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Reference code: CHAR 2/18

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CHAR 2/18/1-2 Letter from the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the effect of the abolition of the Corn Laws on the price of flour and bread. 02 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/3 Letter from WSC to ? pointing out the inaccurate reporting in the press of an interjection made by him in the House of Commons after a remark by Ernest Pretyman on the Cunard Agreement. Typescript signed and annotated by WSC See also CHAR 2/18/148-150. 06 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/4 Letter from Thomas Seddon junior (22 Station Road, Prescot,[Lancashire]) to WSC on the arguments for and against the Aliens Bill and the influence of the local press in Seddon's area in turning even Radicals against the Opposition. Praises WSC's espousal of "progressive" policy. 02 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/5 Letter from Franklin Thomasson (Arden Lea, Heaton, Bolton, [Lancashire]) to WSC (House of Commons) asking him to come and speak at a meeting in Accrington [Lancashire]. Signed typescript. 09 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/6 Letter from St John Brodrick (House of Commons) to WSC expressing the view that WSC's speech of the previous night on army reform was different in tone to some of his previous ones. 09 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/7 Letter from F G Stokes (6 Sandwell Mansions, West Hampstead, [London]; notepaper of the Grand Axen-Fels Hotel, Vierwaldstattersee, [Switzerland]) to WSC discussing the effect on bread prices of the abolition of the Corn Laws and attacking the idea of a self-sufficient British Empire. 10 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/8 Letter from the 8th Duke of Devonshire (Bolton Abbey, Skipton, [Yorkshire]) to WSC on the disadvantages of an open air demonstration at Chatsworth House [Derbyshire], possible future meetings and the failure of the Chamberlainites' meeting at Welbeck [Nottinghamshire]. 21 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/9 Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (Zaida, RYS) declining to preside for WSC [at the forthcoming Liberal demonstration in Glasgow, Scotland] because he (Rosebery) will probably be invited to Sandringham [Norfolk] for the King's birthday. 23 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/10-11 Letter from Sir George Murray (Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, [London]) to WSC describing the difficulties of remedying the disfranchisement of limited companies in local elections. 25 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/18/12 Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (Rosebery, Gorebridge, Midlothian, [Scotland]) to WSC on forthcoming Liberal meetings in Glasgow and Dalkeith [Midlothian]. 06 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/13 Letter from Sir George Murray (Penrhos, Holyhead, [Anglesey, Wales]) to WSC giving further thoughts on the difficulties of remedying the disfranchisement of limited companies in local elections. 08 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/14 Letter from Herbert Vivian (Blenheim Club, 12 St James's Square, [London]) to WSC asking for a meeting to discuss Vivian's campaign. 12 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/15-16 Letter from James Graham, draper and clothier (Victoria House, 97 High Street, Lanark, [Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to give a lecture in Lanark on his experiences in South Africa. 12 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/17 Letter from James Graham, draper and clothier (Victoria House, 97 High Street, Lanark, [Scotland]) to WSC asking for a ticket for the forthcoming Liberal meeting in Glasgow. 15 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/18 Letter from Lord George Hamilton (Fenton, Wooler, Northumberland) to WSC on research for the biography of Lord Randolph Churchill and the break-up of the Unionist party, which he blames on Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] even more than Joseph Chamberlain. 11 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/19 Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (Dalmeny House, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC reporting his failure to persuade the Glasgow Liberals to combine the meeting chaired by Rosebery with WSC's meeting. 15 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/20 Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (Dalmeny House, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC apologising for the way in which he (Rosebery) agreed to attend a political meeting in Lincoln. 18 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/21 Letter from 2nd Lord Tweedmouth (Guisachan, Beauly, [Inverness-shire, Scotland]) to WSC recommending Sir Samuel Chisholm (in the absence of 5th Lord Rosebery) to chair the Glasgow meeting and calling for legislation to rectify the "Wee Free Kirk question". Mentions recent departure of Lady Randolph Churchill and her husband George Cornwallis- West for Invercauld [Aberdeenshire], and George's fishing success. 19 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/22 Letter from Eliot Crawshay-Williams (Coed-y-Mwstwr, Bridgend, Glamorgan) to WSC on Crawshay-Williams' campaign in the Chorley division of Lancashire and arrangements for his meeting with WSC in Manchester. 20 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/23 Letter from Edmund Robbins, manager of the Press Association Ltd (14 New Bridge Street, London) to WSC (105 Mount Street) requesting a list of WSC's forthcoming political engagements. Annotated in shorthand. 