Public and Political: General: Invitations to meetings and associated correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 2/20

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Date: 21 Nov 1902 - 29 Dec 1904

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CHAR 2/20/1 Letter from Henry J Southall (20 Etnam Street, Leominster, [Herefordshire]) to WSC inviting him to speak in Leominster on behalf of Edmund Lamb, the Liberal candidate for North Herefordshire. Annotated by WSC: "declined". 01 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/2 Letter from W J Noble, honorary secretary of the Newcastle- on-Tyne Liberal and Radical Association, to Herbert Gladstone [later Lord Gladstone asking him to arrange for Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman or WSC to address a meeting in Newcastle. Signed typescript. Two papers. Annotated by Herbert Gladstone that he has written to WSC and enclosed this letter. See CHAR 2/20/3. 03 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/3 Letter from Herbert Gladstone (Dalquharran Castle, Dailly, [Ayrshire, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing an invitation to speak in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and asking for his views. See CHAR 2/20/2. 11 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/4 Letter from Herbert Gladstone [later Lord Gladstone] (Dalquharran Castle, Dailly, [Ayrshire, Scotland]) to WSC thanking him for agreeing to speak in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 17 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/5-6 Letter from A Osmond-Williams (Castle De[u]draeth, [Penrhyndudreath, Merionethshire], Wales) to WSC on WSC's itinerary for meetings in Llandudno, Carnarvon [both Carnarvonshire] and Rhyl [Flintshire]. 11 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/7-8 Letter from James Moon, chairman of the Birkenhead Liberal Association (Bidston, Birkenhead, [Cheshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Birkenhead to win more converts to Free Trade. 11 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/9 Letter from Arthur Crosfield, prospective Liberal candidate for Warrington [Cheshire] (Hotel Metropole, London), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to open the forthcoming Liberal Bazaar in Warrington. Signed typescript. 12 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/10 Letter from Archibald Grove, Liberal candidate for South Northamptonshire (Wharncliffe, Chorleywood, [Hertfordshire]), to WSC asking him to fix a date for a speech at Towcester or Daventry [both Northamptonshire]. 12 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/11 Letter from James Moon, chairman of the Birkenhead Liberal Association (Westwood, Bidston, Birkenhead, [Cheshire]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on arrangements for WSC's speech in Birkenhead. Signed typescript. 14 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/12 Letter from Alexander Murray, the master of Elibank [later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Juniper Bank, Walkerburn, [Peeblesshire, Scotland]), to WSC on arrangements for WSC's meetings in Dalkeith [Midlothian] and Glasgow. 14 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/13 Letter from T D Atkinson, honorary secretary of the Dublin University Philosophical Society [Ireland], to WSC inviting him to speak at the Society's opening meeting. 14 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/14 Letter from Joseph Raebone, secretary of the Coatbridge Liberal Club [Lanarkshire, Scotland], to WSC inviting him to open the Club. 15 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/15 Letter from James Moon, chairman of the Birkenhead Liberal Association (Westwood, Bidston, Birkenhead, [Cheshire]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to promise to address a meeting in Birkenhead. Signed typescript. 15 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/16 Letter from William Crowe, secretary of the Wirral Liberal Association (1 Mortimer Street, Birkenhead, [Cheshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Liscard [Cheshire]. Annotated in shorthand. 17 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/17 Letter from Alexander Brown, secretary of the Bazaar Committee of the Glasgow University Liberal Club (8 Bute Gardens, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC on the time for WSC's opening of the Bazaar. Annotated in shorthand. 20 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/18 Letter from A Osmond-Williams (Castle De[u]draeth, [Penrhyndeudraeth, Merionethshire], Wales) to WSC on the travel and accommodation arrangements for WSC's meetings in Llandudno, Carnarvon [both Carnarvonsire] and Rhyl [Flintshire]. 20 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/19-20 Letter from Walter T Williams, honorary secretary of the Cardiff and District Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) expressing disappointment at WSC's cancelling his Cardiff speech and stating that Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] is to be invited to a meeting in Cardiff or Merthyr [Glamorgan]. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 20 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/21 Letter from A G Grenfell (Mostyn House School, Parkgate, by Chester) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting at the Neston Liberal Club [Cheshire] in support of Edwin Holt, the Liberal candidate for the Wirral. Annotated in shorthand. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/22 Letter from Norman Lamont (Knockdow, Toward Point, Argyleshire, [Scotland]) to WSC regretting that he (Lamont) rather than 5th Lord Rosebery has been made chairman of WSC's forthcoming meeting in Glasgow. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/23 Part of a letter from Norman Lamont to [WSC] on WSC's forthcoming meeting in Glasgow [Scotland]. [Sep 1904]
