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UNITED EMPIRE TRADE LEAGUE; TUPPER, Sir Charles; DEAKIN, Alfred et al.

Luncheon by The Council in Honour of Vice-President The Hon. Sir Charles Tupper, Bart., M.P. for Cape Breton, G. C. M. G., at the Westminster Palace Hotel on Tuesday, December 8th, 1896.

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Newbury [U.K.] : The United Empire Trade League, 1896. Golding menu card, edges gilt, pp. [4], short split to fold, menu, objects of the League, toasts, resolutions of the Colonial Conference in 1894, statements made at the Imperial Conference in 1881 by The Hon. Alfred Deakin, Victoria; the Hon. Sir John Downer, South Australia; the Hon. Sir Samuel Griffith, Queensland; the Right Hon. Cecil Rhodes, South Africa and the Australian Natives Association.

Luncheon in honour of the Canadian father of Confederation and former Prime Minister of Canada, by the imperial protectionist United Empire Trade League, with quotations from Australian politicians (including future Prime Minister Deakin) supporting the tariff regime favourable to the British colonies.