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Suffrage

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [c 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/92
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Notes [whilst in Cabinet] by [WSC, David Lloyd George and Sir Edward Grey] on WSC's suggested voting qualifications for women.

Dates: [c 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/1
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Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC enclosing copies of documents issued by the Committee [see CHAR 2/47/2-8] and asking WSC for his general support. Mentions other leading politicians who have also been approached.

Dates: 13 Apr [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/2
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Letter to MPs from the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage explaining that the Committee have agreed that the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections can form the basis for a settlement of the issue and asking for support for their draft declaration [see CHAR 2/47/3-5]. Annotated typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/3-5
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Draft declaration by the Conciliation Commitee for Woman Suffrage advocating the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections as a measure on which all supporters of women's suffrage can agree. Typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/6-8
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Note addressed to Liberals by the Conciliation Commitee for Woman Suffrage recommending the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections as a first step to the general enfranchisement of women. Typesript annotated and signed by Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/47/1.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/9-10
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC enclosing a proof of the circular which the Committee intends to send to MPs [see CHAR 2/47/12] and pointing out that some advocates of adult suffrage have declared their support for its aims. Describes how the Committee's compromise was arrived at and urges the Government to set aside the two days necessary for its passage through the House of...
Dates: 15 Apr [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/12
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Proof of a circular from the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to MPs advocating the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections. Printed. With annotations which have been incorporated in CHAR 2/47/13.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Apr 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/13
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Circular from the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage to MPs advocating the introduction of a Private Member's Bill for the extension of the women's municipal register to parliamentary elections. Printed. With annotations. Incorporates the amendments noted on CHAR 2/47/12.

Dates: [Apr 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Apr [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/14
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Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] to WSC thanking him for giving his support to the Committee.

Dates: 21 Apr [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/15
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Letter from 2nd Lord Lytton (Knebworth House, Knebworth, [Hertfordshire]) to WSC on: his sadness [over WSC's attitude to the bill sponsored by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage]; his own personal commitment [to women's suffrage]; his struggle to achieve cross-party consensus on the issue and his desire that the current opportunity to pass a measure should not be missed.

Dates: 06 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/17
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A bill to extend the parliamentary franchise to women occupiers.

Dates: 14 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jun 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/18
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Cutting from the Daily Telegraph: claim by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage that WSC has pledged to vote in favour of their bill.

Dates: [Jun 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jun 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/19
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The "Conciliation" Bill: is it democratic? An article by Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] reprinted, with additions, from the Daily Chronicle. Sent with CHAR 2/47/22.

Dates: [Jun 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/20-21
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Telegram from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) asking for advice about the scheduling of the second reading of the bill being promoted by the Committee.

Dates: 21 Jun 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/22
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]), to WSC noting that both the supporters of adult suffrage like David Lloyd George and opponents of it are against the bill being promoted by the Committee and hoping that men like WSC and [Augustine] Birrell who want a moderate solution will say so. Believes it is vital for the Bill to be sent to a Grand Committee and cites relevant precedents. Encloses an...
Dates: 08 Jul [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/23
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Letter from Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC accusing him of treachery as a result of his opposition to the bill being promoted by the Committee.

Dates: 12 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [12 Jul 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/24-25
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] rejecting Brailsford's charge of treachery arising from his opposition to the bill being promoted by the Committee. Copy.

Dates: [12 Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/26-28
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Letter from Henry Brailsford, honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage, (32 Well Walk, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC rejecting WSC's assertion that he was not consulted about the bill being promoted by the Committee and repeating his complaint that WSC welcomed the formation of the Committee and yet vehemently opposed the bill it was formed to promote.

Dates: 13 Jul [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [14 Jul 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/33-34
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Letter from [WSC] to 2nd Lord Lytton refuting Lytton's assertion that he (WSC) was consulted in the framing of the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage and was therefore unjustified in calling it one- sided and undemocratic. Draft in WSC's hand. Typescript final version at CHAR 2/47/29-32, CHAR 2/47/54-57, and CHAR 2/47/58-60.

Dates: [14 Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/35
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Note [by WSC ?on the militant campaigners for women's suffrage]: "no one can be their friend who is not their slave: and those who are their most servile slaves are their [most] futile friends.".

Dates: [Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/36
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to 2nd Lord [Lytton] refuting what he sees as Lytton's misrepresentation of his attitude and conduct with regard to the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage. Draft in WSC's hand.

Dates: 15 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/37-53
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Memorandum by [WSC] giving a full account of his attitude and conduct with regard to the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage and answering Lord Lytton's charges that he had acted in bad faith. Typescript. Headed: "not for publication.".

Dates: 19 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Apr 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/61
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to Henry Brailsford [honorary secretary of the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage] agreeing to be quoted as welcoming the formation of the Committee and favouring the solution of the question of women's suffrage on non-party lines but expressing the wish not to be committed to a specific measure. Typescript copy. Another copy of this letter was enclosed with the original of CHAR 2/47/58-60.

Dates: 19 Apr 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/62
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Statement by 2nd Lord Lytton attacking WSC for voting against the bill promoted by the Conciliation Committee for Woman Suffrage having [allegedly] earlier declared his support for it. Typescript. Another copy of this statement was enclosed with the original of CHAR 2/47/58-60.

Dates: [Jul 1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/63
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Note to [WSC] from "GW" referring to a letter from Christabel Pankhurst of October 1909 quoting WSC as saying that he thought the campaign for women's suffrage had become a large general movement. Typescript addressed and initialled in manuscript.

Dates: 13 Jul 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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