Public and Political: General: Invitations to meetings and associated correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 2/12

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CHAR 2/12/1 Letter from Andrew Hogg to WSC, invitation to address Edinburgh Conservative Working Men's Association. 07 Feb 1903
CHAR 2/12/2 Letter from Richard W. Middleton, Conservative Central Office, to WSC, advising him against speaking to Edinburgh Conservative Working Men's Association as they had little local influence. 17 Feb 1903
CHAR 2/12/3 Letter from Canon Basil Wilberforce to WSC, thanks for agreeing to speak at meeting in favour of appointing women as Guardians of the Poor. 30 Apr 1903
CHAR 2/12/4-5 Letter from George Carslake Thompson to WSC, invitation to address Penarth and District Free Trade League. 30 Oct 1903
CHAR 2/12/6-9 Letter from WSC to Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood], on forthcoming Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham, and the progress of the free trade campaign [typescript copy, signed by WSC]. 03 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/10 Letter from Lord Robert Cecil [later Lord Cecil of Chelwood] to WSC, on forthcoming Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 06 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/11 Letter from 8th Duke of Devonshire to WSC, on forthcoming Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 08 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/12 Letter from Ernest Beckett [later 2nd Lord Grimthorpe] to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address Whitby Conservative Association [Yorkshire]. 09 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/13-14 Letter from Samuel Boden, Postal Telegraph Clerks' Association (Midland Centre) to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address the effect of Chamberlain's fiscal reforms on Government workers in his forthcoming speech in Birmingham. 10 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/15 Letter from Sir John Stirling Maxwell to WSC, regretting that he was unable to attend Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham due to prior engagement in his constituency. 10 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/16-18 Letter from J. Moore Bayley to WSC, on forthcoming Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 10 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/19 Letter from J. Moore Bayley to Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] on forthcoming Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 10 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/20 Letter from Murray Guthrie to WSC, on forthcoming Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 11 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/21 Letter from Sir Sidney Low to WSC, congratulations on success of Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 12 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/22 Letter from G.S. Pawle to WSC, congratulations on success of Unionist Free Food meeting in Birmingham. 12 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/23 Letter from P.W. Metcalfe to Ernest Beckett [later 2nd Lord Grimthorpe] on possibility of Beckett and WSC attending meeting of Halifax and District Anti-Protection Committee [Yorkshire]. 12 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/24-25 Letter from John Davies to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address Barry Fiscal Enquiry Association [Glamorgan, Wales]. 13 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/26 Letter from B.J. Dann to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address Hatcham Liberal Club [London] on the fiscal question. 14 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/27 Letter from George Carslake Thompson to WSC, regretting cancellation of address to Penarth and District Free Trade League [Glamorgan, Wales], hoping that he would be able to visit in the New Year. 18 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/28 Letter from B.J. Dann to WSC, regretting that he would be unable to address Hatcham Liberal Club [London] on the fiscal question. 18 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/29 Letter from G.S. Pawle to WSC, on possibility of him speaking at meeting in Ware [Hertfordshire] on the fiscal question. 21 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/30 Letter from Sir Vincent Caillard to WSC, stating that he would not be speaking in meeting at Oldham [Lancashire] opposing WSC's fiscal views. 21 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/31-32 Letter from P.W. Metcalfe to WSC on possibility of Ernest Beckett [later 2nd Lord Grimthorpe] and WSC attending meeting of Halifax and District Anti-Protection Committee [Yorkshire]. 19 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/33-34 Letter from the Hon. Sec. Penarth and District Free Trade League [Glamorgan, Wales] to WSC, on possibility of arranging a meeting to be addressed by prominent Unionist free traders. 23 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/35 Letter from George Carslake Thompson to WSC, on meeting of Penarth Free Trade League [Glamorgan, Wales]. 23 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/36 Letter from John Workman to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address meeting of Ulster Free Trade Union. 04 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/37-38 Letter from Unionist Free Food League to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address meeting of Streatham Habitation of the Primrose League [London]. 26 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/39 Letter from George Rhodes to WSC, on the possibility of him addressing Hatcham Liberal Club [London] on free trade. 26 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/40 Letter from 8th Duke of Devonshire to WSC, regretting that he could not promise to attend meeting in Oldham [Lancashire] without further consultation with members of the Unionist Free Food League. 27 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/41-42 Letter from James Matson to WSC, asking if he would be willing to speak at free trade demonstration organised by the Young Scots Society. 27 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/43 Letter from J. Moore Bayley to WSC, expressing regret at his treatment in Oldham [Lancashire] that week, also on the tactics of the free food campaign. 27 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/44-45 Letter from D. Montagu Mitchell to Sir John Gorst, on the success of Gorst's address to Young Scots Society on free trade, and the possibility of WSC also speaking at meeting. 30 Nov 1903
