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Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 05 Mar 1922 - 30 Apr 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Brigadier-General Sir Frederick Guggisberg, Governor and Commander in Chief, Gold Coast [Ghana]; Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Private Secretary to WSC, Secretary of State for the Colonies]; 1st Lord Forster, Governor General and Commander in Chief, Australia, on the position of Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia]; Newdegate on the importance of the position of Governor to preserve British interests and on the expense of maintaining the...
Dates: 05 Mar 1922 - 30 Apr 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 03 May 1922 - 28 Jun 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] and 1st Lord Forster, Governor General and Commander in Chief, Australia on the financial difficulties of maintaining their positions; Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on South African affairs, criticism of the peerage given to Sir J B Robinson and the position of Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; [General Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] on complaints...
Dates: 03 May 1922 - 28 Jun 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 03 Jun 1922 - 22 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on South African affairs including a case in which he has recommended that natives should be sentenced to death (2); 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge]; Frederick Guest [Secretary of State for Air] on the RAF forces in Iraq, their shortages and the promotion of Air Vice Marshal [John] Salmond; Alexander Harris, Governor of Newfoundland [Canada] on the choice of his...
Dates: 03 Jun 1922 - 22 Oct 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence (mainly on affairs in Mesopotamia, Iraq)., 08 Jan 1921 - 28 Feb 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents on affairs in Mesopotamia include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] (2); [1st Lord] Curzon of Kedleston, Lord President of the Council, on affairs in Palestine, his faith in Feisal and negotiations with France over Syria (5); T E Lawrence ["Lawrence of Arabia" later T E Shaw] on Feisal's claims and his agreement to abandon Syria (1); Sir Alfred Hirtzel [Deputy Under Secretary, India Office] on expenditure and the influence of the High Commissioner, Sir Percy Cox...
Dates: 08 Jan 1921 - 28 Feb 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Jan 1906 - 31 Jan 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Israel Zangwill; Sidney Greville [Private Secretary to HM Queen Alexandria] on King Edward VII's approval of a critical article about WSC; Sir Arthur Havelock [former Governor of Madras, India, and Natal, South Africa]; Henry Massingham (2); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (5) including one letter on the experiences of Elgin's father as Governor-General of Canada; Jan Smuts (2); Frederic Tatham, member of the Legislative Assembly,...
Dates: 01 Jan 1906 - 31 Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Feb 1906 - 28 Feb 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Henry Massingham (2); Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith, Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir John Walton [Attorney-General]; Sir Leander Jameson [Premier, Cape Colony, South Africa] on the Lisbon Railway agreement; Leo Amery, of the Times; George Wyndham MP giving advice on WSC's career as a minister; Joseph Chamberlain (2) and Henry Labouchere MP (2) on WSC finding work for an acquaintance; William Stead, Editor of the Review of Reviews, on WSC meeting...
Dates: 01 Feb 1906 - 28 Feb 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Mar 1906 - 31 Mar 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Joseph Chamberlain taking back his allegation that WSC had exploited the issue of Chinese indentured labour in the Transvaal [South Africa] in his election campaign; 2nd Lord Selborne, [Governor of the Transvaal] and High Commissioner for South Africa (5); Sir John Vine; Abe Bailey (2); Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] on his future prospects and career to date; Sir Godfrey Lagden, the Commissioner for Native...
Dates: 01 Mar 1906 - 31 Mar 1906
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., 23 Apr 1906 - 30 May 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: ?William Solomon; representatives of Reuter's Telegram Company Limited including Herbert de Reuter [Auguste Reuter] on WSC's criticism of Reuter's press coverage of South Africa (4); Frederic Creswell (2); Joseph Robinson (3); 3rd Lord Denman and Gordon Forbes on diamond mining in Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia]; Flora, Lady Lugard on British administration in Nigeria (2); Cecil Grenfell; Joseph Chamberlain; 5th Lord Warwick and Moreton Frewen on the Eldama...
Dates: 23 Apr 1906 - 30 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, mainly on South African affairs., 30 Mar 1906 - 31 Jul 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir John Maxwell thanking WSC on behalf of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, for his efforts in the case of a Captain Harrington (2); Israel Zangwill of the Jewish Territorial Organisation on the creation of a Jewish homeland in the British Empire; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (6); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2); Lord Robert Cecil [later Lord Cecil of Chelwood] on...
Dates: 30 Mar 1906 - 31 Jul 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Aug 1906 - 29 Aug 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Ripon; General Sir Ian Hamilton congratulating WSC on his speech on the Transvaal [South Africa] Constitution; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (2); 1st Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to King Edward VII] on WSC's choice of uniform for German army manoeuvres; [Dewdney] Drew of the Friend newspaper, Bloemfontein [South Africa] (3); Frederick Ponsonby [later 1st Lord Sysonby, Assistant Private Secretary to...
