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Papers on various subjects, many with covering letters to Clarendon, 1844-6

MS. Clar. dep. c. 547
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-28) report by James Henderson, 'The Belgian, Rhenish and other Continental Railroads, with reference to commerce', 1844, with (fols. 1-2) letter from him
  2. (fols. 29-30, 57-8) printed address and report, Montreal, 1846, on Canadian trade
  3. (fols. 31-52) copy of a letter from an unidentified Hong Kong merchant, on the decline of trade in Hong Kong, and the opium trade, 1846, enclosing (fols. 49-52) two letters to Sir Frederic W.A. Bruce on the opium trade, 1846
  4. (fols. 53-6) letter from Richard Robert Madden, 1846, enclosing copies of letters to him from (fol. 55) Lord Stanley, 1841, and (fol. 56) W.E. Gladstone, 1846
  5. (fols. 59-72, 125-32) letters and report by James Henderson, relating to trade with Spain, 1846
  6. (fols. 73-85, 96-9) letter and memorandum on British trade with Spain and the Spanish colonies, 1846
  7. (fols. 86-7) letter to John Macgregor [1846], on breweries and distilleries
  8. (fols. 88-95) printed papers, Downing Street, 1846, on Mauritius
  9. (fols. 100-13) letters concerning the management of railroads, including (fols. 100-1, 102-5) letters from and to Lord Sandon, 1846
  10. (fols. 114-20) letter from Sir George Cornewall Lewis, on the poor-law, [1846]
  11. (fols. 121-4) letter on the conditions of labourers in the Axminster Division, Devon, 1846
  12. (fols. 133-4) letter on proposed 'Compagnie de la Balance du commerce des céreales', 1846
  13. (fols. 135-59) letters and report on tea duties, including (fols. 147-59) letters and reports by G.R. Porter, 1846
  14. (fols. 160-73) W.B. The comparitive merits of direct and indirect taxation (London, 1846)


  • Creation: 1844-6


173 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Clar. dep. c. 547

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