Personal notebooks

Scope and Content

Includes a number of short writings - potentially draft speeches or letters. Subjects cover political and social issues including thoughts on collective action, hours of labour, 'The Middle Course,' 'Imperial Federation,' 'Wages,' '[John Stuart] Mill,' 'Tories and Social Reform,' 'Motives for Human Exertion,' 'Cobden on English Character,' 'Liberalism and Construction,' 'A Weakness of Socialism,' 'Definition of Liberalism,' 'Burke,' 'Ruskin' (and his 'Arata Pentelici'), 'Cities and Citizens.'

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