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

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/535

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 Commander Charles Thompson; John Martin, Brendan Bracken, Ministry of Information; George Harvie Watt and Anthony Bevir Correspondents include: Frank Richards on Victory in Europe; Rosamond, Lady Ridley, asking for ticket to hear him speak in the House of Commons; the Baroness de Rothschild, on Victory in Europe; A L Rowse, on gift of book "The English Spirit"; Frank Salisbury, (2) on portrait for Harrow School, with reproduction of painting; Lord Salisbury, on Victory in Europe; Hugh Wontner, invitation to dine with the Directors of the Savoy Hotel; Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare (3), on the General Election campaign, giving the views of voters in Norwich, on the election defeat, and making a recommendation for honours; Sir Alfred Beit MP, on presentation of volume of WSC's speeches to the National Library of South Africa; Sir Edward Spears on election defeat; Geordie, Duke of Sutherland, on election defeat.

Dates

  • 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file, 120 items)

Language of Materials

English

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