Public and Political: General: Free Trade: Correspondence and notes.

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CHAR 2/44/1 Letter from Amy Quest (Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London) to WSC reporting that James Caird wishes to donate a sum of money for the encouragement of the cause of Free Trade. [Dec 1909]
CHAR 2/44/2 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC asking for advice on how best to spend a sum of money for the encouragement of the cause of Free Trade. Suggests the engagement of 500 lecturers. 10 Dec 1909
CHAR 2/44/3 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing a cheque for £10000 [not present] for the encouragement of the cause of Free Trade. 13 Dec [1909]
CHAR 2/44/4 Printed letter from Cox & Co, bankers (16 Charing Cross, London), to WSC giving the terms of their deposit account Dated, addressed and signed in manuscript. Enclosed with CHAR 2/44/5. 16 Dec 1909
CHAR 2/44/5 Letter from Cox & Co, bankers (16 Charing Cross, London) to WSC acknowledging receipt of a deposit of £10000 [a donation to the cause of Free Trade by James Caird] and enclosing the terms of their deposit account [see CHAR 2/44/4]. 16 Dec 1909
CHAR 2/44/6 Cutting from the Wolverhampton Express and Star: letters refuting the charge by Leo Amery, the Conservative candidate for East Wolverhampton [Staffordshire], and Lord Alexander Thynne that WSC had "doctored" the information in the Blue Books to make a case for Free Trade. 2. 05 Jan 1910
CHAR 2/44/7 Cutting from the Bath Herald [Somerset]: speech by Lord Alexander Thynne on Tariff Reform, the Budget and the House of Lords in which he re-iterated his claim that WSC had "doctored" the information in the Blue Books to make a case for Free Trade. 3. 05 Jan 1910
CHAR 2/44/8 Cutting from the Bath Herald [Somerset]: speech by Lord Alexander Thynne re-iterating his claim that the information in the Blue Books had been "doctored" to a make a case for Free Trade. 08 Jan 1910
CHAR 2/44/9-11 Statement by WSC refuting the charge by Lord Alexander Thynne that the information in the Blue Books, particularly that on the comparative prosperity of Britain and Germany, was "doctored" to a make a case for Free Trade. Draft in the hand of Edward Marsh. [Jan 1910]
CHAR 2/44/12-14 Statement by WSC (on the notepaper of the North British Station Hotel, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) noting that Lord Alexander Thynne has withdrawn his allegations that the information in the Blue Books, particularly that on the comparative prosperity of Britain and Germany, was "doctored" to make a case for Free Trade and refuting the charge that the information was even unintentionally misleading. Draft in the hand of Edward Marsh. [Jan 1910]
CHAR 2/44/15 Cutting from the Times: speech by Lord Alexander Thynne re- iterating his allegation that information in the Blue Books, particularly that on the comparative prosperity of Britain and Germany, was "doctored" to make a case for Free Trade. 07 Jan 1910
CHAR 2/44/16-26 Telegram from Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith (Whitehall Place, [London]) to WSC giving a reply to Lord Alexander Thynne's allegations that information in the Blue Books, particularly that on the comparative prosperity of Britain and Germany, was "doctored" to make a case for Free Trade. 10 Jan 1910
CHAR 2/44/27 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Home Secretary] and offering to help with the employment of lecturers to further the cause of Free Trade. 18 Feb 1910
CHAR 2/44/28-32 Letter from [WSC] to James Caird thanking him for his congratulations on his appointment [as Home Secretary] and expressing the view that this office will be less arduous than the others he has held. Describes the Free Trade election poster campaign funded by Caird's money and makes proposals for the hiring of a team of lecturers to further the cause of Free Trade. Typescript copy. 22 Feb 1910
CHAR 2/44/33 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus], Scotland) to WSC approving WSC's plan for hiring a team of lecturers to further the cause of Free Trade. 24 Feb 1910
CHAR 2/44/34-36 Letter from WSC to James Caird enclosing and commenting on a draft scheme [by G Wallace Carter] for a programme of Free Trade lectures. Addressed and initialled typescript copy. 02 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/37 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC on the programme of Free Trade lectures to be financed by Caird. 04 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/38 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC on the programme of Free Trade lectures to be financed by Caird. 09 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/39-41 Letter from [WSC] to G Wallace Carter commenting on Carter's scheme for a national programme of Free Trade lectures and suggesting that a "Free Trade shop" be established for exhibition in various towns to illustrate the economic benefits of Free Trade. Typescript copy. 11 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/42-43 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) listing WSC's suggestions on Carter's scheme for a national programme of Free Trade lectures. Suggests WSC give an interview to the Free Trade Union's press representative. Signed typescript. 