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Board of Trade

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Board of Trade: Baghdad Railway, Mesopotamia and Persian Gulf: notes and printed papers., 06 Jun 1905 - 24 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/36
Scope and Contents Includes: a Board of Trade memorandum and an annotated Foreign Office memorandum by Ailwyn Parker on the Baghdad [Mesopotamia, later Iraq] Railway; the report of the Inter-Departmental Baghdad Railway Committee; the report of the Board of Trade Commercial Intelligence Committee on the conditions and prospects of British trade in Mesopotamia; the Board of Trade report on the proposed establishment of sample rooms in the Persian Gulf; a note by WSC on Sir William Willcock's proposals for the...
Dates: 06 Jun 1905 - 24 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Maritime Affairs: prints., 08 Apr 1909 - 07 Sep 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/32
Scope and Contents

Includes: a draft of the Bill to Prohibit Gambling or Loss by Maritime Perils; a memorandum by WSC on the German Naval Programme; an annotated draft of the instructions for British delegates to the International Conference on Maritime Law, with a draft of the Maritime Conventions, revised according to the Government's hoped-for amendments.

Dates: 08 Apr 1909 - 07 Sep 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Naval Conference Committee: notes and papers., 26 Oct 1908 - 03 Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/7
Scope and Contents

Naval Conference Committee Further Report on the following subjects: contraband; blockades; destruction of prizes; unneutral service; conversion of merchantmen into warships; transfer of merchantmen to neutral flags; enemy property.

Dates: 26 Oct 1908 - 03 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: notes and papers., 28 May 1907 - Jan 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/18
Scope and Contents Includes: an extract from the "Transvaal Leader" on gold production in the Transvaal [South Africa]; a draft of the Board of Trade (Provisional Orders) Bill; notes on the Licensing Law Amendment Bill (1890); notes for a question in the House of Lords on Sunday Labour in the Mercantile Marine, in Britain and abroad, including a letter from Sir Walter Howell [Marine Secretary to the Board of Trade]; an annotated leaflet on the Budget and Unemployment by Sir Francis Mowatt; a draft memorandum...
Dates: 28 May 1907 - Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Report on Work, 1906 - 1909: notes and prints., 01 Mar 1908 - 03 Jan 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/20
Scope and Contents Reports and notes on the work of the Board of Trade, on subjects including: Commercial Intelligence; Trade Commissioners; International Exhibitions; Labour Conciliation; the Census of Production; the Patent Office; the Companies Acts; the Assurance Companies Act; notes on General Conditions of Trade, particularly for jute, linen and shipbuilding; a report on Retaliation and Commercial Treaties; notes on the development of the Board of Trade Labour Department; lists of the staff of Mercantile...
Dates: 01 Mar 1908 - 03 Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Suez Canal: notes and prints., 26 Oct 1909 - 15 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/30
Scope and Contents

Includes: draft copies of a memorandum by WSC on reducing the dues charged by the Suez Canal Company; a letter from Prince Auguste d'Arenberg, President of the Administrative Council of the Suez Canal Company, on proposals to lower charges; notes and telegrams on securing good terms for British shipping, at a proposed convention with the Egyptian Government.

Dates: 26 Oct 1909 - 15 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Industrial Control: papers., Sep 1915 - Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/63
Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects including: a report of the industrial control committee on shipping; notes on the shortage of shipping due to World War I and its effect on the trade of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa; problems of transporting wheat to the United Kingdom from North America; freight rates; state control of coal mines and profits and export of coal; and comparison of imports (of food, minerals, etc) before and after the war.

Dates: Sep 1915 - Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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