Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/2/11/1-49
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of Jamaica
Extent49 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Sir Henry Blake [Governor of Jamaica, 1896] and Sir Augustus Hemming [Governor of Jamaica, 1898-1904]
Including /1-3 Correspondence relating to the 'British Guiana Boundary Question', 1896; /4-14 Correspondence relating to Jamaican fruit and sisal industries, with printed correspondence, Colonial Office memorandum and copy of rough draft for the prospectus of The Jamaican Fruit Importing and Trading Company, 1896; /16-21 Letters of introduction for associates of Sir Henry Blake: Mr Stern [one of the junior members of the Council] and Col. C. J. Ward, with calling-card, 1897; /23-24 Letter from Sir Henry Blake relating to Governor's salary and administration of the colony, Nov 1897; /26 Letter from Sir Augustus Hemming relating to addition of four members to the Jamaican Legislative Council, Jul 1900; /28-33 Correspondence relating to Chamberlain's dissatisfaction with Sydney Olivier's despatches [Colonial Sec for Jamaica, 1899-1904], the Royal Mail contract, and the Crown Agents, Dec 1900-Mar 1901; /38-40 Letter from Sir Augustus Hemming relating to visit of the Duke of Cornwall to Jamaica, with Colonial Office memorandum, Mar 1901; /42-43 Correspondence relating to Hemming's request for consideration for any future vacancies that might arise in the Government of Ceylon, 1901-1902; /45-46 Letter from Sir Augustus Hemming relating to postponement of Predial Larceny Act, 1902
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