Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC8/3/1/1-42
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence with William Henry Duignan, 1873-1894
Extent51 items
Date1881-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence, draft correspondence, and typescript transcripts of correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Joseph Chamberlain and William Henry Duignan [?solicitor and antiquary] relating to various matters including general political affairs [Irish Home Rule and related legislation] and the progress of Chamberlain's political career [Chamberlain's Parliamentary candidature at Sheffield]; with correspondence between Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] and Carl Duignan [son of William Henry Duignan] relating to correspondence of their fathers, and envelopes
Including /11-14 Correspondence relating to the Government's Irish policy, 1881; /15-16 Correspondence from William Henry Duignan relating to the imprisonment of John Dillon and Charles S. Parnell [Irish politician], Coercion Bill and question of Home Rule, 1881; /26-32 Correspondence relating to Chamberlain's attitude towards Irish Home Rule, the activities of Charles S. Parnell, and Liberal Party policy, Feb-Nov 1885
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionDrafts of correspondence bear same number as originals


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