Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC32/4/1/1-682
TitleLetters of congratulation
Extent682 items
DescriptionLetters, arranged in chronological order, from miscellaneous individuals and associates of Joseph Chamberlain, and representatives of professional organisations and political associations, extending congratulations to Joseph Chamberlain on his seventieth birthday, and expressing support for his political policies, with private expositions on topical political matters; correspondents are of all ages, from varying social backgrounds, from throughout Great Britain and overseas; the sequence includes birthday cards, post-cards, telegram copies, photographic material, miscellaneous notes (including verse and musical compositions), illustrations (including printed and manuscript), various decorative items and printed material including press cuttings
Including /16-17 Letter from Dorothy Gwendoline Gibbon [aged 11], with verse composition, 1906; /26 Letter from J. E. Davis [who served nineteen years in the Cape Mounted Rifles], 1906; /93 Letter from R. Walker [Moseley Road Cats' Home], 1906; /102 Hand-drawn cartoon of a dog by E. C. Smith, 1906; /132-133 Letter from W. Magrath, with photograph of himself, 1906; /363-364 Letter from W. Jobson, with a one penny token [from the Union Copper Company, 1812] given to Jobson by his father, and given to Joseph Chamberlain as token of affection and gratitude for his work, 1906; /473 Letter from J. Sapsford [who claims to have lived in Camberwell Grove, and to have known Joseph Chamberlain whilst a child], 1906; /483-484 Letter from J. Boney, with illustration of his door-stop invention, 1906; /522 Post-card from anonymous 'admirer, a working man', 1906; /525 Letter from William Preston [on behalf of the inhabitants of Aston Manor Workhouse], 1906; /558 Letter from Eustace Cecil MP [political associate of Joseph Chamberlain], 1906; /583 Letter from Sir Frederick Milner MP, 1906; /592 Letter from Jesse Collings MP [personal friend of Joseph Chamberlain], 1906; /601 Letter from George Strickland [1st Baron Strickland: Governor of Tasmania, 1904-1909], 1906
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