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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/4

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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 Lord Muskerry [earlier Hamilton Fitzmaurice-Deane-Morgan]; William Clark [Private Secretary to WSC] on the London Electricity Bill; Alfred Dixon on the Arbitration Court; Charles Macara [Chairman of the Committee of the International Federation of Master Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers' Associations and President of the English Federation of Master Cotton Spinners' Associations] on an automatic scheme for wage regulation in the cotton trade; David Shackleton [President of the Trade Union Congress] on wage regulation in the cotton trade; 1st Lord Crewe [Secretary of State for the Colonies, earlier Lord Houghton] on the Port of London Bill; Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade] on the modified Land Clause in the Port of London Bill and the Electricity Bills (2); Leo Chiozza Money on the Corrupt Practices Act and the Stock Exchange rules; John Seely [Under-Secretary at the Colonial Office, later 1st Lord Mottistone]; Imre Kiralfy [Commissioner-General of the Imperial International Exhibition] asking WSC to be President of the Engineering, Shipping and Manufactures sections of the exhibition; John Lewis [Liberal MP for Flintshire, Wales].Other subjects include: fraudulent "outside" brokers; Liberal representation in Essex on the Port of London Bill; tariffs on colonial goods, particularly raisins from Cyprus; job requests.Also includes: notes by 5th Lord Lansdowne on the Entente Cordiale between Britain and France, for an album of photographs of promoters of the Entente Cordiale; extracts from railway timetables for the London to Manchester [Lancashire] line; a list of various companies and their dividends floated since 1898; a letter from WSC to the chairmen of all sides in the Lancashire cotton dispute, inviting them to a conference on the prevention of future disputes; a report on the cotton dispute; notes on the Board of Trade's negotiations between the Office of Works and the London Electricity Supply companies; copies of the London Electric Supply Bill and the London (Westminster and Kensington) Electric Supply Companies Bill.


  • Creation: 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908

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