Found in 378 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Gilbert Smith, chairman of the Hull and District Junior Liberal Association (Paragon Chambers, Jameson Street, [Hull, Yorkshire]) to WSC reporting the complaint by Havelock Wilson that British seamen are suffering because the shipping laws governing the composition of crews are not being properly enforced and asking WSC whether Wilson has correctly represented his views on the subject. Signed typescript. 2 pieces.
Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Gilbert Smith [chairman of the Hull and District Junior Liberal Association] answering the complaint of Havelock Wilson that British seamen are suffering because the shipping laws governing the composition of crews are not being properly enforced. Typescript copy.
Memorandum [by J A Webster of the Board of Trade] answering the complaint of Havelock Wilson that British seamen are suffering because the shipping laws governing the composition of crews are not being properly enforced. Annotated typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/46/108.
Cabinet memorandum by Lord Loreburn on the appointment of Justices of the Peace. 5, [1p]. Leaves printed on one side only.].
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.
Letter from Lord Loreburn (8 Eaton Square, [London]) to WSC promising to look favourably on J Moore Bayley's claims to be a Justice of the Peace in Birmingham and suggesting his exclusion shows the influence of party politics on appointments to the Bench.
Letter from Lord James of Hereford, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, to WSC, on appointment of Justices of the Peace in Oldham [Lancashire].
Letter from T Paynter Allen, secretary of the Marriage Law Reform Association (2 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, [London]) to WSC claiming overwhelming support for the Deceased Wife's Sister Bill and offering to submit the present draft of the bill to WSC and the Solicitor-General "with a view to any possible common understanding as regards its details." Annotated in shorthand.
Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [?the Free Trade Union] on Indian exports of indigo and the need for a revision of the patent laws. MS copy in the hand of Annette Anning.
Letter from T Paynter Allen, secretary of the Marriage Law Reform Association (2 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey), to Councillor J Harrop of Manchester claiming overwhelming support for the Deceased Wife's Sister Bill among parliamentary candidates and asking about the view of "the Liberal candidate for North-West Manchester" [WSC].
Letter from Ivan Levinstein (Hawkes Moor, Wilbraham Road, Fallowfield, [Manchester]) to WSC offering to provide information on patents and describing the bad influence of patent lawyers on the President of the Board of Trade [Gerald Balfour].
Printed resolution by Ivan Levinstein on patent law amendment to be tabled at the autumnal meeting of the Association of Chambers of Commerce of the United Kingdom.
Cutting from the Manchester Guardian: letter from Ivan Levinstein on patent law reform.
Copy of the judgement of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in a case of alleged immoral conduct by Rev John Wakeford, an Anglican clergyman.
Copy of the judgement of the Lord Chancellor in a divorce case between Miriam Colman and Frederick Colman arising from alleged non-consummation.
Letter from (98 Elm Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC reporting on a speech by Sir Cecil Fforde, formerly a judge in a high court in Punjab, opposing the transfer to lndian responsibility of the judicial system in India, and enclosing CHAR 2/193/101.
Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, London), to Violet Pearman commenting on CHAR 2/196/34-41 by saying that they are not sufficiently strong evidence of any dishonesty by Sri Krishna Sinha, the Chief Presidency Magistrate of Calcutta, to justify WSC asking a question in the House of Commons.
Telegram from the Calcutta Bar Council to WSC, suggesting that the British element in the Indian High Courts should be further eliminated, and that the post of Chief Justice should not be open to members of the Indian Civil Service.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Blenheim Palace) to "Jeannette" [Jennie Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his future journey to Paris [France] to see her; his joy at her father's [Leonard Jerome's] consent to their marriage; his duties as a magistrate at Woodstock [Oxfordshire]; Albert Edward, Prince of Wales' interest in them and Randolph's future visit to Paris.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Blenheim Palace) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill) including: his duties as a magistrate; the indefinite postponement of a dissolution [of parliament] and his electoral prospects; and his visit to Lord and Lady Portarlington at Eastbourne [Sussex].
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Blenheim Palace) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his duties as a magistrate [at Woodstock, Oxfordshire] and his mother's [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough's] hope that she may meet Jennie in Paris [France].
After 7 leaves of index, follow 34 leaves of a transcript of Sir John Doderidge's work on law, 'The lawyer's light'. Then follow notes under various heads, not arranged alphabetically. A large part of the book is blank. On the back of the last leaf is a letter written to a lady, signed 'R. T.', son or daughter-in-law of Sir Thomas Myddleton.
Warrants of the lord treasurer and other commissioners for the disafforesting of lands.
Includes transcript of published articles including "Whose Finger?" about WSC's words on the possibility of nuclear war and that "only Russia or America was in a position to pull the trigger" and a series of articles about on WSC's possible policy of issuing a peace ultimatum to Stalin.Printed pamphlet.
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