Volume 2 of J.H. Whitley scrapbooks: General Election
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings concerning J.H. Whitley's involvement in the 1900 General Elections.
Newspaper article concerning Bradford Liberal Club Item
UndatedUnder the headline 'The Liberal Programme: Bradford Liberal Club Debate', newspaper article accounting a discussion led by Whitley on the subject of "A practical programme for the next Liberal Government". Areas discussed include land reform, Irish home rule and the taxation of land values.
Article by J. A. Hobson Item
UndatedUnder the headline 'Transvaal Armaments', article discussing the inevitability of the Boer war with evidence of expenditure in the Transvaal in areas which war expense may well be conceivable; military, public works, special expenditure and sundry services.
Article concerning War Office Contracts Committee Item
25 Jul 1990Under the headline 'War Office Contracts Inquiry', article about a War Office Contracts Committee meeting.
Article by J. A. Hobson Item
UndatedUnder the headline 'The Native Question in South Africa', article written by J. A. Hobson which explores the question of native South Africans in relation to the Boer War.
Article by Sir Robert Giffen Item
Jan 1900Under the headline 'British Trade Statistics', an article from the Manchester Guardian about an important paper on the excess of imports read at a meeting of the Royal Statistical Society.
Article concerning Old and New Liberalism Item
11 Feb 1899Under the headline 'The Old and The New Liberalism: Interesting Lecture at Preston', article about a lecture given by Whitley in which he endeavoured to show the continuity between the Liberalism of the past and the Liberalism of the future.
Article concerning J. H. Whitley Item
07 Mar 1900Under the headline 'Councillor J. H. Whitley, J.P., on Patriotism', an article about an address made by Whitley to The West Ward annual meeting. He discusses the many different ideas of patriotism that people seemed to have.
Article concerning Halifax Liberal Four Hundred Item
UndatedUnder the headline 'Representation of Halifax', article which reports on a meeting of the Halifax Liberal Four Hundred to consider the question of selecting a second Liberal candidate for Halifax in preparation for the next General Election. The article includes a discussion of Whitley's speech as this candidate.
Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item
UndatedArticle reporting a speech made by Whitley in which he explains his reasons for changing his attitude towards placing his services at the Liberal Four Hundred's disposal for the next election.
Newspaper article concerning elections in Halifax Item
18 Sep 1900Extract from the Halifax Evening Courier discussing the upcoming elections in Halifax, in which there will be only one Conservative candidate. Announcements for Liberal Party meetings follow, as well as a letter entitled 'The Dissolution' in which the writer criticises the current Tory Government.