Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC32/5/1/1-202
TitleLetters of condolence and tributes sent to Austen Chamberlain
Extent202 items
DescriptionLetters, arranged chronologically, from various official and unofficial individuals and associates of Joseph Chamberlain, and professional, commercial and political organisations, from Great Britain and overseas, sent to Austen Chamberlain on the occasion of his father's death; the letters and resolutions are from divisional offices of Conservative, Liberal Unionist, and Working Men's associations, and from the Tariff Reform and Primrose Habitation Leagues; individual correspondents include members of Joseph Chamberlain's constituency, Colonial Office officials and Government representatives from the colonies; the sequence includes calling-cards, verse compositions, minutes, telegrams, and various printed material, including press cuttings; due to the miscellaneous nature of the sequence only selective items are summarised below
Including /1 Letter from Joshua J. ?Golden [a 'Liberal admirer']; /3 Letter from Alfred J. King [Sec, Birmingham Conservative Association]; /5 Letter from Sir Charles Petrie [President, Liverpool Unionist Party]; /6-7 Letter from J. Crawford Findlay [Sec, Scottish Tariff Reform League], with copy of resolution; /37 Letter from W. Holmes [Mayor of Durban, South Africa]; /46 Letter from G. H. Gay and W. G. Anderson [Hon. Secs., Birmingham Grocery Exchange Ltd]; /52 Letter from F. H. Stevens [Hon. Sec, Mid-Kent Women's Unionist and Tariff Reform Association]; /56 Letter from J. A. Barbour James [Royal Colonial Institute]; /85 Letter from F. Leyden Sargent [Sec, Unity Church, Islington]; /116 Letter from R. Powell Williams [relative of Joseph Powell Williams, political associate of Joseph Chamberlain]; /119-120 Letter from Archibald S. Bennett [Sec, Birmingham and Midland Counties Wholesale Brewers' Association], with resolution; /128-129 Letter from H. W. Collymore [clerk, Legislative Council of Barbados], with resolution; /136 Letter from Joseph Browne [Sec, Birmingham Ebeneezer Provident Sick Society]; /168 Letter from Sir Frederick Milner MP; /194 Letter from E. B. Jeffcotts [Hon. Sec, Society of Warwickshire Folk in London]; /196-197 Letter from F. G. A. Butler [Colonial Office], with copy of despatch from L. Probyn [Governor of Barbados]; /201 Letter from Newton J. Moore [Agent-General Western Australia]
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