Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC11/32/1-29
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence with Lord Selborne 1900-1902
Extent32 items
Date1900-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence and typescript transcripts of correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Lord Selborne [William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne: Under Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1900; First Lord of Admiralty, 1900-1905] and Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Colonial Office, Admiralty and fellow Government officials, relating to official Admiralty and colonial affairs [naval expenditure, proposed assignment of schooner 'Southampton' to Natal, the 'Atlantic Combine' and Pacific Cable Scheme]; the award of official honours; South Africa [suspension of Cape constitution]; proposed visit of Chamberlain to the West Indies; and development of Selborne's professional career [his possible appointment to Governorship of Cape Colony, and his appointment to the Admiralty]; with correspondence between Selborne and Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to biography of Lord de Villiers, and wrappers
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/8 letter detached from mounting


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