Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC8/5/3/1-48
TitleCorrespondence relating to Irish Home Rule Bill [Second Reading], 1886
Extent49 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, arranged in approximate chronological order, between Joseph Chamberlain and his political colleagues, representatives of Liberal Associations, and various individuals, relating to William Gladstone's support for the Second Reading of the Irish Home Rule Bill [1886], Joseph Chamberlain's stance on issue, and general attitudes towards the proposed legislation; with letter from Oswald Astle to Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to Joseph Chamberlain's attitude towards Irish affairs, and press cuttings
Including /5 Letter from Lord George Francis Hamilton [MP; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1885-1886, 1886-1892] offering support to Chamberlain for his stance on the Irish Question, Apr 1886; /7 Letter from W. S. Allen [MP for Newcastle-Under-Lyme] relating to his anti-Home Rule stance and his anxiety as to whether he should resign his seat, Apr 1886; /8 Letter from Charles H. Wilson expressing support of Northern Liberals for Home Rule Bill and necessity for Chamberlain to be reconciled with William Gladstone [Prime Minister, Feb-Jul 1886], Apr 1886; /23 Letter from Lord Brassey [Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey: MP] informing Chamberlain that he intends to vote against Home Rule Bill, May 1886; /32 Letter from Charles McLaren [Western Staffordshire Liberal Association] advising Chamberlain to vote in support of Second Reading, May 1886; /48 Letter from Lord Rothschild [Nathan Mayer, 1st Baron Rothschild: MP] relating to successful meeting of Chamberlain's in Birmingham, Jun 1886
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionIn addition, /42A is used


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