Papers : concerning the Australian constitution bill : typescript, [ca. 1900].


Papers : concerning the Australian constitution bill : typescript, [ca. 1900].

Contains copies of correspondence, cablegrams, and essays in print and typescript, chiefly concerning clause 74 of the constitution bill, presented before Parliament in 1900, and the controversy surrounding this clause, including an exchange between Samuel Way and Josiah Symon; and a copy of Way's pamphlet expressing his negative opinion of the clause. Australian delegates and legal professionals are discussed, such as Charles Cameron Kingston, Symon, Way, and Joseph Chamberlain.

30 leaves ; 34 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7796893

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