Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC9/5/1-85
TitleCorrespondence and official papers relating to Unionist Policy
Extent85 items
DescriptionTypescript and manuscript correspondence, memoranda and miscellanea; arranged alphabetically by surname; may contain copy correspondence; relating to Unionist Policy, food duties crisis, Imperial Preference, etc, 1912-1913
Correspondents: Rt. Hon. Leopold Stennett Amery [MP], Arthur Oliver Villiers Russell Ampthill [2nd Baron Ampthill, Assistant Private Secretary to Joseph Chamberlain, 1895-1897; Private Secretary, 1897-1900], Balfour of Burleigh, Countess of Bathurst, Henry C. Bond, Boscawen, H. Chaplin [MP], W. H. Coe, Colefax, Rt. Hon. Jesse Collings [Liberal MP, Bordesley, Birmingham (1886-1918)], [Hon. Fred] Deakin [Leader Federal Opposition, 1910-1913], Hugh Eliot, [Ellison-]Macartney, Farrow, Fawcett, Fielding, Galway, [Earl] Grey [MP], [H. A.] Gwynne [editor of the 'Morning Post', 1911-1937], [Hardinge Stanley Giffard] Halsbury [1st Earl of Halsbury; Oversaw complete 'The Laws of England', 1905-1916], [Rt. Hon. Frederick] Leverton Harris [MP], Hole, Hope, Hubbard, Hughman, James [MP], Richard Jebb, Lansdowne, Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of Opposition in House of Commons, 1911-1915; Leader of Unionist Party, 1911-1921 (resigned)], [Sir] Joseph Lawrence [MP], Lethbridge, [George Ambrose Lloyd] [1st Baron Lloyd of Dolobran; MP; various diplomatic offices], Lampson, Steel Maitland, [L. J.] Maxse [Editor of the 'National Review'], Mary Maxse [wife of L. J. Maxse], Mosely, Northcliffe, Katie Oliver, Ridley [MP (C) North Northumberland, 1868-1885; Under-Secretary Home Department, 1878-1880; Financial Secretary Treasury, 1885-1886; Secretary of State, Home Department, 1895-1900; MP (C) Lancashire (Blackpool), 1886-1900], Russell [Editor of Liverpool Daily Post (later Daily Post and Mercury), since 1869; MP (L) Glasgow, Bridgeton Division, 1885-1887], [William Waldegrave Palmer] Selborne [2nd Earl of Selborne; MP; various political offices], Storey, [Charles Anthony] Vince [Secretary of the Birmingham, Aston, and Handsworth Liberal Unionist Association, 1892-1919; General Secretary of the Imperial Tariff Committee, 1903-1919], Walker, [Major-General Sir] Fabian [Arthur Goulstone] Ware [Editor of the 'Morning Post', 1905-1911], Henry White [various diplomatic offices], Wyse, Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /5-/7 Publication, manuscript letter and printed report relating to speech made by Henry C. Bond on Imperial Preference, the Tinplate Industry and American competition, 1912; /21 Newspaper cutting relating to Essex Farmers; /46 Typescript [partial letter] from members of the Opposition in the House of Commons relating to views on policy, Imperial Preference, etc 1913; /49-/54 Manuscript correspondence of Lawrence, including telegram, relating to food duties, Tariff Reform, etc, 1912-1913; /67 Manuscript letter from Mary Maxse to Chamberlain, including printed 'Statement of Policy' relating to Women's Amalgamated Unionist and Tariff Reform Association, 1913
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/57 is out of alphabetical sequence; /21 is a newspaper cutting


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