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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC37/3/6/1-41
TitleTranscripts of miscellaneous correspondence of Joseph Chamberlain for the years 1885-1906
Extent41 items
Datend [early 20th century]
DescriptionTypescript transcripts and transcripts of extracts of correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Joseph Chamberlain and a variety of correspondents, including political and personal associates, relating to Joseph Chamberlain's period in office as Secretary of State for the Colonies and domestic political affairs of the time; with memoranda; where the originals have been located details have been provided; due to the miscellaneous nature of the correspondence only selective pieces are summarised below
Including /1-4, /23 Correspondence from Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, and his wife, Lady Dilke relating to the Crawford divorce suit [for originals see JC5/24/140, /173, /178, /189; JC30/4/14]; /5-6 Correspondence from Sir Hercules Robinson [Governor, Cape Colony, 1895-1897] relating to relations between Uitlanders and the Transvaal Government, 1895 [for original see JC10/22/4B3/5]; /7 Correspondence between Lord Salisbury [Robert Arthur Gascoigne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury: Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1895-1900], Lord Goschen [George Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen: First Lord of the Admiralty, 1895-1900], 1895-1900], Arthur James Balfour [1st Earl of Balfour: First Lord of the Treasury, 1895-1902] and Joseph Chamberlain relating to Anglo-Chinese relations, 1897- 1900 [for originals see JC5/67/74, /89, /108, /111]; /13, /24-25 Correspondence from Sir William Vernon Harcourt relating to the Hawksley telegrams, 1900 [for originals of some see JC30/3/10/5]; /14-15, /26-29, /31 Correspondence from Lord Lansdowne [Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne: Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1900-1905] relating to the Boer War, 1900; /16 Letter from Sir Frank Swettenham [Governor of the Federated Malay States, 1896-1901] relating to the Malay States, 1900 [for original see JC29/2/24/32]; /18 Communication from Lord Milner [1st Viscount Milner] relating to his visit to Canada, 1907; /20 Communication from Sir John Forrest [Premier, Western Australia] relating to political situation in Australia, 1911; /30, /32-33 Correspondence to Mary Chamberlain [nee Endicott, Carnegie, his third wife] relating to House of Commons debates, 1900 [for the originals see JC28/A/2/13/17-19, /29-57]
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