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Political subject files, Apr 1908-Oct 1914

MS. Eng. c. 8284
Held in our offsite storage facility

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  1. correspondence concerning H.H. Asquith's appointment as Prime Minister, Apr 1908
  2. note on meeting of naval estimates committee, Jul 1908
  3. printed cabinet papers, 1909-1914, concerning the training of secondary school teachers, Dec 1909; the Germany military command at Constantinople, Dec 1913; a proposed aircraft expedition to Somalialand, Mar 1914; Eastern Europe, May 1914; and Settlement Duty, Jul 1914
  4. correspondence with Margot Asquith concerning women's suffrage, Jan 1912
  5. letters from Frank Wedgwood concerning a royal visit to the Potteries, Jul 1913
  6. account of an audience with George V concerning Home Rule, Sep 1913
  7. Foreign Office telegrams, with annotations compiled by Harcourt during Cabinet meetings which he later used to compile entries for his political journal (see MS. Eng. c. 8269), mainly concerning the outbreak of the First World War, Jan, Jul-Oct 1914


  • Apr 1908-Oct 1914


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 8284

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom