Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC8/4/2/1-55
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence relating to Irish affairs, 1880-1894
Extent58 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain and miscellaneous official [including political colleagues] and unofficial correspondents [from Ireland and Great Britain, including a number of English churchmen] relating to Irish Home Rule and associated legislation, and general Irish affairs; with memoranda and printed material [including press cuttings], and correspondence of Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to the above
Including /1 Letter from Rev. J. Sherlock [Birmingham] acknowledging receipt of £50 from Chamberlain for alleviation of distress amongst his Irish countrymen, 1880; /7-11 Correspondence and draft correspondence with Rev. J. P. Hopps relating to activities of Irish Land League and imprisonment of number of political leaders in Ireland, with printed extract, 1881; /19-20 Correspondence from the Bishop of Peterborough relating to his opinions on Irish Home Rule, 1887; /24-25 Letter from representative of the Rosslare Harbour Commission requesting support for Commission's Report, with copy letter to Sir Alfred Milner [1st Viscount Milner: Private Sec to George Goschen (Chancellor of the Exchequer), 1887-1889], 1888; /28 Letter from W. F. Wade [Edgbaston] relating to proposals for settlement of Irish Question, with memoranda by Wade on the subject, 1889; /36-37 Letter from Adam Duffin to Austen Chamberlain relating to request for correspondence of Joseph Chamberlain, with typescript copy of letter from Duffin to Joseph Chamberlain, 1920; /40-41 Letter from Sir Edward Ponsonby [8th Earl of Bessborough: Sec to Speaker of House of Commons, 1884-1895] relating to dissatisfaction with Chamberlain's handling of Irish Question, with enclosed letter, 1893; /42-43 Correspondence and copy correspondence with John Sarum [Bishop of Salisbury] relating to speech of Chamberlain outlining plans for settlement of Irish Question and establishment of National Councils in Ireland and Wales, 1893; /45 Letter from George A. Chadwick [Dean of Armagh] relating to Irish policy of Prime Minister William Gladstone, 1893; /46 Printed pamphlet, 'Home Rulers on Home Rule', nd [circa 1899]; /50 Letter from Mr Hussey Walsh relating to enclosed printed memorandum concerning construction of channel tunnel between Scotland and Ireland, for printed enclosure see JC8/4/2/53, 1910
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