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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/7-8
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph Chamberlain [Secretary of State for the Colonies], (40 Princes Gardens [London]), congratulating WSC on his work, his escape from the Boers, on his letters to the press from South Africa and also on British success in South Africa in general. He adds that he had enjoyed WSC's "River War", and looked forward to his account of events in South Africa. Chamberlain then comments on the lessons of the Boer War, praising the bravery and endurance of the "rank and file" but...
Dates: 02 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jan 1916

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/9-11
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Letter from CSC to WSC, on conscription, and the size of the Army. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/10-12.

Dates: 01 Jan 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jan [1916]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/118A/20-21
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Letter from CSC to WSC, on the Conscription Crisis, the Prime Minister's method of dealing with opposition, and the possibility of publication of the Dardanelles Papers. Typescript transcript at CHAR 1/118B/23-25.

Dates: 11 Jan [1916]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 May 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/189/44-51
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Letter from George Jeffreys (Headquarters Southern Command, Poona, [India]) to WSC describing the attitude of various classes in India to the proposed reforms, approving the recent strong measures by government, describing the reaction to the indianisation of the army and the declining standard of living of British officers in India. Typescript copy. MS notes on reverse.

Dates: 22 May 1932
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), 18 Mar 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/192/85-88
Scope and Contents Letter from [a senior army officer] (New Delhi, [India]) to [? Brigadier-General Sir James Edmonds] on: the isolated position of the Viceroy under the proposals in the White Paper on India; the severe strains on the finances of the central Indian government which will lead to an extremely dangerous reduction in the size of the army; the Prime Minister's proposals for the reduction of Britain's air strength and the danger of Russia establishing air bases in Afghanistan; the attitude of the...
Dates: 18 Mar 1933
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 Mar 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/192/129
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Letter from Colonel Sir Weston Jarvis (1 Hobart Place, [London]) to WSC referring to the military aspect of Indian constitutional reform.

Dates: 30 Mar 1933
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 Dec 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/189/139
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Cutting from the "Morning Post": article illustrating the problem of the defence of India by comparing its population and area to that of Europe.

Dates: 29 Dec 1932
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), [1913]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6A/215
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Statistics on changes on military and naval expenditure in Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Japan, 1904-1913. [Carbon].

Dates: [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/8/29-31
Scope and Contents Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Roberts (Englemere, Ascot, Berkshire) to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the Army's preparedness for war, stating that in the Summer of 1911, when Britain "stood on the edge of war", it was an open secret that the Regular Army was not ready, that the men were ill armed, and there were serious shortages in officers, horses and ammunition, and that the Territorial Force was quite unsuited to the task assigned to it. Praising WSC's for behaving "like a...
Dates: 21 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/8/34
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Letter from Field Marshal 1st Lord Roberts (Englemere, Ascot, Berkshire) to WSC on compulsory military service.

Dates: 25 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1913]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/6A/138
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Statistics on changes in military and naval expenditure in Britain, France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary and Japan, 1904-1913. [Carbon].

Dates: [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/53-56
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [WSC, Home Office] reporting that order has been established in the collieries in the Rhondda Valley [Glamorgan, Wales] and that it is expected that the Chief Constable will not need the military who are to remain nearby without coming into contact with the public. [WSC] also describes the action of the Home Office concerning the dispatch of troops to the riots at Tonypandy, and his subsequent decisions to use Metropolitan Police instead of troops and to halt the...
Dates: [1910]
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), [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/67
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Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V including a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which describes the deterioration of the dock strike and the rioting in Liverpool. WSC includes details of the troops which have been sent to Liverpool and to areas close to Manchester and London. Typescript. Copy at CHAR 12/12/24. Draft at CHAR 12/12/30-34.

Dates: [Aug] [1911]
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), [20] [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/78-80
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Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: the restoration of order at Llanelly [Camarthenshire, Wales] and in South Wales; arrangements for a meeting of railway workers in London; preparation for the withdrawal of the troops and the settlement of the dispute between master lightermen and their employees. Typescript.

Dates: [20] [Aug] [1911]
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), [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/83
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Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V informing him of the improvement of the situation in London where railway and dock workers are returning to work; and describing the serious riots in Liverpool to which the troops have been called. Typescript with manuscript alterations.

Dates: [Aug] [1911]
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 Sep 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/1-2
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Telegram from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC concerning the movement of troops in a town [during industrial unrest]. Manuscript. Contains note by WSC on the dorse.

Dates: 02 Sep 1911
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 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/31-32
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of the Army estimates introduced by [Richard] Haldane [Secretary of State for War]; WSC's approval of Haldane's army reforms; and a debate over the non-payment of trade union rates of wages in Government shops in the War Office. Includes manuscript corrections.

Dates: 08 Mar 1910
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 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/33-34
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: continuing discussion of the Army estimates and WSC's speech on whether the land force is sufficient for the needs of the country.

Dates: 09 Mar 1910
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), 03 Sep 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27A/31
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Memorandum by Major-General Charles Callwell [Director of Military Operations, War Office] on the difficulties of an attack on the Gallipoli Peninsula [Turkey].

Dates: 03 Sep 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Jun 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/33
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Letter from Sir Arthur Bigge [later Lord Stamfordham, Permanent Secretary to King George V] (Buckingham Palace) to WSC asking his advice on the content of an address which the King is to give to regiments when presenting them with colours, particularly on the relevance of colours. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 16 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/24
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Draft telegram from WSC to King George V including a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which describes the deterioration of the dock strike and the rioting in Liverpool. WSC includes details of the troops which have been sent to Liverpool and to areas close to Manchester and London. Typescript. Copy at CHAR 12/12/67, draft at CHAR 12/12/30-34.

Dates: [Aug] [1911]
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), [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/30-34
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Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V including a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which describes the deterioration of the dock strike and the rioting in Liverpool. WSC includes details of the troops which have been sent to Liverpool and to areas close to Manchester and London. Manuscript in the hand of WSC. Copy telegrams at CHAR 12/12/24 and CHAR 12/12/67.

Dates: [Aug] [1911]
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), 16 Aug 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/37
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[Transcript of a letter from] King George V [to WSC] concerning the riots in Liverpool which appear to be more like a revolution than a strike. He asks whether Labour leaders could help in forcing a settlement, and says that troops should not be deployed in a "half hearted" way. Manuscript in the hand of Edward Marsh, on the notepaper of the Home Secretary.

Dates: 16 Aug 1911
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 Mar 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/83-84
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir William Birdwood [later Lord Birdwood] commander in chief in India (Delhi) to WSC expressing regret that he has not been able to see more of Professor Frederick Lindemann [later Lord Cherwell], considering WSC's difficulties in producing an electorally popular Budget, referring to the successful presentation by Sir Felix Schuster of his budget in India, outlining his own plans for the financing of the army in India, describing how he was almost as thankful for the departure...
Dates: 02 Mar 1929
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 May [1930]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/169/33-34
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Letter from Brigadier-General Christopher Baker-Carr (6 Nevern Road, [London]) to WSC stressing the importance of the Madden Gun (light automatic machine gun) and the difficulty of getting the military authorities and leading members of the government to see this.

Dates: 29 May [1930]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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