Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC9/3/2/1-16
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of Gibraltar
Extent17 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with General Sir Robert Biddulph [Governor of Gibraltar, 1893-1900]
Including /1 Copy letter from Joseph Chamberlain thanking Biddulph for display of hospitality during his recent visit to colony, and reporting back on progress of discussions concerning official colonial matters [relations with Spain and Treasury affairs], Nov 1895; /3-4 Letter from General Sir Robert Biddulph relating to enclosed correspondence from Major Sapte [associate of Biddulph] concerning his experiences in Johannesburg in wake of onset of Transvaal Crisis, with letter from Sapte, Feb 1896; /5 Letter from the Algeciras Gibraltar Railway Company to Mr Woodall [MP] relating to disruption in provision of mail service on colony, with wrapper, 1898; /6-15 Government publications comprising official communications and despatches between Lord Salisbury [Robert Arthur Gascoigne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury: Prime Minister, 1895-1902, and Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1895-1900], Sir Henry Drummond Wolff [Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Madrid, 1892-1900], Arthur James Balfour [1st Earl of Balfour: First Lord of the Treasury, 1895-1902] and fellow Foreign and War Office officials relating to diplomatic crisis with Spain concerning Spanish construction of fortresses on border of colony, perceived contravention of Treaty of Utrecht, and diplomatic negotiations to resolve dispute, 1898
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/6 printed sheet detached from mounting


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