"Dinner to Mr F.W. Chesson"

  • Reference
      GB 133 REAS/12
  • Dates of Creation
      16 Jul 1886
  • Physical Description
      28 leaves, numbered consecutively; some damage to the spine of the volume.

Scope and Content

Bound volume of speeches given at a dinner held in honour of Frederick Chesson at the National Liberal Club; including speeches by FC (on his life and friends, slavery in America, the American Civil War, Jamaica, Greece, Turkey and the Balkans), W.C. Borlase M.P., J. O'Connor Power, His Excellency M. Gennadius, Cyrus W. Field, H.M. Stanley, Sir George Campbell M.P., L.F. Austin, E.J. Leveson and H. Thomas (all on FC and his contribution to Liberal causes, especially slavery and Greece); also a list of those present and letters of apology.

Dated at: London.

Printed; illustrated margins; inscribed "Raymond English" in pencil.