14 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/44-45 Letter from [WSC] to James Caird giving a progress report on arrangements for a national programme of Free Trade lectures and a model "Free Trade shop" to be financed by Caird. Typescript copy. 15 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/46-47 Letter from WSC to G Wallace Carter on arrangements for a national programme of Free Trade lectures. Encloses a pamphlet [not present] whose illustrations could be used to produce magic lantern slides. 15 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/48 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) enclosing memoranda on the proposed national programme of Free Trade lectures and exhibitions [see CHAR 2/44/49-81] and discussing the financing of the programme. 23 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/49-64 Memorandum from G Wallace Carter (8 Victoria Street, [Westminster, London]) [to WSC] on arrangements for a national programme of Free Trade lectures and exhibitions. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/48. [Mar 1910]
CHAR 2/44/65-81 Memorandum from G Wallace Carter (8 Victoria Street, [Westminster, London]) on arrangements for a national programme of Free Trade exhibitions showing the comparative prices of various goods. Typescript annotated by WSC: "this has been prepared by my directions. It must be taken as a guide not as a finished scheme.". 21 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/82-83 Letter from [WSC] to James Caird suggesting that in the event of a general election the programme of Free Trade lectures be reduced and that more money be spent on the Free Trade exhibition shops. Typescript copy. 28 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/84 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) noting that the Master of Elibank [Alexander Murray, later Lord , Murray of Elibank] wishes that special attention be given to the Home Counties in the planned programme of Free Trade lectures and exhibitions and expressing the same view about six marginal constituencies in Scotland. Signed typescript. 29 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/85-86 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC agreeing with WSC's suggestion that the programme of Free Trade lectures be scaled down in favour of Free Trade exhibition shops and making suggestions as to how goods in such shops should be presented and how anti- Free Trade handbills can be answered. 30 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/87 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]), to WSC (Home Office) enclosing proofs of the circulars for the lectures [not present] and related lists and memoranda [see CHAR 2/44/88-94]. Signed typescript. 31 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/88 List of honorary and paid lecturers who are to give the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/87. [Mar 1910]
CHAR 2/44/89 Memorandum from G Wallace Carter (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC suggesting how the programme of lectures and exhibitions be carried out during and immediately following the general election. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/87. Another copy, with one annotation, at CHAR 2/44/94. 31 Mar 1910
CHAR 2/44/90-91 Progress report on the National Free Trade Lectures [by G Wallace Carter, secretary] to WSC. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/87. Another copy at CHAR 2/44/92. [Mar 1910]
CHAR 2/44/92-93 Another copy of CHAR 2/44/90-91. Typescript. [Mar 1910]
CHAR 2/44/94 Another copy of CHAR 2/44/89 Typescript with one annotation. Sent with CHAR 2/44/87. [31 Mar 1910]
CHAR 2/44/95-96 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) reporting his activities in connection with the lecture and exhibition scheme. Signed typescript. 01 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/97 Letter from [WSC] to James Caird on the progress of the Free Trade lecture and exhibition programme being financed by Caird. Typescript copy. 01 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/98 Letter from [WSC] to G Wallace Carter commenting on the proof lecture and suggesting it be shown to Sir Francis Mowatt. Asks to see the draft of the newspaper interview explaining the lecture scheme. Typescript copy. 01 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/99 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) suggesting a programme of seaside lectures. Signed typescript. 11 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/100 Letter from James Caird (Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC approving the idea of seaside Free Trade lectures. Annotated by WSC that he must ask Caird to dinner. 15 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/101-103 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London), to WSC on the schemes for seaside lectures and for the hiring of a Free Trade yacht to tour towns on the south coast of England and act as a campaigning platform. Includes list of seaside towns indicating those where permission to hold meetings has been granted by the local authorities. Signed and annotated typescript. 25 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/104 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh (Home Office) reporting on how he his dealing with correspondence relating to the lectures. Signed typescript. 