Letters to Caroline and George from Charles

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Letters from London.
Concerning Charles' political career and standing as Liberal parliamentary candidate for North Lambeth; being sought as a candidate for Salford; patronage seeking from Walter Raleigh Trevelyan; thoughts on politics including the Liberal approach to Toryism; trips to Switzerland, Germany and Prague; George Bernard Shaw; the resignation of Lord Rosebery as leader of the Liberal Party and Charles' support of Asquith; election to the London School Board and changes to the Board of Education; lunch with dignitaries from New Zealand; standing as a candidate for Elland; the 1899 International Congress of Women; the marriage of Angela Shuttleworth; political debate concerning the Boer War; and family news.

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