Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/2/2/1-213
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor-General of Canada
Extent213 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with the Governor-Generals Lord Aberdeen [John Campbell Gordon, 7th Earl of Aberdeen: Governor-General of Canada, 1893-1898] and Lord Minto [Gilbert John M. K. Elliot, 4th Earl of Minto: Governor-General of Canada, 1898-1904]
Including /1-6 Letter from Lord Aberdeen congratulating Chamberlain on his new appointment, with copy of Lieut. Charles Herbert Mackintosh's speech to Legislative Assembly, printed memorandum relating to Mackintosh's services in Canada, and transcript of entries from Lady Aberdeen's journal relating to Lord Aberdeen's tour of the North Western Territory, Aug 1895; /14 Letter relating to Canadian copyright legislation, Jan 1896; /15-20 Correspondence relating to internal political disputes in the colony, with press cuttings and memorandum by Lord Aberdeen relating to case of Valentine Shortis, Jan 1896; /26 Letter relating to Colonial Office honours, 1896; /27-28 Letter from Lord Aberdeen providing account of Lady Aberdeen's escape from drowning, with press cutting, 1896; /61-62 Letter from Lord Minto relating to proposed institution of Victorian Order of Nurses, with copy of Order's provisional constitution, 1897; /75-86 Communications relating to Lord Aberdeen's resignation, and the appropriate timing of its public announcement, with telegram ciphers and memoranda, Apr-May 1898; /96 Telegram from Lord Minto relating to his acceptance of the governorship, Jul 1898; /122 Letter relating to Canadian/American relations, 1899; /123-24 Correspondence relating to award of honours, 1899; /129-130 Copy correspondence relating to possibility of despatching Canadian party to the Boer War, Jun-Jul 1899; /149 Letter from Lord Minto relating to deployment of Canadian contingent to South Africa, and his visit to America, 1899; /175-177 Decipher of telegram from Lord Minto relating to changes in official personnel, with War Office memoranda, Feb 1900; /184-185 Correspondence relating to distribution of military commissions, 1900; /186 Letter from Lord Minto relating to suppression of student riots in Montreal; /197-198 Correspondence relating to the award of honours, 1899
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