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Public and Political: General: correspondence concerning prospective Parliamentary candidates., Jan 1942 - Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/451

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Correspondents include: Thomas Dugdale [later 1st Lord Crathorne], Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party (5); "Max", [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] on his son going for Parliament; [Claude] Grahame-White offering himself as candidate (2); James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] (2); [Thomas Henry] Harry Hewlett (2) and [Vernon] Bovenizer of the War Office on a Major Hammond Foot. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] "T L R" [Leslie Rowan], "J M M" [John Martin], and [Anthony] Bevir, [George] Harvie-Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC], and secretary E H [Appleyard].Other subjects include: individuals including [Bernard] Braine and F Ashe Lincoln putting themselves forward; independent candidate John Redgrave's views on North Africa and Singapore.


  • Creation: Jan 1942 - Oct 1942

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