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

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/522

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Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include Admiral Harold Stark (2), on gift of food from Amon Carter; J Hay Colligan, offering piece of the original Atlantic Cable (declined); Brig-General Alfred Critchley(2); Don Guillermo de Blanck, Cuban Minister, London, on gift of cigars; Nancy Cunard, on giift of books; Lord Davidson, (Hispanic Council) on gift of book "Spanish now" by Allison Peers; Vice-Admiral Sir John Edgell, Hydrographer of the Navy, on gift of "The English Channel Handbook"; Sir James Edmonds, on bift of book "The Occupation of the Rhineland"; Arthur Enock, offering gift of book "The Milk Business" (declined); Francis Forde, Acting Prime Minister of Australia, on gift of Australian blackwood walking stick, with photographs of presentation by Stanley Bruce (later Lord Bruce of Melbourne).File also includes notes and replies by WSC's Personal and Private Office staff including John Peck, Grace Hamblin, E M Watson, John Colville, Leslie Rowan, and Kathleen Hill.


  • Creation: 01 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1944

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1 file(s) (1 bound file, 162 folios)

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