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Political patronage

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/8/49
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Hardwicke, War Office, to WSC, on award of South African Medal to one of WSC's constituents, E. Sherer, late Royal Army Medical Corps.

Dates: 08 Aug 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/9/26
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Letter from E. Mayne to WSC, asking for help in obtaining Greenwich Pension for his father-in-law.

Dates: 18 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/9/37
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Letter from E. Mayne to WSC, on attempt to obtain Greenwich Pension for his father-in-law.

Dates: 25 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/9/43
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Letter from E.Mayne to WSC, on attempt to obtain Greenwich Pension for his father-in-law.

Dates: 28 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/48-49
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Letter from Bob Fitzpatrick (Irish Local Government Board, Edenvale, Conyngham Road, Dublin, [Ireland]) to George [Cornwallis-West] asking him to ask WSC to use his influence to ensure that Fitzpatrick's post as a Local Government Board inspector is made secure and that he gets promoted. [Sent with CHAR 2/27/47].

Dates: 01 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Nov 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/50
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Letter from ? (Eaton, Chester) to Lady Randolph Churchill asking her to get WSC to use his influence [to ensure that Bob Fitzpatricks's post as an Irish Local Government Board inspector is made secure and that he gets promoted]. [Sent with CHAR 2/27/47].

Dates: 04 Nov 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/17/71
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Letter from Edward Leighton Buckwell (Newington Vicarage, Folkestone, [Kent]) to WSC stating that he has cited WSC as a referee in support of his application for a post in the colonial police force.

Dates: 03 Jun 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/68
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Letter from Brigadier-General Patrick Jeffreys (Dodington Place, Sittingbourne, [Kent]) to WSC thanking him and Lord Lucas for their help in securing the award to him of a Colonel's Distinguished Service Reward.

Dates: 20 Jun 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jul 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/73
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15 Aug 1907 Two letters from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Coombe Abbey, Coventry, [Warwickshire]) to 4th Lord Craven, one asking for Craven's agreement to be put forward for the appointment of Master of the Horse in the King's household, the other informing him that some one else is to be appointed.

Dates: 27 Jul 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/33/11
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Letter from Thomas Barclay (The Uplands, Blackwell, Bromsgrove, [Worcestershire]) to WSC asking that his name should not be mentioned in connection with the obtaining of an honour for Sir James ? and reporting the favourable reaction to WSC's recent speech [on social policy in Birmingham Town Hall].

Dates: 25 Jan 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 May 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/50
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Letter from Frederick Mackarness MP (House of Commons Library) to WSC asking him to use his influence with Lord Crewe to obtain a Privy Councillorship for John Merriman, Prime Minister of Cape Colony, [South Africa].

Dates: 26 May 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/61
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Letter from Arthur Ponsonby (10 Downing Street) to WSC acknowledging his recommendation of Benn Wolfe Levy for an honour.

Dates: 22 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/59
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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.

Dates: 03 Jun 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Oct [1908]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/50
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Letter from James E Platt (Ingmanthorpe Hall, Wetherby, [Yorkshire]) to WSC asking him to see the Prime Minister to support Platt's claim to a knighthood or a baronetcy. Annotated that WSC will consider what he can do.

Dates: 19 Oct [1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/14-15
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Letter from E S Grieve (Cliffburn, Alyth, [Perthshire, Scotland]) to Blanche, Lady Hozier asking her to ask WSC to try and obtain a government post for her nephew, John Barclay Milne, an analytical chemist who served and worked in South Africa.

Dates: 15 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/37/35
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Letter from Arthur Haworth (Normanby, Altrincham, [Cheshire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as President of the Board of Trade] and reporting the enthusiasm of Liberals in North-West Manchester. Asks WSC to help his friend Spencer Hogg to obtain a puisne judgeship in Jamaica [West Indies] before he (WSC) leaves the Colonial Office.

Dates: 12 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/18/34-35
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Letter from William G Geoghegan (22 St Mels Terrace, Drumcondra, Dublin, [Ireland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) requesting a letter of support for his application for a clerkship with the Local Government Board for Ireland.

Dates: 15 Oct 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1915 - 20 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/49/39-40
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Letters from Waldorf Astor [later 2nd Lord Astor of Hever Castle] (Cliveden [Buckinghamshire]) to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC], supporting the application of Allan Gordon Hambly for a commission as a Paymaster in the Royal Navy.

Dates: 22 Feb 1915 - 20 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/250
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Letter from WSC to Sir Wilfrid Greene [Master of the Rolls] proposing that he be nominated for a Barony.

Dates: 21 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/251
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Letter from WSC to Sir Archibald Sinclair [Secretary of State for Air, later 1st Lord Thurso] proposing that he be appointed a Knight of the Order of the Thistle.

Dates: 21 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21C/253
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Letter from WSC to Sir Henry Tizard proposing that he be appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire.

Dates: 21 May 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 May 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/137C/259
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Douglas Clifton Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside], Speaker of the House of Commons, marked "private" discussing honours for [Edward] Fellowes and Captain [Cyril] Diver. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 31 May 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/138B/168-169
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Harold Balfour in which he discusses Balfour's appointment as Minister Resident in West Africa and notes that Balfour will not therefore stand for re-election as a Member of Parliament. WSC adds that he will recommend Balfour for a peerage. Carbon typescript.

Dates: 20 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/138B/206
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Lord Cecil of Chelwood concerning Cecil's recommendation that Frank Raffety and Mr C Plaistowe should receive honours for "industrial co-partnership". Unsigned carbon.

Dates: 12 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/138B/208
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Copy of a letter from WSC to Sir James Lithgow marked "personal and confidential" informing him that he intends to recommend to King [George VI] that Lithgow be made a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours list and asking him to confirm that "this would be agreeable." Unsigned carbon.

Dates: 16 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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