

Claims for colonial appointment.

Gladstone to Bishop G.A. Selwyn, 20 September 1860 (Item ff.48r-48v)

Land claims in New Zealand; regrets resort to force.

Gladstone to C. Fortescue, 22 September 1860 (Item ff.48v-49r)

Sends letters of Sir Thomas Tancred on New Zealand native affairs.

Gladstone to C. Fortescue, 20 October 1860 (Item f.64v)

Recommends appointment of Sir John Young as Governor of N.S.W.

Gladstone to J. Godley, 29 October 1860 (Item f.69r)

Letter of W. Fox sent to Colonial Office.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 19 November 1860 (Item f.77r)

Sends papers from Bishop G.A. Selwyn.

Gladstone to Bishop G.A. Selwyn, 19 November 1860 (Item f.77v)

Papers sent to Colonial Office; doubts if problems can be solved in London.

Gladstone to Bishop G.A. Selwyn, 23 January 1861 (Item f.110v)

Maori War; height of folly to regulate affairs in N.Z.

Gladstone to Lord John Russell, 11 February 1861 (Item f.118r)

Request of King of Sandwich Islands.

Gladstone to Lord John Russell, 13 February 1861 (Item f.119r)

Letter from Bishop S. Wilberforce on Sandwich Islands.

Gladstone to Rev. E. Craven, 25 March 1861 (Item f.136r)

Returns letter from Bishop C. Abraham.

Gladstone to Rev. M. Hawtrey, 29 March 1861 (Item ff.137r-137v)

Pamphlet on Maori War.

Correspondence, 1861 - 1862 (File Add MS 44532)

16 items
Gladstone to C. Adderley, 17 September 1861 (Item f.18r)

Sends papers from New Zealand.

Gladstone to C. Adderley, 24 September 1861 (Item ff.23v-24r)

Disagreement with Bishop G. Selwyn on colonial policy towards Maoris.

Gladstone to Bishop G. Selwyn, 25 October 1861 (Item ff.37r-37v)

Interest in New Zealand affairs.

Gladstone to Lord Lyttelton, 22 November 1861 (Item f.50v)

Sends letter from New Zealand.

Gladstone to Bishop G. Selwyn, 29 November 1861 (Item f.54r)

Letter sent to Lord Lyttelton and Duke of Newcastle.

Gladstone to M. Wilson, 28 December 1861 (Item f.67r)

Unable to give letter of introduction to Sir George Grey.

Gladstone to M. Wilson, 4 January 1862 (Item f.71r)

Not acquainted with member of N.Z. Legislative Council.

Gladstone to M. Wilson, 10 January 1862 (Item f.74v)

Offers introduction to Bishop G. Selwyn.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 11 April 1862 (Item f.121r)

Draft despatch on New Zealand money.

Gladstone to Duke of Newcastle, 19 June 1862 (Item f.148v)

Sends petition from Auckland Provincial Council and letter from J. Busby.

Gladstone to G. Arbuthnot, 24 June 1862 (Item ff.152v-153r)

Committee on Sydney Mint.

Gladstone to C. Adderley, 25 June 1862 (Item f.153v)

Sends letter from J. Busby.

Gladstone to J. Busby, 25 June 1862 (Item ff.154v-155r)

Separation of Province of Auckland from New Zealand Government.

Gladstone to G. Arbuthnot, 3 July 1862 (Item f.158r)

Sydney Mint.

Gladstone to A. Latham, 29 July 1862 (Item ff.174r-174v)

Legal currency for Sydney.

Gladstone to A. Latham, 12 August 1862 (Item f.187r)

Proposal that colonial sovereigns become legal tender.

Correspondence, 1863 (File Add MS 44533)

7 items
Gladstone to J. Fitzgerald, 17 January 1863 (Item ff.79v-80r)

Thanks for speech; policy of managing native affairs in New Zealand from London.

