Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC5/41/1-31
TitleCorrespondence with Edward Heneage, 1885-1893, and correspondence from Edward Heneage to James Louis Garvin, 1920
Extent33 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy and draft correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain and [Sir] Edward Heneage [1st Baron Heneage: MP; Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, 1886; Chairman of Liberal Unionist Council, 1893-1898] relating to general domestic political matters including Liberal Party affairs [leadership of William Gladstone, and development of Liberal Unionism], legislative reform [Merchant Shipping, and Deceased Wife's Sisters Bills], and Irish affairs [Home Rule debate, and related legislation]; and the development of their political careers; with letter from Heneage to James Louis Garvin [biographer of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to enclosure of correspondence between Chamberlain and himself
Including /2 Letter from Edward Heneage relating to Liberal Party affairs, and possibility of Hartington [Spencer Compton Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington, 8th Duke of Devonshire: MP] leading a sub-division of the Party, 1886; /4-11 Correspondence from Edward Heneage relating to murders of Lord Frederick Cavendish [Chief Sec Ireland] and Mr Burke, meeting with Charles S. Parnell [Irish politician], and the Coercion Bill, with correspondence from Heneage to William Gladstone, and from Sir Edward Walter Hamilton [Private Sec to William Gladstone, 1880-1885] to Heneage, 1888; /15-16 Correspondence from Edward Heneage relating to agricultural depression, 1893; /21-24 Correspondence from Edward Heneage relating to Liberal Party affairs, including conduct of Gladstonian Liberals, the National Radical Union, and the possible retirement of William Gladstone, 1886-1887; /30 Letter from Joseph Chamberlain relating to Heneage's loss of his Parliamentary seat at Grimsby, 1892
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionDraft correspondence bears duplicate number of originals