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THE PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

FEDERATION CONFERENCE, 1890.

HELD IN THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE, MELBOURNE.

No. 2.

FRIDAY, 7TH FEBRUARY, 1890.

Present:

New South Wales The Honorable WILLIAM MCMILLAN.

New Zealand The Honorable Captain WILLIAM RUSSELL RUSSELL, " Sir JOHN HALL, K. C. M. G.

Queensland The Honorable Sir SAMUEL WALKER GRIFFITH, K.C.M.G., " JOHN MURTAGH MACROSSAN.

South Australia The Honorable JOHN ALEXANDER COCKBURN, M.D., " THOMAS PLAYFORD.

Tasmania The Honorable ANDREW INGLIS CLARK, " BOLTON STAFFORD BIRD.

Victoria The Honorable DUNCAN GILLIES, " ALFRED DEAKIN.

Western Australia The Honorable Sir JAMES GEORGE LEE STEERE.

The PRESIDENT took the Chair.

The PRESIDENT expressed his regret that Sir Henry Parkes was not well enough to be present, and it was agreed that the Conference should adjourn until two o'clock.

On the PRESIDENT taking the Chair at two o'clock, Mr. McMillan announced that the indisposition of his colleague, still continued, and that Sir Henry Parkes asked the favour of an adjournment till Monday next, when he hoped to be able to attend.

ADJOURNMENT.

Mr. DEAKIN moved, That the Conference do now adjourn until Monday next.

The question was put and carried.

And then the Conference, at fifteen minutes past two o'clock, adjourned.

D. GILLIES, President.

GEORGE H. JENKINS, Secretary to the Federation Conference.