Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JCLAdd/610
TitleLetter from Joseph Chamberlain to H[enry] W[illiam] Lucy
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter written from 40 Prince's Gardens, London, dated June 9 and marked 'Private'. Chamberlain writes to clear up a problem with the distribution of his letter to newspapers. Chamberlain stresses that he has no complaints about Lucy's [1843-1924, journalist] behaviour, describing him as 'a powerful but fair minded opponent'. He writes that he suspects that Mr Labouchere [Henry Du Pré Labouchere 1831-1912, journalist and politician] did not pass a copy of the letter to the Daily News as Chamberlain had asked.

The subject matter refers to the Chamberlain's decision to vote against Gladstone's first Home Rule Bill for Ireland.
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