Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC2/1/1-24
TitleCorrespondence relating to Board of Trade appointments and recommendations for honours
Extent25 items
DescriptionCorrespondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as President of the Board of Trade, 1880-1885], fellow Board of Trade and Government departmental officials, and various individuals relating to inquiries concerning Board of Trade vacancies [most especially position of Joseph Chamberlain's Private Sec] and the receipt of official honours
Including /15-16 Correspondence from John Arthur Godley [Private Sec to William E. Gladstone, 1880-1882] and from Col. William Yolland [Chief Inspector of Railways, 1877-1885] relating to recommendation of Yolland for award of C. B., 1881; /19-20 Correspondence from Lucy C. Cavendish [wife of Lord Frederick Cavendish] relating to her recommendation of Mr Sharkey [son of an Irish correspondent of Mrs Cavendish] to position in the Board of Trade, 1884; /21 Letter from J. F. B. Firth MP containing application for position of Counsel to Official Receiver in the Bankruptcy Department [Board of Trade], 1884; /24 Printed particulars of Henry Cadogan Rothery [Wreck Commissioner], 1888
Access StatusOpen


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