[Newspaper cuttings relating to the Australian coal trade and early government policy, 1901-1906] 1901-1906.

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Barton, Edmund Sir, 1849-1920. [Newspaper cuttings relating to the Australian coal trade and early government policy, 1901-1906]

[Newspaper cuttings relating to the Australian coal trade and early government policy, 1901-1906] 1901-1906.

Press cuttings related to a 1905 commission of enquiry into the coal trade in Australia. Also contains cuttings to do with early Australian government policy, including a speech given in 1901 by Edmund Barton, as well as other items of general interest. Cuttings taken from publications including the Daily telegraph and the Sydney morning herald.

v. : ill. ; 33 cm.

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Barton, Edmund, 1849-1920

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Sir Edmund Barton (1849-1920) was the first Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, having previously been a leading advocate of Federation and one of the draftsmen of the Australian Constitution. He served as Prime Minister from 1 January 1901 until 23 September 1903, and then resigned to become the senior puisne judge of the newly-established High Court of Australia. From the description of Papers of Sir Edmund Barton [manuscript]. 1827-1940. (Libraries Australia). WorldCa...