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

Reference code: CHAR 2/19

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Date: 03 Jul 1893 - 06 Jun 1906

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CHAR 2/19/1 Letter from the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC on the capacity of the hall to be used for the meeting at Bromsgrove [Worcestershire]. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC: "ask F.T. Union whether Lord Lytton and Mr Guest would not do. I recommend asking both together.". 01 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/2 Letter from Joseph Dobbie (21 Hill Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) on the possibility of WSC or another Unionist Free Trader speaking at Ayr. 02 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/3 Letter from the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a Free Trade meeting at Weston-super-Mare [Somerset]. Signed typescript. 03 Jan 1905
CHAR 2/19/4 Letter from Tewnan Thompson, secretary of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland (3 Kildare Place, Dublin), to WSC (Gopsall, Atherstone, Leicestershire) on arrangements for WSC's speech at the Rotunda, Dublin. 03 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/5 Letter from James Matson, secretary and treasurer of the Young Scots Society (1 Bruntsfield Terrace, Edinburgh, [Scotland]), to WSC asking for a photograph of WSC to publish in the Society's monthly magazine. Annotated in shorthand. 04 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/6 Letter from G W Longman, secretary of the Battersea Labour League (455 Battersea Park Road, [London]), to WSC asking him to give an address to the League on the fiscal question. Annotated by WSC: "regret". 05 Jan 1903
CHAR 2/19/7 Letter from Walter T Williams, secretary of the Cardiff and Disrict Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC accepting WSC's offer to address a meeting in Cardiff with Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood]. Annotated by WSC: "ansd by me". 05 Jan 1903
CHAR 2/19/8 Letter from H J Tozer (Passmore Edwards Settlement, Tavistock Place, [London]) to WSC inviting him to open a debate at the Settlement on the fiscal question. Annotated by WSC declining invitation. 05 Jan 1903
CHAR 2/19/9 Letter from J R M Phie, secretary of the Hampden Literary and Debating Society (Hampden Residential Club, Phoenix Street, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to invite Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] to open a debate at the Society on the War Commissioners' Report. Annotated by WSC asking them to approach Guest direct. 06 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/10 Letter from A M Patrick, secretary of the United Co- operative Educational Commitee (18 Green Lane Terrace, Kettering, [Northamptonshire]) asking him to address a meeting in Kettering on the fiscal question. Annotated by WSC: "regret: but shall ask Mr Ivor Guest". 06 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/11-12 Letter from John Gulland, organising secretary for Scotland of the Cobden Club (5 South Oxford Street, Edinburgh), to WSC asking him to invite Lord Goschen to attend a Club dinner in Edinburgh. Annotated by WSC that he has complied with the request. 08 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/13 Letter from E S Perkins, secretary of the Gladstone Liberal Working Men's Club and Institute (52 and 54 Shaftesbury Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, [Wales]) to WSC asking him to address a meeting at Newport on the fiscal question. Signed typescript. Annotated by WSC declining request. 09 Jan 1903
CHAR 2/19/14 Letter from Sir James Woodhouse (Brough House, Brough, East Yorkshire) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to address a Free Trade meeting at Huddersfield. Signed typescript. 09 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/15 Letter from Henry Hunt, secretary of the Corinthian Club (12 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin, [Ireland]) to WSC inviting him to a club dinner. 11 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/16 Letter from A N Patrick, secretary of the United Co- operative Educational Committee (18 Green Lane Terrace, Kettering, [Northamptonshire]) to Annette Anning requesting that WSC re-consider his decision to decline the Commitee's invitation. 12 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/17 Letter from James Ineson, secretary of the Batley Chamber of Commerce [Yorkshire], to WSC inviting him to attend the Chamber's annual dinner. 12 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/18 Letter from Albert H Wilkerson, secretary of the Young Britons' Society (106 Priory Park Road, Kilburn, [London]), to WSC asking him to reconsider his decision not to become the Society's president. Annotated summary reply by WSC. 12 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/19 Letter from Albert H Wilkerson, secretary of the Young Britons' Society (106 Priory Park Road, Kilburn, [London]), to WSC inviting him to become the Society's president. 