Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC18/2/1-24
TitleOfficial papers relating to Irish affairs
Extentapprox. 27 items
Date1918
DescriptionPrinted, typescript and manuscript correspondence, notes, memoranda and miscellanea; mainly arranged chronologically; may contain copy correspondence and dictation; relating to Irish affairs: federal devolution, etc, 1918
Correspondents: David Lloyd George [1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor; Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, 1916-1922], [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; MP; various political offices], Hugh Cecil, Walter Hume Long [1st Viscount Long of Wraxal; Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1916-1918], Salisbury, Lionel Curtis [Adviser on Irish Affairs in the Colonial Office, 1921-1924; various other political offices], J. H. Campbell, Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /1 Typescript account of communication between Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of Unionist Party, 1911-1921 (resigned); Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1916-1918; Leader of the House of Commons, 1916-1921 (resigned); Member of the War Cabinet, 1916-1919] and Chamberlain relating to Chamberlain taking office as Secretary of State for War in succession to Lord Derby; /3 Publication 'The Crisis in Ireland. Call to Unionists.'; /6-/8a Typescript correspondence between Chamberlain and Lloyd George relating to invitation to Chamberlain to join War Cabinet, Irish question, etc; /9 Typescript letter from Chamberlain to Cecil relating to federal solution for Ireland; /11 Typescript memorandum by [Rt. Hon. Leopold Stennett Amery] [War Council staff, Versailles, and personal staff of Secretary of State for War, 1917-1918] relating to dealing with Irish passive resistance and the exclusion of Ulster; /22 Typescript memorandum relating to Imperial Parliament, Constitutional Reform, etc; /23 Printed memorandum on the Irish question and Federalism; /24a Typescript notes of Campbell relating to Prime Minister's visit to Dublin; /24b Typescript memorandum relating to settlement of government of Ireland
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/8a is in addition to /8; /24a and /24b are in addition to /24