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(Untitled), 13 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/19-20
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Austen Chamberlain (9, Egerton Place [London]) to WSC on the Irish policy of the Conservative Party in opposing the Home Rule Bill. He notes that the Conservative Party had proposed that discussion of the issue should be postponed until the end of the war, but have been forced to accept a proposal by the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]. Chamberlain welcomes the news that force is not to be used against the Ulstermen and notes that the...
Dates: 13 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/21
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Letter from WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain, stating that it would be madness for either party to start a quarrel with Irish nationalism in Britain, the Colonies and above all in the United States. [Hand-written copy].

Dates: 13 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/22-23
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Austen Chamberlain (9, Egerton Place [London]) to WSC (marked private) on Conservative opposition to the Irish Home Rule Bill. Chamberlain informs WSC that he has not sent WSC's letters to the press for publication and will not do so unless "obliged by events". He expresses strong disagreement with WSC's policy, saying that the United States would have approved postponing discussion of the issue for the duration of the war, but that now the Ulstermen are being sacrificed...
Dates: 14 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/24
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Letter from WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain, on Irish Home Rule, stating that compared to winning the war he did not care about Home Rule, but that he regarded it as a wise and hopeful policy: WSC also regrets that they could not understand each other's views on the subject. [Hand-written copy].

Dates: 14 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54B/169-170
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Letter from WSC to A J Barber-Fleming, Scottish Unionist Party, wishing the Party a successful annual conference.

Dates: 26 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/11/90-93
Scope and Contents Letter from Neville Chamberlain [Lord President of the Council] (Privy Council Office) to WSC agreeing to withdraw his objection to [David] Lloyd George being included in the War Cabinet, on two conditions: 1) Lloyd George's personal assurance that "he will drop his personal feud and prejudice against me and will work with me for the national interest" and; 2) that the anti-Conservative campaign being carried out in the Daily Herald, in the News Chronicle and by some members of Parliament...
Dates: 06 Jun 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/288-289
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Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Windlesham [earlier George Hennessy] asking him to resign as Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party Organization as he wishes the post to be filled by Thomas Dugdale [Deputy Chief Whip, later 1st Lord Crathorne] in order to effect a closer liaison between Central Office and the House of Commons.

Dates: 18 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22B/148
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Letter from WSC to Sir Douglas Hacking [Chairman, Conservative Party Organization] thanking him for his letter on the difficulties with articles and speeches by supporters of the Labour Party and the need for unity in time of National Government.

Dates: 28 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov [1890]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/101/28
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Letter from [Robert, 3rd] Lord Salisbury (Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire) to Lady Randolph [Churchill] asking for a supply of badges and diplomas [for the Primrose League] as he is worried that members who have not received badges may vote against the [Conservative Party] as a result.

Dates: 28 Nov [1890]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 May 1894

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/103/1
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (House of Commons Library) to Lady [Mary] Jeune in which he comments on the effect on members of the [Conservative] Party of an "indiscretion" in the Times and asks her to relay the contents of his letter to the Times if the division in the House of Commons is unsatisfactory.

Dates: 11 May 1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/103/17
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Telegram from [Hector] Tennent (London) to Lord Randolph Churchill detailing the position of the Conservative Party and giving the names of MPs who have been elected and who have lost their seats.

Dates: 11 Jul 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/103/19
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Telegram from Moore (London) to Lord Randolph Churchill detailing the results of the General Election and informing him that the Conservatives have gained 53 seats.

Dates: 11 Jul 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 16 Jul 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/103/20
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Telegram from Moore (London) to Lord Randolph Churchill detailing the results of the General Election and informing him that it is likely that [William] Gladstone will resign. Annotated with calculations [by Lord Randolph Churchill].

Dates: 16 Jul 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/103/24
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Telegram from [Joseph] Chamberlain (Birmingham) to Lord Randolph Churchill informing him that he is sending him a copy of his (Lord Randolph's) letter and that he has stated that Lord Randolph has refused to leave [his constituency in South] Paddington unless he is required to save the seat [for the Conservative Party].