04 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/20 Letter from David B Robertson, secretary of the Glasgow South Suburban branch of the Young Scots Society (Sunnyside, Ravenswood Drive, Shawlands, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting. Annotated by WSC: "regret engaged". 14 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/21 Letter from Henry H Haldinstein, Liberal candidate for Grimsby [Yorkshire] (17 Montagu Square, [London]), to WSC asking him to address a Free Trade meeting in Grimsby. Annotated by WSC declining the invitation but suggesting John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] might accept. 14 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/22 Letter from Walter T Williams, secretary of the Cardiff and District Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC on arrangements for the meeting to be addressed by WSC and Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood]. 16 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/23 Letter from Henry Haldinstein, Liberal candidate for Grimsby [Yorkshire] (17 Montagu Square, [London]), to WSC asking him to invite John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] to address a Free Trade meeting in Grimsby. 17 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/24 Letter from J E Asquith, secretary of the Stratford-on-Avon Liberal Association (Rose Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, [Warwickshire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a meeting. 18 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/25 Letter from Joseph Dobbie (15 Wellington Square, Ayr, [Scotland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to support Dobbie's Free Trade candidature with a speech or a letter. Signed typescript. 18 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/26-27 Letter from Frank Calvert, chairman of a committee of representatives of the Preston cotton trade and of the Preston Conservative Club (Ashton Park, Preston, [Lancashire]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting on the fiscal question. Signed typescript. 23 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/28 Letter from Frank Calvert, chairman of the Preston Conservative Club (Ashton Park, Preston, [Lancashire]), to WSC forwarding an invitation to address a meeting in Preston and referring to his (Calvert's) refusal to renominate the town's two Chamberlainite MPs. 24 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/29 Letter from Captain Leslie Renton (Great Brington, Northampton) to WSC asking him to join Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron and 1st viscount)] in addressing a Free Trade meeting in Gainsborough [Lincolnshire]. 24 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/30 Letter from Richard J Childs, secretary and registration agent of the West Herts Liberal Association (87 High Street, Watford, [Hertfordshire]), to WSC asking him to address a meeting in Watford on the fiscal question. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 25 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/31 Letter from Frank Calvert, chairman of a committee of representatives of the Preston cotton trade and of the Preston Conservative Club (Ashton Park, Preston, [Lancashire]), to WSC on arrangements for WSC's forthcoming address in the town. 28 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/32 Letter from J Bamford Slack (Arkley Lawn, Arkley, Hertfordshire) to WSC asking him to give an address in St Albans [Hertfordshire] on Free Trade. 30 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/33 Letter from Maurice Kemp Welch of the Weybridge Free Trade League (Parkstone, Weybridge, [Surrey]), to WSC asking him and Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] to address them on the fiscal question. Annotated in shorthand. 31 Jan 1904
CHAR 2/19/34 Letter from Tom Penrose, Liberal agent (125 Cavendish Street, Barrow-in-Furness, [Lancashire]), to WSC inviting him to a meeting in Barrow on the fiscal question. Annotated in shorthand. 02 Feb 1904
CHAR 2/19/35 Letter from R Bennett (Hertford College, Oxford) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Bicester [Oxfordshire] on Free Trade. 13 Feb 1904
CHAR 2/19/36 Letter from Alfred Frazer (39 Stanwell Road, Penarth, [Glamorgan, Wales]) to WSC on Lord George Hamilton's wish to have Ivor Guest [later Lord Ashby St Ledgers and Lord Wimborne (2nd baron, 1st viscount)] join him (Hamilton) at the forthcoming Cardiff Free Trade League meeting and the increasing support for Guest as candidate for Cardiff. Invites WSC to speak at Penarth. 03 Feb 1904
CHAR 2/19/37 Letter from Frank Hollins (Greyfriars, Preston, [Lancashire]) to WSC on arrangements for the meeting in Preston. 22 Feb 1904
CHAR 2/19/38 Letter from Thomas Robinson, secretary of the London District Council of the Postmen's Federation (27 Portland Road, Notting Hill, London) to WSC asking him to preside at a meeting of the Council to consider the fiscal question as it effects civil servants. Annotated by WSC: "ask him to call upon me at the House" and "important - keep". 23 Feb 1904
