Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC11/21/1-24
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence with Lord Lansdowne, 1900-1902
Extent27 items
Date1900-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence and typescript transcripts of correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Lord Lansdowne [Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne: Sec of State for War, 1895-1900, Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1900-1905] and Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], and Colonial, War and Foreign Office officials, relating to South African affairs including negotiations with Boer Generals, proposed emigration of Boers to Peru, and award of special South African honour; foreign affairs including Anglo-German relations and negotiations, French military activity in Morocco and Anglo-French negotiations regarding Newfoundland, Russian/Chinese negotiations, Anglo-Japanese negotiations and possible Japanese alliance, contested jurisdiction of Tasman Islands and Nigeria, negotiations concerning Siam [Franco-Siamese Convention], and question of coastal trade off colonies; official appointments; and requests for letters of introduction; with memoranda and wrappers
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