Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC5/14/1-51
TitleCommunications with Lord Randolph Churchill
Extent54 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy correspondence and telegraphic communications between Joseph Chamberlain and Lord Randolph Churchill [MP; Sec of State for India, 1885-1886; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1886-1887]; /1-49 comprises communications from Churchill to Chamberlain, and /50-51 comprises correspondence from Chamberlain to Churchill, the communications are arranged chronologically within these sequences; they relate to general domestic political matters including legislative reform [Local Government Bill, 1886], the General Election of 1886, Irish affairs, including Home Rule legislation [the Second Reading of the Home Rule Bill and Joseph Chamberlain's resignation from William Gladstone's Government, 1886], the Round Table Conference, 1887; Randolph Churchill's political career including his resignation from Government and his candidacy for Birmingham and Bradford constituencies; and Joseph Chamberlain's appointment to the Washington Fishery Commission, 1887
Including /5-9 Correspondence from Lord Randolph Churchill relating to Joseph Chamberlain's resignation from Government on grounds of Gladstonian Irish Home Rule policy, 1886; /14 Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill relating to the Second Reading of the Irish Home Rule Bill, and the necessity for Joseph Chamberlain to stand firm, 1886; /27-28 Correspondence from Randolph Churchill relating to his resignation from the Government [Lord Salisbury's second administration, 1886-1892], 1886-1887; /29 Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill relating to the Round Table Conference, 1887; /37 Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill congratulating Joseph Chamberlain on his appointment to chair the Washington Fishery Conference, 1887; /50-51 Correspondence from Joseph Chamberlain relating to Churchill's candidacy at Birmingham and Bradford, 1889-1893
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionIn addition, /41A is used; /11, /12, /14, /46 correspondence detached from mountings


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