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Colonial Office and the Crown Colonies

Hemming, Augustus W. L. Sir.

Colonial Office and the Crown Colonies

by Hemming, Augustus W. L. Sir.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Colonial Office.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEmpire review.
    Statementby Augustus W. L. Hemming.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 501-512 ;
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19069671M

    An author beginning a book about the Colonial Office might fairly claim to invoke the patronage of some at least of the Muses: of Clio, certainly, who has charge of history, and of Urania who oversees the globe; of Calliope, noblest of the Nine, the epic Muse; of Thalia, too, and of Melpomene, for comedy and tragedy both have their places in the story. Vancouver Island, granted to the Hudson's Bay Company, became a Crown colony in In the Queen Charlotte Islands were made a dependency of Vancouver Island. As a result of the large migration to the region on the discovery of gold on the Fraser and Thompson Rivers in , the crown colony of British Columbia was constituted comprising.

    Suliman, Samid Farbotko, Carol Ransan-Cooper, Hedda Elizabeth McNamara, Karen Thornton, Fanny McMichael, Celia and Kitara, Taukiei Indigenous (im)mobilities in the by:   At The Queen's Command is the first book of The Crown Colonies, a fantasy series that sets up a rough approximation of our own world during the Seven Year's War (known to many of my fellow Americans as the French and Indian War) only dedicated to the principle of "Instant Awesome Just Add Dragons."/5.

    The colonial office and Nigeria, --Crown Colony government in Nigeria, --Public expenditure and development in Southern Nigeria, --Budgetary conflict over revenue estimates in northern Nigeria, --The creation of the Lagos Railway, --The creation of the Baro-Kano Railway, --The search for. The Colonial Office enforced a policy of sole usage of crown agencies for all purchases of goods for government use, creating a virtual monopoly over government retail supply within the colonies of the British Empire. The Crown Agencies also became financial institutions, supplying capital, routes for investment.


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Colonial Office and the Crown Colonies by Hemming, Augustus W. L. Sir. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ignoring colonial needs, imperial decision-makers continuously over-ruled colonial governments, commercial interest in colonies (British and local), Colonial Office and the Crown Agents, to support liquidity in the London Money Market, convertibility of sterling, export of British capital, and cheap readily available finance for the British Cited by: 5.

THE CROWN COLONIES AND PROTECTORATES AND THE COLONIAL OFFICE. THE readers of the Journal will-the Editors feel sure-be glad to have the following admirable survey of our Crown Colonies and Protectorates contained in the speech made by the Right Hon.

Lewis Harcourt, M.P., in the House of Commons, on Jon the Colonial Office Vote. This book shows the depth of Vancouver Island’s colonial history in documents, and that rich basis is a tribute to the systematic methods that Sir James Stephen, the permanent Undersecretary of State for the Colonies, devised in the years immediately preceding the grant of the Colony of Vancouver Island to the HBC (13 January ).

The machinery of Crown Colony government is based upon a set of cut-and-dried rules, called the Colonial Office Regulations, which cover a wide field and are applied impartially to all Crown Colonies.

A study in the relationship between one department of the Colonial Office and the colonies in which it had responsibility. The Colonial Office and Nigeria, Butler Chamberlain Churchill Civil Service Clerk Colonial Office Company concerned construction Consulting Engineers continue Crewe Crown Agents Crown Colony December.

Colonial Office Records: Class 5 Files (C.O.5), Part 5. The American Revolution, Material from the British Colonial Office (CO 5). Covers As described by the National Archives, "correspondence and entry books of the Board of Trade and the Secretaries of State, together Colonial Office and the Crown Colonies book the acts, Author: Alain St.

Pierre. Alan Frood (NigeriaCrown Agents ) This book explores in great and enthralling detail how the British Government managed the economic development of the Crown Colonies during the 19th and early part of the 20th C.

They were transferred in from the Home Office to the Secretary of State for War and Colonies. (The War Office was separated from the Colonial Office in ) The Colonial Office was responsible for the administration of the Crown colonies and for communications between Britain and self-governing colonies.

Features of the Crown Colony System The Monarch At the top of the structure was the king or queen, referred to as the Monarch. Structure of the Crown Colony System.

To do 7 min read. Features of the Crown Colony System. He was based in London and was the head of the colonial office. He was also a cabinet Minister. The Crown Agents Office played a crucial role in colonial development.

Acting in the United Kingdom as the commercial and financial agent for the crown colonies, the Agency supplied all non-locally manufactured stores required by colonial governments, issued their London loans, managed their UK investments, and supervised the construction of their railways, harbours.

The Colonial Office was the British Government department chiefly responsible for the administration of the Crown colonies, communications between Britain and self-governing colonies and for the formulation of imperial policy. Its records contain an enormous amount of information on the six Australian colonies, New Zealand, New Guinea and Fiji.

The Colonial Office was the Department responsible for the administration of the Crown colonies and constitutes the largest group of records filmed by the AJCP. Despatches between the Colonial Office in London and the Colonial Governors are of most interest, detailing all aspects of colonial : Simon Grigg.

At the Queen's Command: Crown Colonies, Book One Paperback – November 1, (obviously) colonial system, and there are parallels to the wars between France and England spilling over into the American colonies, but it has a fine Fantasy twist on it, and Mr.

Stackpole puts his stamp on it all to give it a nice flavor. Box Office Mojo /5(39). At the Queen's Command (Crown Colonies, #1) and Of Limited Loyalty (Crown Colonies, #2)Series Works: At the Queen's Command: Crown Colonies, Book One, Of Limited Loyalty: Crown Colonies, Book Two.

Crown colony, dependent territory or royal colony were dependent territories under the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that were controlled by the British Government. As such they are examples of dependencies that fall under colonial rule.

All Crown colonies were renamed "British Dependent Territories" in SinceCrown colonies. Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies relating to the administration of Britain's colonies.

Board of Trade responsibilities for colonial affairs before Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. Supplementary return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons dated 26 August for, Copies of correspondence, or extracts therefrom, relating to the repeal of contagious diseases ordinances and regulations in the Crown Colonies [H.

De (Colonial Office) Worms] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Colonial Office records. The Colonial Office was responsible for the administration of the Crown colonies and for communications between Britain and the self-governing colonies. Its records therefore contain an enormous amount of information relating to the six Australian colonies, New Zealand, New Guinea and : Tony May.

Government department Catalogue reference Years covered; Colonial Office: established inbut the CO series include records of its predecessors from the 16th century onwards: CO: Dominions Office: established in Had responsibility for semi-autonomous territories (such as Canada, Australia and South Africa) and some anomalous territories (such.

Crown ColonyA Crown Colony is a British overseas territory under the direct authority of the British Crown.

As such, a Crown Colony does not possess its own representative government and is not represented in the British Parliament. The colony is administered by a governor appointed by the Crown and responsible to the colonial office (or its forerunners) and, from. This series of Colonial Office records was established for correspondence and papers relating generally to British colonial affairs in the Caribbean region, and should be used in conjunction with the series for the individual colonies.Colonial Office: Customs duties, (Canada and the West Indies) [electronic resource]: return to an address of the Honourable the House of Commons, dated 30 Mayfor copies or extracts of any correspondence which has taken place between the Colonial Office and the governors of the our North American and West Indian colonies, on the subject.Crown colony government in New Zealand.

[A H McLintock] Book: All Authors / Contributors: A H McLintock. Find more information about: The Colonial Office and New Zealand --Men set under authority --The Hobson tragedy --Improvisation --Moral suasion --The master hand --The expanding administration --Government by council --Part.