37 A detailed account is to be found in F. F. Thompson, The French Shore Problem in Newfoundland (London, 1961). 38 Newfoundland Chamber of Commerce Report for 1884-5; Dunraven's minute on it, 30 October 1885, Colonial Office 194/208 (Public Record Office); Colonial Office to Foreign Office, 27 September 1886 and Dunraven's minute of 9 October 1886, C.O. 194/209. 39 Minutes by Herbert, Dunraven and others on the Bait Bill, January 1887, C.O. 194/210. The Bill was in fact accepted by the British government in July 19887, F. F. Thompson, pp. 81-86. 40 Dunraven to Salisbury, 3, 5 February 1887, Salisbury Papers, Series E, Quin; Past Times, vol. 2, p. 103; The Times, 15 June 1926. 41 Hansard, 17 February 1887, vol. 310, c. 171 5-26. 42 Dunraven, No Army, No Empire (London, 1901). 43 Hansard, vol. 352, c.471, 778, 1131, 1436; F. F. Thompson, pp. 120-149; Lady G. Cecil, Life of Robert Marquis of Salisbury (London, 1932) vol. 4, pp. 359-63. 44 Speeches at Penarth, Dunraven, Bridgend, Aberavon and Swansea, reported in Western Mail, 12, 14, 18 October, 26, 27 November 1886, respectively. See also Cambrian, 3 December 1886. Dunraven referred directly to imperial federation in his Bridgend speech. In his Penarth speech he made great play with Gladstone's recent references to 'Poor Little Wales' and called on Glamorgan, as the most populous and prosperous part of the Principality, to disprove them. 46 Nineteenth Century, March 1891. 48 R. C. K. Ensor, England, 1870-1914 (Oxford, 1936), pp. 358-9. 47 Past Times, vol 2, pp. 25ff.; Dunraven, The Outlook in Ireland: the Case for Devolution and Conciliation (London, 1907), pp. 192-236; Dunraven Devolution in the British Empire; A Justification of the Irish Reform Association's Policy (London, 1906) passim.; J. L. Garvin, Life of J. Chamberlain, vol. I (London, 1935), pp. 575-624. 48 The Outlook in Ireland, pp. 271-80, 288-90; Hansard, 4th ser., 17 February 1905, vol. 141, c. 432-443; F. S. L. Lyons, 'The Irish unionist party and the devolution crisis of 1904-5' in Irish Historical Studies, vol. 6 (1948), pp. 1-22. 49 Hansard, 3rd ser., 29 April 1887, vol. 314, c. 319. 50 Dunraven to Salisbury, 17 February 1888, Salisbury Papers, Series E, Quin. 51 Dunraven, No Army, No Empire (London, 1901). This expanded ideas he had expressed in parliament as early as 1878, Hansard, 3rd ser., vol. 245, c. 1234; cf. his speech at Bridgend, Western Mail, 26 October 1885. 62 Past Times, vol. 1, pp. 225, 226-30, 232ff, 258; D.N.B. Suppl. 1921-30, pp. 700- 701; The Times, 15 June 1926. 53 Dunraven to Salisbury, 27 June 1895. On another occasion Dunraven had expressed reluctance to attend a foreign policy debate if it meant missing Ascot, Dunraven to Salisbury, 7 June 1884, Salisbury Papers, Series E, Quin; The Times, 15 June 1926.