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Colonial Office

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 140 - 179., 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/32
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including the loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway and the objections of the Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] railway companies, the handling of Dominion affairs by the Colonial Office, moving the Imperial Institute to London University, granting oil concessions in Iraq to the Turkish Petroleum Company and the proposed Washington [United...
Dates: 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/26
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the deposition given by the Sultan of Zanzibar [Tanzania]; an "all British" route between the United Kingdom and Canada; legal precedents relating to the King appearing in court as a witness [relating to a libel case involving King George V]; the mental infirmity bill; report on national expenditure; the treatment of the feeble minded; labour exchanges and the Dominions; unemployment insurance; a new Science Museum in South Kensington [London];...
Dates: 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Cabinet Papers., 28 Jan 1922 - 30 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/27
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects: the Iraq treaty and dealings with Emir Feisal; the Canadian cattle embargo; the housing of the Imperial War Museum; sugar policy and the depression in the West Indian sugar industry; Lord Plumer [Governor of Malta] and local military forces; the situation in Phoenicia and the discontent of the non Jewish population in Palestine; disturbances in Somaliland [later Somalia] and the actions of the RAF; the Imperial Wireless Chain and the improvement of...
Dates: 28 Jan 1922 - 30 Sep 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 Nov 1921 - 29 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner in Palestine on the cost of maintaining military forces in Palestine and the achievements of T E Lawrence [later T E Shaw "Lawrence of Arabia"] (3); Lord Plumer, Governor of Malta; Sir Maurice Hankey on the appointment of governors (2); Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on finances (5); Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on responsible government and Rhodesia [later...
Dates: 01 Nov 1921 - 29 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/13A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton...
Dates: 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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