Found in 604 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from John Morley [later Lord Morley of Blackburn] to WSC on free trade.
Letter from Goldwin Smith to WSC, on the failure of the Canadian harvest, and on opposition to protective tariffs in Canada.
Letter from Goldwin Smith to WSC, enclosing cutting from the Toronto Globe, on attitude of Canadian woollen manufacturers to protective tariffs.
Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to WSC on ministerial resignations, particularly expressing surprise at the resignation of George Ritchie [later Lord Ritchie] as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the 8th Duke of Devonshire's decision not to resign as Lord President, also discussing future tactics of the Unionist Free Food League.
Letter from J. Moore Bayley to WSC on free trade.
Letter from Sir John Stirling Maxwell to WSC on free trade.
Letter from L.A. Lucas to WSC on free trade.
Letter from J.W. Bradley to WSC, suggesting formation of an Imperial Federal Council, enabling the "free trade" party to appeal on popular lines to the Colonies and the "man in the street" annotated by WSC ack - a valuable suggestion".
Letter from Joseph O'Dell to WSC, expressing support for free trade.
Letter from J.J. Bisgood to WSC, on free trade.
Letter from Alfred Harmsworth, [later Lord Northcliffe] to WSC, denying responsibility for coverage of letter by WSC against protective tariffs in the Daily Mail.
Letter from Thomas Marlowe, Editor, Daily Mail, to WSC, apologies for coverage of letter by WSC against protective tariffs.
Letter from Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] to WSC on Free Trade, particularly Joseph Chamberlain's desire for a duty on food stuffs as an instrument for fiscal union with the Colonies.
Letter from Charles Ritchie [later Lord Ritchie], Chancellor of the Exchequer, to WSC, on debate on the Finance Bill, and opposition to Chamberlain's scheme for Imperial preference.
Letter from Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgeds and Lord Wimborne] (2nd baron, 1st Viscount)] to WSC, on Chamberlain's scheme for Imperial preference, and on the general political situation.
Letter from WSC to Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman on opposition amendment to the Finance Bill, which would "unite the Conservative Party, resulting in a disastrous division, and an immense victory for Chamberlain's scheme for Imperial Preference", asking him to consider the position of Conservatives opposed to the impending fiscal changes [typescript copy].
Letter from John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] to WSC on tariff reform.
Letter from Harold Cox to WSC, congratulations on speech on preferential tariffs in the House of Commons.
Letter from Charles Ritchie [later Lord Ritchie] to WSC, on preferential tariffs "a deplorable situation, which will shatter our party to pieces".
Letter from Hammond Hall, Editor, Daily Graphic, to WSC, on the paper's intention to discourage the policy of preferential tariffs "while not committing ourselves irrevocably to opposition".
Letter from Lord Rosebery to WSC on opposition to preferential tariffs.
Letter from Sir Michael Hicks Beach [later Lord St Aldwyn] to WSC, on the Speaker's ruling that here could be no debate on preferential tariffs during the Second Reading of the Finance Bill.
Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to WSC, on Conservative Opposition to preferential tariffs.
Letter from William Johnson Galloway to WSC, on the possibility of a public meeting in Manchester on tariff reform, commenting on the difficulty of attracting a large audience during the summer months.
Letter from William Peel [later Lord Peel] to WSC, suggesting delaying action against preferential tariffs until the Government had published their scheme [annotated by WSC, suggesting the need for vigorous and determined action "Many a good fight has been lost by prudence".