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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC11/1/1-96
TitleOfficial papers relating to Irish Home Rule
Extent96 items
Date1913-1917
DescriptionTypescript and manuscript correspondence, notes, and memoranda; mainly arranged alphabetically by surname; may contain copy correspondence and dictation; relating to Home Rule crisis, 1913-1917
Correspondents: Rt. Hon. Leopold Stennett Amery [Assistant Secretary War Cabinet and Imperial War Cabinet, 1917; War Council staff, Versailles, and personal staff of Secretary of State for War, 1917-1918], Amory, de Broke, Hugh Cecil, Robert Cecil, Neville Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville; half-brother of Austen Chamberlain; Lord Mayor of Birmingham, 1915; established only municipal savings bank, 1916; appointed director-general of National Service by Lloyd George (1916), resigned, 1917], [Rt. Hon. Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer)] Churchill [First Lord of the Admty, 1911-1915; Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, 1915; Minister of Munitions, 1917], Percy A. Clive, Rt. Hon. Jesse Collings [Liberal MP, Bordesley, Birmingham (1886-1918)], Walter Gilbert, Grey [MP], Grigg, Henderson [MP], Hirst, Lord Hythe, Richard F. Kelly, Lansdowne, Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of Opposition in House of Commons, 1911-1915; Leader of Unionist Party, 1911-1921 (resigned); Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1915-1916; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1916-1918; Leader of the House of Commons, 1916-1921 (resigned); Member of the War Cabinet, 1916-1919], David Lloyd George [1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1908-1915], [Sir John Throgmorton] Middlemore [MP], [Alfred] Milner [1st Viscount Milner; Member of War Cabinet (Minister without portfolio), 1916-1918], [John] Morley [1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn; Lord President of the Council, 1910-1914], Pritchett, Purvis, Bishop of St. Davids, Salisbury, [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; President of the Board of Agriculture, 1915-1916], [Rt. Hon. James] Parker Smith [MP; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt. Hon. J. Chamberlain, 1900-1903], Arthur John Bigge [1st Baron Stamfordham; Private Secretary to Queen Victoria, 1895-1901, and to Prince of Wales, 1901-1910], [John St. Loe] Strachey [Journalist; Editor and Proprietor of the 'Spectator' until 1925], Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /6-/8 Manuscript and typescript letters from Hugh Cecil and memorandum relating to Parliament Act, 1911 and Army Act, 1913; /9-/14 Manuscript and typescript correspondence of Robert Cecil, including typescript memorandum relating to Parliament Act, etc, 1914-1917; /18-/28 Manuscript correspondence and memos of Churchill and Austen Chamberlain relating to Home Rule, Devolution, etc, and including notes of conversation held aboard the "Enchantress", 1913; /32-/34 Manuscript and typescript correspondence of Grey including copy of letter to Haldane, 1913; /35-/36 Typescript letter and memorandum from Grigg relating to suggestion for settlement of Irish Question, 1914; /37-/38 Manuscript letter to [Harcourt] and memorandum of Austen Chamberlain relating to conversation on Unionists support during the War and Government of Ireland Bill, 1914; /46-/58 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Lansdowne and Austen Chamberlain, 1913-1914; /60-/63 Manuscript letters between Austen Chamberlain and Lloyd George relating to debate in House of Commons, Unionists support during War, etc, 1914; /66-/71 Manuscript correspondence between Morley and Austen Chamberlain, 1913-1914; /75 Typescript draft of Government of Ireland Bill, 1914; /78-/91 Manuscript and typescript correspondence of Selborne, including typescript memoranda and copy of a bill to amend Parliament Act, 1913-1914
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