Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC5/53/1-36
TitleCorrespondence with Admiral Frederick Maxse
Extent38 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Joseph Chamberlain and Admiral Frederick Augustus Maxse [admiral and political writer] relating to general domestic political matters including Irish affairs [Home Rule and related legislation], and electoral reform; foreign affairs including Egypt, and Anglo-French relations; with printed material and press cutting
Including /1-9 Correspondence from Frederick Maxse relating to proposals for electoral reform [Reform Act, 1884], and Maxse's decision not to stand for Plymouth at General Election, 1883-1885; /10-19 Letter from Frederick Maxse relating to Irish affairs, including Chamberlain's stance on Irish Home Rule question, an article of Chamberlain's in 'The Fortnightly Review', Coercion and Crimes Bills, and the Round Table Conference, with copy of printed speech by Maxse on Irish Crimes Bill, 1886-1887; /26-27 Letter and copy letter relating to Egyptian affairs, and possibility of Russian/French alliance, 1891; /34 Letter from Frederick Maxse relating to Anglo-French relations in West African regions, 1897
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