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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC8/7/2/1-36
TitleCorrespondence relating to Irish Land Purchase and Home Rule legislation
Extent36 items
Date1885-1913
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence, arranged in approximate alphabetical order, between Joseph Chamberlain, his political colleagues, officials and various individuals associated with Irish affairs [including Irish landholders] relating to Irish legislative reform [Home Rule and Land Purchase Bills]; and general Irish matters; with memoranda
Including /2 Letter from Col. Champion [Middle Landlords of Ireland Association, Cork] objecting to treatment of Irish landlords in recent legislation, 1889; /3 Letter from the Earl of Kilmorey [County Down] predicting future damage to small towns in Ireland if Land Bill is passed, 1887; /4-5 Correspondence from Lady Kingston [Mitchelstown Castle, County Cork] relating to financial details of her estate in light of Land Bill, 1888; /6 Letter from John George MacCarthy [Land Purchase Commissioner] relating to application of Land Purchase Act, 1887; /12-21 Correspondence and copy correspondence between Shane Leslie [biographer of Cardinal Manning] and John Wilson [Confidential Private Sec to Rt Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, 1888-1914] relating to the publication of correspondence between Chamberlain and Manning, with memorandum of interview between Chamberlain and Manning, and correspondence between Manning and Chamberlain relating to request to publish correspondence concerning Irish affairs, 1913; /22-25 Correspondence from William O'Conor Morris relating to effects of Land Bill on tenants, 1888; /26-32 Correspondence from Lord Powerscourt [Mervyn Edward Wingfield Powerscourt, 7th Viscount Powerscourt] relating to settlement of Land Question, and necessity to address Local Government issue, 1889
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/12 page of letter detached from mounting