Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC9/6/1/1-5
TitleCorrespondence with the High-Commissioner of the Federated Malay States
Extent7 items
Date1895-1899
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Sir Charles Mitchell [High Commissioner for Protected Straits of Malay Peninsula, from 1896], and Sir Frank Swettenham [Resident-General, Federated Malay States, 1896-1901] relating to personnel matters [arrangements for appointments to new colonial administration, support for applicants seeking Colonial Office employment], award of official honours, and general affairs of the colony [loan for railway extension scheme, meeting between Sultans and Chiefs of four of the States, and disturbances in Kelantan]; with press cutting and printed map of region
Access StatusOpen