23 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/24 Letter from Eliot Crawshay-Williams (Coed-y-Mwstwr, Bridgend, Glamorgan) to WSC accepting his invitation to dine in Manchester. 25 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/25 Letter from Reverend George Barker (10 Harrington Street, London) to WSC requesting a quotation from a British writer for inclusion in a patriotic "calendar of St George" to be sold in aid of St James's Church, Hampstead Road, [London]. Annotated in shorthand. 29 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/18/26 Letter from Herbert Vivian (The Plesaunce, Woking, [Surrey]) to WSC on Vivian's forthcoming article on WSC in the Pall Mall Gazette and the possibility of John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone] addressing a meeting in Deptford [London]. 01 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/27 Letter from Ada Lambert (North Togston, Acklington, [Northumberland]) to WSC requesting a quotation for a booklet to be sold at Broomhill Wesleyan Bazaar. See CHAR 2/18/28. 03 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/28 Printed circular requesting quotations for a booklet to be sold at Broomhill Wesleyan Bazaar, [Northumberland]. Originally sent with CHAR 2/18/28. [Oct] 1904
CHAR 2/18/29 Letter from F Bebbington (40 St George's Road, Wimbledon, [Surrey]) on the formation of Free Trade Clubs at a national level and in Wimbledon. Describes the political situation there and invites WSC to come and address a meeting. See CHAR 2/18/59. 03 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/30 Letter from Sir George Murray (Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, [London]) to WSC on the disadvantages of a separate exchequer for Ireland. 08 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/31 Letter from Charles Trevelyan (Cambo, Northumberland) to WSC on arrangements for WSC's visit to Brighouse [Yorkshire]. 10 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/32 Letter from Alexander MacCallum Scott, secretary of the New Reform Club (10 Adelphi Terrace, [London]) to WSC inviting him to the next New Reform Club dinner. 12 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/33 Letter from H G Spicer (19 New Bridge Street, London) to WSC asking him to fix a date for an address to the men of Whitefield's Mission. Signed typescript. 14 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/34-35 Letter from William G Geoghegan (22 St Mels Terrace, Drumcondra, Dublin, [Ireland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) requesting a letter of support for his application for a clerkship with the Local Government Board for Ireland. 15 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/36 Letter from W Jameson (Leadenhall House, Leadenhall Street, London) to WSC enclosing typescript translation of a German article on "the United States of Europe." Signed typescript annotated by Jameson and in shorthand See CHAR 2/18/37-42. 12 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/37-42 Typescript translation of a German article on "the United States of Europe." Originally sent with CHAR 2/18/36. [Oct 1904]
CHAR 2/18/43 Letter from A H Scott (Park House, Swinton Grove, Manchester) to WSC suggesting they converse on the difference between land and all other property. Typescript annotated in shorthand. 15 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/44-45 Letter from A N Templeton (Apollo Chambers, Bombay, [India]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) on Indian currency policy. 15 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/46 Letter from Charles Ritchie [later Lord Ritchie] (Welders, Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire) to WSC declining to speak on the fiscal question at Oldham [Lancashire] because he does not wish to widen the breach between himself and Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour], whom he believes is detaching himself from Joseph Chamberlain. 16 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/47 Letter from J Moore Bayley (Peterscourt, Barnt Green, Worcestershire) to WSC on the speech of Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] in Edinburgh [Scotland] and the continuing hold on the Unionist vote of Joseph Chamberlain and his followers in Birmingham. 16 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/48-50 Letter from Charles Trevelyan (Cambo, Northumberland) to WSC discussing what should be the Liberal approach to devolution for Ireland, Scotland and Wales, reform of the House of Lords, the alternative to Protection, colonial policy and other issues. 17 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/51-52 Letter from Sir John Brunner (Reform Club, [London]) to WSC on the need to reform the rating of land just outside the boundaries of towns. 19 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/53 Letter from 4th Lord Grey (Royal Station Hotel, York) to WSC on devolution for Ireland, Scotland and Wales. 20 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/54 Letter from Dr Robson Roose (49 Hill Street, Berkeley Square, [London]) to WSC asking him to grant an interview to a Colonel Davis, who has a grievance against the War Office. 21 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/55-56 Letter from Beatrice Lever (20 Hans Crescent, [London]) to WSC asking him to give an address in the Harwich division of Essex, for which her husband is the parliamentary candidate. 