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Found in 923 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 02 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/70
Scope and Contents Letter from General Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] enclosing a book on defence by Brigadier J G Smyth, a military correspondent and the Conservative candidate for Central Wandsworth [London] which the author has asked be presented to WSC. He suggests that WSC might be interested in the chapter on "Leaders and Leadership" and, in view of the author's standing in the Conservative interest, ought to be...
Dates: 02 May 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), 13 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/201/62
Scope and Contents Letter from 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Edward Turnour, Conservative MP for Horsham and Worthing, Sussex] (Shillinglee Park, Chiddingfold, Surrey) marked "private and personal" to Brigadier George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] asking him to read this letter to WSC, referring to his own support for WSC's Greek and Polish policy, stating that the Tory Reform Committee "an admirable group of young and able as well as elderly and experienced M.P.s" is strongly...
Dates: 13 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 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/208/4-5
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Confidential note from James Stuart [Chief Whip] to WSC giving a list of names of those involved in the Conservative Party for inclusion in WSC's honours list including: [1st] Lord Marchwood [earlier Frederick Penny], Colonel Harold Mitchell and Sir Robert Topping. Signed typescript.

Dates: 30 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1944 - 29 Feb 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/152/2
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, February 1944. Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; the Chiefs of Staff; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne, Chairman of the Conservative Party];...
Dates: 01 Feb 1944 - 29 Feb 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; the Chiefs of Staff; the Chief Whip [James Stuart]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military...
Dates: 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan [1878]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/6/15
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Carlton Club [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a conversation with [Sir Charles] Dilke on foreign politics; the animation of the House of Commons at the resignation of two government ministers; and his rheumatism.

Dates: 25 Jan [1878]
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), c 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/6/54-55
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Hotel Constantinople, Paris [France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] thanking her for her letters; describing his visit to Pau and the Pyranees, the illness of [John, 7th Duke of Marlborough]; his own illness through indigestion; and discussions he has had with [Sir Henry Drummond] Wolff concerning the leadership of the [Conservative] Party.

Dates: c 1880
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), [Apr 1881]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7/13-14
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Carlton Club [London]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his preoccupation with the Land Bill; his family's annoyance that he had not travelled to London with [John, 7th Duke of Marlborough]; a description of WSC as looking "thin and mangey"; the [Conservative] Party's pleasure at their victory over [Charles] Bradlaugh; anticipation of lively debates about the Land Bill; and the news that Mrs Mundy has "run off" with [20th Lord] Shrewsbury [and...
Dates: [Apr 1881]
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), 25 Jan 1892

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/12/1-2
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Place de la Concorde [Paris, France]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he discusses British political affairs and the likelihood that the general election will end the Conservative government, describes his social engagements and speculates on financial affairs.

Dates: 25 Jan 1892
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), 13 Nov 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/9/44
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Floors Castle [Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing arrangements for his return to London, the hostility of [Lord] Hartington [later 8th Duke of Devonshire] and the likelihood that he and "Lord S" might vote in favour of "Joe" [Joseph Chamberlain] in which case Lord Randolph predicts the Conservatives will lose seats to the Unionists.

Dates: 13 Nov 1889
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), 07 Nov 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Tuli [Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: observations on the future marriage of [Lady] Sarah [Churchill later Sarah Wilson]; advice to "Mary" [Lady Gerard] that she should forgive "Billy" [2nd Lord Gerard] commenting "what does an occasional cook or housemaid matter"; his plans for returning to England; arrangements for WSC to study during the holiday; observations on [Arthur] Balfour becoming Leader [of the House of...
Dates: 07 Nov 1891
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), 23 Nov 1891 - 24 Nov 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Mafeking [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] expressing his disappointment at not receiving any letters from her, describing his journey, and commenting on the poor reception of his letters to the Daily Graphic and Sherwood's management of his racing stable. He observes on Arthur Balfour becoming Leader [of the House of Commons] that "Tory Democracy, the genuine article, [is] at an end... I have waited with great patience for the tide to turn but...
Dates: 23 Nov 1891 - 24 Nov 1891
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), 09 Dec 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/47-48
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Government House, Cape Town [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports that he has delayed his departure for England, that Arthur Balfour has not replied to his telegram [in which he asked to be appointed ambassador in] Paris [France] and his resolve to abandon parliamentary politics.

