Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Alfred Emmott (House of Commons) to WSC concerning one of his constituents, James Middleton, a Justice of the Peace, who has signed vaccination certificates for children who are more than four months old. Emmott recommends that WSC should not punish him severely in view of Middleton's good work for the [Oldham] Town Council and School Board. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/2/68 and CHAR 12/2/70.
Letter from W Raley (Raley and Sons Solicitors, Barnsley [Yorkshire]) to Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton, also Robert Milnes] marked "private and confidential" [earlier Lord Hougton] asking him to request assistance from WSC in the case of John Harvey who had been dismissed from the Barnsley Town Council for spending money on the Election. Manuscript signed with initials. Covering letter at CHAR 12/9/28.
Letter from Sydney Holland [later 2nd Lord Knutsford] (Kneesworth Hall, Royston, Hertfordshire) to WSC including a newspaper cutting from the Times of a letter from George Beer (Kandersteg, Heather Road, Grove Park, Kent) which suggests that the London County Council should alter the coroners' districts in the light of the inquest [into Sidney Street]. Holland agrees with this proposal, and suggests that the police should be armed with pistols or short guns. Signed manuscript.
Letter from T C Horsfall (Swanscoe Park, near Macclesfield, [Cheshire]) to WSC on the powers of beugermeisters in Germany and the possibility of introducing a system of paid mayors into Britain. Advocates the formation of the municipal and local civil service into one large body. Encloses his paper on The Government of Manchester [see CHAR 2/38/4]. Signed and annotated typescript.
The Government of Manchester. By T C Horsfall. A paper read to the Manchester Statistical Society, November 13th, 1895, with additions. Advocates a system of permanent professional mayors. Sent with CHAR 2/38/2-3 46p.
Letter from M Myers (15 Reginald Terrace, Leeds, [Yorkshire]) to WSC thanking him for his support for reform of the naturalisation laws and describing the anti- semitic campaign against the election of Dr Julius Friend as the Medical Officer to the Leeds Board of Guardians.
Letter from WSC to M Myers expressing satisfaction with Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's recent speech on reform of the naturalisation laws and offering to take up the case of Dr Julius Friend [the subject of an anti-semitic campaign against his election as the Medical Officer to the Leeds Board of Guardians] if a Leeds MP does not do so. Copy in the hand of Annette Anning.
Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to T C Horsfall thanking him for his papers on town planning and asking for details on how a system of professional mayors on the German model could be implemented in Britain. Suggests that all local government officials should form one corporate body like the central civil service. Copy in the hand of Annette Anning. Draft at CHAR 2/33/23-24.
Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to T C Horsfall thanking him for his papers on town planning and asking for details on how a system of professional mayors on the German model could be implemented in Britain. Suggests that all local government officials should form one corporate body like the central civil service. Incomplete draft in the hand of Annette Anning. A fuller copy at CHAR 2/33/20-22.
Letter from Alexander ? (4 Devonshire Place, [London]) to WSC asking whether he can assist H V Sawyer, a former captain in the Indian Army who lost his arm after a panther bite and is seeking a post as Assistant Inspector under the Poor Law.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Blenheim Palace) to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a meeting held in Woodstock [Oxfordshire] concerning the town's sanitary arrangements; the change in his mother's [Frances, Duchess of Marlborough's] attitude towards their engagement; the advice of the parliamentary agent concerning the next general election and compliments on her letters.
Papers, mainly from the Welsh Office, on subjects including: the National Health Service; educational provision; the state of the economy; the launch of the Moulded Foam Products co-operative; a review of children’s homes.
Papers and correspondence, mainly with Paul Murphy, Labour education spokesman for Wales, on the reorganisation of secondary schools in Gwent and the closure of a school in Murphy’s Pontypool constituency. Also includes correspondence on a protest rally against trials of a radar base at St David’s, Pembrokeshire.
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