CHAR 2/20/24 Letter from Charles Douglas (Auchlochan, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, [Scotland]) to WSC inviting him to stay either before or after his visit to Coatbridge [Renfrewshire, Scotland]. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/25 Letter from Joseph Raebone, secretary of the Coatbridge Liberal Club [Renfrewshire, Scotland], to WSC (Salisbury Hall, St Albans, [Hertfordshire]) thanking him for agreeing to open the Club. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/26 Letter from William Royle, chairman of the General and Executive Committees of the Manchester Liberal Federation (20 York Street, Manchester) to WSC expressing the hope that WSC will be able to speak in support of Edwin Holt, the Liberal candidate for the Wirrall [Cheshire]. Signed typescript. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/27-28 Letter from William Webster, secretary of the Scottish Liberal Association (Merchants' House Buildings, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the selection of Norman Lamont rather than 5th Lord Rosebery as chairman of WSC's forthcoming meeting in Glasgow. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/29-30 Letter from James Corrie, general secretary of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Liberal and Radical Association (Caledonian Buildings, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne), to WSC on the date for WSC's meeting in Newcastle. Signed typescript. 22 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/31 Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on- Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC inviting him to stay when he visits Newcastle. 23 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/32 Letter from Herbert Vivian (The Pleasaunce, Woking, [Surrey]) to WSC asking him to fix a date to speak in Deptford [London]. Annotated in shorthand. 24 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/33 Letter from Guy Wilson, president of the Hull and District Junior Liberal Association (Warter Priory, York), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Hull [Yorkshire]. 25 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/34 Letter from Merlin Lloyd, president of the Gateshead Junior Liberal Association (11 Queen's Terrace, Gateshead, [County Durham]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) repeating invitation to address a meeting in Gateshead. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC: "no". 26 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/35 Letter from W Allard, secretary of the Liberal League (34 Victoria Street, [London]) to WSC asking him to speak at Wednesbury [Staffordshire] and mentioning that there is also a desire to hear him in Sunderland. 26 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/36 Letter from Ian Macpherson (the University Union, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC inviting him to share the platform with Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] at a meeting in the Synod Hall, Edinburgh. 26 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/37 Letter from Alexander Murray, the master of Elibank [later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Darn House, Eddleston, [Peebleshire, Scotland]) to WSC on arrangements for WSC's forthcoming meeting in Peebles. 29 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/38 Letter from Joseph Raebone, secretary of the Coatbridge Liberal Club [Renfrewshire, Scotland], to WSC (Salisbury Hall, St Albans, [Hertfordshire] on arrangements for WSC's opening of the Club. 30 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/39 Letter from James Marple (Hulland House, Ashbourne, [Derbyshire]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Ashbourne in support of the Liberal candidate for West Derbyshire. Annotated in shorthand. 30 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/40 Letter from J Bamford Slack (10 Woburn Square, [London]) to WSC asking him to name possible dates for his visit to St Albans. 01 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/41 Letter from Alex Brown, secretary of the Hawthorn Lodge of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners (60 Breadalbane Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]) inviting him to give a non- political address to the Order and to become an honorary member. Annotated in shorthand. 01 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/42 Letter from Thomas Cairns, Liberal candidate for Newcastle- upon-Tyne (Dunira, Osborne Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne) to WSC offering him hospitality on his visit to Newcastle. Annotated in shorthand. 02 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/43 Letter from Lawrence O'Neill (Kinsealy Hall, Malahide, County Dublin, [Ireland]) to WSC inviting him to address the Solicitors' Apprentices' Debating Society of Ireland. Annotated in shorthand. 04 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/44 Letter from A D Wood, honorary secretary of the Midlothian Liberal Association (95 Princes Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) on arrangements for the forthcoming meeting in Dalkeith [Midlothian]. Signed typescript. 