Collection of papers relating to Federation, including letters from Charles Pridham referring to a national capital, and printed items. Collection comprises 15 original manuscript items and 46 printed items. Includes letters from Charles Pridham to Sir James McCulloch, 28 June 1876, and to D. Gillies; letter from E. Carlile to E.J. Thomas, Sydney, 27 February 1891; printed letters relating to Federation from D. Gillies to Sir Henry Parkes and from James Service to Robert Stout, Premier of New Zealand.
Original ms. and printed.