Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC17/3/1-23
TitleCorrespondence and transcripts relating to Canadian affairs, 1902
Extent36 items
Date1902-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy correspondence, typescript transcripts of correspondence, and extracts of correspondence, arranged in approximate chronological order, between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Canadian Governors [Lord Minto [Gilbert John M. K. Elliot, 4th Earl of Minto: Governor-General of Canada, 1898-1904] and Sir Wilfrid Laurier [Premier of Canada, 1896-1911]], fellow Government and Canadian Government officials, individuals associated with Canadian affairs, diplomatic officials in Washington [Sir Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice] and Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to official colonial matters including imperial defence, proposed garrison of Halifax and Esquimalt by Canadian troops, colonial tariffs [food taxation, and commercial relations between Canada and France], negotiations regarding the Alaska Boundary Question; and Canadian domestic politics [Cabinet appointments]; with letter from George D. Wilson [Toronto] to James Louis Garvin relating to provision of correspondence for use in biography, Colonial Office memoranda, press cuttings and wrappers
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionIn addition, /7A, /7B are used; transcripts of correspondence bear same number as originals