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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC14/4/1/1-38
TitleMiscellaneous Colonial Office papers, 1900-1902
Extent38 items
Date1900-[early 20th century]
DescriptionGovernment publications comprising memoranda, despatches and official communications, arranged chronologically, between Government, Colonial, Foreign and War Office officials, and foreign diplomatic officials relating to general foreign affairs including negotiations between Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Japan and America concerning Chinese matters [threatened stability of Chinese Empire], Anglo-French, and Anglo-German negotiations regarding possible alliances, Anglo-American negotiations regarding Interoceanic Canal Treaty, Venezuela [Boundary Question], Turkey, Persia, Arabia, Afghanistan [relations with Amir], Russia [internal disturbances], Morocco, and Siam; and domestic political matters including growth in military expenditure [navy and army estimates], Education Bill of 1902, and alien immigration; with typescript notes from 'Auswartige Politik des Deutschen Reiches' [Vol II, chapter 23, 'Die Grosse Politik der Europaischen Kabinette, 1871-1914', edited by Johannes Lepsius, Albrecht M. Bartholdy and F. Thimme, 1923] possibly made by James Louis Garvin [biographer of Joseph Chamberlain] for research purposes
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