CHAR 2/19/39-40 Letter from George J H Northcroft, organising secretary of the Garden City Association (345 Birkbeck Bank Chambers, Holborn, London) to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a meeting in Leicester. Signed typescript. 21 Mar 1904
CHAR 2/19/41 Letter from "one who admires your pluck and independence" (Dudley, [Worcestershire]) to WSC inviting him to give the presidential address at the Dudley Institute. 02 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/42 Letter from Herbert Samuel (88 Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, [London]) to WSC soliciting his support for an association advocating the reform of abuses in the Congo Free State. Signed typescript. 06 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/43 Letter from F Herbert Stead, warden of the Robert Browning Settlement Incorporated, Walworth, London (29 Grosvenor Park, [London]), to WSC congratulating him on the unopposed return of John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] for the Isle of Wight. Signed typescript. 07 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/44 Letter from W B Dean (22 Elm Road, Crumpsall, Manchester) to WSC enclosing a cutting [not present] on WSC and praising his efforts on behalf of the working classes. 08 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/45 Letter from R Bruce-Hardy, lawyer (Cape Times Buildings, Church Street, Cape Town, [South Africa]), to WSC asking him to try to secure the release from gaol of Lieutenant G R Witton. 12 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/46 Printed circular form R Bruce-Hardy and Herbert Easton (Cape Town, South Africa) soliciting donations to fund the campaign to secure the release from gaol of Lieutenant G R Witton. 1904
CHAR 2/19/47 Reprint from newspaper: affidavits and letters relating to the case of Lieutenant G R Witton. [Duplicate filed separately at folio 153]. 1904
CHAR 2/19/48 Letter from Alfred McConnell, secretary of the Wolverhampton West Liberal Association (28 Avondale Road, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire]) to WSC on arrangements for a meeting to be addressed by WSC. 13 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/49 Letter from William Finemore, secretary of the Birmingham Liberal Association (Coleridge Chambers, Corporation Street, Birmingham) to WSC giving reasons why WSC should stand for Central Birmingham against Joseph Chamberlain. 13 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/50 Letter from Archibald Grove (Wharncliffe, Chorleywood, [Hertfordshire]) to WSC on arrangements for a meeting in either Daventry, Towcester [both Northamptonshire] or ?Bradley. 18 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/51 Letter from G H Perris, secretary of the Cobden Club (28 Victoria Street, London) to WSC on the forthcoming meeting at the Alexandra Palace to mark the Cobden Centenary. Signed typescript. 20 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/52-53 Letter from John Gulland, secretary of the Scottish Committee of the Cobden Club (5 South Oxford Street, Edinburgh) to WSC inviting him to take part in meetings in Scotland to mark the Cobden Centenary. Annotated in shorthand. 21 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/54 Letter from A J Hodgetts (54 Pinner Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire) to WSC commiserating with him on his recent break down [his memory lapse whilst speaking in the House of Commons on Trade Union and Trade Disputes Bill]. 23 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/55 Letter from John Gunn, surgeon (Luss, Dumbartonshire, [Scotland]), to WSC praising him and attacking his critics, but also advising him [with reference to his recent lapse of memory in the House of Commons] to slow down the pace of his activity. 23 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/56 Letter from Hartman Morgan (Holly Terrace House, Holly Hill, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC announcing his intention of writing temporarily for the Manchester Guardian and referring to WSC's possible consultation of him on certain aspects of the fiscal question. 23 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/57 Letter from Stanley Udall of the Free Trade Union to WSC repeating his request that WSC address a meeting in Ramsgate [Kent]. Annotated in shorthand. 26 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/58-59 Letter from Edward B McNaughton, secretary of the Bo'ness branch of the Young Scots Society (George Terrace, Bo'ness, [West Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC asking him to address a meeting in Bo'ness held to celebrate the Cobden Centenary. Describes economic activities in the town. Annotated declining invitation. 27 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/60 Letter from H G Spicer (19 New Bridge Street, London) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to name a date when he can address the men of Whitefield's Mission and expressing the view that John Seely [later Lord Mottistone] will be a good candidate for South St Pancras. Signed typescript. 27 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/61 Letter from A J Montefiore-Brice, chairman of the Westminster Branch of the Liberal League (4 Artillery Mansions, [London]), to WSC asking for WSC's help in his attempt to get George Goschen accepted as the Free Trade candidate for the constituency. 30 Apr [1904]
