Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 3/7

Part of: CHAR 3
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Date: 03 Jan 1904 - 27 Mar 1904


Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association] (7); Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of the Oldham Conservative Association, resigned 7 Jan 1904] (12); 9th Duke of Marlborough regarding his refusal to become an honorary member of the Oldham Conservative Club; James Maclean (2) regarding a Free Trade League meeting in Oldham.

Subjects include: Churchill's relations with the local Conservative, Labour and Liberal Parties; his decision not to contest Oldham at the next General Election; the formation of a branch of the Free Trade League in Oldham; letters asking for support and patronage from constituents, including letters regarding licensing, the importation of Chinese labour into the Transvaal, the pay and working conditions of sub-postmasters, and the minimum wage.

Also includes: printed pamphlet entitled "The Case of the Sub-Postmaster" by W.K. Inglis [President of the National Federation of Sub-Postmasters].





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