Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/4/1-17
TitleGeneral Colonial Office correspondence, 1895-1903
Extent16 files and 1 item
DescriptionOfficial sequence of general correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain, as Secretary of State for the Colonies, and various officials and other individuals relating to Colonial Office matters; the sequence is accompanied by a contemporary register (labelled 'Miscellaneous Letters' on its cover) which records the letters alphabetically by surname of correspondent; the correspondence is then ordered chronologically and numbered within each alphabetical division; the register entry relating to each item provides the name for the correspondent, date of document and a summary of the content; the surviving correspondence has been ordered to reflect this original arrangement; each document (or its wrapper) bears the original number as allocated in the register
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