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Public and Political: General: correspondence and papers on Palestine., Feb 1939 - Aug 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/379

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Leo Amery on the situation in Palestine and criticising government policy (3); Nathan Laski congratulating WSC's speech of 23 May; Josiah Wedgwood asking WSC to sign a joint letter criticising government policy; [John] Paskin, [Principal] Private Secretary [to Secretary of State for the Colonies], on a hunger strike by some Jews in detention.Also includes: notes from WSC's secretary "K H" [Kathleen Hill]; a note on Sir John Simon [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on British obligation under the mandate; information on the 23 May debate; a Byron quote for possible use by WSC; reprints of letters to the Times and the New Statesmen by [Lewis] Namier; printed correspondence with the Palestine Arab Delegation and the Zionist Organisation, 1922, and "Palestine: statement of policy", 1939 (HMSO booklets); "Palestine and the British Empire" by Namier; documents submitted to the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations, documents relating to the Balfour Declaration and the Palestine Mandate, "Notes on certain white papers relating to the Palestine Conferences" by Leonard Stein, and documents relating to the [Sir Henry] McMahon [British Commissioner on Middle East International Commission] letters (Jewish Agency for Palestine publications); cuttings including from the New Judea.


  • Creation: Feb 1939 - Aug 1939

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