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Colonial Office

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Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 01 Jun 1921 - 30 Jun 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on subjects including the Aga Khan's claims for reparations from Germany, the appointment of ?John Thompson and his conviction that Indians should be given equal status (5); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on expenditure and troops in Palestine and Mesopotamia [Iraq] (6); Leo Amery [Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Colonies] on the Empire settlement policy (3); David Lloyd George, Prime...
Dates: 01 Jun 1921 - 30 Jun 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 06 Jun 1921 - 30 Jul 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel [High Commissioner in Palestine] on the sentiments of the Jews and difficulties in Palestine (2); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on expenditure on British troops in Transjordan [later Jordan]; Sir Lawrence Guillemard [Governor of Straits Settlements and High Commissioner for the Malay States]; Stanley Baldwin [President of the Board of Trade] on payments to Canadian packers; 1st Lord Forster [Governor General and Commander in...
Dates: 06 Jun 1921 - 30 Jul 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 02 Aug 1921 - 29 Aug 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel [High Commissioner in Palestine] on the civil administration in Palestine and the military troops (2); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on the reduction of British troops in Mesopotamia [Iraq]; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on the unequal status of Indians in South Africa and in Kenya (6); Leo Amery [Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Colonies] on subjects including recommendations for homours; General Sir...
Dates: 02 Aug 1921 - 29 Aug 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 22 Sep 1921 - 30 Sep 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [3rd Lord] Stradbroke [earlier George Rous] Governor of Victoria [Australia] on honours for Dominion ministers; 1st Stamfordham [earlier Arthur Bigge] on subjects including King George V's decision to continue the ANZAC day message and the bodyguards of Empress Marie of Russia (4); Sir Reginald Wingate on the administration of East Africa and on his position in Egypt (2); 1st Lord Jellicoe [Governor General and Commander in Chief, New Zealand] on administration of...
Dates: 22 Sep 1921 - 30 Sep 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 Oct 1921 - 27 Oct 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/10
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on the status of Indians in South Africa and the transfer of the control of Aden [South Yemen]; Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner of Palestine on troops (2); Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on his tour; 1st Lord Beatty on the defence of the Suez Canal; Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on his financial difficulties; Leo Amery [Parliamentary Under...
Dates: 01 Oct 1921 - 27 Oct 1921
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: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 02 Jan 1922 - 27 Feb 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/22
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Reginald Wilkinson] Governor of the Gold Coast [Ghana]; Sir Percy Cox [High Commissioner in Mesopotamia, Iraq] on subjects including an unsatisfactory military report on Hugh [Frewen] (3); Hugh [Frewen] on his poor relations with Percy Cox; Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on Sir James Mitchell; 1st Lord Forster [Governor General and Commander in Chief, Australia] on financial difficulties posed by his position; Edwin Montagu, Secretary of State...
Dates: 02 Jan 1922 - 27 Feb 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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., 02 Apr 1907 - 27 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/24
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on his working relationship with WSC and those attending the Colonial Conference; Francis Hopwood [later 1st Lord Southborough, Permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies] on the Imperial Institute; ?George Bryce and the Archbishop of the West Indies [Enos Nuttall] on matters concerning the Jamaica earthquake, including publishing correspondence on the Governor's [Sir Alexander Swettenham] role and...
Dates: 02 Apr 1907 - 27 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on a variety of subjects and WSC's methods of annotating minutes and drafting despatches (5); James Ramsay Macdonald on the miners' strike in the Transvaal [South Africa]; Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, High Commissioner [of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on railways and administration; 4th Lord Onslow on a Colonel Harding; Sir Robert Bond [Premier and Colonial Secretary, Newfoundland, Canada] on...
Dates: 02 Jun 1907 - 30 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (3); Sir Charles Dilke; Sir Graham Bower [Colonial Secretary of Mauritius] seeking promotion; Sir Walter Egerton [Governor of Southern Nigeria], James Hutton, Chairman of the British Cotton Growing Association (2), and Sir Alfred Jones on the construction of the north Nigeria railway and WSC's support for cotton growers; 3rd Lord Hindlip on land prices in Mombasa [British East...
Dates: 03 Jul 1907 - Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence., 01 Jan 1908 - 05 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/53
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony, South Africa] (2) on subjects including the Cape elections; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler [Governor, British East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya] (4); 2nd Lord Selborne [Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa]; 9th Lord Elgin and Kincardine [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (2) on subjects including criticising "entrenched officials"; 1st Lord Knollys [Private...
Dates: 01 Jan 1908 - 05 Dec 1908
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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