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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/497

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Personal Office Correspondence R-S 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 Leslie Rowan.Correspondents include: Colonel Deneys Reitz, South African High Commissioner, London, on gifts; 3rd Lord Rothschild, thanks for telegram of congratulation [on award of George Medal]; Frank Salisbury, on portrait for Harrow School [Middlesex]; Hugh Wontner [Director], the Savoy Hotel [London], on the lifting of the ban on the making of ice cream and the icing of sweets; Sir Waldron Smithers, on presentation of book "The Road to Serfdom" by Friedrich Hayek; the South African High Commission, London, on gifts from Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa]; Sir John Squire, asking him to sign autograph for the Red Cross; Marshal Joseph Stalin, on gifts; Sir Malcolm Stewart (2) on gifts of champagne; Henry Stimson on invitation to stay at Chequers [Buckinghamshire]; Frances Stourton (2); Herbert Smith and Company, Solicitors, on bequest of 20,000 pounds under the will of the late Sir Henry Strakosch; Arthur Sulzberger, New York Times, thanks for gift of book.


  • Creation: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (78 folios))

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