First Colonial Conference in London opens (51 words)

Historical Context Note

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The First Colonial Conference opens in London, comprising representatives from the British colonies and dependencies. Products of the conference include an agreement from Australia and New Zealand to pay a contribution of £126 000 per year to help maintain the Royal Navy, and a plan to lay a cable between Vancouver and Australia.

Editors. "First Colonial Conference in London opens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 26 October 2016.]