Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC7/3/2B/1-23
TitleCorrespondence relating to West African railway schemes
Extent30 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and typescript correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], fellow Colonial Office and Government officials, and Daniel Grove [railway entrepenneur] relating to West African railway schemes [most especially the Delagoa Bay and Loanda Pemba railways]; with printed material, memoranda, calling cards, telegram copies, envelopes and wrappers
Including /4-5 Letter from Lord Selborne [William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne: MP; Under Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1900] relating to papers of Mr Grove, with calling card of Raphael d'Andrade [associate of Daniel Grove], and memoranda between Chamberlain and Selborne, Mar 1897; /6-7 Correspondence from Daniel Grove relating to proposed African conference in London, and Delagoa Bay Question, Mar 1897; /14-17 Letter from Lord Selborne to Sir Harold F. Wilson [Private Sec to Joseph Chamberlain] relating to enclosure of correspondence and typescript memoranda from Daniel Grove concerning commercial relations between Angola, Mozambique, Delagoa Bay, Loanda and African colonies, with letter and memoranda, Mar 1897; /22-23 Printed, 'Royal Trans-African Railway Syndicate. Syndicate Proposal and Reports on the Proposal', and 'Portuguese East Africa' [lecture by Daniel Grove for information of Royal Geographical Society, Lisbon], 1898
Access StatusOpen


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