Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JCLAdd/430
TitleLetter from Joseph Chamberlain to E[dward] R. Russell
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter written from 40 Prince's Gardens, London dated 9 June and marked 'Private'. Chamberlain understands that Russell [1834-1920, first Baron Russell of Liverpool, newspaper editor and proprietor] wants to contest a constiuency and agrees to send information about two wards in Sheffield. However he explains that Sheffield is a difficult area for Liberals to win support and offers to inquire about alternatives. He adds: 'The Division of last night of course makes the future uncertain' and comments on the current political situation. In a postscript he reports: 'The opinion in the House is that Lord Salisbury will form a Government.'
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