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Miscellaneous business and committee papers, 1910-1945

MS. Eng. c. 7360/3
Held at the Weston Library

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Speeches written by Francis Hopwood and miscellaneous reports, schedules, minutes and deeds. Comprises

  1. (fols. 1-8) Notes and rough draft speech for the Duke of Connaught on the toast "British Dominions beyond the Seas" at the Colonial Institute Dinner, 1910
  2. (fols. 9-14) Supplemental Trust Deed of the Cunard Steamship Company, 1912
  3. (fols. 15-20) Minutes of two meetings of the executive committee of the National Physical Laboratory, 1919
  4. (fols. 21-5) Speech to Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain on behalf of the China Committee, 1926
  5. (fols. 26-30) Speech at the shareholders meeting of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth and Company Limited, 1926
  6. (fols. 31-40) Papers relating to the Civil Service Lifeboat fund including a schedule for the launch of the "Greater London" and Hopwood's speech at the launch, 1929
  7. (fols. 41-53) Speech on retirement from the presidency of the China Association, 1930
  8. (fols. 54-77) Speech at the George Westinghouse Memorial Dinner (including guest list and menu cards), 1930
  9. (fols. 78-9) Order of proceedings on the opening of new buildings at the Dreadnought Hospital, Greenwich, 1932
  10. (fols. 80-2) Speech at a concert on Berengaria on behalf of Seamen's charities, 1932
  11. (fols. 83-5) Speech at a luncheon at the Thames Yacht Club congratulating General John Edward Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone, on his being made a peer, 1933
  12. (fols. 86-9) Speech at the Westinghouse Dinner to the Polish Minister, 1934
  13. (fols. 90-1) Report of the annual general meeting of the Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Company, 1939
  14. (fols. 92-4) Report of the directors of the Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Company, together with a speech by Hopwood presented at the company A.G.M., 1940
  15. (fols. 95-6) Speech by Hopwood on presentation of his portrait at the Tilbury Contracting & Dredging Company, 1945
  16. (fols. 97-100) Draft address to the Prince of Wales in Rhodesia on behalf of the Rhodesia Broken Hill Development Company, n.d.
  17. (fols. 101-5) Speech for the Prince of Wales at the China Association, n.d.


  • Creation: 1910-1945


105 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7360/3

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