Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/2/24/1-33
TitleCorrespondence with the Governors of miscellaneous colonies
Extent33 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Col. Sir David Wilson [Governor of British Honduras, 1897-1903], Sir George Thomas Michael O'Brien [Governor of Fiji, 1897-1902], Sir Charles Bruce [Governor of the Leewards, 1895], and Sir Frank Swettenham [Governor of the Federated Malay States, 1896-1901]
Including /1-3 Correspondence between Col. Sir David Wilson and Sir A. Moloney relating to Moloney's prospects in the Colonial Office, 1896; /6 Letter from Col. Sir David Wilson relating to construction of railway line in the colony, and his request for a K. C. M. G., 1897; /8-14 Correspondence relating to Col. Sir David Wilson's request for Colonial nomination for naval cadetship for his son, with letter to Lord Ampthill [Arthur Oliver Villiers Russell Ampthill, 2nd Baron Ampthill: Principal Private Sec to Joseph Chamberlain, 1897-1900] from the Admiralty, Dec 1897-Feb 1898; /16-17 Correspondence relating to Col. Sir David Wilson's request for transfer due to ill-health, 1899; /19 Letter from Col. Sir David Wilson congratulating the Secretary of State for the Colonies on the success of his South African policies, Nov 1899; /21-22 Letter from Sir George O'Brien relating to offer of the governorship of the Straits, Jan 1900; /24-29 Letter from Sir Charles Bruce relating to his request to be considered for governorship of British Guiana, with minute from Sir Edward Wingfield [Under-Sec of State for the Colonies] and Colonial Office memoranda, Nov 1895-Jun 1896; /31-33 Letter from Sir Frank Swettenham relating to relations with China, with typescript copy of letter from Swettenham to Mr Hare [Sec for Chinese affairs in the Malay States], 1900
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