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NEW SOUTH WALES.

NEW SOUTH

WALES.

DESPATCHES FROM THE GOVERNOR GENERAL SIR C. A. FITZROY.

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May 11, 1853 (59) OPENING OF SESSION OF LEGISLATIVE COUN

CIL, Governor General's address, and reply of Council
on the occasion

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July 27, 1853 (94) | TRANSFER OF THE CUSTOMS ESTABLISH.

MENTS TO THE COLONIAL GOVERNMENT.
Report of steps relative thereto

Measures for auditing the accounts, &c.

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June 23, 1853
(C. Nicholson, Esq.)

LETTER FROM THE SPEAKER OF THE LEGIS

LATIVE COUNCIL, transmitting RESOLUTIONS
OF COUNCIL of New South Wales, referring to the
despatches from Sir John S. Pakington and the Duke of
Newcastle, dated the 1st October and 15th December
1852, and 18th and 25th January 1853

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Sept. 6, 1853 (114) *SEPARATION OF THE NORTHERN DISTRICTS

OF NEW SOUTH WALES, forwarding a communica-
tion on the subject from the members of Council for the
New England and Macleay Squatting Districts, together
with the opinion of the Executive Council on the several

topics therein referred to
Nov. 10, 1853 (140) PETITION TO THE QUEEN from the colonists of New

South Wales, praying Her Majesty to withhold assent to
the measure now under the consideration of the Legisla-
tive Council, for re-modelling the Constitution of the
Colony
Address to Governor General by deputation from

petitioners, and reply thereto.
General observations on the tenor of the petition with

reference to the formation of an Upper Chamber.

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Nov. 11, 1853 (141) | NEW SOUTH WALES CONSTITUTION COM

MITTEE, referring to the above petition, encloses letter
from the chairman of the committee, forwarding newspa-
per reports of speeches delivered at public meeting and
at a public dinner, against the proposed bill

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Nov. 17, 1853
(Confidential.)

(Extract.)

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RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. Reply to the Duke

of Newcastle's despatch of 4th August, 1853, containing
views on the projected changes in the constitution of New
South Wales

Proposals respecting formation of the Upper House.
REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE OF LEGIS-

LATIVE COUNCIL of New South Wales appointed
on the 28th May 1853, to prepare a constitution for

colony.
DRAFT BILL TO CONFER A CONSTITUTION

ON NEW SOUTH WALES, and to grant a civil
list to Her Majesty.

9 Dec. 20, 1853 (160) | CUSTOM'S REVENUE. Necessity for protecting the

Colony from the Evasion of Customs Duties on articles
brought across the frontier from Victoria and South
Australia

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* The previous correspondence on this subject will be found printed in the papers relative to
“ Convict Discipline and Transportation, (Australian colonies,)” presented to Parliament by com-
mand of Her Majesty during the years 1850–1-2 and 3.

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Dec. 29, 1853(165) ACT TO CONFER A CONSTITUTION ON NEW

SOUTH WALES AND TO GRANT A CIVIL
LIST TO HER MAJESTY. Forwarding this Act
with accompanying address and resolutions of the Legis-
lative Council, with relative documents, including PETI-
LIONS FOR AND AGAINST THE ACT, and

reporting on such of its clauses as require special notice
Feb. 28, 1854 (40) SEPARATION OF THE NORTHERN DISTRICTS

OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Forwarding a PETI.
TION addressed to Her Majesty by certain Inhabitants
of the Northern Districts praying for the Erection of
those Districts into a Colony separate from New South
Wales

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March 1, 1854 (42) PETITION TO HER MAJESTY from the Inhabitants

of the Town and District of Yass. Forwarding a com-
munication from the Secretary of the New South Wales
Constitution Committee, covering the same

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May 19, 1854 (56) Forwarding a PETITION TO HER MAJESTY from

Inhabitants of Maitland and the Neighbourhood on the
proposed New Constitution

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DESPATCHES FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

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(The Duke of Newcastle.)
April 22, 1853 (67) FINANCIAL RELATIONS OF NEW SOUTH

WALES AND VICTORIA. Forwarding a Corre-
spondence with the Treasury relative to the adjustment
of outstanding accounts

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June 3, 1853

(Confidential.)

