Mallet Family Papers III. Papers of Sir Louis Mallet (1823-1890)
* This list is a draft (June 2015). Reference numbers will remain as they are in this list, but descriptions are subject to changes and additions. As yet there are not more detailed descriptions of files in this collection; they will appear as soon as they are created.*
Mainly official papers and correspondence relating to Sir Louis Mallet's service at the Board of Trade 1847-1872 and at the India Office 1872-1883. The main subjects are: free trade and commercial negotiations with France and other countries; India; and currency and bimetallism.
III.1 box containing printed government papers and some correspondence about Anglo-French trade 1826-1877.
III.2.a Austrian Tariff Commission correspondence 1865 and a memorandum of 1866
III.2.b Printed memoranda on free trade policy 1855, on state of business in Commercial Department of Board of Trade 1870-871 and on Consular Conventions 1868
III.3.a printed correspondence on negotiating a commercial treaty with Belgium 1860-1862
III.3.b Printed and other correspondence on the German Zollverein treaty with France, etc 1862-1864
III.3.c Correspondence about trade with Spain 863 and a paper on a commercial treaty 1870, and on the customs tariff 1877.
III.3.d Draft treaty of Commerce with Russia 1857 and correspondence about tariff revision in 1867
III.3.e Draft treaty of commerce with Austria 1862. Correspondence and Protocols of 1866-1867
III.3.f Draft treaty of commerce with Portugal 1867
III.3.g White papers on Treaty with USA 1842-1843 and on war claims 1867. Proposed consular convention 1853.
III.3.h Correspondence re negotiation of a commercial treaty with Italy 1862-1863
III.3.i illegible on copy
III.4.a correspondence 1869
III.4.b correspondence 1870
III.4.c printed papers re sugar duties 1872
III.4.d printed papers re wine duties 1872, 1879
III.4.e 17 bundles of letters between Louis Mallet and various correspondence 1867
III.4.f letters between Louis Mallet and various correspondence 1848-1855
III.4.g 2 letters with envelope from Baron Gagern 1869
III.5 Printed papers 1842-1847, re famine in Ireland and other Irish problems
III.6 Correspondence 1860-1871
III.7 correspondence re French Treaty 1877
III.8 67 letters from Cobden to Louis Mallet 1860-1865; 2 copies of letters from Cobden 1844 and 1855; letter from Bright to Louis Mallet
III.9 Papers re the Sugar Industry 1879
III.10 correspondence between Louis Mallet and Sir Stafford Northcote re wine duties 1877
III.11 correspondence between Louis Mallet and the Foreign Office re French Treaty, Wine Duties etc 1879-1880
III.12 2 letters from Lord Granville, 1879
III.13 Pamphlets – Cobden etc
III.13a Volume from Board of Trade Library ‘Memoranda – Mr Bowring and Mr Mallet’
III.14 bound volume ‘ Sir Louis Mallet: Memoranda’ indexed with 60 printed memoranda, mostly re India 1874-1877
III.15 Press cuttings 1875-1882
III.16 memoranda and minutes, mostly printed, re Indian affairs and those of neighbouring countries 1872-1883
III.17 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India, 1875 (Lord Northbrook, Lord Hobart, Mr Hume, Mr Rivett-Carnac, Sir W Muir)
III.18 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India, 1876. (Col. Burne, Sir G Couper, Mr Hobhouse, Lord Lytton, Sir W Muir, Sir J Strachey, Sir R Semple, Mr UA Turner, Sir P Wodehouse)
III.19 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India, January – July 1877. (Sir P Wodehouse, Mr CA Turner, Sir J Strachey, Mr Sorabjee B Bengallee, Mr DH Chornton, Sir G Couper, Sir E Johnson)
III.20 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India, Aug-Dec 1877 (Sir J Strachey, General Strachey, Col. Burne, Mr Ashley Eden)
III.21 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India 1878 (CA Turner, Sir R Temple, Gen Strachey, Sir J Strachey, Mr WJ Pedder, Mr Bernard)
III.22 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India 1879 (Mr Caird, Sir G Couper, Mr JC Hope, Lord Lytton, Sir J Strachey, Gen Strachey, Sir R Temple)
III.23 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India 1880 (Sir J Strachey, Lord Ripon, JC Hope, Sir G Couper)
III.24 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India 1881 (Sir S Bayley, Mr JC Hope, Col Chesney, Sir A Eden)
III.25 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India Jan – June 1882 (Mr JC Hope, Sir S Bayley)
III.26 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India July to December 1882 (Mr JC Hope, Mr Grant Duff)
III.27 Letters to Louis Mallet from official correspondents in India 1883 (Mr Cottrell Tupp, Dr W Hunter, Mr A Howell, Mr JC Hope, Col. Chesney). 32 items.
III.28 Letters to Louis Mallet from Lord Hartington 1880-1882. 63 items.
III.29 Letters to Louis Mallet from Lord Kimberly 1882-1883. 25 items.
III.30 Letters to Louis Mallet from Lord Ripon 188-1882. 6 items.
III.31 Letters to Louis Mallet from Lord Cranbrook 1878-1880. 23 items.
III.32 Letters to Louis Mallet from Lord Carnarvon 1877, Lord Lansdowne 1880, Mr J Morley 1880. 8 items.
III.33 39 letters to Louis Mallet from Miss Florence Nightingale 1875-1883 These items have been photographed and images are available to researchers on request.
III.34 3 papers ‘Bimetallism’, undated
III.35 Printed papers, pamphlets and some letters ‘Silver question’ 1876
III.36 Letters from Mr H Gibbs, Bank of England, 1876
III.37 Printed report on International Monetary Conference 1876.
III.38 Letters between Louis Mallet and Mr TH Farrer ‘Currency’ 1879
III.39 Printed papers and letters from Louis Mallet in Paris etc, relating to the International Monetary Conference 1881
II.40 Letters from Louis Mallet , Lord Reay and others on the monetary negotiations, 1882
III.41 Letters from Louis Mallet from Mr H Gibbs 1887-1888
III.42 Unsorted correspondence of Louis Mallet, mostly about currency and bimetallism, with Mr DH Farrar and others, after retirement 1885-1888
III.43 private letters to Louis Mallet from Eugene Colladon etc, Geneva
III.44 miscellaneous letters
III.45 Letters left by Louis Mallet at his death in 1890 – general advice to his sons.
III.46 The Times leader on Louis Mallet’s retirement from the India Office and a summary of his life (?by Bernard Mallet)
III.47 Book ‘Sir Louis Mallet’ by Bernard Mallet
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