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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 491 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 05 Apr 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/47
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Letter from William Clegg (Whirlow Green, Sheffield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC praising his performance as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies, in particular his speech on [martial law in] Natal, [South Africa], but criticising the Lord Chancellor's policy on the appointment of JPs and the government's attitude to the Trades Disputes Bill.

Dates: 05 Apr 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/87-90
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Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (Head Quarters, Southern Command, Tidworth House, Andover, [Hampshire]) to WSC on: WSC's report on the French army manoeuvres; Lloyd George's successful intervention in the railway dispute; the reform of the Territorial Army and the South African constitution as the main achievements of the present government. Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Nov 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Apr 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/38
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Letter from Frederick Verney MP (12 Connaught Place, Marble Arch, [London]) to WSC inviting him to a dinner at the House of Commons to be attended by David Lloyd George and managers and workers in the railway industry with an interest in Boards of Conciliation. Praises the remarks of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] about Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman.

Dates: 27 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/5/6
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Cutting from the Manchester Courier, article on the Trades Disputes Bill, containing plea for peaceful picketing by G.D. Kelley, Secretary, Manchester and Salford Trades and Labour Council.

Dates: 20 Jan 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Dec 1935]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/272/99
Scope and Contents Press-cutting from the Daily Mail of an interview with Joseph Jones, President of the Miners' Federation, by Randolph Churchill. Churchill notes that the miners had voted to strike if they did not receive a wage increase of 2 shillings a day and gives an account of Jones's explanation of the miners' position, particularly that a strike would be held in the winter and that the main financial costs would be to the local authorities. Churchill then comments that he was certain the strike would...
Dates: [Dec 1935]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/105/14-15
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Letter from [WSC] to Sir Auckland Geddes [later Lord Geddes] arguing that departments of state employing labour should be responsible for the day to day management of their own workforces but that general industry-wide conditions of service should be the province of the Ministry of Labour. Typescript copy.

Dates: 22 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), Sep 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/116/86-90
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Precis of an article [by Philip Kerr] on "national prosperity and industrial peace" reprinted from the Round Table.

Dates: Sep 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/116/144
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Letter from T B Johnston (Bristol Pottery, Fishponds, [Bristol]) to the editor of the Bristol Times and Mirror advocating the organising of industries into cartels co-ordinated in a central council and describing the successful establishment of such a system in Germany. Reprint sent with CHAR 2/116/143.

Dates: 19 Oct 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 24 Sep [1924]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/134/158
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Cutting from the "Daily Telegraph": letter to the editor from Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] advocating copartnership between workers and employers as a cure for the country's current serious economic plight. Sent with CHAR 2/134/160.

Dates: 24 Sep [1924]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/112/68-134
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Notes by Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] on the need for the Government to formulate a constructive industrial policy in order to reduce the influence of extremists over more moderate workers and trade unionists. Written at the request of Andrew Bonar Law and WSC. Appendices include two printed letters to the Times on the threatened coal strike and the attempts of trade unions to bring about the complete break-down of the current industrial system.

Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/24/4
Scope and Contents Notes of a conference between the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, and representatives of the Miners' Federation. Subjects and issues discussed include: the constitution of a Court of Enquiry/Commission; the Miners' Federation's wish that the miners and the mine owners should be represented; the likelihood of the Commission producing a minority report otherwise; Stanley Baldwin's view that a small Commission, supplemented by technical assessors, would be preferable and would avoid "the two...
Dates: 14 Aug 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/64/3-13
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, marked "secret and personal" on the need to "dominate events lest we be submerged by them", reflecting on achievements of the government but predicting bleak prospects for the next year as the government has not been successful, his own efforts to reduce expenditure have failed, the Factory and Poor Law Bills and Franchise will not support them, and advising that a constructive measure is needed. He seeks Baldwin's support for...
Dates: 06 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Oct 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/17/22
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Admiralty memorandum comparing the general course of wages with the wages of merchant seamen for the years 1887-1912.

Dates: Oct 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/19/40
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Letter from Sir Francis Hopwood [Additional Civil Lord of the Admiralty, later 1st Lord Southborough] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the labour situation in the Dockyards.

Dates: 10 Mar 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Aug 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/71-74
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to [WSC] marked "secret" concerning his discussions with [David] Shackleton about a new Home Office post as Labour Advisor to the Factory and Industrial Department. Masterman reports that Shackleton would be likely to accept the position if it were offered to him as he feels that he could do "good work" in view of his influence with the textile industry, but warns that the Home Office would have to increase the proposed...
Dates: 19 Aug 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Sep 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/77
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Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Selsey, West Sussex) to WSC marked "private" containing details of correspondence between Masterman and [David] Shackleton concerning the latter's possible appointment as Labour Advisor to the Home Office. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 07 Sep 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Sep 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/82
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Letter from Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] (Selsey, [West Sussex]) to WSC saying that when he is in London they can discuss "the problems of the coming session", reminding WSC that they must speak to [David] Shackleton [about his possible appointment as Labour Advisor to the Home Office] and expressing concern about general politics, especially the serious problem of labour unrest. Signed manuscript. Annotated by WSC "put among my private papers".

Dates: 21 Sep 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/93-98
Scope and Contents Draft letter from [WSC] (Home Office) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith ] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be...
Dates: 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Sep 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/99-112
Scope and Contents Copy of letter from [WSC] ([Home Office]) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be...
Dates: 27 Sep 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/11-12
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading, Attorney General] concerning the appointment of a Labour Advisor to the Home Office, who is likely to be a Member of Parliament, requesting his interpretation of the relevant statute on whether the Member would be disqualified from sitting in Parliament from the time he accepts the position, or from the time he takes up the post. [Sir Edward's] opinion is that...
Dates: 22 Oct 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/13
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading], on the notepaper of the Attorney General, to Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] concerning the appointment of a Member of Parliament as Labour Advisor to the Home Office, citing the cases relevant to the statute which indicate that the Member would be disqualified from sitting in Parliament from the time he accepted the position. Signed typescript annotated with handwritten corrections and a note from Edward...
Dates: 22 Oct 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Oct [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/14
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to David Shackleton marked "secret" saying that he has seen the C[hancellor] of [the] E[xchequer] and can now offer him the position [of Labour Advisor to the Home Office] and is keen that the appointment should be made public. Manuscript signed with initials.

Dates: 22 Oct [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 25 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/20
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph Pease [later Lord Gainford] (Crown Hotel, Rotherham [Yorkshire]), on the notepaper of the Duchy of Lancaster, to WSC concerning addresses he is to make to miners in his constituency. He wishes to know whether he may say that the Government is considering appointing additional [Mines] Inspectors; requests a summary of recent fatal and non-fatal mining accidents; and asks whether there is any truth in the statement that the position of bodies found at Whitehaven [Cumberland]...
Dates: 25 Oct 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/23
Scope and Contents Letter from David Shackleton (55 Belgrave Road, Darwen [Lancashire]) to WSC saying that it had been agreed that [his] appointment [as Labour Advisor to the Home Office] should not be made public until November 12 and that the date he starts work will depend on the Law Office's reply "on the legal point". He also reports that workers from the United Textile Factory would like an interview with WSC concerning matters affecting Operatives in the Cotton Trade and suggests that late November or...
Dates: 28 Oct 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.