Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC8/9/4/1-27
TitlePapers relating to Irish legislative reform
Extent29 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, arranged chronologically, between Joseph Chamberlain, his political colleagues and various individuals associated with Irish affairs [including residents of Ireland] relating to articles by Joseph Chamberlain in 'The Birmingham Daily Post' [entitled 'The Condition of Ireland: Sketch of Unionist Policy'] outlining his proposals for the reform of the structure of local government in Ireland [National Councils Scheme]; Irish legislative reform [including Land Purchase legislation]; the current situation in Ireland; and speeches by Chamberlain; with memoranda and printed material [including press cuttings]
Including /1 Letter from James Wilson [Member of Executive Committee of Landowners Convention, Dublin] congratulating Chamberlain on his speech relating to Irish affairs, 1888; /4 Letter from J. P. Doyle [Dublin] relating to necessity for canal drainage to be undertaken in Ireland, 1888; /6 Letter from Bennet Burleigh ['The Daily Telegraph'] relating to provision of pamphlets to Michael Davitt [Irish politician and activist], 1888; /9-10 Correspondence from S. J. Lynch [Irish Land Commission] relating to Chamberlain's provision of copies of 'Sketch of a Unionist Policy' and Lynch's responses, 1888; /12 Letter from John Healy [?Bishop of Galway] relating to plight of agricultural tenants in parish, 1888; /16 Letter from Viscount de Vesci providing his response to Chamberlain's article in 'Birmingham Daily Post', 1889; /20 Letter from Lord Castletown [Bernard Edward Barnaby-Fitzpatrick Castletown, 2nd Baron Castletown: MP] relating to Chamberlain's article in 'Birmingham Daily Post', and Castletown's insistence that land question must be addressed before local government, 1889; /21 Letter from Autrey Wallis [landowner, County Cork] relating to settlement of Irish Question, and expressing support for Chamberlain's stance on matter, 1889; /22 Letter from 'an Irish Landlord' offering a response to Chamberlain's article in 'The Birmingham Daily Post', 1890; /24-26 Memoranda [of Joseph Chamberlain] entitled 'Irish Land', comprising details of Land Purchase legislation, and proposals, nd., [late 1880s]; /27 Printed, 'Rough Draft, 'Notes on Articles reprinted from 'The Birmingham Daily Post' entitled, 'The Condition of Ireland; A Sketch of Unionist Policy; No, 3- Land Purchase and Congested Districts', nd., [1880s]
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