Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC3/6/1-45
TitleGeneral correspondence relating to the Washington Fishery Conference
Extent45 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, arranged chronologically, from official and mainly non-official associates resident in America and Canada relating to Joseph Chamberlain's visit to America for the Washington Fishery Conference; includes informal inquiries regarding his voyage, extensions of hospitality, requests for publicity ephemera associated with him, and general comments on the progress of the negotiations and the treaty of 1888
Including /4-6 Correspondence from E. J. Phelps [U. S. delegation] relating to meeting arrangements with Joseph Chamberlain, 1887; /8 Letter from W. S. Secombe [Chief Officer, 'Etruria', Cunard Royal Mail Steamership] offering Joseph Chamberlain full ship courtesy during his voyage, 1887; /10 Letter from Sir George Stephen [President, Canadian Pacific Railway Company] inviting Joseph Chamberlain to travel across Canada on the Pacific Railway prior to his return to England, 1887; /15 Letter from J. W. Whitridge inviting Joseph Chamberlain to dinner, 1887; /17 Letter from Bishop Potter [New York] to confirm meeting arrangements, 1887; /20 Letter from Andrew Carnegie [philanthropist and manufacturer] inviting Joseph Chamberlain to dinner, 1887; /26 Letter from Ames Van Wart who explains his family's associations with Edgbaston, and hence his desire to extend his hospitality to Joseph Chamberlain, 1888; /34 Letter from ?Jane Dennision thanking Joseph Chamberlain for his photograph, ?1888; /37 Letter from Henry G. Edwardes [Sec of Legation, Washington] relating to the American Senate's treatment of the Fisheries Treaty, 1888; /38 Letter from William L. Putnam [U. S. Plenipotentiary at Washington Fishery Conference] relating to the Treaty, 1888
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/11, /18, /40 correspondence detached from mountings


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