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Public and Political: General: Personal Office Correspondence H-K., 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/532

Scope and Contents

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 contains copies of notes and letters by Private Office staff including John Peck and Commander Charles Thompson.Correspondents include: Sir Ian Hamilton; Sir James Hawkey on Victory in Europe; Harry Hopkins, on the election campaign; Lord Horder, on gift of book - "Rebuilding Family Life in the Post-War world"; Lady Howe, on the death of President Roosevelt; Sir Francis Humpreys, on Victory in Europe; Catherine Inge, [wife of the Dean of St Paul's] sympathy on election defeat; Sir Hastings Ismay, thanks for gift of cheese; Frank Juler, Opthalmic Surgeon, (2) on report by Sir Alexander Fleming on WSC's eyes; Samuel Kaplan, on gift of cigars; Eric Kennington, offering portrait of Home Guard soldier; W Mackenzie King; Collie Knox, on gift of book "The Unbeaten Track".


  • Creation: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

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1 file(s) (1 bound file, 88 items)

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