Dates: 01 Aug 1906 - 29 Aug 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 02 Sep 1906 - 30 Sep 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/15
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Frederick Ponsonby [later 1st Lord Sysonby, Assistant Private Secretary to King Edward VII] passing on the King's concern about the future of South Africa; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (4) on subjects including recruiting mining labour in Portuguese East Africa [later Mozambique] and his desire for Sir Richard Solomon [Acting Lieutenant-Governor of the Transvaal] to be first Prime Minister of the Transvaal, with...
Dates: 02 Sep 1906 - 30 Sep 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Oct 1906 - 30 Oct 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/16
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Percy Molteno MP (2) on subjects including racial bias among juries in the Orange River Colony [Orange Free State, South Africa] (2); 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on subjects including alleged atrocities in Natal [South Africa] and Sir Frederick Lugard's [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria] railway scheme (3); Colonel Sir Percy Girouard on introducing the "Pioneer element" into East and West Africa;...
Dates: 01 Oct 1906 - 30 Oct 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Dec 1906 - 31 Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Leander Jameson [Premier, Cape Colony, South Africa] through Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony] on German refugees in the Cape (3); James Kier Hardie on the ?Hansas Line in Nigeria; Sir Frederick Lugard [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria]; Joseph Robinson; James Ramsay Macdonald on the representation of Australian states at the colonial conference; Austen Chamberlain on a constituent's complaint...
Dates: 01 Dec 1906 - 31 Dec 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., 01 Feb 1907 - 28 Feb 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2); Sir George Murray [Permanent Secretary to the Treasury] on a taxation scheme suggested by Alfred Lyttelton; John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone] objecting to his name being appended to a joint letter organised by Frederic Mackarness MP; Major Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams [Lieutenant-Governor Orange River Colony, later Orange Free State, South Africa] on Orange River Colony affairs; Francis Hopwood...
Dates: 01 Feb 1907 - 28 Feb 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, much on South African affairs., 01 Mar 1907 - 30 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/23
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Thomas Ratcliffe (3) on subjects including offering to campaign against WSC at North West Manchester; Colonel Sir Howard Melliss; John Norton-Griffiths; Frank Smith, Director of Agriculture for the Transvaal [South Africa]; James Ramsay Macdonald (3) on subjects including Ratcliffe; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary]; 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa] (3); Sir Richard Solomon [Attorney-General of the Transvaal];...
Dates: 01 Mar 1907 - 30 Mar 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: Cyprus: prints, papers and correspondence., 1906 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/48
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles King-Harman [High Commissioner of Cyprus] (5); Lieutenant-General J C Gore [Receiver-General, Cyprus]; Hesketh Bell [Governor of Uganda].Subjects include: tree planting, public works and expenditure on Cyprus; WSC's promotion to President of the Board of Trade; steamer services between Cyprus and Egypt.Also includes: printed correspondence from Colonial Office officials and King-Harman; a memorandum by WSC; a report on expenditure; agendas and minutes of...
Dates: 1906 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [EAP, later Kenya]: land policy: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colonel Edmund Gorges, Commander 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler, Governor, British East Africa Protectorate (6); Colonel James Montgomery, Commissioner of Lands, British East Africa (5); Edgar Harper.Subjects include: revision of the land laws; the EAP police; granting land to Indians.Also includes: recommendations and minutes of the Concessions and Railways Committee and the Land Board of EAP; printed correspondence from...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya]: concessions of land: notes and papers., 27 Mar 1907 - 21 Feb 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/55
Scope and Contents

Includes copy of a letter from Charles Goldman, printed copies of correspondence from Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler, Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, and 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and other Colonial Office officials.Subjects include: the Ras Muaka Senge concession and land on the river Sabaki.Also includes: agenda of the Concessions and Railways Committee; copy of the Ras Muaka Senge concession.

Dates: 27 Mar 1907 - 21 Feb 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya]: Indian immigration: correspondence and minutes., 25 Mar 1907 - 27 Jul 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/34
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate] (2); Colonel James Montgomery [Commissioner of Lands, British East Africa]; officials of the Colonial Office.

Dates: 25 Mar 1907 - 27 Jul 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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