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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC18/4/1-45
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence relating to Canadian affairs, 1903
Extent67 items
Date1903-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy, and typescript transcripts of correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Lord Minto [Gilbert John M. K. Elliot, 4th Earl of Minto: Governor-General of Canada, 1898-1904], Canadian Government officials [M. J. Fielding: Canadian Minister of Finance], fellow Government officials including Lord Lansdowne [Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne: Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1900-1905], political colleagues and individuals associated with Canadian affairs relating to Chamberlain's proposals for tariff reform and preferential trade between the colonies [including interviews between Minto and Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Premier of Canada, 1896-1911], and between Minto and Fielding]; the Alaskan Boundary Question [negotiations, Treaty and Alaskan award]; general affairs of the colony [including Canadian livestock exports to Great Britain, proposed trans-Canadian railway, and extension of Minto's term of office]; and Chamberlain's resignation from the Cabinet [Sep 1903]; with printed material [including press cuttings from Canadian presses], memoranda and wrappers
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionContains duplicates, these bear same number as originals, transcripts also bear same number as originals