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Arthur James Balfour, British Prime Minister 1902-5, Conservative. Born: 25 July 1848 in Whittingehame, East Lothian, Scotland. Died: 19 March 1930 at Fisher’s Hill, Woking, Surrey.
Arthur Balfour's Election Address 1906
The full text of the 1906 Conservative Party General Election Manifesto.
Balfour Declaration 1926 (Imperial Conference)
Balfour was 78 when he chaired the committee established at the 1926 Imperial Conference to report on inter-imperial relations. Includes scans in PDF format and an RTF transcript.
BBC News - Key Documents: The Balfour Declaration
Text of the letter to Lord Rothschild to assure him that his government supported the idea of providing a homeland for the Jews.
Gazetteer for Scotland: Arthur James Balfour (1st Earl Balfour of Whittingehame)
Article from one of the largest Scottish resources available on the web. Information on related attractions.
InfoBritain: Arthur James Balfour
Zionism & Israel Information Center: Lord Arthur Balfour on Zionism
Balfour’s introduction to a book published in 1919, which helps to understand the thinking behind the British supporters of the Jewish national home in Palestine.
Zionism & Israel Information Center: Origins of the Balfour Declaration
Detailed discussion of the declaration with a photocopy of the original letter.
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