CHAR 2/19/62 Letter from G N Astle, a member of the North-West Manchester Liberal Federation (26 Carmon Street, Manchester) to WSC (House of Commons) asking for his views on Chinese labour in South Africa. Annotated in shorthand. 30 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/63 Letter from T G Arnold, secretary of the Royal Arsenal Co- operative Society Ltd (147 Powis Street, Woolwich, [London]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking him to address a meeting of the society. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 30 Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/64 Letter from T R Luke, honorary secretary and treasurer of the Westminster Branch of the Liberal League (39 Catherine Street, [London]), to WSC asking for a meeting to discuss the parliamentary representation of the borough of Westminster. Apr 1904
CHAR 2/19/65-66 Letter from William Pollard Digby (Trafalgar Buildings, Charing Cross, London) to WSC (House of Commons) asking him to attend a meeting at which Digby is to read a paper on trade statistics. Signed typescript. 03 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/67-68 Letter from Clifford Deane (17 Fairlight Avenue, Harlesden, London) to WSC on loss of memory arising from ill health. Signed typescript annotated by Deane and in shorthand. 04 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/69 Letter from H J Emrys, secretary of Cheetham Cambrians Cricket Club (670 Rochdale Road, Manchester), to WSC (House of Commons) soliciting a donation to club funds. 05 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/70 Letter from Rev D R Fotheringham, secretary of the Church of England Liberal and Progressive Union (Alder House, 72a Victoria Park Road, [London]), to WSC drawing his attention to the Union. Annotated in shorthand. 05 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/71 Letter from George Kingsbury (1 Elm Court, Temple, [London]) to WSC (House of Commons) asking for a ticket for the "fiscal debate" in the House of Commons [on the Finance Bill (Ireland)]. 06 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/72 Letter from George C Kingsbury (1 Elm Court, Temple, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) on a ticket for a House of Commons debate. 08 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/73 Letter from Rev D R Fotheringham, secretary of the Church of England Liberal and Progressive Union (Alder House, 72a Victoria Park Road, [London]) to WSC asking him to address the Union. 08 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/74 Letter from James Johnston, secretary of the Manchester and Salford Practical and Recreative Evening Classes Committee and chairman of the council of the Working Mens' Clubs Association (14 Fennel Street, Manchester), to WSC asking him to address a meeting of the Committee and Association. 2 papers Annotated in shorthand. 09 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/75 Letter from R L Thompson (Fern Cottage, Burns Street, Northampton) to WSC asking whether he intends to join the "Liberal and Radical party". Annotated in shorthand. 09 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/76 Letter from H G Spicer (19 New Bridge Street, London) to WSC on a date for WSC's address in Tottenham Court Road and on tickets for the Cobden Centenary Celebration at the Alexandra Palace. Signed typescript. 11 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/77 Letter from Edmund Verney, secretary of the North Bucks Liberal Association (Midland Hotel, Manchester), to WSC inviting him to the Association's annual demonstration in Bletchley Park, [Buckinghamshire]. 13 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/78 Letter from G M Macfarlane, president of the Margate Liberal Association (Severn House, Dalby Square, Cliftonville, Margate, [Kent]) to WSC asking whether he would be willing to address a Free Trade demonstration in East Kent. Annotated: "no". 14 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/79 Letter from William Watson, secretary of the Windsor and District Liberal Club (19 Peascod Street, Windsor, [Berkshire]), to WSC asking him to address a Free Trade demonstration in Windsor. Annotated: "no". 16 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/80 Letter from F A Parker, secretary of the Eccles Borough Band of Hope and Temperance Union (7 Poplar Road, Monton, [Lancashire]) to WSC asking him to present a petition against the Licensing Bill to the House of Commons. 17 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/81 Letter from Peter Struthers, secretary of the Glasgow branch of the Young Scots' Society (Peveril, Buchanan Drive Cambuslang, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a meeting in Glasgow. Annotated in shorthand. 26 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/82 Letter from Alexander Brown, secretary of the Bazaar Committee of the Glasgow University Liberal Club (8 Bute Gardens, Glasgow, [Scotland]) inviting him to open the club's fund-raising bazaar. 26 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/83 Letter from Frederick Horne (Hinnington, Shifnal, [Shropshire]) inviting him to address a meeting in Ludlow. 31 May 1904
