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Papers, 1864-72

Dep. Monk Bretton 40
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Papers concerning chairmanship of the House, comprising general notes 1864-68, notes on business of the House, [1865]-72, speech reviewing past year, 1871
  2. Notes and correspondence on parliamentary procedure, 1868
  3. Notebook on Ways & Means, 1866. Mostly blank.
  4. Papers connected with the reform of Private Bill legislation, comprising 3 printed copies of a speech on this subject by Dodson, 1868, related press-cuttings, notes, reports, correspondence, 1869-72, and a book of notes on private bills, c.1870. (see also Dep. Monk Bretton 49 and 63)
  5. Manuscript and proof copy of a speech by Monk Bretton entitled `The Church, the Land, and the Liberals', 1871
  6. Report and notes on a projected Mediterranean-Persian Gulf railway, 1870
  7. Notes for speeches, 1870
  8. Correspondence on the gun tax, 1870, excise duty on farmers' horses, 1870, and excise licences, 1871
  9. Notes and correspondence on the history of Ways and Means, 1871-72 (including letters from W. E. Gladstone)
  10. Letter from H. R. Droop on private bill legislation in Illinois, 2 May 1872


  • Creation: 1864-72


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Monk Bretton 40

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