Found in 604 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Sidney G. Solomon, Secretary, Walsall Liberal Association, to WSC, sending resolution of the Executive Committee, congratulating WSC and Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood on their speeches at Unionist Free Food League meeting in Birmingham.
Letter from [ ] Darby to WSC on free trade.
Letter from John B. Wheatcroft to WSC, expressing admiration on his "bold defence" of free trade.
Letter from Arthur Elliot to WSC on free trade.
Letter from J. Moore Bayley to WSC, on the free trade campaign.
Letter from Sir Michael Hicks Beach [later Lord St Aldwyn] to WSC, on the inevitable split between the Unionist Free Traders and the remainder of the Party.
Letter from 2nd Lord Tweedmouth to WSC, on the need for an alliance between Unionist and Liberal Free Traders.
Notice of meeting at Memorial Hall, Manchester, to form non-party organisation to defend the existing system of free trade [printed].
Letter from WSC to Frederic Horne, letter of support for the Ludlow By-Election [Shropshire], setting out his support for free trade Ms draft, signed by WSC, for carbon see CHAR 2/10/30-31.
Letter from WSC to Frederic Horne, letter of support for the Ludlow By-Election [Shropshire], setting out his support for free trade [carbon, for draft see CHAR 2/10/25-26].
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley including discussion of the difficulties of settling preferential tariffs which will satisfy the colonies; the undesirability of taking "the slippery path of protection"; international trade; and the possibility that the Free Trade issue will divide the Unionist Party. He asks Bayley to inform him about feelings in Birmingham and the Midlands. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning. Signed and annotated by WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to J Moore Bayley in which he invites him to dinner, discusses the likelihood that the Protectionists will be blamed for dividing the [Conservative] Party and asks him to consider whether WSC and [Lord] Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] should address a meeting in Birmingham. Manuscript in the hand of Annette Anning signed by WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.
Letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to J Moore Bayley in which he says that he believes that [Joseph] Chamberlain does not approve of his proposed visit to Birmingham and discusses South African affairs and the importance of patience. Signed manuscript in the hand of WSC. See CHAR 28/115/17-18.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] marked private in which he predicts that the [Conservative] Government will be defeated by a landslide; discusses the treatment of the issue of taxation of manufactured goods [in the Daily Mail]; suggests that he should consider the Free Trade arguments and that a "great central Government neither Protectionist nor Pro-Boer" might be established.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Guisachan [Beauly, [Inverness-shire, Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he asks him to discuss the establishment of a press bureau to disseminate information from the Unionist Free Food League with Henry Hobhouse, suggests that Harmsworth should commission articles about the "working man" in Germany and makes observations about "J C" [Joseph Chamberlain].
Copy of a letter from WSC (Invercauld, Ballaster, Aberdeenshire [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he makes observations on the political situation and expresses disapproval of Harmsworth's acceptance of a pamphlet by [Arthur] Balfour.
Letter from [Leonard Jerome] (Union Club, Fifth Avenue and 21st Street [New York, United States]) to Jennie [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: the magnificent success of [Lord] Randolph [Churchill]; hopes that Randolph may be able to speak on the issue of Protection; and financial affairs.
Minute [from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on post-war trade arrangements with the United States. [annotated copy; given running number 419].
Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Crichel, Wimborne [Dorset]) to P Smith declining an invitation to a meeting of the Randolph Churchill Habitation of the Primrose League which is to be addressed by J Ratcliffe Cousins, secretary of the Tariff Reform League, as only one side of the argument on Tariff Reform is to be presented. Typescript.
Copy of a letter from P Smith to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning her objection to attending to a meeting of the [Randolph Churchill] Habitation [of the Primrose League] and pointing out that the Fiscal Question does not involve any of the principles of the league. Typescript annotated "The original of this letter was returned for Mr Smith for publication.".
Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill](The Anglo Saxon, 35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to P Smith expressing pleasure at the news that the [Randolph Churchill] Habitation [of the Primrose League] will be addressed on the government's views on Free Trade and advising him to send his letter for publication.
Letter from P Smith (116 Westbourne Terrace [London]) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] marked "private" expressing regret that she published her letter to him [see CHAR 28/51/5] and pointing out that he has not undertaken to ensure that the [Randolph Churchill] Habitation [of the Primrose League] would be addressed on the government's views on Free Trade [see CHAR 28/51/7].