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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), [Jun 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/19
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/20-21
Scope and Contents

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]

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/23
Scope and Contents

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]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/24-25
Scope and Contents

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]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/26-28
Scope and Contents

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]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/33-34
Scope and Contents

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]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/35
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/36
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/37-53
Scope and Contents

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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/47/61
Scope and Contents

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), 03 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/1-2
Scope and Contents

Letter from "Alick" [Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Grand Hotel de Genes, Genova, [Italy]) to WSC on the Government's approach to women's suffrage, [the wish of Sir Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, to be appointed one of the British members of the Imperial Commission to investigate the trade resources of the Empire], the desire of Sir Alfred Mond [later Lord Melchett] for a Government post and the possibility of his joining WSC at the Admiralty.

Dates: 03 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/9
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Curzon (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) to WSC thanking him for his letter [on women's suffrage] and asking for time to consult his friends.

Dates: 09 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/11
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Letter from Lord Curzon (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) pledging that he and his friends will not charge WSC with inconsistency or illogicality on women's suffrage but questioning his distinction between that measure and others such as Home Rule and pointing out the problems connected with a referendum. Signed typescript.

Dates: 20 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/56/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry Comyns (Local Government Board) to Edward Marsh enclosing an estimate [see CHAR 2/57/93-94] by the General Register Office of the number of persons aged 25 and over on the parliamentary electoral register for England and Wales. Signed typescript. Annotated with letter from WSC to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] asserting that the estimate shows that the restriction of the franchise to those aged 25 and over "wd not be a violent reduction, but a perfectly...
Dates: 05 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/83
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to "Alick" [Alexander Murray, the Master of Elibank, later Lord Murray of Elibank] warning that the Government (and with it the cause of Home Rule) will fall if it tries to push through women's suffrage and expressing incomprehension at David Lloyd George's opposition to a referendum on the issue. Copy in WSC's hand.

Dates: 18 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/88
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] expressing disquiet at the ardent championing of women's suffrage by Grey and David Lloyd George and urging that a referendum be held on the issue. Typescript copy.

Dates: 20 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Dec 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/90-91
Scope and Contents Letter from Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] (Archerfield House, Dirleton, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC reporting that Sir Francis Hopwood [later Lord Southborough] has declined his (Asquith's offer) and, whilst acknowledging the force of what WSC has written about the danger to the Government posed by the issue of women's suffrage, defending the Government's conduct and reserving judgement on WSC's idea of a referendum. Thinks the recent by-election results in...
Dates: 23 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/53/92
Scope and Contents

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), 03 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/52
Scope and Contents

Letter from Walter McLaren (45 Ashley Gardens, [London]) to WSC urging him not to go back on his support for women's suffrage.

Dates: 03 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/33/14-15
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 01 Feb 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Apr 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/21
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 14 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/65
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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.

Dates: 14 Jun 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 28 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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