Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC28A/2/8/1-49
TitleCommunications from Joseph Chamberlain to Mary Chamberlain
Extent101 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and telegrams, arranged chronologically, from Joseph Chamberlain [from Highbury, 40 Prince's Gardens, and Battle Abbey] to Mary Chamberlain [nee Endicott, Carnegie, his third wife, at Cannes, Paris and Highbury]; includes numerical sequence nos 4-11, 13-30; relates to his return journey from Cannes, his visit to Battle Abbey [with his daughter Hilda], general discussion of House of Commons affairs including his Report on Old Age ?Pensions, legislative reform, foreign affairs, ?Royal Commission on Mines Explosions, Liberal Unionist affairs and constituency matters [Colchester and Leamington], social engagements [dinners, and theatre visits], affairs of commons associates [Jesse Collings, death of Lord Aberdeen, illness and death of Dr Robert Dale, illnesses of Lord Selborne, Lord Salisbury and Lord Asquith], and Chamberlain and Endicott family matters [affairs of Chamberlain's children, sisal growing scheme in the Bahamas, Chamberlain's orchids, ill-health of Mary's parents], Feb-Dec; with press cutting, envelopes, and wrapper
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionIn addition, /4a, /6a, /29a, /46a are used


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