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George Reid: John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

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InstitutionJohn Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
Queensland Cultural Centre
South Bank, Brisbane
Description

OM66-04 – James George Drake papers – Box 8613
A collection of correspondence relating mainly to federal politics. It includes correspondence relating to Drake’s work as Postmaster-General and as Attorney-General, and about a dozen letters from Sir Edmund Barton regarding various political matters. Other correspondents include Sir Alfred Deakin, Lord Hopetoun, Lord Northcote, Judge O’Connor and Sir George Reid. There are also copies of Reid’s memorandum to Lord Northcote regarding a proposed dissolution of parliament (3 July 1905), and Lord Northcote’s reply refusing to dissolve parliament (3 July 1905).

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