Gladstone to J. Fitzgerald, 18 January 1863 (Item f.80v)

Introduces Biscoe, emigrant to New Zealand.

Gladstone to R. Herbert, 28 February 1863 (Item f.95v)

Herbert's departure from Queensland; deputation.

Gladstone to R. Dalglish, 1 June 1863 (Item f.136r)

Petition of European and Australian Mail Company.

Gladstone to Lord de Grey, 27 September 1863 (Item f.152v)

Memorandum of G. Arbuthnot; use of Sikh troops in New Zealand.

Gladstone to Sir John Young, 20 October 1863 (Item ff.178v-179r)

Ionian Islands; Sydney Mint.

Gladstone to J. Arbuthnot, 27 October 1863 (Item ff.183r-183v)

Criticisms by Sir John Young of E. Hamilton; problems caused by colony employing agent in England.

Correspondence, 1864 (File Add MS 44534)

8 items
Gladstone to Lord de Grey, 15 March 1864 (Item f.51v)

Requests statement on New Zealand expenditure.

Gladstone to Lord Palmerston, 15 March 1864 (Item ff.53r-53v)

Suggested reduction of Army estimates due to impending end of New Zealand War.

Gladstone to Bishop G. Selwyn, 20 April 1864 (Item f.70v)

Despondency on situation in New Zealand; error of governing colonies from London; Garibaldi.

Gladstone to Sir Stuart Donaldson, 11 July 1864 (Item f.99v)

Australian postage.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 16 August 1864 (Item f.114v)

New Zealand loan.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 27 August 1864 (Item f.122r)

Transport charge in New Zealand; possibility of parliamentary rebuke on military expenditure in N.Z.

Gladstone to G. Arbuthnot, 27 September 1864 (Item f.139v)

Handling of New Zealand matter.

Gladstone to Mrs R. Goalen, 10 December 1864 (Item f.172r)

Assistance to son to emigrate to Queensland.

Correspondence, 1865 (File Add MS 44535)

14 items
Gladstone to Lord de Grey, 7 March 1865 - 8 March 1865 (Item f.29v)

Includeds

Gladstone to Lord de Grey (07/03/1865):Army estimates; repayment from colonies.

Gladstone to Lord de Grey (08/03/1865):New Zealand receipts.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 18 March 1865 (Item f.35r)

New Zealand finances.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell and Gladstone to Lord Edward Howard, 17 April 1865 (Item f.46r)

Includes

Gladstone to E. Cardwell (18/031865):Letter of F. Weld.

Gladstone to lord Edward Howard (17/03/1865):Letter of F. Weld.

Gladstone to J. Fitzgerald, 19 April 1865 (Item ff.48r-48v)

Relations between New Zealand and Britain; Canada.

Gladstone to Lord Lyttelton, 19 July 1865 (Item ff.87r-87v)

New Zealand debt; colonists too fearful of financial difficulties.

Gladstone to Lord Lyttelton, 27 July 1865 (Item ff.96r-96v)

High cost of Maori War.

Gladstone to W. Anderson, 14 September 1865 (Item f.124r)

Gross misuse of imperial funds in New Zealand.

Gladstone to G. Hamilton, 16 September 1865 (Item f.126v)

Strengthening of New Zealand resolution.

Gladstone to G. Hamilton, 26 September 1865 (Item f.129r)

Payment of £3,100 to family of Admiral R. FitzRoy.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 28 September 1865 (Item f.129v)

Outrageous proceedings in New Zealand; act of indemnity needed.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 9 October 1865 (Item f.132r)

Conduct of Sir George Grey in New Zealand.

Gladstone to E. Cardwell, 20 December 1865 (Item f.164r)

Need to improve New Zealand case before meeting of Parliament.

Correspondence, 1866 - 1869 (File Add MS 44536)

8 items
Gladstone to Lord Lyttelton, 1 January 1866 (Item f.1r)

Letter from H. Sewell; New Zealand debt.

