Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC5/56/1-93
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts of correspondence with Lady Dorothy Nevill, 1882-1896
Extent107 items
Date1873-[early 20th century]
Description/1-75 comprises correspondence from Chamberlain to Nevill, /76-93 comprises correspondence from Nevill to Chamberlain, the correspondence is arranged chronologically within these sequences; it relates to general personal matters including arrangements for meetings, and invitations to social engagements; affairs of common associates; Chamberlain's gardening [his orchids]; Dorothy Nevill's travels; the development of Chamberlain's political career; current domestic political matters including Liberal Party affairs [William Gladstone's leadership], General Elections [1886], and Irish affairs [Home Rule]; with envelopes
Including /56 Letter from Joseph Chamberlain [whilst in Washington chairing the Fishery Conference, 1887-1888] relating to his visit, 1887; /79-80 Correspondence from Dorothy Nevill relating to Chamberlain's marriage to Mary Endicott, 1888; /88 Letter from Dorothy Nevill [whilst in Hamburg] relating to her trip, nd [late 19th century]; /90 Letter from Dorothy Nevill congratulating Chamberlain on his handling of the Transvaal Crisis, 1896
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/60 envelope detached from mounting, /82 page of letter mutilated