CHAR 2/19/84 Letter from T H Richards, secretary of the Helston District Liberal Association (47 Godolphin Road, [Helston, Cornwall]), to WSC inviting him to address a demonstration in the Truro Helston division [of Cornwall]. Annotated by WSC: "regret impossible". 04 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/85 Letter from J H Lee, secretary and registration agent of the Thornbury Division Liberal Association (11 Small Street, Bristol), to WSC inviting him to address a Free Trade demonstration at Kingswood, [Gloucestershire]. Annotated by WSC: "regret impossible". 04 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/86 Letter from Percy M Williams, secretary of the Merthyr Liberal Association ("Tyst" Office, Merthyr, [Glamorgan, Wales]), to WSC inviting him to deliver an address in Merthyr. Annotated in shorthand. 06 Jun 1906
CHAR 2/19/87 Letter from John Powell, secretary of the Taff and Cynon District of the South Wales Miners' Federation (1 Miskin Cottage, Mountain Ash, [Glamorgan, Wales]), to WSC (House of Commons) inviting him to address a miners' demonstration in Mountain Ash and enclosing the resolution to be submitted there. See CHAR 2/19/88. 07 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/88 Printed resolution to be submitted to the annual demonstration of the South Wales Miners' Federation. Sent with CHAR 2/19/87. Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/89 Letter from Malcolm Kincaid-Smith (48 Westminster Palace Gardens, Victoria Street, [London]) to WSC asking him to help with Smith's candidature for Stratford-on-Avon [Warwickshire]. 07 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/90 Letter from Hugh Morris, secretary of the Eisteddfod Gadeiriol Corwen (Cesail-y-Berwyn, Corwen, [Merionethsire, Wales]) to WSC inviting him to preside at one of the Eisteddfod meetings. 09 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/91 Letter from G H Perris, secretary of the Cobden Club (28 Victoria Street, London) to WSC thanking him for his speech at the Alexandra Palace and asking him to revise and expand a report of it. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 10 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/92 Letter from John Kempster, director of the Hyde Park Demonstration against the Government Licensing Bill (Broad Sanctuary Chambers, 20 Tothill Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address the demonstration. Signed typescript. Annotated: "I have said no". 10 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/93 Letter from Thomas Kerr, honorary secretary of the Paisley Liberal Club (12 High Street, Paisley, [Renfrewshire, Scotland]) to WSC (House of Commons) inviting him to address a meeting in Paisley. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 10 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/94 Letter from Herbert Vivian (Blenheim Club, 12 St James's Square, [London]) to WSC asking him to fix a date for a meeting at Deptford and reporting that the Labour people there are angry at Vivian's adoption by the Liberals. Annotated in shorthand. 13 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/95 Letter from William Barton, a director of the Manchester Athenaeum (53 George Street, Manchester), to WSC asking whether he would be willing to give a lecture. Annotated in shorthand. 13 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/96 Letter from Robert Hay, secetary of the Dunfermline branch of the Young Scots' Society (9a Pilmuir Street, Dunfermline, [Fifeshire, Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Dunfermline. 14 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/97 Letter from Richard J Childs, secretary and registration agent of the West Herts Liberal Association (87 High Street, Watford, [Hertfordshire]), to WSC inviting him to address a Free Trade meeting in Watford. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 14 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/98 Letter from Thomas Wiles (5 Aubrey Road, Holland Park, [London]) to WSC asking him to address a Free Trade meeting in South Islington, the division which Wiles is contesting as a Free Trade candidate. Annotated by WSC: "no - express regret". 19 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/99 Letter from Hugh Berrie, treasurer of the West of Scotland District of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners (15 Reidvale Street, Glasgow) to WSC, asking him to preside at their annual festival and enclosing a copy of a letter written on behalf of Lord Randolph Churchill. See CHAR 2/19/100. 21 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/100 Copies of letters from H J Hulse (50 Grosvenor Square, [London]) to Hugh Berrie informing him that Lord Randolph Churchill is unable to meet members of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners in Glasgow, [Scotland]. Sent with CHAR 2/19/99. 03 Jul 1893-03 Aug 1893
