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Canada, 1908

MS. Eng. c. 7354
Held at the Weston Library

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General correspondence concerning Canada, 1908. Includes letters from

  1. (fols. 10-11) James Bryce, later Viscount Bryce
  2. (fols. 16-20, 34-5) Robert Crewe-Milnes, later Marquess of Crewe
  3. (fols. 2-9, 12-15) Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey
  4. (fol. 22) Sir John Hanbury-Williams
  5. (fol. 31) Arthur French Sladen, Private Secretary to Governor General of Canada
  6. (fol. 30) Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal

Correspondence relating to the Prince of Wales's visit to Quebec, 1908. Includes letters from

  1. (fol. 115) George, Prince of Wales
  2. (fols. 42-119 passim) Arthur Bigge, later 1st Baron Stamfordham
  3. (fols. 43-5, 84, 98-9, 104, 117) Robert Crewe-Milnes, later Marquess of Crewe
  4. (fols. 52-4, 57-8, 82, 92-3, 116) Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey
  5. (fols. 38-41, 55, 76) Sir John Hanbury-Williams

Papers relating to the Prince of Wales's visit to Quebec, 1908. Includes

  1. (fols. 120-53) Drafts and copies of speeches given by and to the Prince of Wales (in English and French), June-July 1908
  2. (fols. 154-65) Brief history of Quebec and Champlain, by Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas, 4 July 1908
  3. (fols. 166-8) List of honours to be conferred in connection with the Quebec Tercentenary, n.d.
  4. (fols. 169-85) Memorandum of prominent Canadians, n.d.
  5. (fols. 186-8) News clippings remembering Major-General James Wolfe, June-July 1908

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Prince of Wales's visit to Quebec, 1908. Souvenir brochures, postcards, invitations, luggage tags, maps and itineraries relating to celebration of the tercentenary of the foundation of Quebec. Some items written in French. Includes

  1. (fols. 189-98) Maps of the route taken by royal party, 22-27 July 1908
  2. (fols. 199-207) Itineraries (including ceremonial details), 15-29 July 1908
  3. (fol. 285) List of wines (with approximate prices) taken on board HMS Indomitable, n.d.

Documents relating to Canadian trade with the West Indies, 1908. Documents principally addressed to Robert Crewe-Milnes, later Marquess of Crewe (Secretary of State for the Colonies). Comprises

  1. (fols. 291-6) Copy of the Customs Tariff Act, 23 June 1908
  2. (fols. 297-313, 315-28) Copies of letters and minutes from West Indian governers and officials concerning preferential trade arrangements between Canada, the British West Indies and British Guiana, April-June 1908
  3. (fols. 329-40) Memoranda, notes and letters between Colonial Office officials, July 1908, n.d.
  4. (fol. 314) Clipping from Barbados Agricultural Reporter, 27 June 1908


  • Creation: 1908


345 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7354


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Related Materials

For other papers connected with the royal family see also Royal Correspondence and Papers [MS. Eng. c. 7350, MS. Eng. c. 7362, MS. Photogr. c. 185, fol. 57].

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom