Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC6/6/1E/1-13
TitleCorrespondence relating to Hythe Parliamentary by-election
Extent13 items
DescriptionCorrespondence of Joseph Chamberlain relating to dispute concerning selection of Liberal Unionist candidate for Hythe by-election; with press cuttings from the 'Folkestone Express' and 'Hythe and Sandgate Advertiser', and memorandum
Including /4 Typescript copy letter from Aretas Akers Douglas [1st Viscount Chilston: Conservative Agent, Folkestone] to A. H. Gardner relating to background to dispute with Conservatives concerning selection of Liberal Unionist candidate, Feb 1895; /5 Typescript letter from Sir John Boraston [Sec, Liberal Unionist Association] to the Duke of Devonshire [Spencer Compton Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington, 8th Duke of Devonshire: MP; President of the Privy Council, 1895-1902] relating to political allegiances of Sir Edward Watkin [possible candidate], Mar 1895; /6 Letter from Lord Salisbury [Robert Arthur Gascoigne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess Salisbury: Prime Minister, 1895-1902] to the Duke of Devonshire relating to dispute concerning Watkins' political allegiances, Mar 1895; /8 Letter from Sir John Boraston relating to possibility of submitting selection dispute to arbitration, Mar 1895
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