Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 3/8

Part of: CHAR 3
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Date: 01 Apr 1904 - 09 Dec 1904


Correspondents include: Samuel Smethurst (9); James Travis Clegg [Senior Vice President of the Oldham Conservative Association] (4); Sir John Gorst [Conservative MP for Cambridge University] (2) regarding arrangements for him to address a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.

Subjects include: Churchill's breach with the Conservative Party and his move to the Liberal Party; the Oldham Free Trade League; the Trade Unions and Trades Dispute Bill; the postal service and the rights of postmen; the Licensing Bill; tramways; the appointment of local magistrates; requests for patronage including for the visit of the Besses o' th' Barn Champion Band to France.




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