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Public and Political: general: Lord Alfred Douglas libel actions., 1900 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/127

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the legal proceedings in 1922-23 against Lord Alfred Douglas arising from his allegation that WSC had issued a false communique about the Battle of Jutland to allow Jewish financiers led by Sir Ernest Cassel to make a profit on the stock market.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1923

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 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 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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