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Land reform

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Irish Land Bill., 1903 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/6A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: manuscript notes by Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] and WSC on land purchase in Ireland; copies of the 1903 Irish Land Act and the 1907 Evicted Tenants (Ireland) Act; notes for the framing of the 1908 Irish Land Bill including measures to relieve congested districts, financial arrangements for land purchase in Ireland, amendments to previous legislation and amendments proposed by the House of Lords; notes by James Bryce on the increase of offences involving fire-arms in...
Dates: 1903 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: notes., Feb 1909 - Apr 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/14
Scope and Contents Includes a programme for the 1909 Parliamentary session and Cabinet papers on various subjects including: Supertax; the taxation of land values; stamp duties; increased death duties; assessment of property owners and the Finances Bill; report of the Poor Law Commission with recommended social reforms such as the classification of the poor and the establishment of labour exchanges; the Dairies (Scotland) bill and agricultural rates; Metropolitan Police finance; the Lake Magadi scheme for...
Dates: Feb 1909 - Apr 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 to 20., Jan 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/152
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Financial Secretary to the Treasury] and First Lord of the Admiralty [William Bridgeman] on financing lighthouses in the Red Sea; Cunliffe-Lister on imports and exports of leather bags, trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade, and the state of industry and company law;...
Dates: Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [EAP, later Kenya]: land policy: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/49
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Colonel Edmund Gorges, Commander 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles; Lieutenant-Colonel James Sadler, Governor, British East Africa Protectorate (6); Colonel James Montgomery, Commissioner of Lands, British East Africa (5); Edgar Harper.Subjects include: revision of the land laws; the EAP police; granting land to Indians.Also includes: recommendations and minutes of the Concessions and Railways Committee and the Land Board of EAP; printed correspondence from...
Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence., 05 Aug 1924 - 06 Nov 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association] (8); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Sir Raymond Greene; James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (2); Sir George Lloyd; Richard Colvin; Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour]; Lord Carson [earlier Sir Edward Carson]; Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere]; Lord Rochdale [earlier George Kemp]; Sir Ian Hamilton; Ralph Bury;...
Dates: 05 Aug 1924 - 06 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/63
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Letter from Lewis Harcourt ("Loulou") (14 Berkeley Square, [London]) to WSC reporting that he (Harcourt) is to be put into the Cabinet to take charge of the Small Holdings Bill.

Dates: 24 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/65-66
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Letter from Reginald McKenna (House of Commons) to WSC on: the Small Holdings Bill and Lewis Harcourt's planned promotion to the Cabinet; dinner with the Japanese Minister of Education; therapeutic breathing exercises; appointment of a permanent secretary to the Colonial Conference.

Dates: 27 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/1-2
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Letter from Sir Thomas Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries) on land reform and the English and Scottish Small Holdings Bills.

Dates: 02 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/13
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Letter from T Horsfall (Swanscoe Park, near Macclesfield, [Cheshire]) to WSC criticising the Education Bill and hoping that it will not weaken the Government's ability to deal with land reform and housing. Signed typescript.

Dates: 22 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/14
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Letter from Sir Thomas Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries) to WSC praising his recent speech on land reform.

Dates: 22 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1907]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/24
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Letter from Charles Masterman (National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, [London]) to WSC on land reform and rural depopulation.

Dates: [Apr 1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/52
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Letter from Cornelia, Lady Wimborne (Canford Manor, Wimborne, [Dorset]) to WSC referring to his recent speech in Edinburgh [Scotland] in which he attacked the Daily Mail and inviting him to come and address a meeting on land reform.

Dates: 21 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1907]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/100
Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to the editor of the Times on Henry Rider Haggard's assertion that rural depopulaton and urban congestion can only be remedied by a multiplication of small holdings and a system of Protection. Draft in the hand of ?.

Dates: [1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/31/3
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Leaflets issued by the Liberal Publication Department, covering the budget of 1907, land reform and small holdings, registration of voters and Conservative proposals for Tariff Reform and the abolition of income tax. 6 items.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/51
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Letter from Henry Rider Haggard (Royal Commission on Coast Erosion, 35 Great George Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC accompanying a copy of Rural England [not present] and advocating a scheme of national afforestation to encourage small-holders and thereby combat rural depopulation.

Dates: 29 May 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/7
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Letter from Elizabeth, Lady Kenmare (66 Cadogan Square, [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on Sir Alexander Henderson's plan for the financing of the Irish Land Purchase Act and related newspaper cuttings [see CHAR 2/36/9-11].

Dates: 07 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Oct 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/9
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Memorandum by Sir Alexander Henderson on the financing of the Irish Land Purchase Act. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/36/7.

Dates: 27 Oct 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Jul 1908 - 01 Aug 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/10
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Cutting: correspondence between 5th Lord Kenmare [earlier Lord Castlerosse], chairman of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Land Purchase Association, and George Wyndham on the rate of progress under the Irish Land Purchase Act of 1903. Sent with CHAR 2/36/7.

Dates: 24 Jul 1908 - 01 Aug 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Oct 1908]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/11
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Cutting on Sir Alexander Henderson's scheme for financing of the Irish Land Purchase Act. Sent with CHAR 2/36/7 2 papers.

Dates: [Oct 1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Nov 1908]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/19
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Notes by [Abe Bailey] (Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London) on the financing and management of a scheme of land settlement.

Dates: [Nov 1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/17
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Cutting from the Times: criticism of the campaign of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and WSC for land reform.

Dates: 09 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/20
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Cutting from the Times: letter from Henry Rider Haggard on land reform.

Dates: 29 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 May 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/21
Scope and Contents

Cutting from the Times: letters from WSC and others on land reform.

Dates: 02 May 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jan 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/29
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Letter from George Keeble (Peterborough) to WSC predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister and urging him to take up the question of land reform.

Dates: 22 Jan 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/43
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Letter from A B ?Martin (Chatterville, Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, [Birmingham]) to WSC asserting that Joseph Chamberlain's influence should be checked by a campaign for land reform, which would greatly benefit the poor. Annotated in shorthand.

Dates: 07 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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