04 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/45 Letter from Michael Swan, chairman of the Glasgow Liberal Club [Scotland], to WSC inviting him to supper at the Club after the meeting in St Andrew's Hall. 04 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/46 Letter from Edward Hemmerde, Liberal candidate for Shrewsbury [Shropshire] (1 Hare Court, Temple, [London]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Shrewsbury and complaining of electoral corruption in the town. Annotated in shorthand. 06 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/47 Letter from John A Barfoot, honorary secretary of the Melton Division Liberal Association (Mowacre Hill, Leicester), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Melton Mowbray [Leicestershire] in support of the Liberal candidate, Mr Wakerley Annotated: "no". 06 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/48-50 Letter from J Bennet Barlow, solicitor (24 Castlegate, Newark-on-Trent, [Nottinghamshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Newark in support of the Liberal candidate, Allen Upward. Describes the local political situation. Annotated: "no". 06 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/51-52 Letter from Edward B McNaught, honorary secretary of the Bo'ness branch of the Young Scots' Society (George Terrace, Bo'ness, [West Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) repeating the invitation to address a meeting in Bo'ness. Annotated in shorthand. 06 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/53-54 Letter from J Bamford Slack (10 Woburn Square, London) to WSC (105 Mount Street) reminding him of his promise to speak at St Albans [Hertfordshire]. Signed typescript. 07 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/55 Letter from A H Crosfield (Barremman, Hoylake, [Cheshire]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Warrington [Cheshire]. Signed typescript. 07 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/56 Letter from W Mumby, honorary secretary of the Newark Division Liberal Association (London Road, Newark-on-Trent, [Nottinghamshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Newark and describing the campaigning of local Liberals. 07 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/57 Letter from J M Hogge, president of the Young Scots' Society (6 Sycamore Terrace, York), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting on Free Trade in Dundee [Scotland]. Annotated in shorthand. 07 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/58 Letter from Alfred J King (Rock Bank, Bollington, Macclesfield, [Cheshire]) to WSC inviting him on behalf of local Liberals to address a meeting at Wilmslow, [Cheshire]. 08 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/59 Letter from T W Killick (Townfield House, Altrincham, [Cheshire]) to WSC describing the kind of audience which is likely to attend WSC's meeting on Free Trade in Sale [Cheshire]. 10 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/60 Letter from J Herbert Lewis (Penucha, Caerwys, Flintshire, [Wales]) to WSC on arrangements for the Liberal and Free Trade meeting at Rhyl [Flintshire]. 09 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/61 Letter from H W Carr-Gomm (The Chase, Farnham Royal, Buckinghamhire) to WSC aksing him to speak at Rotherhithe [London] and asking about Herbert Vivian. 11 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/62 Letter from 6th Lord Arran, honorary secretary of the Liberal League (34 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]), to WSC informing him that one of the honorary secretaries of the North-West Manchester Liberal Asociation is to visit London and would like to meet him. 12 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/63 Letter from Arthur J Scholfield (Ennenda, Urmston, [Lancashire]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Urmston. 13 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/64 Letter from William Jones (24 Gordon Street, Gordon Square, [London]) to WSC on arrangements for the meetings to be addressed by WSC at Llandudno [Carnarvonshire, Wales] and Rhyl [Flintshire, Wales]. 13 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/65 Letter from A J Montefiore Brice, vice-chairman of the Committee of the Westminster Liberal and Radical Association (4 Artillery Mansions, Victoria Street, [London]), to WSC reminding him of his promise to address a meeting in Westminster. 14 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/66-67 Letter from H W Clemesha, honorary secretary of the Preston Liberal Association (Chapel Street, Preston, [Lancashire]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to a meeting in Preston to be addressed by Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith]. Signed typescript. 15 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/68 Letter from Alexander MacCallum Scott (New Reform Club, 10 Adelphi Terrace, [London]) to WSC inviting him to a dinner at the New Reform Club and asking him to check the proofs of Scott's forthcoming book on WSC's public career. 15 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/69 Letter from Joseph Raebone, secretary of the Coatbridge Liberal Club [Renfrewshire, Scotland], to WSC (Salisbury Hall, St Albans, [Hertfordshire]) on arrangements for WSC's opening of the Club. Annotated in shorthand. 