Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC5/76/1-71
TitleMiscellaneous correspondence and transcripts of correspondence, 1870-1903
Extent73 items
Date1870-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy correspondence, transcripts and typescript transcripts of correspondence, arranged in approximate chronological order, between Joseph Chamberlain and his political colleagues, fellow officials, and unofficial correspondents [including Birmingham residents], relating to miscellaneous professional and non-professional matters, including Irish affairs [Home Rule]; foreign affairs [the Eastern Question]; and Birmingham [Parliamentary representation]; with envelopes and press cuttings
Including /12 Letter from Fred Burt [Northumberland Miners' Mutual Confident Association] relating to Chamberlain's political activities, 1876; /15 Copy letter from Joseph Chamberlain to H. Broadhurst relating to candidature of John Morley [Viscount Morley of Blackburn] at Nottingham, 1880; /20 Letter from Joseph Chamberlain to Sir E. Watkin Bart MP relating to plans for Channel tunnel, 1881; /32 Letter from J. F. B. Firth relating to situation of Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke [MP; Under-Sec.of State Foreign Affairs, 1880-1882; President Local Government Board, 1882-1885], 1885; /36 Letter from Edmond George Fitzmaurice [1st Baron Fitzmaurice: Under-Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1882-1885] relating to Turkey, 1885; /47 Letter from W. S. Secombe [Captain of the 'Etruria', ship which conveyed Chamberlain to America for the Washington Fishery Conference] expressing pleasure at having had Chamberlain aboard the Etruria, 1887; /48 Letter from Arthur Wellesley Peel [1st Viscount Peel: MP] relating to speech of Chamberlain at Birmingham which included reference to Peel, 1888; /58 Letter from Charles Thomson Ritchie relating to Walsall election, 1893; /70 Letter from Lord Cadogan [Henry George Cadogan, 5th Earl Cadogan: MP; Lord-Lieut. of Ireland, 1895-1902] relating to general political affairs including South Africa [Transvaal Crisis], 1899
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