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Public and Political: General: Correspondence C-G., Jul 1929 - May 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/573A-B

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Correspondents include: [1st Lord] Carson on India; "Bertie" [7th Duke of] Leinster [earlier Lord Edward FitzGerald] on his health; Randolph Churchill on his finances; representatives of Nicholl Manistry and Company regarding the division of stock and a settlement to Randolph Churchill; Lord Ivor Churchill on subjects including family affairs including Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough and a statue of John, 1st Duke of Marlborough (5); Neville Chamberlain on opposition to the Finance Bill; Robert Boothby on a letter of introduction for H P Chase; Frank Lee, Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies; "Sunny" [9th Duke of Marlborough, earlier Lord Blandford] on family affairs including finances; John Crichton-Stuart [later 4th Lord Bute] regarding a constituent; Edward Cadogan on the likelihood of a split in the Conservative Party over India (2); John S Churchill on WSC's finances (3); Lord Gerald Wellesley [later 7th Duke of Wellington] on WSC's "Marlborough: His Life and Times"; Sir Austen Chamberlain enclosing a pamphlet about his garden; Colin Coote on a speech by WSC; Lionel Curtis; Sir Arthur Cory-Wright; Helen, Lady D'Abernon [earlier Lady Helen Duncombe] on WSC's health; Patrick Donner on his support for WSC; "Eddy" [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on subjects including the White Paper on India and the Derby Club (6); Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] on Conservative Party politics and Free Trade; Lieutenant-Colonel John Dodge; Sir Arthur Duckham; [5th] Lord of Dufferin and Ava [earlier Lord of Ava] inviting WSC to the London School of Economics; Nesta Webster on her Patriots Enquiry Centre and problems with the Conservative Party (4); John Davidson, Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party; Philip de Laszlo on a portrait of Randolph Churchill; [3rd] Lord Davies on the League of Nations and an International Police Force; Walter Elliott; [16th] Lord Elphinstone; Pierre Flandin, Vice President of the French Chamber of Deputies on a visit by WSC; Donald Fergusson, Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding for health insurance; J L Garvin on WSC's journalism; Frederick Goodenough, Chairman of Barclays Bank Limited; John Gilmour, Home Secretary on expenditure on the police; [1st Lord] Grey [of Fallodon](2); Sir Auckland Geddes on economic affairs; Lord Greenaway on India and the split in the Conservative Party (2); James Grigg on his position as Finance Member in India; Frederick Guest on WSC 's stance on India and the split in the Conservative Party; Sir Hubert Gough; John Gretton on the Other Club; Sir Eric Geddes; Vice Admiral Paul Guepratte; Winston Guest and H A Gwynne, Editor of the Morning Post.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; newspaper cuttings on subjects including Communist propaganda; and notes on subjects including economic sanctions.


  • Creation: Jul 1929 - May 1934

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