31 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/57 Letter from Moreton Frewen (Inver Lodge, Maam Cross, [County Galway, Ireland]) to WSC praising WSC's latest speech on Ireland, which he believes will split the Unionists, and expressing support for Joseph Chamberlain's policy of Imperial Federation. Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/58 Letter from Moreton Frewen (Inver Lodge, Maam Cross, County Galway, [Ireland]) to WSC on the Butterfield libel case. Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/59 Printed manifesto of the National Free Trade Club. Annotated in shorthand Originally sent with CHAR 2/18/29^. Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/60 Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel F J Gavin (Haslemere, Netley, Hampshire) to WSC on Gavin's grievance arising from his command of the Royal Irish regiment in South Africa. 02 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/61 Letter from Sidney Low (2 Durham Place, Chelsea, [London]) to WSC on his inability to influence the change in ownership of the Standard and on that paper's violent tone over the "Baltic Fleet imbroglio" [when the Russian Baltic squadron opened fire on the Hull fishing fleet, mistaking them for Japanese torpedo-boats]. Hopes WSC will approve of his new book, The Governance of England. 02 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/61a Cutting from the Standard: extract from a letter from the president of a German chamber of commerce criticising Joseph Chamberlain. 19 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/18/62-63 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] (Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire) to WSC discussing the feasibility of establishing a new Free Trade newspaper to replace the Standard. 07 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/64 Letter from Sidney Low (2 Durham Place, Chelsea, [London]) to WSC reporting that the new owners of the Standard have given him freedom to write on anything except the fiscal question and Joseph Chamberlain, and wondering whether the Liberals can "let the whole Press gradually pass under the control of a great Chamberlainized trust.". 09 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/65-66 Telegram from 5th Lord Rosebery (Edinburgh) to WSC (St Andrews Hall, Glasgow, [Scotland]) excusing himself from attending WSC's Glasgow meeting. 10 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/67-68 Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill (Sandringham, [Norfolk]) to WSC on his speech in Glasgow and the gathering at Sandringham. 12 Nov [1904]
CHAR 2/18/69-71 Letter from Charles Trevelyan (Cambo, Northumberland) to WSC putting the case for the rating of land values. 12 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/72 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] (Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire) to WSC referring to the 8th Duke of Devonshire's speech at Rawtenstall [Lancashire] and noting that Sir Alfred Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] is said to be less Chamberlainite than C Arthur Pearson. Reminds WSC to get the approval of Lord Robert Cecil [later Lord Cecil of Chelwood] for the publication of letters from Lord Randolph Churchill to 3rd Lord Salisbury. 12 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/73 Letter from William George Finch (Orchardscroft, Battle, [Sussex]) to WSC asking whether statistics can be furnished to prove that neither Free Trade nor Protection can arrest England's decline. 14 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/74 Letter from John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone] (Berwick Lodge, Ryde, [Isle of Wight]) to WSC expressing his wish to speak at Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's forthcoming meeting in Manchester. 14 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/75 Letter from Sir Alfred Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] (the Daily Mail, [London]) to WSC denying that he runs several newspapers advocating different political opinions Signed typescript. 14 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/76 Letter from ? (War Office) to WSC on the difference in cost between linesmen and militiamen. 15 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/77 Letter from 4th Lord Salisbury (20 Arlington Street, [London]) to WSC expressing the hope that they will remain personal friends despite their political differences. 17 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/78 Letter from Sir Alfred Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] (the Daily Mail, [London]) to WSC explaining why WSC's recent speech [attacking large newspaper trusts] was thought to refer to Harmsworth. Signed typescript. 17 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/79 Letter from 4th Lord Salisbury (Windsor Castle, [Berkshire]) to WSC apologising for his rudeness over WSC's change of party. 20 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/80-81 Letter from John Penny (73 Malefant Street, Cardiff, [Wales]) to WSC explaining the differences of approach between socialists in France, Germany and Britain. 20 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/82 Letter from Lord Dalmeny [later 6th Lord Rosebery] (Byrkley Lodge, Burton-on-Trent, [Staffordshire]) to WSC thanking him for supporting Dalmeny's campaign with a speech which has pleased the Irish in the constituency. 20 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/83 Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (Dalmeny House, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC praising his recent speech in Glasgow and his criticism of C Arthur Pearson's purchase of the Standard. 