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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Ma-Mi., 16 Nov 1939 - 16 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/84A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (9); the 6th Lord Hood [Private Secretary to the Minister of Information]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence].Subjects include: material restrictions; requisitioning and de-requisitioning of houses; anti-tank weapons and membership of the Home Guard; censorship staff; the mines ballot; pension enquiries; Civil Defence enrolment; age limits for Far Eastern service; home leave for the Forces; building labour shortages.Also includes: "The Muster of England's Sons", a poem by E A Marley.

Dates

  • Creation: 16 Nov 1939 - 16 Jul 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (219 folios))

Language of Materials

English