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Papers relating to Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and the Far East, 1895-1904

Dep. Monk Bretton 98
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Papers (manuscript and printed) on Australian federation, 1895-1900
  2. Pamphlets: `Australian popular delusions', n.d.; `The defence and defensive power of Australia', 1902; `The Federated Master Builders' Association of Australasia. Eighth Convention', 1904
  3. Notebook containing notes in Monk Bretton's hand on Australian trade, n.d. [? c.1904]
  4. Exercise book containing an essay in Monk Bretton's hand on Australia, n.d. [? c.1904]. It also contains a few notes on the American desire for Canada.
  5. Exercise book containing an essay in Monk Bretton's hand on Western Australia, n.d. [? c.1904]
  6. Colonial Office printed paper, `Correspondence [October 5, 1900 - April 15, 1901] relating to a proposal for the incorporation of Fiji with New Zealand', 1902
  7. Colonial Office printed paper, `Correspondence relating to labour traffic in the New Hebrides', 1903
  8. References to command papers etc. relating to Hong Kong, Wei-Hai-Wei, Straits Settlements, Federated Malay States and Ceylon.
  9. Papers (manuscript and printed) relating to Wei-Hai-Wei including i typescript report to Lord Lansdowne by A. R. F. Dorward on military value of Wei-Hai-Wei, 1899; ii printed report from Sir Frank Swettenham, 1900; iii printed Colonial Office papers `Correspondence relating to the administration of Wei-Hai-Wei', 1900 and 1901; iv printed `Medical-topographical report on Wei-Hai-Wei' by Major W. H. Starr, 1900; v printed Colonial Office paper `Report of a journey in the province of Shantung including a visit to Kiaochou' by J. H. Stewart Lockhart, 1903; vi typewritten general description of Wei-Hai-Wei, [1902]
  10. Printed memorandum by George Thompson Hare on expediency of creation of a new department of state for Asia, 1902


  • Creation: 1895-1904


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Monk Bretton 98

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom