Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC18/18/1-155
TitlePapers relating to tariff reform
Extent179 items
Date1884-[early 20th century]
DescriptionTypescript research notes [of James Louis Garvin, from publications, press articles and the papers of Joseph Chamberlain] for use in the biography of Joseph Chamberlain, and typescript transcripts, extracts and correspondence, arranged in very approximate alphabetical order, between Joseph Chamberlain, his political and professional colleagues including Lord Halsbury [Hardinge Stanley Giffard, 1st Earl of Halsbury: Lord Chancellor, 1895-1905], William St. John Brodrick [1st Earl Midleton: Sec of State for War, 1900-1903], and the Duke of Devonshire [Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, Marquess of Hartington: President Privy Council, 1902-1903], various unofficial correspondents, representatives of commercial organisations, representatives of political associations, and individuals and organisations associated with tariff reform [The Tariff Reform League and The United Empire Trade League] relating to Chamberlain's proposals for tariff reform, speeches of Chamberlain delivered in Sheffield, Birmingham and Liverpool and arrangements for their publication; with correspondence of James Louis Garvin relating to tariff reform and provision of materials for use in the biography, telegrams, printed material [pamphlets, cartoons, circulars, reports and press cuttings], wrappers, and calling card
Including /7-10 Correspondence, typescript transcripts and extracts of correspondence with Sir William James Ashley [Professor of Commerce, Birmingham University, 1901-1925] relating to proposed tariff reform, May-Nov 1903; /11-12 Correspondence with Sir Henry Angst [British Consul-General, Zurich] relating to Chamberlain's tariff reform proposals, with wrapper, Jun 1903; /14 Telegram copy from Barbados Agricultural Society approving Chamberlain's tariff reform proposals, Jun 1903; /24-38 Correspondence from Henry Chaplin [1st Viscount Chaplin: MP] to James Louis Garvin, and typescript transcripts of correspondence from Chaplin to Chamberlain relating to Lancashire cotton industry, Chamberlain's Sheffield and Liverpool speeches, and proposed duties on foodstuffs, with typescript memorandum and letter from Gainsborough Conservative and Unionist Association, 1903-1921; /43-52 Correspondence, typescript transcripts and extracts of correspondence with the Duke of Devonshire relating to Liberal Unionist Association publications concerning free trade, and attitudes of Devonshire and Liberal Unionists towards Chamberlain's proposals, with wrappers, 1903; /57 Correspondence with F. Foweraker [Bristol] relating to Foweraker's expression of support for Chamberlain's proposals, 1903; /64-68 Correspondence and typescript transcripts of correspondence with Sir Robert Giffen [formerly of the Board of Trade] relating to Chamberlain's citation of statistics in his tariff reform proposals, 1903; /70-71 Printed circular from C. T. Grant [Royal Exchange, Glasgow] to members of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce relating to Chamber's resolutions concerning fiscal question, with calling card and press cutting, 1903; /79 Letter from W. F. Law [St Rollox Liberal Unionist Association] relating to circulation of Liberal Unionist pamphlets hostile to Chamberlain's proposals, with wrapper, Aug 1903; /83-87 Correspondence with R. W. Leyland [Leyland Shipping Company Ltd] relating to comparison between British and French mercantile marine industry, with printed material of the Liverpool Shipowners' Society, reprints from the press, and wrapper; /109-112 Correspondence with G. F. Renwick [editor, 'Colne and Nelson Times'] relating to printed proof letter of M. Farrer Ecroyd concerning Chamberlain's tariff reform proposals, with printed proof letter and wrapper, Jun 1903; /118 Typescript copy of first report of the Women's Association of the Tariff Reform League, 1903; /120-121 Letter from Sir Howard Vincent [United Empire Trade League] relating to Parliamentary support for Chamberlain's proposals, with typescript transcript of letter bearing names of MPs favourable to Chamberlain's proposals, and wrapper, 1903; /134-155 Printed material comprising pamphlets [by Arthur James Balfour, printed copies of speeches of Chamberlain, and publications of the United Empire Trade League], press cuttings [from national and local presses], and cartoons [proofs, and edition from 'The Westminster Popular']
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