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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1893-1930

Dep. Monk Bretton 84
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Letters relating to Monk Bretton's plans for a clerkship in the House of Commons, 1893 and a constituency, 1897, including letters from him to his father and from the duke of Devonshire and Sir Reginald Palgrave
  2. Letters relating to Monk Bretton's mission to Australia, 1904
  3. Correspondence relating to political and parliamentary matters, including letters from A. J. Balfour, Sir Redvers Buller, Joseph, Sir Austen and Neville Chamberlain, Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury, Sir Edmund Gosse, Raymond Greene, Walter Runciman, the dukes of Devonshire and Morthumberland, and lords Belper, Camperdown, Carrington, Cromer, Goschen, Haldane, Lansdowne, Monson, Onslow, Pauncefote, Reay, and St. Aldwyn, 1897-1930
  4. Miscellaneous correspondence including letters relating to Admiralty decoding during the First World War, the National Deposit Friendly Society, the Transvaal constitution and the London County Council, from inter alia, Sir Robert Baden-Powell, W. A. Spooner, Lord Northcote, St. John Brodrick, M. de Staal, George Rodney Eden, bishop of Wakefield, Charles John Ridgeway, bishop of Chichester and Henry Luke Paget, bishop of Stepney.
  5. Letters and papers concerning Monk Bretton's estates, including correspondence relating to the installation of electricity on the Conyboro estate, 1930, and particulars of experiments at Wales Farm, Plumpton, 1928-9


  • Creation: 1893-1930


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Monk Bretton 84

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Weston Library
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