Gladstone to H. Childers, 26 February 1866 (Item ff.27v-28r)

Sends minute on Sydney Mint and legal tender.

Gladstone to P. Strzelecki, 11 March 1869 (Item f.128r)

Claim for public honour.

Gladstone to P. Strzelecki, 19 March 1869 (Item ff.131r-131v)

Memorandum sent to Lords Granville and Russell.

Gladstone to Sir Thomas Tancred, 7 April 1869 (Item f.140r)

Thanks for pamphlet on New Zealand.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 15 May 1869 (Item f.159v)

Abilities of A. Gordon.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 19 May 1869 (Item f.162v)

A. Gordon.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 21 May 1869 (Item f.165r)

New Zealand papers.

Correspondence, 1869 (File Add MS 44537)

5 items
Gladstone to Lord Granville, 2 August 1869 (Item f.17v)

Sends note by Kinnaird on New Zealand.

Gladstone to Bishop T.N. Staley, 16 September 1869 (Item f.62v)

Complaint about appointment of Bishop of Falkland Islands.

Gladstone to Archbishop A. Tait, 16 September 1869 (Item f.63r)

Complaint of Bishop of Honolulu.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 15 October 1869 (Item f.97v)

Refers to New Zealand decision.

Gladstone to R. Herbert, 11 November 1869 (Item f.138r)

Thanks for medal for Queensland's participation in Paris Exhibition.

Correspondence, 1871 (File Add MS 44539)

3 items
Gladstone to Lord Normanby, 5 February 1871 (Item f.151r)

N.S.W. Governorship; private secretary.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 9 March 1871 (Item f.174r)

Amendments to New Zealand despatch.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 10 March 1871 (Item f.175r)

Approves draft on Fiji.

Correspondence, 1871 (File Add MS 44540)

4 items
Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 16 May 1871 (Item ff.31r-31v)

Differential tariffs in Australia and New Zealand.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 22 May 1871 (Item ff.35r-35v)

Differential tariffs.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 27 July 1871 (Item f.76v)

Annexation of Fiji; danger of assuming new responsibilities.

Gladstone to Bishop G. Selwyn, 28 November 1871 (Item ff.181v-182r)

Death of Bishop J. Patteson; letter sent to Lord Kimberley; sceptical of ability of Britain to control empire.

Correspondence, 1871 - 1872 (File Add MS 44541)

6 items
Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 2 December 1871 (Item ff.3r-3v)

Letter of Bishop G. Selwyn; annexation of Fiji.

Gladstone to J.C. Hoey, 27 December 1871 (Item f.24r)

Thanks for tribute from C. Gavan Duffy.

Gladstone to Bishop G. Selwyn, 23 January 1872 (Item ff.51v-52r)

Reform of Lichfield Cathedral; refers to Fiji slave trade.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 25 January 1872 (Item f.56r)

Papers on intercolonial customs duties.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 9 February 1872 (Item ff.68v-69r)

Intercolonial customs duties.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 6 May 1872 (Item f.123v)

Possible appointment of H. Childers as Governor of Victoria.

Correspondence, 1872 - 1873 (File Add MS 44542)

13 items
Gladstone to H. Childers, 9 November 1872 (Item f.41r)

Reasons for not attending Australian dinner.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 30 December 1872 (Item ff.62r-62v)

Report on Australian Synod; decline in quality of colonial episcopate.

Gladstone to Sir James Fergusson, 30 January 1873 (Item f.78r)

Thanks for account of Gladstone county in Queensland; Roper River; congratulations on transfer to New Zealand.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 17 February 1873 (Item f.86r)

Answer to cable on Australian tariffs.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 22 February 1873 (Item ff.89r-89v)

Australian colonies and intercolonial customs duties.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 25 February 1873 (Item f.91v)

Annexation of Fiji.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 26 February 1873 (Item f.92v)

Opposes annexation of Fiji.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 26 February 1873 (Item f.93r)

Annexation of Fiji.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 8 May 1873 (Item f.117r)

Annexation of Fiji; appointment of Commission.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 5 June 1873 (Item f.124r)

Fiji Commission.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 10 June 1873 (Item f.126r)

Meeting with Capt. J. Goodenough.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, Fiji, 12 June 1873 (Item ff.126v-127r)
Gladstone to Lord Enfield, 2 July 1873 (Item f.133r)

Suggests lawyer with knowledge of land tenure be included in Fiji Commission.

