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Newfoundland, Southern Rhodesia and the Irish Free State, 1924-01 - 1928-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/4/9

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Sir William Allardyce, Governor of Newfoundland [Canada], Sir John Chancellor, Governor of Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] and Timothy Healy, Governor General of the Irish Free State [later Ireland] on subjects including: the development of Newfoundland, including difficulties with Labrador, the fishing industry, mining and paper manufacture; changes in status of Governors General following the Imperial Conference of 1926; tax on Newfoundland fish; the death of Sir Michael Cashin; the Labrador Boundary question; trade and passenger shipping between Newfoundland and Britain; LSA's visit to Rhodesia on his Empire Tour; state purchase of the Rhodesian railways; the incorporation of Bechuanaland [later Botswana] into South Africa and of the Tati district of Bechuanaland into Rhodesia; relations between Rhodesia and South Africa; the position of Indians in South Africa; Chancellor's inability to accept the Governorship of Nigeria; the murder of Kevin O'Higgins [Irish Minister for External Affairs]; fears of a Spanish boycott of British trade in Tangier [Morocco]; the registration of British Government stocks in Dublin.

Other correspondents include: 1st Lord Stamfordham [Private Secretary to King George V, earlier Arthur Bigge]; [Charles] Patrick Duff, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.


  • Creation: 1924-01 - 1928-07

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Box 275

Finding aid date

2004-11-05 11:44:02.640000+00:00

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