Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
(Untitled), 10 May 1904
Letter from Henry Massingham (34 Grosvenor Road, Westminster, [London]) to WSC an mentioning article on Liberal land policy in the Contemporary Review and recommending that WSC meet Mr Outhwaite, former editor of the labour newspaper in Johannesburg, who can give him important information about South Africa.
(Untitled), 14 Mar 1910
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.
(Untitled), 24 Jun 1910
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.
(Untitled), 09 Jan 1910
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.
(Untitled), [Jan 1910]
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.
(Untitled), 06 Jan 1910
(Untitled), 22 Feb 1910
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.
(Untitled), 08 Jan 1911
(Untitled), 30 Mar 1911
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.
(Untitled), [Jul 1911]
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.].
(Untitled), 06 Jan 1912
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.
(Untitled), 06 Jan 1912
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.
(Untitled), 22 Jan 1905
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.
(Untitled), 07 Feb 1905
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.
(Untitled), 03 May 1905
Letter from Lindsay Talbot-Crosbie (Kildare Street Club, Dublin, [Ireland]) to WSC noting that WSC has advocated the same policies as the Irish Reform Association.
(Untitled), [May 1905]
Cutting: letter to the Daily Chronicle by Lindsay Talbot- Crosbie criticising the Government's attitude to the implementation of the 1903 Land Act and endorsing WSC's proposals for the reform of Irish administration.
(Untitled), 13 Nov 1905
Letter from Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] (Ashby St Ledgers, Rugby, [Warwickshire]) on the need for Liberalism to offer a definite alternative to government policies and increasingly influential socialist ideas. Advocates leasehold enfranchisement, land reform and reduction in military spending.
(Untitled), 09 Apr 1907
Cutting from the Times: criticism of the campaign of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and WSC for land reform.
(Untitled), 29 Apr 1907
Cutting from the Times: letter from Henry Rider Haggard on land reform.
(Untitled), 02 May 1907
Cutting from the Times: letters from WSC and others on land reform.