21 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/84 Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [C A Carter and J G Osborn] declining to join the Republican League. Copy in the hand of Annette Anning. Annotated: "not sent". 22 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/85 Letter from C A Carter and J G Osborn, joint secretaries of the Republican League (60 Chancery Lane, London), to WSC inviting him to join the League. Signed typescript. 21 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/86 Letter from Thomas Gibson Bowles (25 Lowndes Square, [London]) to WSC on Bowles's recent pamphlet on the finance question and his good political position in his King's Lynn constituency [Norfolk]. 23 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/87 Letter from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Belmont Castle, Meigle, [Perthshire], Scotland) to WSC on Campbell- Bannerman's forthcoming speech in Manchester. Signed manuscript. 23 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/88-89 Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to ? declining a request from the Reigate Liberal Asociation [Surrey] to address a meeting and accusing the government of insincerity over the Aliens Bill. Typescript copy with annotations in the hand of Annette Anning. 23 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/90 Letter from J Moore Bayley (47 Temple Row, Birmingham) to WSC on letters relating to Lord Randolph Churchill's connection with Birmingham, WSC's criticism in the press of C Arthur Pearson, and the insufficient activity of local Free Trade Unionists. 23 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/91-92 Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to the editor of the Times defending his (WSC's) criticism of the effect of C Arthur Pearson's purchase of the Standard on the paper's journalists. Typescript copy with annotations in the hand of Annette Anning. 24 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/93-94 Letter from Herbert Vivian (The Pleasaunce, Woking, [Surrey]) to WSC asking him to persuade the London Liberal Federation to support Vivian's candidature in Deptford [London] against the Labour candidate. 22 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/95 Letter from Herbert Gladstone [later Lord Gladstone] (Liberal Central Association, 41 Parliament Street, London) to WSC denying that Herbert Vivian has specifically asked the Association for help in Deptford [London]. 24 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/96 Letter from Herbert Vivian (The Pleasaunce, Woking, [Surrey]) to WSC complaining of the support of the London Liberal Federation for the Labour candidate in Deptford [London]. 27 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/97 Letter from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Belmont Castle, Meigle, [Perthshire], Scotland) to WSC summarising the content of a forthcoming speech on Free Trade and the fiscal question. 26 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/98 Letter from WSC (Panshanger, Hertford) to Sidney Low criticising Low's recent letter to the Times on the purchase of the Standard. Copy in the hand of WSC. 26 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/99 Letter from Sidney Low (2 Durham Place, Chelsea, [London]) to WSC defending his decision to continue to write for the Standard. 28 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/100 Letter from Sidney Low (2 Durham Place, Chelsea, [London]) to WSC explaining that he had no wish to misrepresent WSC in the recent controversy about Low's decision to continue to write for the Standard. 10 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/101-106 Letter from John Penny (Netherthong, Huddersfield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC rejecting WSC's views on the different approaches of French and German socialists and his contention that the British Labour Party should ally itself with the Liberals. Cites illustrations of the Liberals' lack of a unifying principle and examples of their political incapacity. Signed typescript. 30 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/107-109 Letter from John Montagu [later 2nd Lord Montagu] (17 Shaftesbury Avenue, London) to WSC on the prosperity of the British car industry and Montagu's unsuccessful attempt to buy the Standard before C Arthur Pearson. Signed typescript. 30 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/110 Letter from Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice (Leigh House, Bradford- on-Avon, Wiltshire) to WSC asking him to address a meeting in Swindon [Wiltshire]. 11 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/111 Letter from Walter Waring (Regent's Park Barracks, [London]) to WSC asking him to write a letter for the first edition of the Wigtonshire Post [Scotland]. 12 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/112 Letter from Sir John Dickson-Poynder [later Lord Islington] (Hartham, Corsham, Wiltshire) to WSC asking him to address a meeting at Malmesbury [Wiltshire]. 12 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/113-115 Letter from the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the trade in synthetic indigo and the need for reform of the patent laws. Typescript. 12 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/116 Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to Timothy Miles denying that he had been paid an honorarium by "a certain nobleman" for opposing the Aliens Bill. Copy in the hand of Annette Anning. 