26 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/105 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to Edward Marsh (Home Office) on the proposed programme of seaside lectures and the hiring of a Free Trade yacht. Signed typescript. Annotated that WSC is doubtful whether it would be wise to abandon all inland lectures. 27 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/106-107 Letter from William A Hazard, merchant (29 Broadway, New York, [United States]) to James Caird (Dundee, [Angus], Scotland) on the tariff reform issue in the United States. Encloses related cuttings and correspondence [see CHAR 2/44/108-111] Signed typescript. 28 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/108 Cutting from the New York Times [United States], 13 May 1910: speech in favour of the Payne-Aldrich tariff by Sereno E Payne in the House of Representatives; proof sheets of articles supplied by the Tariff Reform Committee of the Reform Club of New York, 1910. Printed. Details of other pages supplied by the American Press Association on reverse of proof sheets. Sent with CHAR 2/44/106-107. 1910
CHAR 2/44/109-110 Letter from William A Hazard [merchant of New York [United States]] to Otto T Bannard [President of the New York Trust Company] passing on the request of James Caird for literature on the tariff issue in the United States. Hazard describes how protective duties have hindered his business as American representative of the biscuit manufacturers Huntley and Palmer. Signed typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/44/106-107. 28 Apr 1910
CHAR 2/44/111 Letter from Otto T Bannard, president of the New York Trust Company (26 Broad Street, [New York, United States]) to William A Hazard, [merchant] (29 Broadway, New York) enclosing monthly reports of the Bureau of Commerce and Labour [not present] in response to Hazard's request on behalf of James Caird for information on the tariff question in the United States. Signed typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/106-107. 16 May 1910
CHAR 2/44/112 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (c/o Lord Sheffield, Penrhos, Holyhead, [Anglesey, Wales]) enclosing a statement of the number of lectures arranged in April and May 1910 [see CHAR 2/44/113-116]. Notes the large number of postponements arising from the death of King Edward VII. Signed typescript. 12 May 1910
CHAR 2/44/113-116 Statement [by G Wallace Carter] of the National Free Trade Lectures arranged in April and May 1910. Typescript. Annotated by WSC that Carter should report to James Caird as well and should be asked if he wants any more money. Sent with CHAR 2/44/112. May 1910
CHAR 2/44/117 Letter from H W Rawlins, secretary of the Free Trade League (49 Deansgate, Manchester) to WSC enclosing a copy of the revised rules of the League [not present] and informing WSC that he has been elected as one of its vice-presidents. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC: "I shd. be glad to know whether there is any truth in the rumours that Tariff Reform is making headway in Lancs. [Lancashire]" Also annotated that a reply was sent accepting the election, 1 Jun [1910]. 24 May 1910
CHAR 2/44/118 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) summarising the progress of the lecture programme and enclosing a statement of the lectures given in various constituencies [see CHAR 2/44/119-121]. Notes the large number of cancellations arising from the death of King Edward VII and asks for further funds. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC with instructions to send Carter a cheque for £1000 and a letter about Lancashire from H W Rawlins. 04 Jun 1910
CHAR 2/44/119-121 Statement of the National Free Trade Lectures given in various constituencies, arranged by county. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/118. [Jun 1910]
CHAR 2/44/122 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh (Home Office) enclosing a receipt for a cheque for £1000 [see CHAR 2/44/123] and referring to the by-election campaign in East Dorset. Signed typescript. 07 Jun 1910
CHAR 2/44/123 Receipt from G Wallace Carter to WSC for a cheque for £1000. Sent with CHAR 2/44/123. 07 Jun 1910
CHAR 2/44/124-127 Letter from Frederick Guest (Yarrells House, Lytchett, Poole, [Dorset]) to WSC describing the difficulties being experienced by the Free Trade campaigners in the East Dorset by-election due to lack of resources and asking that some of the funds for the National Free Trade Lectures be diverted to them. Signed typescript. 24 Jun 1910
CHAR 2/44/128 Letter from James Caird (Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing a cheque for £1000 [not present] and a letter from G Wallace Carter [see CHAR 2/44/129-130]. Discusses the financing of the lecture programme and suggests the establishment of a Free Trade shop in Bond Street, [London]). 01 Jul 1910
CHAR 2/44/129-130 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) promising reports on the progress of the lecture programme and stating that the cost of a Free Trade shop in either Bond Street or Fleet Street [London] would be prohibitive. Lists the existing shops or depots for the sale of literature. Describes the financial difficulties of the Free Trade Union and the high expenditure of the Protectionists. Signed typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/128. 28 Jun 1910
