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Papers relating to Tariff Reform, 1902-8

Dep. Monk Bretton 105
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Miscellaneous papers, 1903-4 (manuscript, typescript and printed), relating to trade, including charts showing the value of corn and meat imports into Great Britain, 1898-1900; manuscript table of imports and exports from and to foreign countries and British possessions and protectorates, 1888-1902; various printed papers about trade between Britain and the colonies, chiefly 1856-1900; printed papers about trade between Britain and certain foreign countries, 1876-1900; `Memorandum regarding importations from the United Kingdom and foreign countries'; `Coastwise trade'; `Our cotton industry under free trade'; `Memorandum relating to the value of the exports of British and Irish produce and manufactures from the United Kingdom to the Protected States of Europe, to the United States and to other countries during the years 1902 and 1885 and a comparison with the exports to British possessions'; `Memorandum showing the number of people above ten years of age employed in certain trades in England and Wales'; `How does Protection affect the working the working classes?'; copies of letters from various manufacturers about free trade and protection, 1903 (including a group of original letters about the pottery industry); paper on the effect of colonial preference upon wages.
  2. A few memoranda to Joseph Chamberlain about imperial trade, July [1902]
  3. Papers concerning tariff reform and Australia, comprising: i printed Australian parliamentary paper, `The Cane Sugar Industry of Australia', 1901; ii printed paper, `Report of the Queensland Government statistician on the sugar cane industry 1903' (1904); iii letter with enclosures to Monk Bretton from an Australian shirt manufacturer on preferential trade, 1904; iv three copies of a typescript account of Australian reaction to tariff reform proposals, n.d
  4. Letter to Monk Bretton from a New Zealand correspondent, Robert Roberts, on New Zealand and colonial preference, 1904
  5. Papers concerning tariff reform and Canada, comprising: i typescript statement of value of articles imported into Canada, 1901-2; ii report of a debate in the Canadian parliament, 1903; iii notes by Monk Bretton on Canadian preference, n.d.; iv copy of a letter from Monk Bretton to Chamberlain in Canada and tariff reform, 1904
  6. Papers (printed and manuscript) on South African trade, 1903


  • Creation: 1902-8


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Monk Bretton 105

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom