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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence Wan., 17 Aug 1940 - 24 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/100

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] (5); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (14).Subjects include: camouflage for hospitals and schools; public school bursaries; funding for Air Training Corps; shortage of ARP equipment; evacuation; famine relief for Europe; foreign policy towards Spain; Sea Cadet insurance; local War Savings campaign.Also includes: cuttings from local papers on Air Training Corps, Sea Cadets and the Minister of Economic Warfare (Hugh Dalton's) local speech on the blockade of Germany; WSC's letter to Sir James Hawkey on National War Bonds and the need for more loans from the nation.

Dates

  • Creation: 17 Aug 1940 - 24 Jul 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (200 folios))

Language of Materials

English