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Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies)., 02 Jan 1929 - 04 Jun 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/102
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (4), on subjects including recommendations for honours and WSC completing ["the Aftermath", published as volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]; First Lord of the Admiralty, William Bridgeman, on reducing the navy estimates (3); Sir Henri Deterding; Sir Charles Addis [British Representative on General Council of Reichsbank]; Sir Basil Blackett; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] on a...
Dates: 02 Jan 1929 - 04 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies)., 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/2
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (5); Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, (6) on subjects including expenditure on Iraq and Palestine; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, (4) on subjects including marriage licenses for...
Dates: 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (carbon copies)., 12 Jul 1927 - 21 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/44
Scope and Contents Recipients include: the Lord Chancellor, 1st Lord Cave, on civil service disciplinary regulations; King George V on House of Commons business (3); John Gretton MP; Edwin Konstam, Sir Frederick Liddell [1st Parliamentary Counsel], Reginald Hills [Junior Counsel to Inland Revenue], and Sir John Shaw [Solicitor of Inland Revenue] on serving on a committee on income tax law; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] (2); Joseph Kenworthy MP [later 10th Lord Strabolgi]; 7th Lord...
Dates: 12 Jul 1927 - 21 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] to government ministers, senior civil servants, MPs and Lords (carbon copies)., 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/73
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); Harold MacMillan MP (2); 2nd Lord Revelstoke (3); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (3); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Ernest Pretyman; 2nd Lord...
Dates: 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/11
Scope and Contents Recipients include: 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture]; Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford] (2); Secretary of State for War [Sir Laming Worthington-Evans] (2); Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (5); John Pease [later 1st Lord Wardington, Chairman Lloyds Bank]; Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 03 Jan 1927 - 29 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/43
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Sir Harry Goschen (2); Field-Marshal 1st Lord Haig; Stanley Bruce [Prime Minister of Australia]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] (6); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin (5) including one on block grants and one on the Board of Trade absorbing the Ministry of Transport; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty (3); Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury];...
Dates: 03 Jan 1927 - 29 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC or James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (carbon copies)., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/10
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] (2); Sir Sydney Chapman [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] on safeguarding of industries; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] (6) on subjects including the trade union political levy and the Colonial Office reorganisation; Lord Wodehouse [later 3rd Lord Kimberley]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade]; Peter Larkin [Canadian High Commissioner to...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence on reducing the naval estimates for 1927-1928., 14 Dec 1926 - 11 Feb 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/32
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty (5); Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury].

Dates: 14 Dec 1926 - 11 Feb 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: memorandum on potential naval competition between Britain and the United States, and its impact on British debt repayment, by "RGH" [Ralph Hawtrey, Director of Financial Enquiries, Treasury]., 19 Dec 1927 - 21 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/69
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 19 Dec 1927 - 21 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: Navy Estimates 1925-1926: correspondence., 15 Nov 1924 - 16 Feb 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/4
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, (8).Also includes carbon copies of letters from WSC to Bridgeman and Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary], Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] and 1st Lord Beatty [1st Sea Lord]; abstract of sketch navy estimates.Subjects include: problems over the increase in navy estimates, including its discussion at Cabinet level; the defence of Singapore; the threat of Japan; information demanded from the Admiralty by the...
Dates: 15 Nov 1924 - 16 Feb 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: Navy Estimates 1925-1926: various papers and correspondence., Oct 1924 - 05 Feb 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] (4); Sir Oswyn Murray [Permanent Secretary, Admiralty].Also includes copy minute from WSC to Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury]; graph of planned ship building until 1929; details of cruisers, life-spans of vessels; "Distribution of foreign war vessels and aircraft" quarterly return for October 1924.Subjects...
Dates: Oct 1924 - 05 Feb 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: Navy Estimates 1925-1926: various tables and papers., 1924 - 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/5A-B
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Includes details of naval expenditure 1911-1925; papers on the cost of manning the Fleet (vote A), vote 9, works of magnitude (vote 10), the Fleet Air Arm, guns and ammunition, the oil fuel reserve programme, and Singapore naval base; "Particulars of war vessels and aircraft (British and foreign)", dated October 1924.Also includes letters from William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] and Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff].

