Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC16/5/1-33
TitleCorrespondence from Sir Michael Hicks Beach
Extent38 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, arranged chronologically, from Sir Michael Hicks Beach [1st Earl St Aldwyn: Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1895-1902] to Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903] relating to official colonial matters including Cyprus [payment of tribute], the Suez Canal Company, Dominica, Pacific Cable Conference, Cabot celebration at Bristol, West Indian Commission, purchase of Nigeria and Charter of Royal Niger Company, West Indian fruit and passenger steam ship service, taxation in new colonies [hut tax], and South Africa; official Colonial Office appointments; and domestic politics [education, and Working Men's Compensation Act]; with wrappers and envelope
Access StatusOpen


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