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Public and Political: General: Correspondence, L-M., May 1929 - Sep 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/575A-B

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Correspondents include: Oliver Locker Lampson on subjects including an invitation to give a lecture (2); Sir John Lavery on the Artists' General Benevolent Institution; Nathan Laski requesting an invitation with the Home Secretary; Shane Leslie on WSC's "Marlborough: His life and times" and on family news (3); Commander Augustus Agar on a possible lecture by WSC; Leonie Leslie [earlier Leonie Jerome]; Frederick Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] on subjects including the Conservative Party, "Marlborough: His life and times", correspondence between Stanley Baldwin and Ramsay Macdonald on India, disarmament and German defences (6); George Lloyd; Clara Frewen [earlier Clara Jerome]; Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] and Victor, [2nd] Lord Lytton (4) on a memorial to Lord Knebworth [earlier Edward Lytton]; [7th Lord] Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh], Secretary of State for Air, on an argument with WSC over air parity with Germany; [11th Lord] Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr] on the Rhodes Trust; Philip Cunliffe-Lister [later 1st Lord Swinton], Secretary of State for the Colonies, on portraits of the Royal family; Clive Wigram, Private Secretary and Equerry to King George V; Lionel Leslie; Neville Lytton [later 3rd Lord Lytton] on WSC's health; Major Henry Lygon; Edward Marsh on subjects including proofs of WSC's work, financial assistance to Walter [Richard] Sickert (6); Sir Alec Martin; Ian Macpherson [later 1st Lord Strathcarron]; Ramsay Macdonald on criticism of WSC's economic policy as Chancellor of the Exchequer; Guglielmo Marconi; Eugen Millington-Drake on affairs in Argentina; Sir [William] Graham Greene; [11th Lord] Middleton [earlier Michael Willoughby] on WSC's views of Ireland; Desmond Morton on information about the military strength of Germany (6); Paul [Maze]; Sir Leo Money on convoys in World War I; John Brabazon; Jacques Bardoux on the military strength of Germany; "Sunny" [9th] Duke of Marlborough; Donald van den Bergh; [2nd] Lord Melchett [earlier Henry Mond] ; "Jack" [1st Lord Mottistone, earlier John Seely] on subjects including India (4); Thomas Mitford; Donald Munro on the threat posed by Japan.Also includes: copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and a list of donors to a fund to purchase a car for WSC.


  • Creation: May 1929 - Sep 1934

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