17 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/70 Letter from Thomas Bayley (Peverel House, Nottingham) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Chesterfield [Derbyshire]. 18 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/71 Letter from Leslie Renton (Boughton Park, Northampton) inviting him on behalf of Liberals and Free Traders to address a meeting in Gainsborough [Lincolnshire] directly after Joseph Chamberlain does so. 19 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/72 Letter from Theodore Taylor (Sunny Bank, Batley, Yorkshire) to WSC asking him to address a meeting at Farnworth [Lancashire] and describing Macclesfield [Cheshire] as "the hotbed of Protectionism.". 20 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/73-74 Letter from C A Millman, secretary and registration agent of the South-East Cornwall Division Liberal Association (Whitfield Avenue, Liskeard, Cornwall), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in the South-East Cornwall Division and describing the political situation there. Expresses the view that WSC and David Lloyd-George have the potential to shape the future of the country. 22 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/75 Letter from Frank Allen, Stockton and Thornaby Junior Liberal Association (10 Victoria Buildings, Stockton-on- Tees, [County Durham]), to WSC inviting him to become president of the Association. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 22 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/76 Letter from J Herbert Lewis (Penucha, Caerwys, Flintshire, [Wales]) to WSC thanking him for visiting Flintshire. 24 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/77 Letter from Elwy D Symond, chairman of the Committee of the New Century Society (5 Harrington Street, Liverpool), to WSC inviting him to the annual dinner of the Society. Annotated in shorthand. 24 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/78 Letter from E W Shipton, honorary secretary of the Liberal Three Hundred of the North-Western or Chertsey Division of Surrey (Addleston, [Surrey]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a meeting in Weybridge [Surrey]. Signed typescript. Annotated: "no". 25 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/79 Letter from Hugh Howarth, honorary secretary of the Stretford Division Liberal Association (6 Pall Mall, Manchester), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Heaton Moor. Annotated: "no". 26 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/80 Letter from Arthur J Scholfield (Ennenda, Urmston, [Lancashire]) to WSC on arrangements for the meeting to be addressed by WSC at Urmston. Annotated in shorthand. 26 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/81-82 Letter from T F Savage, chairman, and F J Hurst junr, honorary secretary, of the Weston-super-Mare and District Young Men's Liberal Association [Somerset], to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Weston-super-Mare. Annotated: "no". 29 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/83 Letter from G Wallace Carter of the Free Trade Union (26a Carfax, Horsham, [Sussex]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Horsham. Signed typescript. Annotated: "no". 29 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/84 Telegram from Morgan Thomas (Cardiff) to WSC (House of Commons) asking whether WSC can speak in West Monmouth [Wales]. 30 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/85 Letter from Leslie Renton (Boughton Park, Northampton) to WSC on arrangements for the meeting to be addressed by WSC in Gainsborough [Lincolnshire]. 31 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/86 Letter from J D Rees (17 Pall Mall, [London]) to WSC asking him to address a meeting in Montgomeryshire [Wales]. Annotated in shorthand. 31 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/87 Letter from W McGowan (2 Elizabeth Street, Langholm, [Dumfriesshire, Scotland]) to WSC inviting him, on behalf of the "Young Scots of Eskdale", to address a meeting in Langholm and describing the political situation there. Annotated: "no". 01 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/88 Letter from Donald Murray, secretary of the National Liberal Club (Whitehall Place, London), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the date and subject matter of WSC's forthcoming address at a Club dinner. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 04 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/89 Letter from J Stephens Jones, honorary secretary of the Workington branch of the Cockermouth Division Liberal Association (47 John Street, Workington, [Cumberland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Workington and describing the political situation there. Annotated in shorthand. 04 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/90-91 Letter from William Finnemore, secretary of the Birmingham Liberal Association (Coleridge Chambers, Corporation Street, Birmingham) to WSC on arrangements for a meeting to be addressed by WSC in Birmingham and on the position of Free Trade in the district. Signed typescript. 04 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/92 Letter from A Adams, Liberal candidate for the Horncastle Divison of Lincolnshire (Gladstone Villa, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, [Suffolk]), to WSC repeating an invitation to address a meeting in the Division and referring to the Toryism of most nonconformists there. Annotated: "no". 