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Board of Trade

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Found in 22 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: Canals and Waterways: Royal Commission Report: correspondence., 25 Dec 1909 - 31 Dec 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/28
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 1st Lord Shuttleworth [Chairman of the Royal Commission on Canals] on the Royal Commission Report, and honours for his Assistant Commissioner, William Lindley.

Dates: 25 Dec 1909 - 31 Dec 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Tattersall, cotton trade expert and statistician, on the deadlock between employers and men over a strike in 2 Oldham [Lancashire] cotton mills; Sir William Collins [MP for St Pancras West, London]; Sir Charles King-Harman [High Commissioner of Cyprus]; Sir Sydney Parry, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Customs; 1st Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to Edward VII] passing on the King's approval at the end of a shipbuilding strike, and his hope for the...
Dates: 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [? Ernest Steinkamp] Managing Editor of Curtis Brown international publishing bureau, on having an interview about the new Industrial Arbitration Court (4); Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] (4); George Cave, MP for Kingston [Surrey] on the Port of London Bill and its effect on Richmond [Surrey]; William Brace; Arthur Wilson Fox [Comptroller-General of the Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments of the Board of Trade] on Board of Trade recruitment; 4th...
Dates: 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Marks [Liberal MP for Launceston, Cornwall] and Sir John Barker [Liberal MP for Penryn and Falmouth, Cornwall] on the appointment of a Conservative to the post of Official Receiver in Cornwall; Ailwyn Fellowes [Deputy Chairman, Great Eastern Railway, later 1st Lord Ailwyn]; William Ridgeway, President of the Royal Anthropological Institute, on the importance of colonial officials learning anthropology; Joseph Pease [Patronage Secretary to the Treasury, later...
Dates: Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 04 Jan 1909 - 30 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sidney Webb [later 1st Lord Passfield] on Beatrice Webb [later Beatrice, Lady Passfield]'s Minority Report for the Poor Law Commission; Herbert Asquith [the Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on the need to press on with the Board of Trade's unemployment proposals (2); Gilbert Upcott (Treasury) on trade cycles; Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade] on current Board of Trade proposals, internal promotion and press leaks...
Dates: 04 Jan 1909 - 30 Nov 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 14 Feb 1910 - 24 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/37
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Haldane [Secretary of State for War] on Labour Exchanges and the army; Thomas Pelham [Assistant Secretary, Harbour Department, Board of Trade] on the good relations between the staff and WSC; James Inglis, General Manager, Great Western Railway; Sir Charles Owens, General Manager, London and South Western Railway; Frank Ree, General Manager, London and North Western Railway; Oliver Bury, [General Manager, Great Northern Railway]; Sir Guy Granet, General...
Dates: 14 Feb 1910 - 24 Sep 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: Railway Nationalization: Board of Trade Conference: notes and prints., 26 May 1908 - 23 Mar 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/31A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by WSC on the question of State Purchase; notes on the Financial Operation of State Purchase by Ernest Rowntree [Secretary to the Committee on Railway Agreements and Amalgamations]; annotated draft copies of WSC's memorandum on the Great Northern, Great Central and Great Eastern Railways Bill; draft copy of the Proof of Evidence (Railway Amalgamation and Agreements); Recommendations of the Joint Committee of 1872 on Railway Companies Amalgamation; a memorandum of clauses...
Dates: 26 May 1908 - 23 Mar 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Railway Nationalization: notes, papers and prints., Jun 1908 - 31 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/6
Scope and Contents

Memoranda on the following subjects: a preliminary survey; finance of a state purchase; railway capital; state administration; finance; railway staff; postal service labour; anomalies in railway rates; national railway rates; railway agreements and amalgamations; competition and co-operation.

Dates: Jun 1908 - 31 Dec 1908
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: Board of Trade: Unemployment Insurance: printed papers., 21 Feb 1906 - 04 Apr 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/1A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: the report of the Departmental Committee on Vagrancy (Volume 1); preliminary notes on proposed Board of Trade legislation, including the Employers' Liability Insurance Companies Bill, the Companies Acts Amendment Bill, the Patent Law Consolidation Bill, the Light Railways Bill, the amendments to the Cheap Trains Act and Life Assurance Companies' Acts and Copyright legislation; memorandums for the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws, on subjects including unemployment statistics,...
Dates: 21 Feb 1906 - 04 Apr 1911
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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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 to 25., 12 Jan 1928 - 01 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/191
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for Air] on the withdrawal of the Indian infantry division from Iraq; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford] Home Secretary on bills for equal franchise and children; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and...
Dates: 12 Jan 1928 - 01 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 26 to 49., 02 Feb 1928 - 17 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/192
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on the 'indianisation' of the Indian army and relations with Afghanistan; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on reaction to his taxation scheme, Irish loyalists and railways in Iraq; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the local authority emergency provisions act; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on relations between France and the...
Dates: 02 Feb 1928 - 17 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 51 to 80., Feb 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/155
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: control of official histories; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple] Minister of Transport, and WSC on cross-river traffic in London; [Sir] Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade on safeguarding industries, the Brussels convention on state owned ships and a forecast of the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial...
Dates: Feb 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 141 to 170., Apr 1927 - May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/159
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: two special reports on unemployment; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Italy's interests in Albania, a request for assistance from Portugal, an arms embargo and the supply of arms to Canton [China]; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment in the coal industry, the inspection of emigrants and the unemployment insurance bill; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal,...
Dates: Apr 1927 - May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 151-170., 09 May 1928 - 24 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/198
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on dealings with the United States Ambassador to Great Britain [Charles Dawes]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on safeguarding the iron and steel wire industry and on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood],...
Dates: 09 May 1928 - 24 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: copy of Board of Trade statistical abstract for the United Kingdom for each of the fifteen years from 1913 to 1927., Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/107
Scope and Contents

Includes statistics on population, social, civil and industrial conditions, defence, finance, agriculture and fisheries, mining and metals, transport and communications, trade and commerce.

Dates: Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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