Correspondence, 1874 (File Add MS 44543)

1 item
Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 24 January 1874 (Item ff.55r-55v)

Annexation of Fiji; relations of Australia and New Zealand with Pacific Islands.

Correspondence, 1880 - 1881 (File Add MS 44544)

5 items
Gladstone to Lord Selborne, 1 July 1880 (Item f.29v)

Demand of Sir Arthur Gordon for two governments in Western Pacific.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 8 September 1880 (Item ff.52v-53r)

Appointment; political situation; Turkey.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 3 November 1880 (Item f.89r)

Detention of Maori in prison without trial.

Gladstone to Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, 6 November 1880 (Item f.91r)

Thanks for book on Young Irelanders.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 9 May 1881 (Item f.167r)

Recommendation of knighthoods for colonial chief justices.

Correspondence, 1881 - 1882 (File Add MS 44545)

13 items
Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 23 October 1881 (Item ff.40v-41r)

Sends letter from Sir Arthur Gordon, 'able man stranded'.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 27 October 1881 (Item ff.43r-43v)

Offer of Governorship of Jamaica to Sir Arthur Gordon.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 18 November 1881 (Item f.56r)

Offer of Governorship of Jamaica; British politics.

Gladstone to Sir Charles Dilke, 17 December 1881 (Item f.74v)

North Borneo Charter.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 3 January 1882 (Item ff.82v-83r)

Seeks information on agreements concerning North Borneo.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 26 January 1882 (Item ff.94v-95r)

Extension of jurisdiction of courts over Pacific Islands.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 28 January 1882 (Item f.95v)

Referral of Pacific Islanders Bill to Law Officers.

Gladstone to Sir Arthur Gordon, 15 March 1882 (Item ff.109v-110r)

Gordon's return from Fiji; British politics.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 18 March 1882 (Item f.110v)

Borneo debate.

Gladstone to H. Childers, 29 March 1882 (Item f.113v)

Declines to give honour to Sir William Jervois.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 20 May 1882 (Item f.141v)

Claims of W. Macarthur for knighthood.

Gladstone to T. Woolmer, 30 May 1882 (Item f.146r)

Bust of Gladstone and other Prime Ministers for N.S.W.

Gladstone to Lord Kimberley, 4 July 1882 (Item f.161r)

Talents of Sir Arthur Gordon; not suited for Australian governorship.

Correspondence, 1882 - 1883 (File Add MS 44546)

7 items
Gladstone to Mme. O. Novikoff, 5 December 1882 (Item f.43r)

Bishop J. Patteson and Pacific labour trade.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 19 May 1883 (Item ff.115v-116r)

Need to quash Queensland annexation of New Guinea; wishes Australian colonies would federate.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 11 July 1883 (Item f.135r)

Extension of term of Lord Normanby as Governor of Victoria.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 10 September 1883 (Item f.157v)

Queensland attitudes to natives; New Guinea.

Gladstone to Sir Henry Parkes, 15 October 1883 (Item f.173v)

Thanks for possum rug.

Gladstone to Sir Henry Parkes, 26 October 1883 (Item f.181r)

Suitability of T. Woolmer to sculpt statue of Queen Victoria for Sydney.

Gladstone to Sir William Fitzherbert and Sir George O'Rorke, 26 October 1883 (Item ff.181v-182r)

Decline invitation to visit New Zealand; deep interest in N.Z.

