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Political: Constituency: Oldham [Lancashire]: correspondence., 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 3/2

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: James Travis Clegg [Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (3) regarding arrangements for a meeting and appointment of magistrates; Samuel Smethurst [Vice Chairman of Oldham Conservative Association] (2) regarding trade unions and appointment of magistrates and local Conservative support for tariff reform in Oldham; Joseph Choate [United States Ambassador to Great Britain] declining dinner invitation.Other subjects include: requests for support and patronage from constituents; amendments to the Licensing Bill; WSC's support for smallpox vaccination; WSC's support for the Corn Tax and the Education Bill; emigration to South Africa; political meeting in Preston [Lancashire].


  • Creation: 28 Jan 1902 - 04 Dec 1902

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