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL BILLS. Acknow

ledging the Governor General's Despatch, “Confidential,”
of 1st January relative thereto

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June 15, 1953 (85) RESERVATION OF BILLS for the signification of

Her Majesty's pleasure. Instructions on the subject with
reference to LAWS REGULATING THE CUSTOMS

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Aug. 30, 1853(112) | OPENING OF SESSION OF LEGISLATIVE COUN

CIL.-In reply to Governor General's Despatch, No.
112, 30th August 1853, forwarding Copies of Addresses
on the occasion

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Jan. 14, 1854 (8) SEPARATION OF NORTHERN DISTRICTS. Reply

to Governor's Despatch, No. 114, of 6th September, for-
warding a represertation on the subject from certain
members of the Legislative Council

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July 3, 1854 (9) ACTS FOR ALTERING THE CONSTITUTION, and

granting a Civil List to Her Majesty. Referring to the several enactments recently received from the Australian Colonies. States REASONS FOR DEFERRING THE PROPOSED MEASURES THEREON UNTIL THE NEXT SESSION OF PARLIAMENT

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VICTORIA

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submitted to Her Majesty.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

DESPATCHES FROM LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR SIR H. E. F. YOUNG.

Number

in Series.

Date and Number.

SUBJECT.

Page.

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July 21, 1853 (35) | OPENING OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

Lieut.-Governor's Address on opening the Session, con-
taining a GENERAL REVIEW OF THE STATE OF
THE COLONY, together with the reply of the Council
thereto
RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. Its introduction

GOVERNM
adverted to in the Lieutenant Governor's Address.

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Nov. 10, 1853 (76) | ACT No. 3 of 1853, “TO ESTABLISII A PARLIA

MENT IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA,” transmitted with
expression of wish of Legislature that the necessary Par-
liamentary Enactment should be proceeded with at once
without reference to the other Australian Colonies
Necessity for repeal of the Imperial Land Sale's Act,

5 & 6 Vict. c. 36.
Legislation with reference to matters involving Impe-

rial Interests.

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Nov. 10, 1853 (77) ACT No. 7, 1853, for GRANTING A CIVIL LIST to

Her Majesty

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Nov. 10, 1853 (78) ESTABLISHMENT OF INLAND CUSTOM HOUSES.
(Extract.) Communications with the Local Governments of Sydney

and Melbourne with reference to the NAVIGATION
OF THE RIVER MURRAY
Memorandum on the collection of Duties claimed by

the neighbouring colonies on river-borne goods.
Nov. 19, 1853 (82) ESTABLISHMENT OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERN-

MENT. Reply to the Duke of Newcastle's Despatch of 4th August 1853, on this subject

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Jan. 31, 1854 (17) OPPOSITION TO PROPOSED CONSTITUTION

ACTS. Reporting on the subject with reference to the
proceedings of a recent Public Meeting, and to a ME-
MORIAL TO HER MAJESTY adopted thereat
Explanation of the course taken by the Local Govern-

ment on the question of the Amendment of the Con-
stitution.

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Feb. 14, 1854 (26) MEMORIAL TO HER MAJESTY. Enclosing the Memo

rial referred to in the foregoing Despatch, together with
a Minute of the Executive Council thereon

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DESPATCHES FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

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(The Right Hon. Sir John S. Pakington.) May 11, 1852 (13) RESERVATION OF BILLS for signification of Her

Majesty's pleasure. Instructions with reference to a recent Act regulating the Customs

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Oct. 24, 1853 (228) LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS. Reporting proceed-
(Extract.) ings in the Legislative Council

Resolutions respecting the principles to be embodied

in proposed Constitutional Bill

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DESPATCHES FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

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Mar. 21, 1853 (50)

(The Duke of Newcastle.)
EXERCISE OF FRANCHISE BY CONDITIONALLY

PARDONED CONVICTS. Confirmation of Colonial
Act, No. 3., 1852

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June 15, 1853 (89) RESERVATION OF BILLS for the signification of Her

Majesty's pleasure. Instructions on the subject with re

ference to a recent Act for regulating the customs
Aug. 4, 1853 RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT. Communicating the
(Confidential.) copy of a Despatch addressed to Governor General Sir

C. A. FitzRoy on this subject
Jan. 4, 1854 (10) NEW CONSTITUTION. Reply to Sir W. Denison's

Despatch, No. 179, August 25, 1853
Provision to be made for Civil List and Military Ex-

penditure, &c., in the event of similar concessions
being made to Van Diemen's Land as accorded to the
other Australian Colonies.

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May 30, 1853 (19) This Despatch, printed in the Papers on “ Convict Disci

pline, Australian Colonies,” presented by Her Majesty's
Command, May 1854, adverts at par. 7, page 170, to the
position of the Colony of Western Australia with refer-
ence to the pending Constitutional Question.

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