CHAR 2/12/46 Letter from 8th Duke of Devonshire to WSC, on the likelihood that a branch of the Free Food League would shortly be formed in Liverpool, confirming that he would not be speaking in Oldham. 01 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/47 Letter from John Gulland to Sir John Gorst, on the possibility of WSC addressing meeting of the Young Scots Society. 04 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/48 Letter from Sir John Gorst to WSC, on success of his address to the Young Scots Society, testifying to the impartiality of the society, and suggesting that WSC should address them. 05 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/49 Letter from James Matson to Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood], on Young Scots meetings on free trade in Edinburgh and Aberdeen [Scotland]. 05 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/50 Letter from James Matson to WSC, on Young Scots meetings on free trade in Edinburgh and Aberdeen [Scotland]. 05 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/51 Letter from Sir John Gorst to WSC, on success of his address to the Young Scots Society, testifying to the impartiality of the society, and suggesting that WSC should address them. 07 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/52 Letter from Newman Thompson to WSC, invitation to deliver Annual Public Address of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. 10 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/53 Letter from Andrew Gulland to WSC, pleasure that WSC was willing to address meeting on free trade. 16 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/54-55 Letter from E.C. Corbett to WSC, invitation to address Worcester Chamber of Commerce on the fiscal question. 10 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/56-58 Letter from Walter T. Williams to WSC, on the success of his speech in Cardiff [Wales] on the fiscal question, asking if he would be willing to address annual dinner of the Higher Grade Old Boys Club. 11 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/59-60 Letter from Newman Thompson to WSC, on arrangements for his Annual Public Address of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. 15 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/61 Letter from Edward C. Corbett to WSC, on arrangements for address to Worcester Chamber of Commerce on the fiscal question. 15 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/62 Letter from Sturnock & Morrison to WSC, invitation to address non-party meeting of free traders in Dundee [Angus, Scotland]. 16 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/63-64 Letter from Walter T. Williams to WSC, on arrangements for address to Higher Grade Old Boys' Club, Cardiff. 16 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/65 Letter from Alfred Frazer to WSC, on possibility of speaking at meeting of Penarth and District Free Trade League. 17 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/66 Letter from Edward C. Corbett to WSC, on arrangements for address to Worcester Chamber of Commerce on the fiscal question. 18 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/67 Letter from James Matson to WSC, regret that Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to not be able to attend meeting of Young Scots Society on 1 Feb. 21 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/68 Letter from D.K. Roberts to WSC, asking if he would be wiling to lecture in Ebbw Vale [annotated regret]. 21 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/69 Letter from Lionel Appleyard to WSC, invitation to debate the fiscal question with Colonel Tannett-Walker at Scarborough Law Debating Society [annotated "regret]. 21 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/70 Letter from J.R. McPhie to WSC, invitation to address Hampden Literary and Debating Society [annotated "regret, too many engagements, can I find them a speaker"]. 21 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/71 Letter from F. Herbert Stead to WSC, invitation to address Browning Club for working men of South London annotated "regret, too many engagements, can I find them a speaker". 21 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/72 Letter from Alfred M. Morgan to WSC, invitation to address Young Wales Society [annotated "regret"]. 23 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/73 Letter from Newman Thompson to WSC, on arrangements for his Annual Public Address of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. 23 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/74 Letter from A Adnams to WSC, invitation to address meeting on the fiscal question at Spilsby [Lincolnshire]. annotated "regret, too many engagements, can I find them a speaker". 24 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/75 Letter from James Matson to WSC, suggesting Leonard Courtney (Liberal Candidate for West Edinburgh) as Chairman for address to Young Scots Society. 26 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/76 Letter from Joseph Dobbie to WSC, asking him to address meeting in Ayr [Scotland] in support of free trade during By-Election campaign. 21 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/77 Letter from Newman Thompson to WSC, on arrangements for his Annual Public Address of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. 28 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/78 Letter from the Free Trade Union to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address meeting in Bromsgrove [Worcestershire]. 30 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/79 Letter from J.R. McPhie to WSC, thanks for offer to provide speaker for Hampden Literary and Debating Society. 30 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/80 Letter from F. Herbert Stead to WSC, thanks for offer to provide speaker for Browning Society, Walworth. 30 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/81 Letter from John Gulland to WSC, asking if be would be willing to address free trade meeting in Greenock [Renfrewshire, Scotland] under the auspices of the Cobden Club and the Young Scots Society. 31 Dec 1903
CHAR 2/12/82-84 Letters from John Workman to WSC, on address to Ulster Free Trade Union in Belfast [3 items]. [1903]
CHAR 2/12/85-88 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to WSC on the free trade campaign, mainly on plans for meeting in Birmingham. [Nov 1903]