Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC9/3/1/1-13
TitleCorrespondence with the High-Commissioner of Cyprus
Extent17 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Sir Walter Sendall [High Commissioner for Cyprus], Sir W. Haynes-Smith [High-Commissioner for Cyprus], and fellow Government and Colonial Office officials relating to official Cypriot affairs including payment of the Turkish tribute [established on occupation of colony in 1878], official visits, and personnel matters [including the development of the professional careers of Sendall and Haynes-Smith]; with memoranda, printed material and wrappers
Including /2-5 Letter from Lord Selborne [William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne: Under Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1900] and Colonial Office memoranda relating to payment of Turkish tribute, history of relations between Cyprus and Great Britain, economic situation in the colony and proposals for improvement in trade relations with Great Britain, 1895; /7 Letter from Sir Walter Sendall relating to enclosed reproductions of Victoria Scholarship Medal [for viewing by Chamberlain and Queen Victoria], with wrapper and envelope, 1897; /8 Letter from Sir Walter Sendall relating to his appointment to governorship of British Guiana, Nov 1897 [for enclosed printed copy of his speech delivered at opening of Barbados Assembly in 1891 see JC9/3/1/1]; /12-13 Correspondence from Sir W. Haynes-Smith relating to request for contribution from public funds towards entertainment expenses incurred during recent visit of Egyptian Khedive to colony, with wrapper, 1899
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