The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 57
Sir Thomas Mcilwraith, K.C.M.G., Late Premier of Queensland
Sir Thomas Mcilwraith, K.C.M.G., Late Premier of Queensland.
"I would have willingly taken part in the Conference you refer to, but I leave for Australia next Tuesday. I thoroughly believe in the object of the Conference. I think it high time some action was taken in this country, and am glad to see so firm a statesman as Mr. Forster inclined to work. I believe he is in earnest in desiring the union of the Colonies with the mother-country on a more permanent basis.