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Lent 1890

  • Monday 10 February 1890 – Joint meeting with Cambridge Liberal Association. Robert Reid QC MP, and Cambridge Liberal candidate R.C. Lehmann.
  • Wednesday 26 February 1890 – Presidential address: Sir Charles Russell, on the Parnell Commission. (Alexandra Hall)

Easter 1890

Michaelmas 1890

  • Thursday 4 December 1890 – Frederic Harrison, on ‘Education apart from rewards and prizes’, followed by a debate expressing renewed confidence in Mr. Gladstone amidst the current political crisis.

Lent 1891

Easter vacation 1891

  • Thursday 30 April 1891 – Eighty Club ‘at home’ in Cambridge.

Easter 1891

Michaelmas 1891

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Lent 1892

Easter 1892

Summer vacation 1892

  • 1892 general election campaign. In a closely-fought contest, the Unionists held the Cambridge seat by 255 votes, defeating Liberal candidate R.C. Lehmann.

Michaelmas 1892

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Lent 1893

Easter 1893

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Michaelmas 1893

  • Monday 4 December 1893 – William O’Brien MP, the Irish Nationalist, on ‘the fruits of Mr. Gladstone’s policy.’ (Alexandra Hall)

Lent 1894

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Easter 1894

Michaelmas 1894

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Lent 1895

  • Thursday 24 January 1895 – George W.E. Russell MP, Under-Secretary of the Home Office, on ‘liberalism and social reform.’
  • Wednesday 6 March 1895 – Presidential address: Sir Edward Grey Bt MP, Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs (substituting for the Earl of Rosebery), on Lords reform, Welsh disestablishment, parish councils, the ‘new liberalism’, and the stability of the Liberal government. (Alexandra Hall)
  • Wednesday 20 March 1895 – Presidential address: The Rt. Hon. H.H. Asquith QC MP, Home Secretary.
  • (There was no joint annual dinner with the Eighty Club held this year.)

Easter 1895

Summer vacation 1895

  • 1895 general election campaign. The Unionists held the Cambridge seat by 654 votes.

Michaelmas 1895

Lent 1896

  • ?

Easter 1896

Michaelmas 1896

  • Thursday 5 November 1896 – Public meeting with  the Rt. Hon. Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Earl of Crewe, former Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, on party policy and the state of the Liberal party, followed by Frederick William Wilson MP, R.J. McDonnell of St. John’s, and H.C. Gutteridge of King’s, with Oscar Browning MA chairing. (Guildhall)

Lent 1897

  • Thursday 4 March 1897 – Joint meeting with Cambridge and County Liberal Association, with John Dillon MP, Leader of the Irish National Federation.

Easter 1897

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Michaelmas 1897

Lent 1898

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Easter 1898

Michaelmas 1898

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Lent 1899

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Easter 1899

  • Saturday 13 May 1899 – Joint annual dinner with the Eighty Club. Speaker: The Rt. Hon Prof. James Bryce MP FRS FBA, former President of the Board of Trade, on imperialism and Home Rule. (Masonic Hall)

Michaelmas 1899

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