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Found in 923 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 09 Jan 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/1
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Letter from Mrs Hardman (81 St George's Road [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that she has been unanimously elected as Vice President of the Ladies' Grand Council [of the Primrose League], that there had been discussion of electing additional Vice Presidents and of a scheme proposed by Lady Salisbury, and that the Duchess of Sutherland was publicly supporting the work of the league.

Dates: 09 Jan 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 10 Feb 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/2
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Letter from [Lady] Gwendolen Cecil (Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her whether she would be prepared to relinquish her position as Vice President of the LGC [Ladies' Grand Council of the Primrose League].

Dates: 10 Feb 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Feb] [1902]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/3
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Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] to Lady Gwendolen Cecil in which she says that she would be prepared to relinquish her position as Vice President [of the Ladies' Grand Council of the Primrose League] and will always be prepared to serve the league.

Dates: [Feb] [1902]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Nov 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/5
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Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] (Crichel, Wimborne [Dorset]) to P Smith declining an invitation to a meeting of the Randolph Churchill Habitation of the Primrose League which is to be addressed by J Ratcliffe Cousins, secretary of the Tariff Reform League, as only one side of the argument on Tariff Reform is to be presented. Typescript.

Dates: 27 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Nov 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/6
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Copy of a letter from P Smith to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning her objection to attending to a meeting of the [Randolph Churchill] Habitation [of the Primrose League] and pointing out that the Fiscal Question does not involve any of the principles of the league. Typescript annotated "The original of this letter was returned for Mr Smith for publication.".

Dates: 27 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 30 Nov 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/7
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Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill](The Anglo Saxon, 35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to P Smith expressing pleasure at the news that the [Randolph Churchill] Habitation [of the Primrose League] will be addressed on the government's views on Free Trade and advising him to send his letter for publication.

Dates: 30 Nov 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Dec 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/8
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Letter from P Smith (116 Westbourne Terrace [London]) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] marked "private" expressing regret that she published her letter to him [see CHAR 28/51/5] and pointing out that he has not undertaken to ensure that the [Randolph Churchill] Habitation [of the Primrose League] would be addressed on the government's views on Free Trade [see CHAR 28/51/7].

Dates: 01 Dec 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 02 Dec 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/9
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Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill](35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to P Smith giving her reasons for publishing her letter to him [see CHAR 28/51/5] and reserving the right to bring their correspondence to the notice of the Primrose League authorities. Typescript.

Dates: 02 Dec 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 29 Mar 1904

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/12
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Letter from [Sir] George Fardell (Randolph Churchill Habitation, 26 Hyde Park Street [London]) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her to preside at the Annual General Meeting.

Dates: 29 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Jan] [1906]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/15-16
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from Jennie Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] to Alice Balfour in which she disputes the right of the Executive Committee of the Primrose League to expel members or Vice Presidents and argues that membership of the League is open to those who are not members of the Conservative Party. She describes herself as a "Unionist Free Trader and not a Radical", discusses the original intentions of the founders of the league and says that she would not resist the power of the...
Dates: [Jan] [1906]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/18
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Copy of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](Salisbury Hall, St Albans, Hertfordshire) to [Alice] Balfour resigning as Extra Vice President of the Ladies' General Council of the Primrose League.

Dates: 15 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Apr 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/51/19
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Letter from Alice Balfour (Athens [Greece]) to Mrs Cornwallis-West [Lady Randolph Churchill] concerning her resignation as Extra Vice President of the Ladies' General Council of the Primrose League.

Dates: 26 Apr 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Jun] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/231/57
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Memorandum [from Henry Brooke, later Lord Brooke of Cumnor, MP for West Lewisham, London] attaching a report from the Kentish Mercury [CHAR 20/231/56] and commenting on the likely effect on local Conservative electoral fortunes of remarks by Herbert Morrison on the Lewisham flying bomb. [Carbon copy].

Dates: [Jun] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/234/10
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Letter from A Abrahams, member of the Presidency of the New Zionist Organisation, (25 Manchester Square, London) to WSC (10 Downing Street) on the electoral advantages to the Conservative Party of a statement by WSC on Palestine, advocating increased Jewish immigration. [signed; annotated by WSC's Private Office].

Dates: 27 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7/80-81
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Jorresdal [Jordal, Norway]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his opinion that an address he gave in London had a favourable effect in the election; his anticipation that the Conservatives will remain in government for a considerable time; financial affairs; and his success at fishing.

Dates: 13 Jul 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 19 Mar 1945 - 19 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/139-140
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Letter from WSC to Sir Robert Tasker [ Conservative MP for Holborn] explaining his actions in writing to Group Captain Max Aitken regarding his prospective candidacy in Holborn and stating that "I hope that you will not suppose that I have given anyone cause to suggest that you have been either negligent or incompetent" [carbon].

Dates: 19 Mar 1945 - 19 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/183
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Letter from WSC to Commander Stephen King-Hall [Independent MP for Ormskirk] thanking him for his kind message and commenting on the intention of the Conservative Association to adopt another candidate at Ormskirk [Lancs]: "You will realize I am sure that my support must be given to the candidate nominated by the Party of which I am the Leader." [carbon].

Dates: 08 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/187-188
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Letter from WSC to Major-General Robert Laycock suggesting that he should not decline the Conservative Party candidacy at Bassetlaw [Notts] on the grounds that he would not be able to obtain the necessary leave to fight the constituency, and setting out the procedures for enabling serving officers to stand [carbon].

Dates: 14 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/89
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Letter from WSC to Lord Swinton [earlier Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Philip Lloyd-Greame, Minister for Civil Aviation] asking him to chair the Emergency Business Committee set up to determine questions submitted by candidates to the Party Organisation and to prepare replies submitted by Societies relating to the General Election: Encloses text of minute which he proposes to circulate to Ministers and the Whips office [see CHAR 20/194A/90] [carbon].

Dates: 02 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/90
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Copy of text of minute prepared by WSC relating to the appointment of an Emergency Business Committee for the General Election [carbon].

Dates: 02 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194A/91
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Letter from WSC to Major Sir James Edmondson [Conservative MP for Banbury] asking him to sit as a member of the Emergency Business Committee set up to determine questions submitted by candidates to the Party Organization and to prepare replies to questionnaires submitted by Societies regarding the General Election [carbon].

Dates: 02 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/102
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Letter from WSC to Lord Margesson asking him to serve as a member of the Emergency Business Committee during the General Election [carbon].

Dates: 02 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/194B/126-127
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Letter from WSC to Sir Ronald Cross [Conservative MP for Rossendale] commenting on the fine job he has done for the Empire in Australia and on the sacrifice made by his constituency of Rossendale [Lancashire], but expressing confidence that he will "carry the banner of the Conservative Party and the National Government to Victory on Polling Day" [carbon] [Front of CHAR 20/194B/127 repeats CHAR 20/194B/126 and has been crossed through, but there is an additional paragraph on the reverse].

Dates: 14 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/195A/9
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Letter from Leopald Amery [Secretary of State for India and Burma, later Myanmar] (India Office) to WSC informing him that his son Julian has been adopted as Conservative candidate for Preston [Lancashire], and commenting on Julian's return from his guerilla work in Albania and his temporary assignment to China Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/195A/29
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Letter from Ralph Assheton [later Lord Clitheroe, Chairman of the Conservative Party] (65 Kingston House, Prince's Gate, SW7 [London]) to WSC thanking him for his hospitality at Chequers and stating that an election manifesto will be needed as early as possible "owing to the great physical difficulty of printing our propoganda" [manuscript].

Dates: 30 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.