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Free trade

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 604 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 13 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/86
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Letter from J.J. Bisgood to WSC, on free trade.

Dates: 13 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/87
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Letter from Alfred Harmsworth, [later Lord Northcliffe] to WSC, denying responsibility for coverage of letter by WSC against protective tariffs in the Daily Mail.

Dates: 13 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/88
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Letter from Thomas Marlowe, Editor, Daily Mail, to WSC, apologies for coverage of letter by WSC against protective tariffs.

Dates: 13 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/92
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Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to WSC, on Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham.

Dates: 16 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/95
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Letter from WSC to C.E.G. Webb, declining invitation to address Harrow Liberal Club [Middlesex] on the fiscal question, "while I am a Conservative Member it would be obviously improper of me to appear on a Liberal platform", setting out his "duty" as a Unionist free trader to fight the battle within his own party, 18 Oct 1903 [carbon].

Dates: 18 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/98
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Herbert Grover to WSC, giving his opinion of Lord Randolph Churchill's views on free trade.

Dates: 19 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/99
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Samuel Duncan to WSC, giving his opinion of Lord Randolph Churchill's views on free trade.

Dates: 19 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/101
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Letter from F.G. Tadman to WSC on free trade.

Dates: 20 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/102
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Letter from Wolverhampton Chamber of Commerce [Staffordshire] to WSC, on his speech to their annual dinner, asking him to avoid controversial subjects, particularly the fiscal question, upon which the Chamber was divided.

Dates: 21 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/103-104
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Letter from WSC to F. Willson, advocating the use of "Most Favoured Nation" treaties, rather than protective tariffs typed copy, with ms annotations by WSC.

Dates: 22 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/115-116
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Letter from James Berry to WSC on free trade.

Dates: 28 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/62
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Letter from John A. Ferguson to WSC, on free trade, urging him not to turn against his party, and to remain a Tory Democrat.

Dates: 05 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/65
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Letter from G.S. Pawle to WSC, asking about plans to form free trade organisation independent of existing political parties.

Dates: 06 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/75-78
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Letter from Albert J Hobson to WSC, enclosing petition addressed to the 8th Duke of Devonshire, asking him to address meeting in Sheffield [Yorkshire] on the fiscal policy of the Government.

Dates: 15 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/79
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Letter from WSC to James Kemp Welch, apologies for not able to attend meeting in Weybridge [Surrey] addressed by Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood, praising Cecil's efforts to preserve the free trade nature of the Conservative Party ms copy in WSC's hand.

Dates: 15 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/81
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Letter from Reginald Lucas to WSC, on his position as a supporter of the Government, accusing WSC of wanting to break up the Conservative Party over fiscal policy.

Dates: 16 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/86
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Letter from John Morley [later Lord Morley of Blackburn] to WSC on Ireland, commenting on WSC's pamphlet, Ireland and the Fiscal Problem.

Dates: 20 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/94-95
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Samuel Lamb, on possible points of difference between himself and the Liberals, particularly the Licensing Question, Disestablishment and Disendowment, and the need for reform of the Education Act, giving his opinion that the election would be fought on four main issues, (1) Free Trade, (2) Retrenchment and the reorganisaton of finance on strict Gladstonian principles, (3) Reduction in size and cost of the Army and the Navy, (4) a copmplete re-organisation of the Army...
Dates: 26 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/106
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Letter from Lord James of Hereford to WSC, on stupidity and "cowardly snobbishness" of the protectionists, whose actions would make WSC more popular than ever in the country.

Dates: 31 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/6
Scope and Contents Letter from Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] (Bedford House, Kings Road, Brighton, [Sussex]; notepaper: Ashby St Ledgers, Rugby, [Warwickshire]) to WSC mentioning that he has seen the ?South Wales Daily News reporter and that he is to go to Cardiff for an informal meeting with the Liberal executive. Condemns the Tories' treatment of WSC over the Protection issue and the "nauseating" personalisation of politics but praises Lord Hugh Cecil's...
Dates: 02 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/21
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Letter from Sir Michael Hicks Beach [later Lord St Aldwyn] (House of Commons Library) to WSC explaining that he is retiring from the House of Commons because he believes that his party will be a Protectionist one after the next General Election. Advises that for parliamentary success it is essential to adhere exclusively either to Tory or to Radical ideas and not to mix the two.

Dates: 12 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/22
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Letter from 4th Lord Salisbury (20 Arlington Street, [London]) to WSC affirming his approval of the government but criticising "the uncertainty of its arrangements" (as illustrated by the postponement of a forthcoming cabinet meeting) and explaining that as he is unable to vote against them in the Commons all he can do is "denounce Jack Sandars". Asks to postpone a meeting with WSC and humorously asserts his support for Free Trade.

Dates: 12 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Apr 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/30
Scope and Contents Letter from Professor Goldwin Smith (The Grange, Toronto, [Canada]) to WSC enclosing a cutting on Free Trade from the Winnipeg Tribune [not present] and stating that he has yet to see an expression of definite support for Joseph Chamberlain's policy in any major journal in Canada or in the Canadian parliament. Refutes Chamberlain's assertion that only preferential duties could prevent the colonies severing themselves from the mother country and attributes the agitation to Chamberlain's...
Dates: 16 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/36-37
Scope and Contents Letter from F H Lambert, vice president of the Cardiff Free Trade League and the Penarth Free Trade League (West House, Penarth, [Glamorgan], Wales), to WSC commiserating with him on his lapse of memory in the House of Commons on the previous night [whilst speaking in the debate on the Trade Union and Trade Disputes Bill] and deploring the general ignorance about Free Trade in his (Lambert's) locality. This situation will be remedied only by Joseph Chamberlain's specific determination to tax...
Dates: 23 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [04 May 1904]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/45
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to David Thomas expressing surprise at Thomas's opposition to the candature of Ivor Guest's [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] for Cardiff [Wales] in view of the fact that Guest is more "advanced" in his views than WSC, to whom Thomas has pledged his full support. Urges Thomas to put aside personal considerations and support Guest for the sake of the cause of Free Trade. MS copy in WSC's hand.

Dates: [04 May 1904]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open