Public and Political: General: Colonial Office appointment: Letters etc. of congratulation.

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CHAR 2/24/1 Telegram from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (29 Belgrave Square, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking WSC to come and see him. 09 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/2 Letter from John Burns to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 10 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/3 Letter from Gordon Wilson (Rotherby, Leicester,) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and enclosing a letter (not present) from a former correspondent for the Times in Mafeking, Manchuria and Central Asia. Refers to the Quorn pack hunting in the Belvoir Vale. 11 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/4 Letter from Eustace Fennies (8 Cromwell Place, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies. 11 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/5 Letter from M Greensword (Barnes, Surrey) to WSC congratulating England on WSC's appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies and predicting his rise to the top. 12 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/6 Letter from Sir John Dickson-Poynder (8 Chesterfield Gardens, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and expressing pleasure at the composition of the new government. 12 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/7 Letter from Charles Watney, lobby representative and foreign editor of the Daily Mail (Editorial Offices, 1 Carmelite House, Carmelite Street, [London]) congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and stating that the appointment will be popular with newspaper workers. 12 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/8 Telegram from [Oswald] Partington (Glossop, [Derbyshire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/9 Telegram from [J O] Andrews (Barkston Ash, [Yorkshire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on behalf of himself and the 99 Club. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/10 Telegram from Samuel Smethurst (Rochdale Road, Oldham, [Lancashire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/11 Telegram from Frederick Macmillan (Albert Square, Manchester) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/12 Telegram from [Viscount] Castlereagh (Maidstone, [Kent]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/13 Telegram from George Kemp (Rochdale, [Lancashire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/14 Telegram from Barningham, chairman, and Turnball, honorary secretary, of the Exchange Ward Liberal Committee (Corporation Street, Manchester) to WSC (105 Mount Street), congratulating him on his appointment [as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies]. Annotated by WSC expressing thanks. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/15 Telegram from Maurice Levy (Leicester) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/16 Telegram from Mason (Princess Street, Manchester) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under Secretary of State for the Colonies]. Annotated by WSC: "the novelist I think". 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/17 Telegram from Burn (Mosley Street, Manchester) to WSC (105 Mount Street) asking whether to proceed with the following day's meeting in WSC's absence. Annotated by WSC: "yes proceed if you think fit". 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/18 Telegram from Caldbeck ("Ballacolla" [Ballycolla, County Leix, Ireland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/19 Telegram from Lonsdale (South Kensington, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/20 Telegram from Harry White (Notting Hill, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and hoping that he is better. Annotated by WSC: "Thanks much better". 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/21 Telegram from Theodore Lumley (Vigo Street, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/22 Telegram from Walter Runciman ("Runciman sen")(Newcastle-upon-Tyne) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. Annotated by WSC expressing thanks. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/23 Telegram from Rufus Isaacs [later 1st Lord Reading] to WSC (Colonial Office) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/24 Telegram from J A Morris (Altrincham, [Cheshire]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/25 Telegram from J A Spender (45 Sloane Street [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and asking to be sent [WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churhill]. Annotated by WSC: "thanks - will send book". 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/26 Telegram from W Jennings (Fulham) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/27 Telegram from Fred Brierley (Mumps, Oldham, [Lancashire]) to WSC (North Mimms Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire] congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/28 Telegram from Harrop and Porter (Mosley Street, Manchester) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on behalf of the the North-West Manchester officers. Annotated by WSC expressing thanks and the hope that the officers will never regret their congratulations. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/29 Telegram from Rogers, "Deptford Demonstration Secretary" (Gracechurch Street, [London]), to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on behalf of the League of Young Liberals. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/30 Telegram from Aubrey Rees (East Cheap, [London]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on behalf of the League of Young Liberals. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/31 Telegram from Sir Alfred Jones to WSC (Colonial Office) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and promising his (Jones's) co- operation. Annotated by WSC expressing thanks. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/32 Letter from H G Spicer (Pentland House, 188 Cromwell Road, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and describing the Liberal Party as the natural home of those who seek to overthrow privilege and vested interests. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/33 Letter from J S Mann (Hazeldene, South Hill, Bromley, Kent) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies and asking to be remembered to H Bartram Cox, a former private pupil of Mann's and Alfred Lyttelton's private secretary. Refers to his (Mann's) role in the preparation of WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churchill. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/34 Letter from Major F D Baillie (Boodle's, St James' Street, London) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and referring to East Africa. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/35 Letter from Gregory Tom (Broad Street, Padstow, Cornwall) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies but expressing the view that he should have got a Cabinet post. Tom had written to Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman urging him to include WSC in the ministry. Expresses the hope that a cheap edition of WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churchill will be available. Annotated by WSC that the book will eventually be published in a cheap edition. