Found in 256 Collections and/or Records:
Excerpt from a letter from William Munro [secretary of the Provincial National Liberal Council] (25 George Street, Perth, [Scotland]) to [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] reporting that the Conservatives in East Perthshire intend to field their own candidate in the constituency, which would make Sinclair's candidature as a Coalition Liberal untenable. Sent with CHAR 2/122/70.
Letter from John S Boyd (Duncliffe, Dunoon, Argyll, [Scotland]) describing how criticism of the Government's Indian policy was suppressed at the Scottish Unionist Conference. Copy sent with CHAR 2/197/147.
Letter from [WSC] to Lord Curzon recommending that the 5th Duke of Sutherland, who has great political influence in Scotland, should deal with Scottish business in the House of Lords. Another copy at CHAR 2/106/124-125. Typescript copy.
Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC reporting that he has sent money to Macrae of the "Northern Weekly" to help him promote the cause of Free Trade in Dingwall [Ross and Cromarty, Scotland] and elsewhere in the north of Scotland.
Letter from James Caird (Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC approving the scheme for Free Trade instruction classes and examinations to be undertaken by Eliot Crawshay Williams. Encloses a report from Dr Robert Caird on the Glasgow Unionist Free Trade Club [not present], which shows that Free Trade does not always mean Liberalism, even in Scotland. Expresses interest in the idea of local parliaments under the general control of the Imperial Parliament.
Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC agreeing that the National Free Trade Lectures should be continued for 1912 and asking if WSC would approve his giving £10000 to help the Liberal campaign for Irish Home Rule. Caird will also be glad to help on the issue of Home Rule for Scotland.
Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC asking for advice on how best to spend a sum for a project with a scientific basis in Scotland.
Cutting from the Liverpool Daily Courier: cartoon attacking WSC's proposal for separate parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the English regions.
Memorandum by [John Cathcart Wason] on the danger to the Empire posed by the current Home Rule crisis and suggesting that local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales and, possibly, the English regions on the Canadian and Australian federal model could be the answer. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/62/123.
Cutting from the Dundee Advertiser: speech by John Cathcart Wason advocating local parliaments for Ireland, Scotland, Wales, London and, possibly, English regions.
Picture postcards of Hamilton Palace [Larnarkshire, Scotland] and wild white cattle in Cadzow Forest, Hamilton.
Letter from William Robertson (St Margaret's Works, Dunfermline, [Fifeshire, Scotland] to WSC (War Office) enclosing and commenting on the resolution from the East Fife Liberal Association which was defeated at the meeting of the Scottish Liberal Federation [see CHAR 2/110/29].
Resolution from the East Fife Liberal Association calling on the Scottish Liberal Federation to oppose the fusion of Liberal and Unionist Associations. Sent with CHAR 2/110/28.
Letter from Sir William Sutherland (10 Downing Street) to WSC enclosing a copy of a letter from him to Frederick Guest on Liberal organisation in Scotland and the scope for increased Liberal representation there [see CHAR 2/110/41-47].
Letter from Sir William Sutherland (12 Downing Street) to Frederick Guest on Liberal organisation in Scotland and the scope for agreements with the Coalition Unionists for increased Liberal representation there. Includes analyses of a number of constituencies. Copy sent with CHAR 2/110/40.
Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, Chief Organizer, India Defence League, to WSC, enclosing a note from [Henry] Victor Raikes on Norrie Miller, the prospective National Government candidate for Perth [Scotland].
Letter from 8th Duke of Atholl [earlier Lord Tullibardine] (98 Elm Park Gardens [London]) to WSC on the political situation in East Perthshire [Scotland] between the outgoing Conservative MP, Lord Scone and the Liberal activist and possible candidate Francis Norie-Miller, and the bad effect it would have, both on Randolph Churchill and "Kitty" [Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, and MP for Kinross and Western] if Randolph Churchill also stood as a candidate.
Minute from WSC, to [Rear-Admiral Alexander Bethell], Director of Naval Intelligence, asking for his views on the establishment of a wireless station in the Shetland Islands; also asking if it would be worth putting a small torpedo base there and about German influence in the islands. [Hand-written, initialled by WSC].
Letter from WSC to the Lord Provost of Edinburgh [William Darling] accepting the freedom of the city.
Letter from WSC to William Darling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh accepting the Freedom of the City.
Letter from WSC to the 6th Duke of Montrose [earlier Lord Graham] proposing he become Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
Letter from WSC to the Lord Provost of Aberdeen [Thomas Mitchell] declining the freedom of the city. [See CHAR 20/54B/191 for further reply].