(Untitled), 24 May 1910
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Copy of a report by I H M[itchell, a representative of the Board of Trade] in which he reports that Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved with the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] had repudiated the agreement reached with their general cargo employees, and intended to use men from the Shipping Federation to load a boat at Newport. He reports that the action of this firm threatens to revive "the trouble" [of the dockers' strike]. Typescript. Notes by Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] concerning the aggressive behaviour of the representatives of Houlder Brothers, and a meeting with the Mayor of Newport. Manuscript signed with initials.
- 24 May 1910
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