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Public and Political: General: Resignation of Foreign Secretary., 26 Jan 1938 - 25 Feb 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/346

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Messages from the general public on the resignation of Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, with correspondents including: [?] Dennis Haselgrove; 1st Lord Askwith; Norman Holden; [?] Peter Freeman; Hugh Adair; Margaret Kidd [Margaret Macdonald]; Sir Bernard Pares.Subjects include: support for WSC and Eden and hostility to the Government's negotiations with Italy; WSC's speech supporting Eden [22 February]; the danger of alienating the United States; suggestions that WSC should form a new party.Also includes: press cutting from the Spectator, with an article on fascism in Italy; cutting from the Evening News with WSC's statement on Eden's resignation; cuttings from the New York Herald Tribune with articles by Dorothy Thompson on British foreign policy, rearmament and Nazi propaganda.The majority of material dates to 21 - 22 February.


  • Creation: 26 Jan 1938 - 25 Feb 1938

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (71 folios))

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