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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC1/4/2/1-64
TitleNotes for speeches of Joseph Chamberlain and other official figures
Extent64 items
Date1866-1924
DescriptionNotes for speeches of Joseph Chamberlain [Rt. Hon. Joseph Austen; father of Austen Chamberlain] and others; correspondence relating to notes and speeches, and also mentioning [Pitt], [R. Lysaght] and [Charles North] [relation of Chamberlains], c. 1903-1924; memorandum, 30 May, 1924; newspaper cuttings relating to policy in S. Africa and Transvaal; from the 'Times', 3 Nov, 1903, relating to Joseph Chamberlain's proposals on Protectionist Policy and the colonies, esp. New Zealand; publication cutting relating to "tariff privilege"; from the 'Daily Telegraph', 18 Jul, 1903, relating to "Imperial Reciprocity"; publication cutting relating to views of Proctor [U.S. Civil Service Commissioner] mentioning Chamberlain's proposals, fiscal reform and the Dingly Tariff; cutting relating to debate between Asquith and Joseph Chamberlain, also speech of [E]dward Grey [1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1905-1916] from the 'Times', 22 Mar, 1906, relating to speech in the House of Commons, quoting Joseph Chamberlain, and others
Includes correspondence and reference to speeches of: John [Albert] Bright [MP (LU) Central Birmingham, 1889-1895, and (L) Oldham, 1906-1910], Birmingham Town Hall, relating to Home Rule Bill, 1886; Arthur James Balfour [1st Earl of Balfour; Prime Minister, 1902-1905, and various other political offices], House of Commons; Bright, Rochdale, 1877; Herbert Henry Asquith [1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister, 1908-1916, and various other political offices], relating to proposal of statue of Joseph Chamberlain in the House of Commons, 1920; Joseph Chamberlain, Birmingham, 30 Mar, 1883; [Bright], House of Commons, 1 Jun, 1886; Joseph Chamberlain, General Election, 1906; Joseph Chamberlain, 'The Birth of Rationalism in Politics', 3 Oct, 1866; Balfour, Bristol, 13 Nov, 1903; typescript: Rt. Hon. Sir William [George Granville Venables Vernon] Harcourt [Solicitor-Gen., 1874; Home Secretary, 1880-1885; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1886, 1892-1895], [Rawtenstall]; [Rt. Hon. Sir Henry] Campbell-Bannerman [Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, from 1905, and various other political offices], relating to Finance Bill, 10 Jun, 1903; Joseph Chamberlain, House of Commons, relating to Chinese Labor and Defence of [Alfred] Milner [1st Viscount Milner; various political offices], 21 Mar, 1906
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/2, /17, /28, /32-33, /47 and /63 are or contain newspaper or other publication cuttings

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