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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), 06 Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/3
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Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC thanking him for a copy of his life of Lord Randolph Churchill and noting that the 'magic lantern' lectures have not been as successful as was hoped. Asks for a report on the usefulness of "the carpet bags from Germany" [bags of goods used to demonstrate the effect on prices of Free Trade] and refers to his telegram enquiring about the Northern Weekly.

Dates: 06 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/4
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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.

Dates: 09 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/5-6
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Reports and financial statement for 1910 on the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. Two slightly different copies, one of 55 leaves, the other 53. Sent with CHAR 2/54/1.

Dates: Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/9
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Letter from [WSC] to G Wallace Carter thanking him for his reports on the National Free Trade Lectures and praising his work. Annotated typescript.

Dates: 17 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/11
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Letter from G Wallace Carter, secretary of the National Free Trade Lectures (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) enclosing the financial statement for the lectures [see CHAR 2/54/12-13] and noting that the Free Trade lecturers addressed more meetings than Tariff Reform League speakers. Signed typescript.

Dates: 20 Jan 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jan 1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/12-13
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Financial statement for 1910 of the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/54/11. Another copy at CHAR 2/54/15-16.

Dates: [Jan 1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jan 1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/15-16
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Financial statement for 1910 of the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/54/14. Another copy at CHAR 2/54/12-13.

Dates: [Jan 1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/17
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Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC urging that the 'magic lantern' lectures on Free Trade should continue [despite the favourable general election results] to convert "the well to do classes" who are "heterodox" on the issue. Praises WSC's "The River War" and mentions that he had the continuation of the story from General Sir Reginald Wingate [later Bart.] in Khartoum [Sudan] in 1901.

Dates: 15 Feb 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/20
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Letter from G Wallace Carter, secretary of the National Free Trade Lectures (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) announcing that he has closed the lectures account and enclosing the final financial statement [see CHAR 2/54/21-22]. Points out that the outstanding balance has been boosted by the sale of exhibits. Signed typescript.

Dates: 04 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/21-22
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Final financial statements of the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/54/20.

Dates: 04 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/24
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Letter from Sir Arthur Levy Lever (20 Hans Crescent, [London]) to WSC enclosing the audited balance sheet of the National Free Trade Lectures [see CHAR 2/54/25] and commending their organisation.

Dates: 11 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/25
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Audited balance sheet of the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript signed by the auditor, Sir Arthur Levy Lever, 10 Mar. Sent with CHAR 2/54/24.

Dates: 04 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/26
Scope and Contents Letter from the statistical department of the Free Trade Union (25 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) reporting "that there are no recent official statistics of the cost of living in European countries which throw any light on the revolt of the consumers against protection." Encloses information on the "revolt" in Milan [Italy], Vienna [Austria-Hungary] and Berlin [Germany], on Tariff Reformers' reports on the standard of living in Germany, and on child labour in the...
Dates: 31 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/27
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Annual report for 1910 of the Free Trade Union. Printed. Sent with CHAR 2/54/26.

Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1910-1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/54/28-30
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Extracts from press reports on distress and discontent caused in Austria-Hungary by the high prices of food and other items resulting from protection. Printed. Sent with CHAR 2/54/26.

Dates: 1910-1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Aug 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/142
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Extract from a letter from WSC to 8th the Duke [of Devonshire] on the desire of many Liberal Unionists in 1886 to fight the Conservatives and the wish of Devonshire's current supporters to see the Liberals beaten on all issues except Free Trade. Typescript copy, c.1910.

Dates: 25 Aug 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/141
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Extract from a letter from WSC to the 8th Duke of Devonshire congratulating him on having joined the ranks of the Free Traders. Typescript copy, c.1910.

Dates: 06 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/36
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Letter from C P Scott (The Firs, Fallowfield, Manchester) to WSC noting WSC's role in the events of the previous night [in the House of Commons whereby the confrontation with the House of Lords was postponed] and asserting that the Government can hold power for years if it maintains its opposition to the Lords and cultivates Free Trade interests in the north of England.

Dates: 01 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/65-81
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Memorandum from G Wallace Carter (8 Victoria Street, [Westminster, London]) on arrangements for a national programme of Free Trade exhibitions showing the comparative prices of various goods. Typescript annotated by WSC: "this has been prepared by my directions. It must be taken as a guide not as a finished scheme.".

Dates: 21 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/82-83
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Letter from [WSC] to James Caird suggesting that in the event of a general election the programme of Free Trade lectures be reduced and that more money be spent on the Free Trade exhibition shops. Typescript copy.

Dates: 28 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/84
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Letter from G Wallace Carter (Free Trade Union, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) noting that the Master of Elibank [Alexander Murray, later Lord , Murray of Elibank] wishes that special attention be given to the Home Counties in the planned programme of Free Trade lectures and exhibitions and expressing the same view about six marginal constituencies in Scotland. Signed typescript.

Dates: 29 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/85-86
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Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC agreeing with WSC's suggestion that the programme of Free Trade lectures be scaled down in favour of Free Trade exhibition shops and making suggestions as to how goods in such shops should be presented and how anti- Free Trade handbills can be answered.

Dates: 30 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/87
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Letter from G Wallace Carter (National Free Trade Lectures, 8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]), to WSC (Home Office) enclosing proofs of the circulars for the lectures [not present] and related lists and memoranda [see CHAR 2/44/88-94]. Signed typescript.

Dates: 31 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/88
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List of honorary and paid lecturers who are to give the National Free Trade Lectures. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/87.

Dates: [Mar 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/44/89
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Memorandum from G Wallace Carter (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC suggesting how the programme of lectures and exhibitions be carried out during and immediately following the general election. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/44/87. Another copy, with one annotation, at CHAR 2/44/94.

Dates: 31 Mar 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open