Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
Political: Constituency: North West Manchester: Correspondence concerning the Licensing Bill and the Shop Hours Bill., 1908
Correspondence between Pole and MPs on their votes against the Third Reading of the Race Relations Bill.
A Cambridge University taxor's book containing copies of charters, extracts from University Statutes, forms of proclamations and related papers. The versos are blank. Inside the front cover is 'F. H. Dickinson Oct. 2 1858 5s', 'Saml Sandars A M Trin. Coll. Camb. 1888', and a cutting from the printed catalogue of F.H. Dickinson's sale, in which the manuscript was lot 130. On the last fly-leaf in pencil is 'Bennett' (19th century).
Draft statement to be made by the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] when announcing the decision of the government to legislate on Miners' Hours, covering miners hours and wages. Typescript marked "secret".
This collection reflects Lord Gardiner's involvement and interest in law reform and the justice system. There are many Law Commission reports as well as other printed papers. There is correspondence about rehabilitation of offenders, laws and acts, as well as source material for reports. The texts of a number of articles and speeches given by Lord Gardiner are here, including those during his time as Lord Chancellor. Official and press photographs are also included.
Letter from William Buist (Richard Buist & Sons, cabinet makers, upholsterers and carpet warehousemen, 100-108 Commercial Street, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) regretting his defeat in Leicester, blaming the narrow defeat of the Liberal candidate in Dundee on members of the liquor trade and referring to the "magnificent" Liberal meeting on the eve of the poll.
Letter from P W Wilson (The Red Gable, Meadway, Hendon, [London]) to WSC inviting him to become a patron of the People's Palaces Association, which aims to establish well-run refreshment houses for the sale of tea and coffee to workers, and enclosing a statement of the aims of the association [see CHAR 2/65/38]. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC: "no".
Printed statement of the aims of the National People's Palaces Association Limited, established by temperance societies to provide refreshment houses for the sale of tea and coffee to workers. Sent with CHAR 2/65/36-38. A typescript copy at CHAR 2/65/40-42.
Letter from members of the advisory council of the People's Palaces Association (1 Albemarle Street, Piccadilly, London) to WSC asking for his patronage for the Association, which has been established by temperance societies to provide refreshment houses for the sale of tea and coffee to workers, particularly those engaged at armament works and dockyards. Signed typescript.
Statement of the aims of the People's Palaces Association Limited, which has been established by temperance societies to provide refreshment houses for the sale of tea and coffee to workers, particularly those engaged at armament works and dockyards. Typescript. Printed copy at CHAR 2/65/38.