Minutes of meetings

Scope and Content

Folder labelled, 'BOARD OF TRADE - Cotton Import (Review) Committee', containing Symons' copies of the Minutes of Meetings of the Cotton Import (Review) Committee. These comprise: Minutes of the Board of Trade meeting on the subject of Raw Cotton, 'the best means of evolving a scheme for the import of cotton', attendees include the Raw Cotton Commission represented by Sir Ralph Lacy and members of the Cotton Board including Symons and Streat; A letter to Symons from the President of the Board of Trade regarding Symons' appointment to the Cotton Import Committee; diagram detailing members of the Federation of Master Cotton Spinners Associations; correspondence with the Chair of the committee Sir Richard Hopkins and others; evidence submitted by groups and individuals; and a draft copy of the report. There are annotations and notes by Symons throughout.