CHAR 2/44/131 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) thanking him for a cheque for £1500 and expressing the view that there is no need for the money donated by James Caird for the lectures to be diverted to the general work of the Free Trade Union. Signed typescript. 05 Jul 1910
CHAR 2/44/132-133 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC expressing satisfaction that WSC has enough funds for carrying on the work for Free Trade. Asks WSC to allow the licensing of a centre for cancer research which he intends to build in Dundee. Thinks "East Dorset has to thank Mrs Churchill". Annotated that WSC has asked the Department about licensing the research centre, 8 Jul [1910]. 07 Jul 1910
CHAR 2/44/134 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing reports on the progress of the lecture programme [see CHAR 2/44/135-144] and announcing that he is going on holiday to Canada and the United States. Signed and annotated typescript. 13 Jul 1910
CHAR 2/44/135-144 Reports on the progress of the National Free Trade Lectures up to 2 July 1910, including arrangements for the forthcoming seaside campaign. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/134. Jul 1910
CHAR 2/44/145 Letter from W W Champness, [assistant secretary] of the National Free Trade Lectures (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh (Home Office) asking WSC to send a cheque for £1000 for the lectures account and explaining why it is necessary. Signed typescript. 26 Jul 1910
CHAR 2/44/146 Note from WSC (Honor, Naples, [Italy] to Edward Marsh instructing him to send copies of the report on the National Free Trade Lectures [see CHAR 2/44/148-165] to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later Lord Oxford and Asquith], the Master of Elibank [Alexander Murray, later Lord Murray of Elibank] and the Chancellor of the Exchequer [David Lloyd George]. Signed typescript. Annotated: "done". 08 Aug 1910
CHAR 2/44/147 Letter from W W Champness, [assistant secretary] of the National Free Trade Lectures (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing a progress report on the lectures [see CHAR 2/44/148-165]. Signed typescript. Annotated: "Seen by Mr Churchill", 8 Aug 1910. 02 Aug 1910
CHAR 2/44/148-165 Report for July 1910 on the National Free Trade Lectures, by W W Champness [assistant secretary]. Signed and annotated typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/147. 02 Aug 1910
CHAR 2/44/166 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC agreeing that the report for July 1910 on the National Free Trade Lectures is encouraging. Is glad WSC is enjoying his holiday and states his intention of pursuing his plan for a cancer research centre in Dundee. 19 Aug 1910
CHAR 2/44/167 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC referring to the licensing of Caird's proposed cancer research centre in Dundee and enclosing a further £1000 [not present] to help the cause of Free Trade. 21 Aug 1910
CHAR 2/44/168 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing and commenting on a report on the standing of Free Trade in Lancashire [not present]. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC stating that this letter should have been forwarded to James Caird and directing that this be done, 28 Sep [1910]. 30 Aug 1910
CHAR 2/44/169 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing a further £1000 [not present] to help the cause of Free Trade. Hopes to hear an account of WSC's holiday and notes with reference to the death of Professor William James that religious experience is useful in life but not in death. Refers to his visit to the Dublin Horse Show [Ireland]. 06 Sep 1910
CHAR 2/44/170 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC congratulating him and CSC on their return from holiday and referring to a further £1000 sent by him to help the cause of Free Trade. 09 Sep 1910
CHAR 2/44/171-172 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing and commenting on the report for August on the lectures [not present] and asking for a further cheque to finance the autumn campaign. Signed typescript. 09 Sep 1910
CHAR 2/44/173 Letter from James Caird (Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC expressing the hope that under WSC's guidance the belief in Free Trade will make progress in Lancashire and the south of England. Invites him to dine in Dundee and encloses a view of the sanatorium for tuberculous children he has established there [not present]. 25 Sep 1910
CHAR 2/44/174 Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) returning a letter from James Caird [see CHAR 2/44/175] and asserting that the average Liberal speaker is no longer competent to deal with the question of Free Trade because it has become so specialised. Reports that statistics are being gathered about the development of industries in the last twenty years and does not think comparisons with conditions before 1842 would be useful. Signed and annotated typescript. 04 Oct 1910
CHAR 2/44/175 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC commenting on a report on the campaign for Free Trade [?in Lancashire] and making suggestions for the furthering of the cause, including a comparison with conditions in the early nineteenth century. 27 Sep 1910