05 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/93 Letter from W Evans, general secretary and registration agent of the Rhondda Labour and Liberal Association (Panybedw, Pentre, Glamorgan, [Wales]), to WSC inviting him to visit the Rhondda. 09 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/94 Letter from Ernest E Stuart, chairman of the Sidcup branch of the League of Young Liberals (Hamilton Road, Sidcup, Kent), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Sidcup. Signed typescript. Annotated: "no". 09 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/95 Letter from F G Haggett, secretary of the Bridgwater and District Liberal Association (New Road, Eastover, Bridgwater, [Somerset]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Bridgwater in support of the Liberal candidate, H G Montgomery. Annotated: "no". 11 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/96 Letter from John Butterfield, secretary of the Sunderland Liberal Association (Bank Buildings, West Sunniside, [County Durham]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a Free Trade meeting in Sunderland. 12 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/97 Letter from Charles Lyell (Hazlegrove, Sparkford, Bath, [Somerset]) to WSC asking him to address a meeting in Poole [Dorset]. 14 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/98 Letter from Joseph Raebone, secretary of the Coatbridge Liberal Club [Renfrewshire, Scotland], to WSC thanking him for his recent address. Annotated in shorthand. 15 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/99 Letter from A W Wood, honorary secretary of the Midlothian Liberal Association (95 Princes Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on arrangements for the meeting to be addressed by WSC at Dalkeith [Midlothian]. Signed typescript. 21 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/100 Letter from Donald Murray, secretary of the Natioinal Liberal Club (Whitehall Place, London), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the date and subject matter of WSC's forthcoming address at a Club dinner. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 16 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/101 Letter from Alex Brown, secretary of the Hawthorn Lodge of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners (60 Breadalbane Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC thanking him for agreeing to become an honorary member of the Lodge and promising to send a complete regalia. 17 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/102 Letter from H W Clemesha, honorary secretary of the Preston Liberal Association (Chapel Street, Preston, [Lancashire]), to WSC asking whether he is able to attend a forthcoming meeting in Preston to be addressed by Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith]. 17 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/103 Letter from Charles Cotchin, secretary and registration agent of the South Bedfordshire Liberal Association (Cheapside Chambers, Luton, [Bedfordshire]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Luton on Free Trade. Signed typescript. Annotated: "no". 17 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/104 Letter from F A Huckle, secretary and registration agent of the Central Liberal Association for the Reigate Division of Surrey (Redwood, Lynwood Road, Redhill, [Surrey]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Redhill or Reigate and criticising the Conservative candidate for the Division, Richard Rawson. Signed typescript. 21 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/105 Letter from E N Bennett (Hertford College, Oxford) to WSC enclosing a letter from the Oxford Women's Suffrage Society (not present) and repeating the invitation to address a meeting in the Woodstock Division [of Oxfordshire]. 21 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/106 Letter from Arthur Ponsonby, Liberal Central Association (41 Parliament Street, London), to WSC informing him of an invitation to speak at a banquet in Harrogate [Yorkshire]. Signed typescript. 21 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/107 Letter from Donald Murray, secretary of the National Liberal Club (Whitehall Place, London), to WSC on arrangements for the forthcoming Club dinner at which WSC is to be the guest. Encloses toast list of a previous dinner [See CHAR 2/20/111]. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 22 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/108 Letter from John Butterfield, secretary of the Sunderland Liberal Association (Bank Buildings, West Sunniside, [County Durham]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on a forthcoming Free Trade meeting to be attended by Lord Carrington and James Stuart. Invites WSC to visit Sunderland at some future date. Annotated in shorthand. 22 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/109 Letter from John H Davidson, Sheffield Reform Club [Yorkshire], to WSC inviting him to address a meeting of the Club on the fiscal question and "our unreasoning and unreasonable expenditure on the warlike forces of the Crown.". 22 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/110 Menu and toast list of a house dinner of the National Liberal Club. Sent with CHAR 2/20/107 1 card. 21 Nov 1902
