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Public and Political: General., 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/495

Scope and Contents

Personal Office Correspondence L-M Correspondence dealt with by WSC's Private Office at 10 Downing Street, (Kathleen Hill and Elizabeth Layton) as opposed to the Private Office, file also includes copies of notes and letters by staff of the Private Office including John Colville, John Martin and Anthony Bevir.Correspondents include: Eric, 3rd Lord Long (2); Oliver Lyttelton [later Lord Chandos]; Venetia Montagu (2); Sir Walter Layton, enclosing pamphlet "The British Commonwealth and World Order"; John Lyle (3) on gift of books on the 1st Duke of Marlborough; Henry Luce, Editor, "Life", gift of volume of photographs of the Houses of Parliament; Pamela, Lady Lytton (3), request to sign volumes of speeches; Sir James Marchant (4) on calendar featuring quotations by WSC; Lord Marchwood, (2) on gift of salmon; Sir Edward Marsh, asking for permission to quote from WSC's tribute to Rupert Brooke in wireless broadcast, also asking for signed photograph of WSC to be auctioned for charity; Geoffrey Mason; Paul Maze (3), including text of broadcast on the Liberation of France; Sir Ralph Metcalfe, (4) on gift of wine and Lord Moran.File also includes Order of Service for Memorial Service for Walter Guinness, 3rd Lord Moyne.


  • Creation: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

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1 file(s) (1 bound file, 104 folios)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folio 101: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

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