Document ReferenceOs C 298
TitleLetter from W.C. Wentworth, to J.E. Denison; 29 June 1854
Date29 June 1854
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on possibility of abolishing office of Governor-General [of Australia]; believes seat of colonial Government should be moved to Victoria; calls for new assembly to deal with colonial questions such as tariffs, roads and railways; comments on Legislative Council; believes Parliament to be apathetic; refers to relationship between colonies and Crown; comments that harbour needs extending; comments on agricultural developments; refers to Sydney's trade advantages; refers to gold fields.
trade, Australia
agricultural improvements
colonies, relationship with Britain
governments, Australian 1854
colonial affairs, administration
harbours and ports

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9882Wentworth; William C. (1793-1872); Mr; 'the Australian Patriot'1793-1872
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL8751/Sydney/New South Wales/Australia
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