Correspondence, 1883 - 1885 (File Add MS 44547)

22 items
Gladstone to Lord Derby, 8 December 1883 (Item f.10r)

Condems Australian Convention resolutions; New Guinea protectorate.

Gladstone to Bishop A. Barry, 3 January 1884 (Item f.24v)

Departure for Sydney.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 6 January 1884 (Item f.25v)

Reasons against appointing Prince Leopold Governor of Victoria.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 19 January 1884 (Item f.31v)

Prince Leopold and Victorian governorship.

Gladstone to Lord Ponsonby, 25 January 1884 (Item f.34r)

Prince Leopold and Victorian governorship.

Gladstone to Lord Reay, 8 March 1884 (Item f.46v)

Governorship of Victoria.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 25 March 1884 (Item f.52v)

Sir Henry Loch and Victorian governorship.

Gladstone to H. Childers, 12 July 1884 (Item f.83r)

Recidivists Bill; occupation of New Guinea.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 1 August 1884 (Item f.91r)

Postponement of Macarthur's question on New Guinea.

Gladstone to H. Childers, 5 September 1884 (Item f.106r)

Appointments to Australian Mint.

Gladstone to W. Giblin, 9 September 1884 (Item f.107r)

Thanks for speech; progress of colonies.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 1 October 1884 (Item f.118r)

Colonial federation; Recidivists question.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 23 October 1884 (Item f.128r)

Australian Federation Bill.

Gladstone to H. Childers, 22 December 1884 (Item f.152v)

Appointments to Australian Mint.

Gladstone to H. Childers, 27 December 1884 (Item f.156r)

Appointments to Australian Mint.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 13 January 1885 (Item ff.161v-162r)

Opposes asking Sir Henry Loch to negotiate with Dutch for possession of New Guinea; importance of maintaining respect towards secondary states of Europe.

Gladstone to Lord Derby, 13 January 1885 (Item f.163r)

Proposals of Sir Henry Loch on Dutch New Guinea.

Gladstone to Archbishop E. Benson, 27 January 1885 (Item ff.169r-169v)

Attempt by Bishop J. Moorhouse to alter title of ministry; danger of Disestablishment.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 29 January 1885 (Item ff.171r-171v)

Negotiations with Germany on colonies.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 31 January 1885 (Item f.172v)

Negotiations with Germany on New Guinea.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 3 February 1885 (Item f.173v)

Negotiations with Germany on New Guinea and Samoa.

Gladstone to Lord Granville, 6 March 1885 (Item f.184r)

Pauncefote settlement relating to north coast of New Guinea.

Correspondence, 1885 - 1886 (File Add MS 44548)

4 items
Gladstone to Sir Henry Parkes, 9 June 1885 (Item f.26r)

Thanks for tribute.

Gladstone to Sir William Harcourt, 9 June 1886 (Item f.97r)

Emigration of crofters to New Zealand.

Gladstone to Bishop C. Bromby, 7 July 1886 (Item f.111r)

Gladstone's remarks on Tasmania's convict heritage.

Gladstone to Lord Rosebery, 10 July 1886 (Item ff.112v-113r)

Negotiations with France on New Hebrides.

Series Add MSS 44563-44635. Official Papers, 1834 - 1895

30 items

Filmed selectively.

Archival History

Originally filmed on AJCP reels M2239-M2240.

Official Papers, 1844 (File Add MS 44564)

2 items
Minutes of first Diocesan Synod of New Zealand, (printed), 26 September 1844 (Item ff.217-220)
Proposal for establishing a missionary college to educate clergy for colonies and dependencies, [Jan. 1845] (Item ff.245-247)

Official Papers, 1850 (File Add MS 44566)

3 items
A letter to the Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of New Zealand from members of the Church of England in that colony. Bishops Auckland, (printed), 1850 (Item ff.279-288)
New Zealand, 1850 (Item ff.301-311)

Provincial Councils Bill.