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/36 Letter from Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke (3 Mount Street, Grosvenor Square, London) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/37 Letter from Charles Boyd (the Rhodes Trust, Seymour House, Waterloo Place, London) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and rejecting the fears of some that WSC's spell in that office will be disruptive. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/38 Letter from James Kendall (Mayfield Villas, 30 Delaunays Road, High Crumpsall, Manchester) to WSC congratulating himon his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and describing the electoral canvassing being carried out on WSC's behalf. Refers to WSC's recent tour of the Jewish organisations. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/39 Letter from Evelyn Wrench (Daily Mail overseas edition, 3 Carmelite House, Tallis Street, London) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/40 Letter from Murland Evans (3 & 4 Fenchurch Street, London) to WSC congratulating him his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/41 Letter from Samuel Smethurst (Coldhurst House, Longsight, Oldham, [Lancashire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/42 Letter from Ellis Griffith (3 North Kings Bench Walk, Temple, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/43-44 Letter from Sir Vincent Caillard (National Bank of Egypt, London Agency, 4 & 5 King William Street, London) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and predicting that WSC will become a keen imperialist and might even come to favour preferential trade with the colonies. Carbon typescript. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/45 Letter from A F Gatliff (2nd Commandant's House, Walmer, [Kent]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, reminiscing about their time together at Sandhurst, and predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/46 Letter from Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] (3 Whitehall Court, [London]) to WSC reporting that he and others are keen that Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] should get a government post that will give him scope, but it has been decided that the Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office should sit in the House of Lords. Thinks colonial affairs "will be Joseph Chamberlain's point of attack.". 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/47 Letter from Rev J E C Welldon (Little Cloisters, Westminster Abbey, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and recalling Lord Randolph Churchill's request that Welldon keep an interest in WSC's future. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/48 Letter from Charles Trevelyan (2 Cheyne Gardens, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies, noting that he will have to tackle the problem of Chinese labour, and expressing great satisfaction with the new government. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/49 Letter from Abel Thomas (7 King's Bench Walk, Temple, [London]) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/50 Letter from Lord Elgin (29 Hyde Park Gate, [London]) to WSC confirming his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and inviting him to meet him in his office. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/51 Letter from Gerald Fitzgibbon, Lord Justice of Appeal in Ireland (Court of Appeal in Ireland, Dublin) to WSC thanking him for the return of Lord Randolph Churchill's letters and congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/52 Letter from Sir Charles Darling (Judges' House, Leeds, [Yorkshire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and warning him that there are more Liberals than Tories who would not be displeased to see him fail. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/53 Letter from Ian Malcolm (Government House, Calcutta, [India]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, commenting on the great strength of the new government and expressing dislike of the Foreign Secretary being in the Commons. Reports that he has just spent two months in Burma. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/54 Letter from Sir Henry Drummond Wolff (28 Cadogan Place, [London]) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies], recalling WSC as a boy, and reporting that he (Wolff) has been asked to review WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churchill. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/55 Letter from 2nd Lord Montagu of Beaulieu [earlier John Montagu] (17 Shaftesbury Avenue, London) to WSC wishing him good luck at the Colonial Office. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/56 Letter from George H Deane (The Retreat, Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/57 Telegram from Margaret Greville (Paris, [France]) to WSC (North Mimms Park, [Hertfordshire]) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/58 Telegram from William Royle (Manchester) to WSC (North Mimms Park, Hatfield [Hertfordshire]) congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/59 Letter from John Kidger (3 Clegg Street, Oldham, [Lancashire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/60 Letter from Ernest P Ray, honorary secretary of the Young British Liberals Federation (326 Newtown Row, Birmingham), to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies and enclosing a proof of the Federation's manifesto (not present). 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/61 Letter from J Moore Bayley (47 Temple Row, Birmingham) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/62 Letter from Arthur Osmond Williams (Castell Deudraeth, Penrhyndeudraeth, [Merioneth], Wales) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/63 Letter from James M Pirie, architect (40 Union Terrace, Aberdeen, [Scotland]) to WSC congratulating him on his apointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 13 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/64 Letter from William Tattersall, cotton trade expert, (35 & 36 Examiner Buildings, Strutt Street, Manchester) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and hoping that he will soon be returned as an MP for Manchester. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/65 Letter from William Gillett (Bachelors' Club, Piccadilly, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 14 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/66 Letter from William E Clegg, solicitor (Victoria Chambers, Figtree Lane, Sheffield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/67 Letter from Thomas Kincaid-Smith (Chadleigh, Wellesbourne, Warwick, [Warwickshire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and asking him to come and speak in support of Kincaid-Smith at Stratford-on-Avon. 14 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/68 Letter from F J Cross (Herne Hill, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and looking forward to reading WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churchill. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/69 Telegram from L H Pariser, Treasurer of the Austro- Hungarian Benevolent Society (35 Faulkner Street, Manchester) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and wishing him a speedy recovery. