Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC2/11/1-7
TitleCorrespondence relating to Board of Trade Harbour Department affairs
Extent12 items
DescriptionCorrespondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as President of the Board of Trade, 1880-1885], fellow Board of Trade officials, and political colleagues relating to general Harbour Department affairs including applications for 'harbour of refuge' status, statistics for the number of vessels and lives lost at sea, and proposed transfer of authority from the Public Works Loan Committee to the Board of Trade; with memoranda, telegram copies, press cuttings and Government printed material
Including /5 Letter from George Leeman [MP] requesting support for establishment of 'harbour of refuge' at Filey [East Riding, Yorkshire], with press cutting from 'The York Herald', 1880; /6 Memoranda by Thomas Gray [Marine Department, Board of Trade] and Joseph Chamberlain relating to number of vessels and lives lost on British coasts from 1874-1882, nd [circa 1882]; /7 Alphabetically arranged sequences of notes providing statistical information relating to number of localities that have applied for 'harbour of refuge' status, with memorandum by Joseph Chamberlain, 1883
Access StatusOpen


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