Papers of Moreton Frewen, 1871-1932.

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Frewen, Moreton, 1853-1924. Papers of Moreton Frewen, 1871-1932.

Papers of Moreton Frewen, 1871-1932.

Correspondence with royalty, noblemen, diplomats, American and British political and social leaders, writers, poets, journalists, financiers, industrial magnates, and others; speeches; extracts of writings; photographs; newspaper clippings; and other printed matter documenting Frewen's activities in business ventures or government service in England, the American West, Hyderabad, Kenya, Ireland, Mexico, China, Canada, and Australia. The correspondence relates primarily to bimetallism and other currency affairs of the British Empire and the United States; other papers concern tariff matters, Imperial preference, world trade, and Frewen's period in Parliament as member from Cork, Ireland. Includes some family letters. Correspondents include Arthur James Balfour, William Jennings Bryan, Austen Chamberlain, Randolph Churchill, Henry George Grey, James K. Jones, Henry Cabot Lodge, and the Duke of Marlborough.

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