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Colonial Office

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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: Colonial preference: notes and printed papers., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/30
Scope and Contents Includes notes on Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada; statements and reports of House of Commons business; Colonial Office, Board of Trade and Foreign Office notes and printed papers (including by 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] and WSC); Commonwealth of Australia papers; resolutions of the Australian, Cape Colony [South Africa], and New Zealand governments for the conference; details of decisions of previous conferences; WSC's hand-written...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Colonial Conference: printed minutes of proceedings., Apr 1907 - May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/29
Scope and Contents Subjects covered by the minutes include the constitution of the conference; the organisation of the Colonial Office; colonial representation on the Committee of Imperial Defence; military defence; naval defence; emigration; naturalisation; double income tax; silver coinage; decimal currency and metric system; imperial court of appeal; preferential trade; imperial surtax on foreign imports; coastwise trade; commercial treaties; trade marks and patents; trade statistics; company law; admitting...
Dates: Apr 1907 - May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 14 Apr 1921 - 20 May 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Curzon of Kedleston [Lord President of the Council] on a subsidy to King Hussein of the Hejaz [Hijaz, Arabia]; Walter Long on the Petroleum Department; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] (3); General Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief Mesopotamia [Iraq] on affairs in the country including evacuation and the position of Feisal; Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on his tour round South Africa; Sir...
Dates: 14 Apr 1921 - 20 May 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 09 Feb 1906 - 12 May 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Cecil Grenfell; Dudley Marjoribanks [later 3rd Lord Tweedmouth, Military Secretary to Lord Selborne] and his wife (2); Abe Bailey (2); Leonard Courtney; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4); Herbert de Reuter [Auguste Reuter] on criticism by WSC of bias in Reuter's coverage of South African affairs and the Munshi expedition in Nigeria (3); James Hutton, [Vice President] of the British Cotton Growing Association; Jan...
Dates: 09 Feb 1906 - 12 May 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 21 May 1906 - 28 Jun 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Abe Bailey; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (5); Moreton Frewen on timber leases and the [Eldama ravine, British East Africa, later Kenya] railway concession (3); Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] on subjects including his future prospects; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (2); Messrs Gregory, Eyles and Waring (4), and Messrs...
Dates: 21 May 1906 - 28 Jun 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles Eliot asking to be considered as successor to Sir Frederick Lugard as [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (3) on subjects including honours in Natal [South Africa], WSC's comments on departmental minutes and Colonel Sir Percy Girouard; Mackenzie King [Deputy Minister of Labour, Canada] sending a memorandum on strike breakers being brought into Canada from Great...
Dates: 01 Nov 1906 - 30 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 02 Jan 1907 - 31 Jan 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (10) on subjects including a difference of opinion between Elgin and WSC over the case of a suspended guard on the Ceylon [later Sri Lanka] railway (2); Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the Uganda railway; Hugh Bertram (Colonial Office) on Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya] on railway construction; the Bishop...
Dates: 02 Jan 1907 - 31 Jan 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 02 May 1907 - 29 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Louis Botha [Premier of Transvaal, South Africa] (3) on subjects including his stay in London; Salvatore Zammit on Maltese affairs; Josiah Wedgwood MP and ?Charles Strachey on taxation in northern Nigeria; 4th Lord Grey [Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada] on subjects including Canadian affairs; Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies] (4); Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape...
Dates: 02 May 1907 - 29 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: expenditure., c 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/46
Scope and Contents Includes notes and papers by Colonial Office officials and printed copies of correspondence from 2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal [and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4) and 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and a minute by WSC.Subjects include: comparison of annual expenditure with that of previous years and details of debt; import duty on various articles; various matters concerning South African politics, including the Transvaal loan...
Dates: c 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Minutes and telegrams., 09 Jan 1922 - 22 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/26
Scope and Contents WSC's copies of minutes and telegrams to various individuals including: Sir John Chancellor; Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner, Mesopotamia on negotiations with Turkey and reduction of forces in Iraq; [General Jan Smuts] Prime Minister of South Africa; Sir James Masterton Smith [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the Imperial War Museum and the Imperial Institute; 1st Lord Byng [Governor General in Canada] on the embargo on Canadian cattle; Sir John Shuckburgh; Sir...
Dates: 09 Jan 1922 - 22 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Newfoundland [Canada] fisheries: drafts, papers, and correspondence., 1906 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/20
Scope and Contents Correspondents include (mostly printed up as official papers): Sir William MacGregor [Governor of Newfoundland]; Hugh Cox (Colonial Office); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Sir Eldon Gorst and Sir Eric Barrington [Assistant Under Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs]; Whitelaw Reid [United States Ambassador to Great Britain]; Elihu Root [Secretary of State, United States]; Sir Mortimer Durand [British Ambassador to the United States]; Sir Robert Bond...
Dates: 1906 - 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/8/11
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lewis Harcourt, Colonial Office, to WSC, protesting about the Admiralty communicating directly with the Canadian Government though the High Commission in London, on the storage of fuel at Halifax, Nova Scotia, stating that such communications should go through the Colonial Office.

Dates: 06 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/8/13
Scope and Contents

Minute from the Secretary, Admiralty, to the Private Office to the First Lord [WSC], commenting on letter from Lewis Harcourt, Colonial Office, protesting about the Admiralty's direct negotiation with the Government of Canada over oil storage facilities, rather than working through the Colonial Office.

Dates: 12 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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