CHAR 2/19/101 Letter from Peter Struthers, secretary of the Glasgow Branch of the Young Scots' Society (Peveril, Buchanan Drive, Cambuslang, [Glasgow, Scotland]), to WSC renewing the invitation to WSC to address a meeting in St Andrew's Hall, Glasgow. 21 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/102 Letter from L T Hobhouse, secretary of the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London), to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking whether he is able to attend one of the demonstrations being held by the South Oxfordshire Liberal Association. Signed typescript. 23 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/103 Letter from Alexander Brown, secretary of the Bazaar Committee of Glasgow University Liberal Club (8 Bute Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC renewing the invitation to WSC to open the club's bazaar. 23 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/104 Letter from John Dodson, secretary and agent of the Dudley Liberal Club [Worcestershire], to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address a meeting in Dudley "to expose the doctrines of Birmingham". Annotated in shorthand. 27 Jun 1904
CHAR 2/19/105 Letter from Henry H Robson, secretary of the Waterloo Liberal Association, Southport Division (4 Orford Road, Waterloo, [Lancashire]) to WSC (House of Commons) inviting him to address a meeting of Waterloo and Seaforth electors and outlining the local political situation. Annotated: "no". 01 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/106 Letter from John H Wilson, secretary of the Ayr Branch of the Young Scots' Society (50 John Street, Ayr, [Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Ayr. Annotated: "no?". 04 Jul 1905
CHAR 2/19/107 Letter from Malcolm Kincaid Smith (Aldingbourne House, Chichester, [Sussex]) to WSC on the date for the Stratford-on-Avon [Warwickshire] meeting. 04 Jul [1904]
CHAR 2/19/108 Letter from Matthew Robertson, secretary of the Rutherglen Young Scots' Society (30 Farmeloun Road, Rutherglen, [Lanarkshire, Scotland]; notepaper of the Kilmarnock Burghs' Liberal Association), to WSC inviting him to address a Free Trade meeting in Rutherglen. Annotated: "no". 06 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/109 Letter from John L Love, secretary of the Kirkcaldy Young Scots' Society (4 Bennochy Terrace, Kirkcaldy, [Fife, Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Kirkcaldy. 08 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/110 Letter from W Webster, secretary of the Western Organising Committee of the Scottish Liberal Association (Merchants' House Buildings, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Glasgow. Signed typescript. 12 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/111 Letter from Joseph G Sleigh, assistant honorary secretary of the League of Young Liberals (New Reform Club, Adelphi Terrace, [London]), to WSC inviting him to give an address on the "alien question". Signed typescript. Annotated: "no". 13 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/112 Letter from Peter Struthers, secretary of the Glasgow branch of the Young Scots' Society (Peveril, Buchanan Drive, Cambuslang, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC repeating the invitation to WSC to address a meeting in St Andrew's Hall, Glasgow. Annotated in shorthand. 13 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/113 Letter from Hugh Berrie, treasurer of the West of Scotland District of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners (155 Reidvale Street, Glasgow), to WSC on arrangements for a possible political speech by WSC in Glasgow. 13 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/114 Letter from John L Love, secretary of the Kirkcaldy Young Scots' Society (4 Bennochy Terrace, Kirkcaldy, [Fife, Scotland]), to WSC thanking him for his reply. 13 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/115 Letter from Rev G Arbuthnot (The Vicarage, Stratford-on- Avon, [Warwickshire]) to WSC offering him hospitality during his visit to Stratford. Arbuthnot has withdrawn his support from the Government over the Licensing Bill, and he thinks that Malcolm Kincaid Smith's chances of being returned have increased as a result of the present member declaring himself a Chamberlainite. Signed typescript. 