CHAR 2/20/111 Letter from Forster Boulton, prospective Liberal candidate for North Huntingdonshire (2 Pump Court, Temple, [London]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in support of Boulton at Ramsey or Hilton [both Huntingdonshire]. Annotated in shorthand. 22 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/112 Letter from F Bristow, honorary secretary of the Walthamstow Liberal and Radical Association (20 Somerset Road, Walthamstow, [London]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Walthamstow on the fiscal question. 23 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/113 Letter from F A Huckle, secretary and registration agent of the Central Liberal Association for the Reigate Division of Surrey (Redwood, Lynwood Road, Redhill, [Surrey]), to WSC thanking him for his letter, which is to be published in the local papers, but expressing disappointment that he is unable to address a meeting at Redhill or Reigate. Signed typescript. 24 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/114 Letter from J Martin White, Liberal candidate for Great Yarmouth [Norfolk] (Balruddery near Dundee, [Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Great Yarmouth. Signed typescript. Annotated: "no?". 24 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/115 Letter from 2nd Lord Tweedmouth (? Castle, Kelso, [Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to WSC on WSC's Scottish tour. Believes the Government has recently become stronger and refers to the Dogger Bank convention, the Scottish Church quarrel, a redistribution bill reducing Irish representation and the summoning of a new Colonial Conference. 27 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/116 Letter from J M Astbury, Liberal candidate for the Southport Division of Lancashire (16 Grenville Place, [London]), to WSC inviting him to address the inaugural meeting of the Southport branch of the Manchester Free Trade League. 27 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/117 Letter from John Sinclair (Bardmony House, Meigle, [Perthshire], Scotland) to WSC enclosing and commenting on a proposal for WSC to address a meeting of North Ayrshire Liberals. See CHAR 2/20/118. Annotated by WSC: "write a nice letter for me to sign". 28 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/118 Letter from R W Knox (Moorpark, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, [Scotland]) to John Sinclair (c/o William Webster, Liberal Association, Glasgow) proposing that WSC be invited to address a meeting of North Ayrshire Liberals. Sent with CHAR 2/20/118 Signed typescript. 19 Nov 1904
CHAR 2/20/119-120 Letter from Norman Lamont (Knockdow, Toward, Argylehsire, [Scotland]) to WSC on: the uncertainty over 5th Lord Rosebery's availability to chair WSC's forthcoming meeting in Glasgow; the Ancient Free Gardeners; the possibility of WSC addressing a meeting in Rothesay [Buteshire, Scotland]. 03 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/121-122 Letter from Norman Lamont (Dumfries House, Old Cumnock, [Ayrshire, Scotland]) to WSC on arrangements for WSC's forthcoming meeting in Glasgow. 11 Sep 1904
CHAR 2/20/123 Letter from John Massie, a Liberal candidate for Ipswich [Suffolk] (101 Banbury Road, Oxford), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting of Ipswich Liberals. 02 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/124 Letter from Arthur Sykes, honorary secretary of the Huddersfield Junior Liberal Association [Yorkshire], to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Huddersfield and offering £20 expenses. Annotated by WSC: "please explain I never speak on political platforms except for love, but my arrangements at present are too numerous.". 06 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/125 Letter from H B Money-Coutts, Liberal candidate for the Petersfield Division of Hampshire (Stodham Park, East Liss, Hampshire), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Alton [Hampshire]. 07 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/126 Letter from Arthur Sykes, honorary secretary of the Huddersfield Junior Liberal Association [Yorkshire], to WSC giving suitable dates for a possible meeting in Huddersfield to be addressed by WSC and describing the activities of the Association. 08 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/127-128 Letter from A H Crosfield, Liberal candidate for Warrington (Barremman, Hoylake, [Cheshire]), to WSC repeating the invitation to address a meeting in Warrington. Mentions that he (Crosfield) has been asked by the "Grand Duke" to be captain of his golf club at Cannes [France]. Signed typescript. 09 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/129 Letter from J W Horne, secretary of the Westhaughton Reform Club (2 Park Road, Westhaughton, Bolton, [Lancashire]), to WSC inviting him to addres a meeting at Westhaughton. 09 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/130-131 Letter from Thomas Kerr, honorary secretary of the Paisley Liberal Club (12 High Street, Paisley, [Renfrewshire, Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Paisley. Signed typescript. 10 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/132 Letter from J F Leese (Reform Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Accrington [Lancashire], where there are some out-voters for the North-West Manchester constituency. Describes William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford] as "rather a dull dog.". 11 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/133 Letter from Arthur Sykes, an honorary secretary of the Huddersfield Junior Liberal Association (59 Birkby Crescent, Huddersfield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC expressing disappointment at WSC's inability to come to Huddersfield. 13 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/134 Letter from J Aubrey Rees, honorary secretary of the League of Young Liberals (New Reform Club, Adelphi Terrace, [London]) passing on an invitation from the Shrewsbury League of Young Liberals [Shropshire] to address a meeting. 13 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/135 Letter from H W Clemesha, honorary secretary of the Preston Liberal Association (Chapel Street, Preston, [Lancashire]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the possibility of WSC attending a forthcoming meeting in Preston to be addressed by Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith]. Signed typescript. 20 Oct 1904
