Letters, ca.1850-1950.


Letters, ca.1850-1950.

Correspondence is primarily between Liberal members or activists in the British government and Henry Joseph Wilson or Alexander Cowan Wilson. It is concentrated in the period when Gladstone and Disraeli led the Whig and Tory parties (1860's to 1890's). Correspondents include Archbishop Benson, Jacob Bright, Charles Bradlaugh, James Bryce, Joseph Chamberlain, Henry Fawcett, William Lloyd Garrison, William Ewart Gladstone, Earl Granville, Ramsay Macdonald, John Morley, Anthony J. Mundella, and John Russell.

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Wilson, Henry Joseph, 1833-1914.

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Epithet: MP; of Add MS 46298 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000315 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 41236 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000314 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x000114 Epithet: of Sheffield ...

Chamberlain, Joseph, 1846-1913.

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Wilson, Alexander Cowan, 1866-1955.

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Mundella, Anthony John, 1825-1897

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Epithet: MP, Vice-President of Council for Education British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0000de Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0000dd The content of the papers is mainly political, and consists largely of the correspondence of Mundella, a prominent Liberal M.P. of the later 19th century ...

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Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1838-1909

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Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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Macdonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937

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Morley, John, 1838-1923

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Bradlaugh, Charles, 1833-1891

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