Found in 145 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from T H Deakin, mining engineer (Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire) to WSC arguing that Labour will gain votes through some people being "gulled" by their apparent moderation and through the extension of votes to women of 21 years of age and above, a measure which WSC should urge Liberal leaders to oppose with the Conservatives.
Letter from Walter McLaren (45 Ashley Gardens, [London]) to WSC urging him not to go back on his support for women's suffrage.
Letter from [WSC] (Colonial Office) to [? a suffragette] on the means of debating the issue of women's suffrage. Draft in the hand of Annette Anning.
Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (en route for Castle Howard, York) to WSC apologising for her importunate behaviour but stressing her commitment to women's rights and hoping for WSC's support.
Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (Pudsey, [Yorkshire]) to WSC disassociating herself from the "rowdyism" of the Women's Freedom League and describing the gloomy prospects for the Liberals in the Pudsey by-election. Refers to a sermon by a High Church parson on the need to carry the Athanasian creed to the blacks of central Africa.
Letter from Rosalind Carlisle (1 Palace Green, Kensington, [London]) stating that she cannot see WSC at the suggested time as she is involved with a meeting with the Liberal Women's Suffrage Committee of MPs.
Letter from Harold Tennant MP (Brooks's, St James's Street, [London]) to WSC suggesting he speak at the Liberal Colonial Club either on the hollowness of the claim that Tariff Reform would be a cure for unemployment, or women's suffrage, or colonial preference in relation to foodstuffs.
Letter from Margot Asquith [later Lady Oxford and Asquith] (Archerfield House, Dirleton, [East Lothian], Scotland) to WSC enclosing an earlier letter of her's to WSC [see CHAR 2/36/39] and reporting that she has been cheered by the good reports she has received about Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith]. Refers to David Lloyd George's speech [?about women's suffrage].
Letter from J W S Callie, secretary of the Financial Reform Association (18 Hackins Hey, Liverpool) to Eliot Crawshay Williams enclosing copies of the Financial Reformer [see CHAR 2/38/18-19] and describing the history and policy of the Association. Refers to the Association's efforts to exclude suffragettes from the forthcoming meeting in Kensington, [London]. Signed typescript.
Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (1 Palace Green, Kensington, [London]) to WSC asking whether it is true that he will not vote for the Reform and Suffrage Bill.
Letter from Lady Dorothy Howard (Naworth Castle, Carlisle, [Cumberland]) to WSC complaining that the campaigning for women's suffrage by the Women's Liberal Federation is being hampered by party leaders instructing candidates to shun the issue. Asks WSC to help remedy the situation.
Letter from Herbert Gladstone [later Lord Gladstone], to WSC defending his (Gladstone's) policy on the suffragettes when he was Home Secretary in response to implied criticisms in a reported statement by WSC.
Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (Rust-en-Vrede, Muizenberg, Cape Town, [South Africa]) to WSC reporting that he nearly died from a heart attack, criticising Lady Simon for supporting the natives in South Africa and opposing the granting of votes to women.
Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" warning that if Britain gives up Egypt she will also lose India, criticising the granting of votes to women under thirty, the taking of men's jobs by women, the payment of war debts to the United States, and Stanley Baldwin, and calling for the return to government of David Lloyd George. Copy sent with CHAR 2/157/8A.
Draft letter from WSC to Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour] in reply to his criticisms [see CHAR 12/9/15-16] of WSC's interference with the discretion of magistrates and the treatment of those involved with suffrage demonstrations [in November 1910]. Typescript signed and annotated by WSC.
Letter from Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour](49 Mount Street, London) to Sidney Harris [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] criticising Home Office circulars to magistrates; WSC's interference with the discretion of magistrates; and the treatment of those involved with suffrage demonstrations [in November 1910]. Signed typescript.
Letter from Augustine Birrell (Irish Office, Old Queen Street [London]) to WSC concerning the prosecution of two women [suffragettes] who attacked him in November . He says that he does not wish them to be prosecuted in view of the publicity which a public trial would attract. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/9/52.
Copy notes of evidence given at Bow Street Police Court [London] at the hearing of Hugh Franklin, a supporter of women's suffrage, who was charged with unlawfully assaulting WSC on 26 November 1910. Includes transcriptions of evidence given by Joseph Sandercock, Edward Parker, WSC, Edward Marsh and Hugh Franklin. Manuscript. Covering letter at CHAR 12/9/60.
Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Sir Charles Mathews [Director of Public Prosecutions] enclosing newspaper cuttings from the Times [see CHAR 12/9/92]. He reports that WSC would like to know whether Christabel Pankhurst or the Times could be prosecuted for criminal libel. Signed manuscript.