CHAR 2/44/176 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing his report for September on the National Free Trade Lectures [not present] and a receipt for a cheque for £1000 [see CHAR 2/44/177]. 14 Oct 1910
CHAR 2/44/177 Receipt from [G Wallace Carter] to WSC for a cheque for £1000. Sent with CHAR 2/44/177. 14 Oct 1910
CHAR 2/44/178 Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing a further cheque for £1000 [not present] to help the cause of Free Trade. Asks whether more energy could not be put into the campaign against Protection and whether he should send money to the Scottish Home Rule Committee. 21 Oct 1910
CHAR 2/44/179 Accounts of expenditure on the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. 31 Oct 1910
CHAR 2/44/180 Letter from James Caird (Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC accepting his advice to delay sending money to the Scottish National Committee [or Scottish Home Rule Committee] and inviting WSC and CSC to lunch. Encloses cuttings on the Free Traders' replies to the case made by the Cotton Trade Tariff Reform Association [see CHAR 2/44/181]. 02 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/181 Cuttings on the Free Traders' replies to the case made by the Cotton Trade Tariff Reform Association. Sent with CHAR 2/44/180 2. Stuck together. [Nov 1910]
CHAR 2/44/182 Letter from James Caird (107 Jermyn Street, [London]) to WSC cancelling their lunch appointment because he has to undergo treatment on a carbuncle. 09 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/183 Letter from WSC to James Caird expressing the wish to talk with him and enclosing a letter from the editor of the Daily News on legal costs incurred by Leo Chiozza Money [see CHAR 2/44/185] and asking whether £100 from the lecture fund can be sent to Money. Draft in the hand of Edward Marsh. 10 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/184 Letter from James Caird (107 Jermyn Street, [London]) to WSC agreeing to meet him and expressing willingness to give financial help to Leo Chiozza Money. Refers to requests for assistance from McRae, a newspaper man from Dingwall [Ross and Cromarty, Scotland]. 11 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/185-186 Letter from A Gardiner, editor of the Daily News (19-22 Bouverie Street, [London]) to WSC asking whether he would support a testimonial to meet the legal costs incurred by Leo Chiozza Money in a libel case relating to the election in North Paddington [London]. Signed typescript. Sent with the original of CHAR 2/44/183 and returned with CHAR 2/44/184. 07 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/187 Receipt from G Wallace Carter to WSC for a cheque for £1000. Sent with CHAR 2/44/188. 14 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/188 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing a receipt for a cheque for £1000 [see CHAR 2/44/187]. Signed typescript. 14 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/189 Letter from James Caird (107 Jermyn Street, [London]) to WSC enclosing a further cheque for £4000 for Free Trade the lecture programme and offering £500 for the purchase of Gladstone bags containing goods for exhibition purposes. 16 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/190 Note by Edward Marsh on the cost of magic lanterns and their operators for the the national Free Trade lectures. [Nov 1910]
CHAR 2/44/191 Letter from WSC to G Wallace Carter authorising him to arrange for lectures with magic lanterns to be held in one hundred selected constituencies and to purchase fifty Free Trade exhibition bags. Signed and annotated typescript. Other copies at CHAR 2/44/192-195. 17 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/192-193 Another, unsigned, copy of CHAR 2/44/191. Typescript copy annotated by Edward Marsh. 17 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/194-195 Another, unsigned and unannotated, copy of CHAR 2/44/191 incorporating the earlier annotations. Typescript copy. 17 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/196 Letter from James Caird (107 Jermyn Street, [London]) to WSC asking for acknowledgement of receipt of his cheque for £4000 and commenting on the scheme for Free Trade lectures in one hundred constituencies. Annotated that a receipt was telegraphed, 21 Nov [1910]. 20 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/197-199 Receipts and covering note from G Wallace Carter to WSC for cheques of £1000 and £2500. 18 Nov 1910-24 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/200 Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing a memorandum and leaflets on the price of flour, bread and other foodstuffs [see CHAR 2/44/201-204]. Signed typescript. 24 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/201-202 Memorandum by the Free Trade Union pointing out that the price of flour controls the price of bread. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/200. 24 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/203 Leaflet issued by the Free Trade Union claiming that a tax on flour is a tax on bread. Printed. Sent with CHAR 2/44/200. 17 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/204 Leaflet issued by the Free Trade Union claiming that colonial preference requires taxes on a range of foodstuffs. Printed. Sent with CHAR 2/44/200. 17 Nov 1910
CHAR 2/44/205-206 Duplicates of CHAR 2/44/203-4. 17 Nov 1910