Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JCLAdd/567
TitleLetter from Joseph Chamberlain, Highbury, Moor Green, Birmingham to 'My dear Morrison' [Walter Morrison (1836-1921) Liberal MP], 19 Oct
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DescriptionLetter of commiseration on his election defeat: 'We knew that the seat was a doubtful one, but counted, too confidently as it turns out, that your personal influence would be able to retain it'. He also offers his thanks for Morrison's support for the Government and Liberal Unionist Party. The letter then continues with comments about the conduct of the recent general election and expresses concerns about attacks on politicians in their private life - 'a new & dangerous feature in our public life'. The letter is in the hand of a secretary, but signed by Chamberlain
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