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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/498

Scope and Contents

Personal Office Correspondence T-Y 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, John Martin, Commander Charles Thompson, John Colville, and Miss E M Watson Correspondents include: George Taylor, (2), on gift of brandy, with covering letter from Sir Francis Beane; Major General Sir Hugh Tudor, (2) on gift of binoculars, also commenting on suggestion that Jerusalem should be chosen as the seat of the new League of Nations after the War; Lucien Tyng, offering gift of land near Marrakech, Morocco; Sir Eric Maclagan, Victoria and Albert Museum, (3) on repair of bowl belonging to WSC; H Cecil Vickers, thanks for telegram of congratulations on award of Military Cross to his son; Josiah Wedgwood (3) on gift of vase in memory of his father, the late Josiah, 1st Lord Wedgwood; Major-General C M Wesson, U.S. Army, thanks for gift of signed copy of "The Malakand Field Force"; The Duke of Westminster (4); Lionel Whitby, Director, Army Blood Transfusion Service, thanks for gift of signed copy of "My Early Life", Arthur Whitworth, gift of "Cork" Decanters; Lt-Colonel Tom Wickham MP, asking for signed copy of WSC's War Speeches, for presentation to David Watkins, leader of the Australian Parliamentary Delegation to Britain; Dorothy, Lady Williams, on gift of cartoon by Sidney "George" Strube, with letter from Strube; Muriel, Lady Wood, (2), asking for help in obtaining petrol for a hire car to take Sir Henry Wood to Beaumaris for a rest; Colonel Francis Wormald (2); 2nd Lord Ypres, on gift of walking stick from the Village Constable of Festiniog; Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia.File also contains note from Commander Charles Thompson to WSC, on the possibility of obtaining Pol Roger champagne and Remy Martin cognac from France [annotated by WSC "Make absolutely sure that there is nothing illegal or irregular about this"].


  • Creation: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

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1 file(s) (1 bound file, 113 folios)

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