Dates: 09 Dec 1891
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), 13 Dec 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/49
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Cape Town [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he comments on [1st Lord] Dufferin [and Ava]'s appointment as ambassador to Paris [France] and Arthur Balfour's rudeness in not replying to his telegram asking him to secure him the position. He intends to resign his parliamentary seat and comments on his persistent bad luck and discusses his plans to return to England.

Dates: 13 Dec 1891
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), 13 Jul [1886]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/13/90
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Letter from WSC (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to "Mama" [Lady Randolph Churchill] asking her whether she will allow him to learn the violincello instead of the piano, speculating on the Conservatives electoral prospects and asking for money as he is "bankrupt".

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), 24 May 1887

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/14/14
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Letter from "Winny" [WSC] (29 & 30 Brunswick Road, Brighton [Hove, East Sussex]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] discussing the popularity of the Primrose League at school and asking whether he might join the London branch.

Dates: 24 May 1887
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 Oct 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/39/28
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Letter from Cornelia, Lady Wimborne to WSC, advising him that "there is no future for Free Traders in the Conservative Party".

Dates: 15 Oct 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jul 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/22A/141-142
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Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on Conservative Party views on the shipbuilding programme [Carbon copy].

Dates: 20 Jul 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/2
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Letter from WSC to Lady Hester Bourne (Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party) accepting her resignation and thanking her for her services to the party Signed.

Dates: 03 Jul 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/64/3-13
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, marked "secret and personal" on the need to "dominate events lest we be submerged by them", reflecting on achievements of the government but predicting bleak prospects for the next year as the government has not been successful, his own efforts to reduce expenditure have failed, the Factory and Poor Law Bills and Franchise will not support them, and advising that a constructive measure is needed. He seeks Baldwin's support for...
Dates: 06 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 8 Apr 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/101/42-43
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Letter from Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (Chester Square [London]) to [WSC] on WSC's budget which he describes as "an absolutely first-class fighting Budget" and making observations on policies which will support the Conservative election campaign, specifically relief for "publicans and the Bookies", and the removal of tea duty, modernisation and support for industry and the development of markets in the Empire.Signed manuscript.

Dates: 8 Apr 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/27/113-116
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Letter from Frederick Montague [Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Transport, later 1st Lord Amwell] to WSC enclosing a letter [copy] from Lord Randolph Churchill to a Mr Hancock advising him to stick to the name of "Tory" rather than adopting "Radical"; includes letter of thanks by Kathleen Hill [Secretary to WSC].

Dates: 08 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/5/41
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Note from Desmond Morton [Personal Assistant to WSC] to WSC on Ernest Bevin taking Harry Nathan's seat at Wandsworth [London] and that the Hartlepools [County Durham] would probably not accept Bevin because of [William] Howard Gritten [MP for the Hartlepools]'s unpopularity in his constituency.

Dates: 14 Jun 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/5-16
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Letter from WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain, on the Irish policy of the Conservative Party, criticising the Conservative policy as risking alienating Irish Nationalism all over the world and squandering forces vital to national safety. WSC also points out the differences in Liberal policy on Ireland and urges the importance of the Opposition supporting the Government in time of war. [3 typescript copies].

Dates: 12 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/44/17-18
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Letter from Sir Austen Chamberlain, (9 Egerton Place [London]) to WSC, on the Irish policy of the Conservative Party, opposing the Home Rule Bill. Chamberlain regrets that he could not appear on a public platform with WSC or any other member of the Government, and that he had sent a telegram to the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, regretting that he was unable to attend a meeting to stimulate recruiting in the city.

Dates: 12 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open