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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC2/9/1-21
TitleGeneral correspondence, and transcripts of the correspondence of Joseph Chamberlain as President of the Board of Trade, 1880-1898
Extent21 items
Date1880-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain, various political associates, and Board of Trade officials relating to his appointment to the Presidency, official Board of Trade matters, and personnel affairs
Including /1 Letter from Lord Sandon [President of the Board of Trade, 1878-1880] offering to meet to discuss demands of new appointment to Presidency of the Board of Trade, 1880; /3 Letter from Thomas Mallet [Under-Sec of State for India, 1874-1883] relating to enclosure of memoranda concerning the Foreign Office's reluctance to endorse principle of commercial diplomacy, 1880; /5 Letter from Thomas Gray [Marine Department, Board of Trade] expressing alarm at rumour that Joseph Chamberlain is about to resign Presidency, 1882; /10 Letter from Hugh Culling Eardley Childers [Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1882-1885] relating to memorandum of Joseph Chamberlain concerning Board of Trade arrears, 1884; /12 Letter from Sir Henry George Calcraft [Sec, Board of Trade] relating to completion of work in the department, and necessity for salary increase for employees, 1884; /13-20 Typescript transcripts of correspondence from Joseph Chamberlain and T. N. Farrer to Lord Sudeley [Lord in Waiting, 1880-1885] relating to scheme for illumination of lighthouses, Liberal Party affairs, and social engagements, 1880-1898
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