14 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/116 Letter from William Webster, secretary of the Western Organising Committee of the Scottish Liberal Association (Merchants' House Buildings, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) thanking him for agreeing to come to Glasgow. Signed typescript. 14 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/117 Letter from William Webster, secretary of the Western Organising Committee of the Scottish Liberal Federation (Merchants' House Buildings, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) on WSC's engagements with the Glasgow University Liberal Club and the Ancient Free Gardeners, and his address in St Andrew's Hall. Signed typescript. 14 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/118 Letter from Stanley Udall of the Free Trade Union to WSC on arrangements for the meeting to be addressed by WSC in Oswestry [Shropshire]. 15 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/119 Letter from Hugh Berrie, treasurer of the West of Scotland District of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners (155 Reidvale Street, Glasgow), to WSC on arrangements for the Order's annual social gathering, at which WSC is to preside. 16 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/120 Letter from Joseph King, secretary of the Guildford Liberal Association (Sandhouse, Witley, Surrey), to WSC inviting him to address a "United Demonstration" at Guildford. Signed typescript. 18 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/121 Letter from Theodore Taylor (Raven Hotel, Shrewsbury, [Shropshire]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting on Free Trade and Chinese labour at Radcliffe near Manchester. 20 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/122 Letter from John Whitfield, secretary of the Scarborough Liberal Association (Adelphi Chambers, Scarborough, [Yorkshire]) to WSC (House of Commons) inviting him to address a meeting in Scarborough. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 20 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/123 Letter form Solomon Levy, president of the Young Men's Zionist Association (69 West Derby Street, Liverpool), to WSC (House of Commons) inviting him to preside at an Association meeting and describing the Zionists' aspirations. 20 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/124 Letter from W Wood, honorary secretary of the Edinburgh Young Scots' Society (18 Lorne Street, Leith, [Edinburgh, Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Edinburgh. Signed typescript. 20 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/125 Letter from Thomas Kerr, secretary of the Paisley Liberal Club (12 High Street, Paisley, [Renfrewshire, Scotland]), to WSC repeating invitation to address a meeting in Paisley. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 21 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/126 Letter from S T Pike, organizing secretary and registration agent of the East Dorset Liberal Association (Wimborne), to WSC asking for his views for publication on the present political situation, especially the fiscal question. Typescript. 23 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/127 Letter from Hugh Berrie, treasurer of the West of Scotland District of the British Order of Ancient Free Gardeners (155 Reidvale Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) offering to send further information about the Order. Annotated in shorthand. 24 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/128 Letter from Daniel Fisher, secretary of the Greenock Young Scots' Society (3 Bawhirley Road, Greenock, [Renfrewshire, Scotland]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Greenock. 26 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/129 Letter from George Muff (64 Jacob Street, Bradford, [Yorkshire]) to WSC praising his political conduct and inviting him to address a meeting in Bradford. 26 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/130-131 Letter from Ernest H Lamb (West Cliff Hotel, Folkestone, [Kent]) to WSC inviting him, at the suggestion of the Home Counties Liberal Federation, to address a meeting in Rochester in reply to Joseph Chamberlain. Annotated in shorthand. 27 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/132 Letter from Halley Stewart (Wardown, Luton, Bedfordshire) to WSC inviting him on behalf of the Greenock Liberals to address a meeting at Greenock [Renfrewshire, Scotland]. Annotated in shorthand. 27 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/133 Letter from William Webster, secretary of the Western Organising Committee of the Scottish Liberal Association (Merchants' House Buildings, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, [Scotland]), to WSC on the forthcoming meeting in Glasgow to be addressed by WSC. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 27 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/134 Letter from W A Renton, honorary secretary of the Markham Square Mutual Improvement Society, Chelsea (12 Quarrendon Street, Fulham, [London]), to WSC inviting him to address the Society. Annotated: "no". 28 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/135 Letter from A Cecil Beck (The How, St Ives, Huntingdonshire) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting at Wisbech [Cambridgeshire]. 31 Jul 1904
