DIBBS, George. 18953



Autograph Letter Signed, to Sir Frederick Young, commenting on Young’s ideas about closer union between England and the colonies, pleased about the new contacts “with so many broad minded men” made during his present stay in England. 3 pp. 8 x 5 inches, in good condition. Hotel Metropole [London], 21 July 1892. Sir George Richard Dibbs KCMG (1834 –1904), Australian politician who was Premier of New South Wales on three occasions. Dibbs came into power following the 1891 New South Wales election, with Labour support, in a time of great financial stress. He went to England in June 1892 on a borrowing mission, not only as the representative of New South Wales but also of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, and carried out his negotiations successfully. Sir Frederick Young KCMG (1817 –1913) was a British traveller and writer on imperial affairs.