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Public and Political: General: Patronage: correspondence., Jan 1940 - Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/409

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Correspondents include: Rennie Smith, Secretary, Friends of Europe, on receiving the text of a broadcast by WSC and his subscription (3); Sir Louis Stuart on the [Sir Michael] O'Dwyer Memorial Fund; Sir Patrick Hannon, as Chairman of the Early Closing Association wishing WSC well, and as Chairman of the Constitutional Club inviting WSC to be its President (2); Sir Howard d'Egville, [Cyril] Costley-White (Dominions Office), and [Sir] Drummond Shiels, Deputy and Acting Secretary of the Empire Parliamentary Association, on WSC becoming Chairman of the Association; [James] Baldwin-Webb, Honorary Secretary of the British Volunteer Ambulance Corps, on WSC's patronage and sending on various reports (2); "B B" [Brendan Bracken, Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] and Leo Amery on WSC being invited to be an honorary freeman of Blackpool, Lancashire; [Gerald] McConnell (Scottish Office) on WSC accepting honourable membership of the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh [Scotland]; Sir Robert Topping, President of the Conservative and Unionist Agents' Benevolent Association, inviting WSC to be a Patron. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary [Kathleen] Hill, and [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, John] Peck, [Edith] Watson, and Anthony Bevir.Other subjects include: subscription for Crockham Hill [Kent] Men's Club; a complaint about Blighty magazine.Also includes: copy of Blighty; report of the AGM of the Conservative Agents' Benevolent Association.


  • Creation: Jan 1940 - Nov 1940

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