CHAR 2/19/136 Letter from Ernest H Lamb (37 King William Street, London Bridge) to WSC inviting him on behalf of the Rochester Liberal Association to address a meeting in Rocheseter [Kent] after his return from the United States. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 02 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/137 Letter from E N Bennett (Hertford College, Oxford) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting at Woodstock, Bicester, Witney or Burford [all Oxfordshire]. 03 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/138 Letter from Walter T Williams, secretary of the Cardiff and District Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) inviting him to address meetings at Cardiff and Merthyr [Glamorgan], where support for Tariff Reform is strong. Signed typescript. Annotated in shorthand. 04 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/139 Letter from Rev W C Trevelyan Parker, secretary of the Harwich Division Liberal Association (First Avenue, Dovercourt, Essex), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in the Division to counter Joseph Chamberlain's forthcoming campaign. Annotated in shorthand. 08 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/140 Letter from J Herbert Lewis (House of Commons) to WSC on arrangements for the meeting in Rhyl [Flintshire, Wales]. 09 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/141 Letter from Alfred McConnell, secretary of the Wolverhampton West Liberal Association (28 Avondale Road, [Wolverhampton, Staffordshire]), to WSC asking him to fix a date for a meeting in Wolverhampton. Annotated in shorthand. 09 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/142 Letter from Merlin Lloyd, president, and Fred H Ellis, secretary, of the Gateshead Junior Liberal Association (11 Queen's Terrace, Gateshead, [County Durham]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Gateshead. Signed typescript. 11 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/143 Letter from F G Churchard, secretary of the Westbourne Park PSA Brotherhood (82 Keslake Road, Kensal Rise, [London]), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting of the Brotherhood. 11 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/144 Letter from J Fergus Smith (Torwoodlee, Meols, Hoylake, [Cheshire]) to WSC inviting him to address a garden party held in support of the Liberal candidate for the Wirral Division [of Cheshire]. 13 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/145 Letter from A E W Hazel, Liberal and Free Trade candidate for West Bromwich (Victoria Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire), to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in West Bromwich. Annotated in shorthand. 13 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/146 Letter from Merlin Lloyd, president of the Gateshead Junior Liberal Association (10 West Street, Gateshead, [County Durham]), to WSC repeating invitation to address a meeting. Signed typescript. 13 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/147 Letter from J D Reece (17 Pall Mall, [London]. Notepaper: Gregynog, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, [Wales]) to WSC inviting him address to a meeting in Reece's area. 14 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/148 Letter from Walter T Williams, secretary of the Cardiff and District Free Trade League (17 Working Street, Cardiff, [Wales]), to WSC on arrangements for the Cardiff meeting and the possibility of WSC also addressing a meeting in Merthyr [Glamorgan]. Signed typescript. 19 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/149 Letter from A M S Methuen (New Place, Haslemere, [Hampshire]) inviting him to address a meeting in Haslemere. Annotated by WSC: "declined". 24 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/150 Letter from Charles Prescott (The Old Vicarage, St Stephen's, Canterbury, [Kent]) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Deal and claiming that there is a revival of Liberalism in Kent. Annotated by WSC: "conditional half promise for December". 26 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/151 Letter from H Mackinnon, president, and Donald Grant, secretary, of the Buteshire Liberal Association (20 Castlehill Street, Rothesay, [Buteshire, Scotland]), to WSC (35a Great Cumberland Place, London) inviting him to address a meeting of Liberals in Rothesay. Annotated in shorthand. 27 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/152 Letter from Edmund Lamb (Border Wood, Liphook, Hampshire) to WSC inviting him to address a meeting in Leominster [Herefordshire]. Annotated by WSC: "declined". 31 Aug 1904
CHAR 2/19/153 Duplicate reprint from newspaper: affidavits and letters relating to the case of Lieutenant G R Witton. 1904