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/70 Telegram from the 9th Duke of Manchester ("Kim") (Kylemore, [Galway, Ireland]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/71 Letter from Howard Mell? (Naval and Military Club, 94 Piccadilly, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. Thinks the new government is very strong and that Lord Elgin is very able. 14 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/72 Letter from Captain Reginald Barnes ("Reggie") (office of the Commander-in-Chief in India, Calcutta) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and hoping that he (Barnes) will get a post at the Cavalry School in Netheravon, [Wiltshire]. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/73 Letter from Thomas Lough (14 Dean's Yard, Westminster, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/74 Letter from Lord Percy [later 8th Duke of Northumberland] (Carlton Club, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/75 Letter from John Morley [later Lord Morley] (India Office, Whitehall, [London]) to WSC asking WSC to meet him. 14 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/76 Letter from Sir Joseph Leese (Reform Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and predicting that Joseph Chamberlain will never be a cabinet minister again. Asks WSC to fix a date to come to Accrington [Lancashire]. Annotated in shorthand. 15 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/77 Letter from Rev Henry Stuart (the Rectory, Stoke-on-Trent, [Staffordshire]) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 15 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/78 Letter from G Shaw Lefevre (Abbotsworthy House, Kingsworthy, Winchester, [Hampshire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. Hopes WSC will enquire as to what became of the telegrams to Joseph Chamberlain which were not produced at the enquiry into the Jameson Raid. Annotated in shorthand. 15 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/79 Letter from Louis Moriarty (Hillside, Harrow, [Middlesex]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies and recalling his time as WSC's tutor. 15 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/80 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord Quickswood] (Junior Carlton Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for Colonies and advising him to acquire a "solid" reputation. Deplores the fact that Cameron Corbett [MP for the Tradeston division of Glasgow] is to be opposed by a Liberal and that a similar situation could arise in Durham. Condemns the tactics of the tariff reformers in Greenwich. 15 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/81 Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (Reform Club, [London]) to WSC reporting that he (Runciman) is to get a government post relating to education. 16 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/82 Letter from William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford] (26a Bryanston Square, [London]) to WSC asking to him to agree that neither of them should visit Manchester until the New Year. Congratulates him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 16 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/83 Letter from Lord Edmond Fitzmaurice (Bowood, Calne, Wiltshire) to WSC remembering the time when Lord Randolph Churchill was his (Fitzmaurice's) most formidable opponent and congratulating WSC on his appointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies. 17 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/84 Letter from J H Anderson (Lexham Gardens, [London]) to WSC congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and making suggestions for local taxation. Annotated in shorthand. 17 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/85 Letter from R Grenfell (34 Dover Street [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 17 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/86 Letter from Sir Francis Mowatt (41 Sloane Gardens, [London]) congratulating him [on his apointment as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies] and recalling that he (Mowatt) had assured Lady Tweedmouth that he would help WSC in any way he could. 17 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/87 Letter from Alexander Thynne (Clouds, Salisbury, [Wiltshire]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and claiming that it will be well-received in South Africa. 17 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/88 Letter from Frederick Milner (11 Hereford Gardens, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and remembering his (Milner's) friendship with Lord Randolph Churchill. 18 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/89 Letter from Edward Goulding (The Hall, Wargrave, Berkshire) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 20 Dec [1905]
CHAR 2/24/90 Letter from Lord Brooke ("Guy") (office of the Inspector- General of Cavalry in India, Meerut) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for Colonies] and describing his (Brooke's) work with General Douglas Haig [later Lord Haig] in India. 20 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/91 Letter from Sir Thomas Elliott (Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 4 Whitehall Place, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. 20 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/92 Telegram from Abe Bailey (Muizenberg [South Africa]) to WSC (105 Mount Street) congratulating him [on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies]. 21 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/93 Letter from Mrs P Craigie (Hotel Netherland, New York, [United States of America]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] and expressing the hope that WSC's life of Lord Randolph Churchill will show up the "abject" Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour]. 24 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/94 Letter from Lord James of Hereford (Breamore, Salisbury, [Wiltshire]) to WSC approving of Sir Henry Campbell- Bannerman's recent speech, referring to a meeting in Manchester fixed for February, and asserting that Free Traders need to be watchful in the House of Lords. 25 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/95 Letter from Lieutenant Thomas Frankland (1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Alexandria [Egypt]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and describing his life in Alexandria and Malta. 25 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/96 Letter from Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank [later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Juniper Bank, Walkerburn, [Peeblesshire, Scotland] to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and discussing WSC's election expenses in Manchester. 26 Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/97 Letter from Marshall Hall (75 Cambridge Terrace, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment [as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies]. Dec 1905
CHAR 2/24/98 Letter from Sydney Martin (The Lodge, Clarwood, Bickley, Kent) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies and wishing him success in his election in Manchester. [Dec 1905]
CHAR 2/24/99 Letter from Colonel Stewart (Wonersh, [Surrey]; notepaper: 14 Arlington Street, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies. [Dec 1905]