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Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 01 Nov 1921 - 29 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/11
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner in Palestine on the cost of maintaining military forces in Palestine and the achievements of T E Lawrence [later T E Shaw "Lawrence of Arabia"] (3); Lord Plumer, Governor of Malta; Sir Maurice Hankey on the appointment of governors (2); Sir Francis Newdegate [Governor of Western Australia] on finances (5); Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on responsible government and Rhodesia [later...
Dates: 01 Nov 1921 - 29 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/33
Scope and Contents Letter from Major General Sir Edward Spears [Conservative MP for Carlisle, Cumberland] to WSC marked "personal" expressing his astonishment that the fact he was offered pay for deferred leave by the Foreign Office should be held to hamper his political activities, citing correspondence with the Chief Clerk, and stating that he no longer intends to take the money to ensure that his hands are completely free. Spears adds that he has been careful not to make use of information which was not...
Dates: 29 Jan 1945
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