Dates: 1924 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on economising the 1928-1929 expenditure., 19 Jul 1927 - 24 Aug 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/49
Scope and Contents Includes drafts and copies of letters sent out in the name of the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, to the following ministers on reducing their departmental expenditure for 1928-1929: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty; Sir William Joynson Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary; Secretary of State for Air, Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood]; Secretary of State for the Colonies and Dominions, Leo Amery; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; Secretary of...
Dates: 19 Jul 1927 - 24 Aug 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on economising the current expenditure., 19 Jun 1927 - 21 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/48
Scope and Contents Includes drafts and copies of letters sent out in the name of the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, to the following ministers on reducing their departmental expenditure for 1927-1928: Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Dominions, Leo Amery; First Lord of the Admiralty, William Bridgeman; Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; the 1st Commissioner of Works, 1st Lord Peel; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans;...
Dates: 19 Jun 1927 - 21 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: papers and tables on the sketch naval estimates, 1927-1928; votes 9 and 10 (works and buildings)., 1926 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/33
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 1926 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 16 Nov 1924 - 24 Dec 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/3
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Financial Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 16 Nov 1924 - 24 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 01 Jan 1925 - 19 Sep 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/12A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Financial Secretary [Walter Guinness, later 1st Lord Moyne]; Sir Horace...
Dates: 01 Jan 1925 - 19 Sep 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/46A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue until 1927, then Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; John Gretton MP; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent...
Dates: 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, mainly on demobilisation and the reorganisation of the Air Ministry., 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: King Manuel II on the "future of Portugal"; General Sir William Robertson [General Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Forces in Great Britain] (3); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on appointing neither Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard or General Sir John Cowans as Governor of Nigeria (2); Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal] passing on a copy of a letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Lawson on a decline in his pay and position; Philip Kerr [later...
Dates: 01 Feb 1919 - 28 Feb 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign., 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/6
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir Ian Hamilton refuting press allegations; Walter Roch on the Dardanelles [Turkey] Inquiry; Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig [Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders] (2); General Sir Henry Wilson [Chief of Imperial General Staff] on matters discussed at the Paris [France] Peace Conference (7); 1st Lord Milner [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Colonel James Blair [Chief, British Military Mission in Siberia]; 1st Lord Haldane...
Dates: 01 Apr 1919 - 30 Apr 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: Organisation of the Air Force: correspondence and papers., 13 Dec 1918 - 16 Sep 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: General Sir William Robertson, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Forces in Great Britain (2); Sir Arthur Duckham; Brigadier-General William Alexander, Controller of Aircraft Supply and Production; Brigadier-General [John Steel], Director of Air Division, Admiralty; General Sir Henry Wilson, Chief of Imperial General Staff; Major-General Frederick Sykes, Chief of the Air Staff [until February 1919] (2); Major-General John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone,...
Dates: 13 Dec 1918 - 16 Sep 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: weekly resumes., 30 May 1940 - 01 Aug 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/5
Scope and Contents

Printed reviews of the naval, military and air situation, including: the evacuation of Dunkirk [France]; minelaying and minesweeping; Scandinavia; Italy; the Balkans; air defence; air attacks on Germany and Britain; losses of shipping; the Western Front; the Mediterranean; the North Sea; enemy naval intelligence; the French fleet; Africa; the German and Italian Air Forces.

Dates: 30 May 1940 - 01 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: weekly resumes., 01 Aug 1940 - 03 Oct 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/6
Scope and Contents

Printed reviews of the naval, military and air situation, including: home waters; the Mediterranean; attacks on shipping; enemy shipping; minelaying; minesweeping; Germany; the Middle East; Africa; air defence; air attacks on Germany and Italy; enemy intelligence; the Balkans; home security; economic warfare; Italy; the North Sea; the United States; the Soviet Union.

Dates: 01 Aug 1940 - 03 Oct 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: weekly resumes., 03 Oct 1940 - 14 Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/7
Scope and Contents

Printed reviews of the naval, military and air situation, including: home waters; the Mediterranean; Africa; shipping losses; enemy intelligence; enemy shipping; minelaying and minesweeping; the Soviet fleet; Italy; the Balkans; the North Sea; air intelligence; home security; the Middle East; enemy air attacks; Germany; air operations.

Dates: 03 Oct 1940 - 14 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: weekly resumes., 14 Nov 1940 - 26 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/8
Scope and Contents

Printed reviews of the naval, military and air situation, including: home waters; the Mediterranean; enemy intelligence; shipping losses; enemy shipping; minelaying and minesweeping; Germany; the Balkans; the Middle East; air attacks on enemy territory; air attacks on Britain; Italy; Africa; air intelligence; home security.

Dates: 14 Nov 1940 - 26 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open