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Public and Political: General: General Public correspondence, K-Y., May 1941 - Nov 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/449

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Correspondents include: [Harold] Clifford Smith on the gift of a damask napkin with pictures of [1st] Duke of Marlborough's victories; [3rd] Lord Rothschild [of MI5] on testing honey; [Ben] Russell of Cunard White Star Limited on seeds from the United States (2); [?John] Wood [WSC's accountant] on an old friend whose son is a POW. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from CSC and her secretary [Grace] Hamblin, WSC's secretaries [Kathleen] Hill and [Elizabeth] Layton, and [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, Edith] Watson and [Francis] Brown.Other subjects include: comments on "Ian Hamilton's March" by a member of [Lord] Kitchener's horse; various other gifts received by WSC including a bound book of his speeches from Eugene Meyer; birthday greetings for WSC; renewing WSC's passport; duty on tobacco; WSC's 1924 election campaign at Epping [Essex]; obtaining photographs of WSC; naming a village hall after WSC; an appeal over national service; the house where Lady Randolph Churchill was born in Rochester, United States; obtaining work for a friend of Hill's.Also includes: American seeds for British Soil receipts card; copy of the Evening News for June 1919.


  • Creation: May 1941 - Nov 1942

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (134 folios))

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