Memorandum on New Zealand Constitution, n.d. (Item ff.312-316)

Official Papers, 1816 - 1851 (File Add MS 44567)

5 items
E.G. Wakefield. Memorandum on defences of colonies, including New Zealand, [March 1851] (Item ff.56-64)
C. Nicholson (Sydney) to Gladstone, 1 May 1851 (Item ff.71-72)

Sends remonstrance of N.S.W. Legislative Council on N.S.W. Constitution.

Papers on Commissariat, (printed), 1816 - 1851 (Item ff.120-132)
New Zealand Constitution Bill (Item ff.135-160)
W. Fox. Minute on present position of question of self-government in New Zealand, n.d. (Item ff.162-169)

Official Papers, 1852 - 1853 (File Add MS 44568)

8 items
Gladstone. New Zealand resolutions; first draft, 31 January 1852 (Item ff.12-15)
H. Sewell to Gladstone, 14 February 1852 (Item ff.109-113)

Sends extract from letter of C. Elliott (Nelson) on New Zealand Provincial Councils and constitutional matters.

Colonial Bishops Bill. (annotated), 1852 (Item ff.116-119)
W. Fox. Memorandum on New Zealand Bill, n.d. (Item ff.125-126)
Correspondence showing effect of gold discoveries upon the military and convict establishment in Australia, (printed), 1852 - 1853 (Item ff.143-160)
Colonial Bishops Bill. (annotated) (Item ff.164-167)
H. Alston to Sir John Pakington, 11 June 1852 (Item ff.189-190)

Proposals of New Zealand Company concerning Canterbury Settlement. (copy)

Colonial Church Bill, 1852 (Item ff.197-193)

Official Papers, 1852 (File Add MS 44570)

1 item
J. Jebb. Report on convict question, (printed), 1 November 1852 (Item ff.85-112)

Official Papers (File Add MS 44575)

1 item
J. Pennington. History and present position of the South Sea Company, [1853] (Item ff.135-156)

Official Papers (File Add MS 44578)

1 item
Draft regulations on transportation of convicts, [July 1853] (Item f.27)

Official Papers, 1853 (File Add MS 44579 Part 1)

3 items
Bishop G.A. Selwyn. Pastoral letter to members of the Church of England in New Zealand, (printed), 5 October 1853 (Item ff.72-73)
Cutting from Australian newspaper on death of Bishop W.G. Broughton, 16 August 1853 (Item f.74)
Statement of career and testimonials of Capt. Hercules Robinson, (printed), [1853] (Item ff.80-81)

Official Papers, 1854 (File Add MS 44584)

2 items
Van Diemen's Land. Trinity Parish, Hobart; correspondence on appointment of chaplain, (printed), 1854 (Item ff.125-141)
Rules of the Association of members of the Church of England for maintaining in Van Diemen's Land the principles of the Protestant Reformation, (printed) (Item ff.142-143)

Official Papers, 1854 - 1855 (File Add MS 44585)

2 items
Papers on Australian Constitution Acts, (printed), 1854 (Item ff.49-70)
Papers on Australian Constitution Acts, including memoranda by Gladstone, Sir William Molesworth and Sir George Grey, (printed), 1855 (Item ff.79-97)

Official Papers, 1856 (File Add MS 44586)

1 item
Memorandum on establishment of military colonies in South Africa, 1 September 1856 (Item ff.224-231)

Discusses pensioner colonies in New Zealand.

Official Papers, 1859 (File Add MS 44589)

1 item
Draft Bill to provide for abolition of state aid to religion in Tasmania, (printed), September 1859 (Item ff.201-203)

Official Papers, 1861 (File Add MS 44593)

1 item
Evidence given by Gladstone to Select Committee on Colonial Military Expenditure, 6 June 1861 (Item ff.27-36)

Official Papers, 1865 (File Add MS 44601)

1 item
Lord Clarence Paget. Memorandum on naval estimates for 1865-1866, 1 January 1865 (Item ff.1-10)

Refers to Pacific and Australian Squadrons.