Dates: 24 Apr 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 18 Apr 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/105/4
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Issue of the St Stephen's Review published to commemorate 'Primrose Day' and dedicated to the Primrose League which includes cartoons and satirical pieces about Lord Randolph and an item about Dames of the Primrose League which mentions Lady Randolph Churchill. Some of the cartoons are annotated with notes about the identity of those portrayed.

Dates: 18 Apr 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Oct 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/107/1
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Commemorative volume addressed to Lord Randolph Churchill from the Worcester Conservative Association congratulating him on attending the conference of the National Union at Bradford [Yorkshire], expressing admiration for his political career, thanking him for visiting their city. Illuminated manuscript on parchment signed by Charles Pidcock and Frank Grainger. Illustrated with a primrose.

Dates: 27 Oct 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 02 Oct 1883

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/3
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Transcript of part of a speech delivered by Lord Randolph Churchill at the Conference of the National Union in which he discusses the condition and state of the Conservative Party. Manuscript.

Dates: 02 Oct 1883
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1883 - 12 Mar 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/4-7
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from Frederick Montague [later 1st Lord Amwell](Ministry of Transport, Metropole Buildings, Nothumberland Avenue [London]) to WSC enclosing a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill. Includes a transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Blenheim Palace) to an unidentified correspondent in which he declines an invitation to speak at the New Southgate Conservative Association and advocates the use of the term "Tory" as it emphasises the differences between the...
Dates: 11 Nov 1883 - 12 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Aug 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/19
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Great Forsters, Egham [Surrey]) to J Moore Bayley marked private in which he thanks him for his letter, discusses a speech by "Joe" [Joseph Chamberlain] as an "impudent perversion" of his comments about Birmingham and its effects on the Conservative Party in Birmingham. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.

Dates: 17 Aug 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1894

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/24-25
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (50 Grosvenor Square [London]) to J Moore Bayley marked confidential in which he discusses the decline of the Midland Club without Joseph Rowlands; the bitterness of [Joseph] Chamberlain towards the Liberals and their "Newcastle programme"; future alliances in the Conservative Party ; the possibility that Bayley will be given the Central Division [Birmingham] parliamentary seat and invites Bayley to attend a meeting in St George's Hall, Bradford...
Dates: 22 Feb 1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 20 May 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/32-33
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley including discussion of the difficulties of settling preferential tariffs which will satisfy the colonies; the undesirability of taking "the slippery path of protection"; international trade; and the possibility that the Free Trade issue will divide the Unionist Party. He asks Bayley to inform him about feelings in Birmingham and the Midlands. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning. Signed and annotated by WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.

Dates: 20 May 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 19 Jun 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/34
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley in which he invites him to dinner, discusses the likelihood that the Protectionists will be blamed for dividing the [Conservative] Party and asks him to consider whether WSC and [Lord] Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] should address a meeting in Birmingham. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning signed by WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.

Dates: 19 Jun 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Oct 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/37-38
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley including: the consistency of his politics; [Arthur] Balfour's stance on Protection; political affairs including his isolation; his intention to send the section of his biography of Lord Randolph Churchill to Bayley for comments; a "very pleasant night" at Highbury [London] where he had a long discussion with "the great Joe" [Joseph Chamberlain]; his opinion that the Liberal Party will win the election and then "break into fragments" and a...
Dates: 17 Oct 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 13 Jun [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/39
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Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to J Moore Bayley in which he says that he believes that [Joseph] Chamberlain does not approve of his proposed visit to Birmingham and discusses South African affairs and the importance of patience. Signed manuscript in the hand of WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.

Dates: 13 Jun [1899]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/115/40
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to J Moore Bayley in which he thanks him for a present of a weapon and suggests that [the Conservative Party] should settle "some of the old hardy animals of political discussion" so that the problems of the Empire can be discussed. Signed manuscript in the hand of WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.

Dates: 04 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.