CHAR 2/20/136-138 Letter from R Campbell, "an old Whitefriar" (Edina, Doctors Commons Road, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire), to WSC complaining of the poor state of Liberalism in Berkhamstead and inviting WSC to address a meeting there. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 13 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/139 Letter from John Learoyd, general secretary of the Walsall Liberal Association (Athenaeum Buildings, Bridge Street, Walsall, [Staffordshire]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a meeting in Walsall. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 15 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/140 Letter from Gill M Davies, honorary secretary of the Shrewsbury branch of the League of Young Liberals (2 Talbot Chambers, Shrewsbury, [Shropshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Shrewsbury. Annotated "no". 19 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/141 Letter from Hubert Coutts, president of the Westmorland Liberal Association (Hammarbank, Windermere, [Westmorland]), inviting him to address a meeting in support of the local Liberal candidate. 19 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/142 Letter from James Moon (Bidston, Birkenhead, [Cheshire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to fix a date to address a meeting in Birkenhead. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 19 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/143 Letter from Stanley Udall, Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]), to WSC suggesting that WSC address meetings in Nottingham, Leamington [Warwickshire] Birkenhead [Cheshire] and London under the auspices of the League. Annotated in shorthand. 22 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/144-145 Letter from Joseph Smith, secretary of the Knutsford Division Liberal Association (Cranford Avenue, Knutsford, [Cheshire]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Knutsford. 22 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/146 Letter from T George Arnold, secretary of the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society Ltd (147 Powis Street, Woolwich, [London]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address the Society's annual tea. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC: "regret impossible - vy civil". 28 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/20/147 Letter from F C Brittain, organising secretary and registration agent of the North Oxfordshire Liberal and Radical Association (33 Bridge Street, Banbury, [Oxfordshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Banbury. Annotated in shorthand. 29 Dec 1904
CHAR 2/20/148-150 Letter from Walter Williams, honorary secretary of the Cardiff and District Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC announcing the formation of the League and asking whether Lord George Hamilton, George Goschen, Charles Ritchie [later Lord Ritchie], Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood], WSC, the 8th Duke of Devonshire and 5th Lord Rosebery could address Free Trade meetings in Cardiff. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC drawing special attention to the idea of Devonshire and Rosebery addressing a meeting. Also annotated in shorthand. 29 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/20/151 Letter from A Adams, Liberal candidate for the Horncastle Division of Lincolnshire (Gladstone Villa, Denmark Road, Lowestoft, [Suffolk]), to WSC describing the political situation in the Division and asking whom WSC can send to address a meeting there if not himself. 30 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/20/152 Letter from G B Barnard (Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire) to WSC inviting him to address a Free Trade meeting in Kidderminster [Worcestershire] after the success of his last meeting there. Annotated by WSC: "no". [Dec 1904]
CHAR 2/20/153 Telegram from ?Corrie, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Liberal Association, to WSC (Woodstock, [Oxfordshire]) confirming the booking of the hall for 5 December. [1904]
CHAR 2/20/154 Letter from E N Bennett (Hertford College, Oxford) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Bicester [Oxfordshire] for the University, City and County Free Trade League of Oxford. [Dec 1904]
CHAR 2/20/155 Letter from Charles ?Pavey, honorary treasurer of the Aldeburgh Liberal Association [Suffolk], to WSC (105 Mount Street) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Aldeburgh. [Dec 1904]
CHAR 2/20/156 Letter from Joseph Keating (19 Torrington Square, [London]) asking for an appointment. Annotated in shorthand. One card. [Dec 1904]
CHAR 2/20/157 Printed circular on the fund-raising bazaar of Glasgow University Liberal Club [Scotland]. Jun 1904