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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC21/2/1-107
TitleMiscellaneous transcripts of communications and correspondence, 1906
Extent112 items
Date1906-[early 20th century]
DescriptionTypescript transcripts of telegraphic communications and correspondence, and correspondence, arranged alphabetically, between Joseph Chamberlain, his political colleagues including Arthur James Balfour [1st Earl of Balfour: Prime Minister, 1902-1905], Andrew Bonar Law [MP], Winston Churchill [MP], Evelyn Cecil [MP], Henry Chaplin [1st Viscount Chaplin: MP], Walter Long [MP], Hugh Oakley Arnold-Forster [MP, Sec of State for War, 1903-1906], Goschen [?George Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen], Lord Halsbury [Hardinge Stanley Giffard, 1st Earl of Halsbury], Lord Lansdowne [Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne: MP], Sir Herbert Maxwell [MP], Sir Gilbert Parker [MP], James Parker Smith [MP], Lord Ridley [Matthew White Ridley, 2nd Viscount Ridley: MP], Lord Roberts [Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl of Roberts], present and former Colonial Office officials including Lord Milner [Sir Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner], Sir Frank Swettenham and Lord Northcote [1st Baron Northcote: Governor-General of Commonwealth of Australia, 1903-1908], and foreign political leaders and politicans including Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Australia, 1905-1908], M. J. Fielding [Canadian Minister of Finance] and Sir Thomas William Smartt [Cape Colony politician] relating to General Election of 1906, the Liberal Unionist Party [including proposed amalgamation of Liberal Unionist organisation with central Conservative office]; the tariff reform campaign; legislative reform [1906 Education Bill, and Aliens Bill]; and personal matters [poor health of Chamberlain]; with transcripts and extracts of correspondence of Mary E. Chamberlain [nee Endicott, Carnegie, third wife of Joseph Chamberlain] and Sir Wilfrid Laurier, printed material [press cuttings and printed proofs of published correspondence], and memoranda
Including /1-13 Typescript transcripts and extracts of correspondence and memoranda with Arthur James Balfour relating to the General Election campaign and results [Austen's success], Liberal Unionist crisis [leadership question, tariff reform, and arrangements for Party meeting], and Education Bill, Jan-Mar, 1906; /15-16 Correspondence and extracts of correspondence from Andrew Bonar Law relating to his failed attempt to win Parliamentary election for Blackfriars Division of Glasgow, Jan 1906; /20-40 Typescript transcripts and extracts of correspondence with Henry Chaplin relating to the General Election, Chaplin's defeat, question of leadership and reform of Liberal Unionist Party, and Education Bill, with transcript of letter from Mary E. Chamberlain, Jan-Jun 1906; /41 Typescript extract of communication from Winston Churchill relating to allegations regarding Churchill's election campaign [insinuations concerning Chinese labour], Feb 1906; /43 Typescript extract of letter to Alfred Deakin providing analysis of General Election defeat for Liberal Unionists, Apr 1906; /1-51 Typescript extracts of communications from Halsbury relating to Chamberlain's election success in Birmingham, and the leadership of the Liberal Unionist Party, Feb 1906; /60-61 Typescript extracts of communications from Walter Long relating to relations between Chamberlain and Balfour, Feb 1904; /68-71 Typescript extracts and correspondence with Lord Northcote relating to Liberal Unionist affairs, Australian domestic politics [elections], and Imperial Conference, Mar-Dec 1906; /82-100 Typescript extracts of communications with Lord Ridley relating to the General Election, Balfour's leadership of the Liberal Unionist Party, Liberal Party reform, and poor health of Chamberlain, with printed proofs of correspondence to be published in press, 1906; /107 Copy memorandum comprising transcripts of correspondence between A. J. G. Stancombe and Rev. J. Swain presented to the editor of 'The Wiltshire Chronicle' concerning allegations regarding Chamberlain's conduct during the 1906 election campaign, 1906
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionOn occasion typescript extracts bear same number as originals