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Miscellaneous papers, 1884-97

Dep. Monk Bretton 67
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Printed pamphlet by J. J. Coulton on parliamentary reform and local government, 1884

Notes on drink legislation, c.1885

Times report of a speech by Chamberlain annotated by Monk Bretton, 1885

The Highways Acts Amendment Bill, 1886

A Sunday League circular, 1886, and notes on Sunday opening of museums etc.

Miscellaneous notes, including some on county councils, grants in aid, and other local government matters, with letters from Gladstone, Dilke and Salisbury. Also some political notes, chiefly about Unionists in 1886

Notes concerning the Marriage Hours Solemnization Bill, 1886, with a printed copy of the bill.

Printed pamphlet `Suggestions for a Local Government Reform Bill' by H. Goodman, 1887

Notes on the Jubilee, and the proposed Imperial Institute, 1887

Notes on oaths, with a printed copy of the Oaths Bill, 1888

Notes on the Education Bill, 1888

Letters concerning Liberal Unionist organizations, 1888

Letters from Lord Selborne, with drafts of replies by Monk Bretton, concerning Gladstone's article `Mr. Forster and Ireland in The nineteenth century' 1888

Letters relating to Monk Bretton's contributions to the Liberal Unionist Association, 1888-9

Notes on tariffs and trade [1889]

Notes on the Tithe Rent Charge Recovery Bill, 1891

Printed report, `Peasant Proprietors Abroad', 1891

Analysis of a substance sent to them by Monk Bretton by Savory & Moore Ltd. of Oxford, chemists.

Printed papers and notes on foot and mouth disease, 1891-92, and on the marking of foreign meat imports, 1893

Notes chiefly on the election of 1892

Petition of the President and Fellows of Sion College against the Church Patronage and Avoidance of Benefices Bill, with letter, 1894

Proof of entry about Monk Bretton in Burke's Peerage, 1895

Correspondence and press cuttings on African elephants, 1895-96, with a printed paper `The Elephants' by R. A. Anderson.

Printed Liberal Unionist literature, 1896

Miscellaneous notes on parliamentary measures, c.1896, including Employers' Liability Bill, Parish Councils Bill, Education Bill and Land Tenure and Rent Revision Bill.

Printed pamphlets:

  1. a: Survey of Liverpool's Lapsed Licences' by A. T. Davies 1897
  2. b: `Liberal Party Memoranda' 1897
  3. c: `Notes on the State Registration of Vice', 1897

Brooks' receipt for champagne cup, recipe notes, n.d

East Sussex County Council papers, comprising:

  1. i invitations to attend a presentation to Monk Bretton by the East Sussex County Council, 1875
  2. ii newspaper cuttings concerning the East Sussex County Council, 1888
  3. iii notes concerning chairmanship of East Sussex County Council, 1889-92
  4. iv correspondence concerning the East Sussex County Council, 1887-9


  • Creation: 1884-97


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Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Monk Bretton 67

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