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Public and Political: General: General Election: messages to candidates., 14 Jun 1945 - 28 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/551

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Correspondents include various candidates thanking WSC for his support including Randolph Churchill, Alexander Greg, Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine], [Sydney] Frank Markham, Major-General Robert Laycock, [John] Sandeman Allen, Douglas Clifton-Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside], Ralph Verney, Sir Ronald Cross, [6th] Lord Brownlow [earlier Peregrine Cust], George Harvie Watt and John Dodge; and from individuals on WSC's messages of support including: Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe], Chairman of the Conservative Party Organisation (2), [1st Lord] Margesson, Brendan Bracken [1st Lord of the Admiralty] and David Prosser, Editor of the Cardiff Western Mail on a message to the electors of Wales.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from John Martin, John Colville, John Peck, Patrick Kinna and Leslie Rowan [Private Secretaries to WSC]; various drafts of WSC's message of support and press statement on the use of his message by Liberal Party candidates; A P Herbert's message to the electors of Oxford University; and newspaper cuttings.


  • Creation: 14 Jun 1945 - 28 Jul 1945

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