Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Official: Colonial Office: East Africa Protectorate [EAP, later Kenya]: land policy: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908
Cutting from the Irish Times on the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond and the advocacy by Lord Randolph Churchill in 1889 of measures of local government and land purchase for Ireland.
Cutting from the Aberdeen Free Press on the Belfast meeting as the start of a campaign to promote a Home Rule bill; the advocacy by Lord Randolph Churchill in 1889 of local government and land purchase for Ireland; the decline in opposition to Home Rule within the Conservative party.
Letter from WSC to ? thanking him for articles [on Land Reform] and referring to his preparations for his speech on the Naval Estimates on 26 March Typescript copy.
Letter from Edwin Montagu (House of Commons) to WSC endorsing WSC's attack on the inactivity of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries and pointing out that in south- west Norfolk and West Cambridgeshire the Small Holdings Acts were successful and therefore nurtured Liberalism. Argues against the resignation of the Government. An annotated typescript copy of this letter is at CHAR 2/45/65.
Letter from Lucien Wolf (15 Brunswick Square, London) to WSC urging that the Board of Agriculture be revitalised and advocating a scheme of land reform and other measures as the most effective way of countering Tariff Reform. Signed typescript. Annotated that WSC protests against Wolf's attributing to him an idea for a system of bounties.
Letter from Sir John Dewar [later Lord Forteviot] (The Royal Hotel, Portree, Isle of Skye [Inverness-shire, Scotland] to WSC (Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) enclosing a memorandum on the land question in the highlands of Scotland [see CHAR 2/50/2-3]. He thinks the Small Landholders (Scotland) Bill meets the wishes of the crofters and small-holders whilst Lord Lovat's bill does not.
Memorandum [by Sir John Dewar, later Lord Forteviot] explaining why the crofters of the highlands of Scotland support the Government's Small Landholders Bill as the best means of making more land available to be held on crofting tenure, and why they oppose Lord Lovat's rival measure, which would entail the merging of the Crofters' Commission with the Congested Districts Board. Sent with CHAR 2/50/1.
Printed cabinet memorandum by "J S" [John Sinclair, 1st Lord Pentland, Secretary for Scotland] summarising the proposals of the Small Landholders (Scotland) Bill. Annotated that this memorandum was first printed on 2 Mar 1907. 4p.
Letter from Sir John Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries) to WSC on a scheme to clear off the unsatisfied demand for small holdings. Annotated that the letter was acknowledged saying WSC will be glad to help.
Notes by WSC for a message referring to Land Reform and National Insurance in support of the candidature of Cecil Harmsworth for the Luton Division of Bedfordshire.
Notes to clauses of the Land Transfer Bill. Annotated: "3 April". 6,[1p. Leaves printed on one side only.].
Table showing the recommendations of the Royal Commission on the Land Transfer Acts and their treatment in the draft land transfer and registration of assurances bills.
Draft of a bill intituled an act to amend the land transfer acts, 1875 and 1897. Annotated: "3 April". 12,[1p. Leaves printed on one side only.].
Letter from Sir Michael Hicks Beach [later Lord St Aldwyn] to WSC on the Budget and the Land Bill.
Letter from Windhan Quin [later 5th Lord Dunraven] to WSC, suggesting that he make a "short sympathetic speech" on Irish Land Settlement.
Cutting from the Times: criticism of the campaign of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and WSC for land reform.
Cutting from the Times: letter from Henry Rider Haggard on land reform.
Cutting from the Times: letters from WSC and others on land reform.
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