13 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/117 Letter from Henry Massingham (National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, [London]) to WSC on alien immigration figures. Annotated in shorthand. 14 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/118 Letter from Ernest Hatch (39 Portland Place, [London]) to WSC on Hatch's campaign in the Gorton division of Lancashire. Annotated in shorthand. 17 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/119 Letter from Millward & Co, indigo merchants and drysalters (Greenwood Street, Corporation Street, Manchester), to WSC giving him permission to publish the firm's letter to him on synthetic indigo. See CHAR 2/18/122-124. Annotated in shorthand. 24 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/120-121 Letter from the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC on synthetic indigo and exports of indigo from India. Typescript. 31 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/122-124 Letter from Millward & Co, indigo merchants and drysalters (Greenwood Street, Corporation Street, Manchester), to WSC on the relative merits of synthetic and natural indigo. Signed typescript. 19 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/125 Letter from John Cavanagh (6 Great Smith Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC thanking him for a loan of £2 and asking for a further £1. 23 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/126 Letter from Alexander MacCallum Scott to WSC asking for help in obtaining photographs for his biography of WSC and enclosing an article summarising the work. See CHAR 2/18/128-129. 28 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/127 Letter from Alexander MacCallum Scott (New Reform Club, 10 Adelphi Terrace, [London]) to WSC enclosing proofs of his biography of WSC [not present] and repeating his request for photographs for the work. 08 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/18/128-129 Cuttings from the Beacon: two articles by Alexander MacCallum Scott forming a summary biography of WSC. See CHAR 2/18/126. Oct 1904-Nov 1904
CHAR 2/18/130 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] (20 Arlington Street, [London]) to WSC requesting that WSC, John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] and Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] do not attend a forthcoming meeting. [Apr 1904]
CHAR 2/18/131 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] (Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire) to WSC advising him not to resign [as MP for Oldham] and stating that he has written to the Times defending WSC and John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] against "that old fool Dalrymple.". [Apr 1904]
CHAR 2/18/132-133 Letter from the Honorable Arthur Elliot (House of Commoms) to WSC advising him not to join the Liberals. [Apr 1904]
CHAR 2/18/134 Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (38 Berkeley Square, [London]) referring to proofs of WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churchill and good reports of a recent speech by WSC. [Jan 1905]
CHAR 2/18/135 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] (20 Arlington Street, [London]) to WSC on Cecil's recent article on the political situation. [1904]
CHAR 2/18/136 Letter from the 9th Duke of Marlborough (Sunderland House, 38b Curzon Street, [London]) to WSC expressing dissatisfaction with his own (Marlborough's) recent performance in the House of Lords. [1904]
CHAR 2/18/137-139 Letter from WSC [105 Mount Street] to the Editor of the Times criticising the effect on journalistic freedom of C Arthur Pearson's ownership of a number of newspapers. Typescript copy with annotations in the hand of Annette Anning. [23 Nov 1904]
CHAR 2/18/140 Rules and syllabus of the Young Scots' Society (Glasgow Branch) [Scotland] Printed; 1 card. 1903-1904
CHAR 2/18/141 Letter from Lord Percy [later 8th Duke of Northumberland (Alnwick Castle, Northumberland) on a future meeting of the "Hooligans", the paucity of local salmon, bad treatment by the press of Sir Redvers Buller, and South African affairs in general. [1904]
CHAR 2/18/142-145 Letter from WSC [105 Mount Street] to the Editor of the Times reasserting his view that C Arthur Pearson bought the Standard in order to change it into an anti-Free Trade paper. Typescript copy with annotations in the hand of Annette Anning. [21 Nov 1904]
CHAR 2/18/146-147 Letter from WSC (Salisbury Hall, St Albans, [Hertfordshire]) to [F G Stokes] pointing out that Free Trade has not prevented the growth of the British Empire or made the people less war-like, although at home the contentment produced by cheap food has weakened the impulse towards social reform. Copy in the hand of WSC. [Aug 1904]
CHAR 2/18/148-150 Letter from WSC to pointing out the inaccurate reporting in the press of an interjection made by him in the House of Commons after a remark by Ernest Pretyman on the Cunard Agreement. Draft in the hand of Annette Anning See also CHAR 2/18/3. [06 Aug 1904]
CHAR 2/18/151-153 Letter from WSC to 6th Lord Londonderry explaining his intention to resign from the Carlton Club. 3 copies, 1 in the hand of WSC, the others in the hand of Annette Anning. [Dec 1904]
CHAR 2/18/154 Letter from Claude Lowther (House of Commons) to WSC: "old members look upon you as their tombstone. Young members as their leader.". [1904]
CHAR 2/18/155 Letter from ? to WSC expressing gratitude that Lord Randolph Churchill was not alive to hear WSC's recent speech. [1904]
CHAR 2/18/156-159 Typescript list of Unionist Free Food League MPs and the Liberal candidates standing in their constituencies, annotated to indicate the MPs' future voting behaviour. [1904]