Literary: Various correspondence., 1931
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: Brigadier General James Edmonds of the Military Branch of the Historical Section; Hiram Maxim on the Maxim gun and its use at the Battle of Omdurman [Sudan]; "Eddie" [17th Lord Derby] on inaccuracies in WSC's account of Arthur Balfour's actions following the resignation of "Joe" [Joseph] Chamberlain and [8th Duke of Devonshire]; [2nd Lord] Balfour praising WSC's portrayal of "AJB" [Arthur Balfour]; Sir Oliver Lodge; Grant Richards on WSC's introduction to "The Story of Wall Street" (2); Harold Sandilands on "My Early Life" and Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] of Macmillan and Company.Other subjects include errors in "My Early Life".Also includes excerpts from "The World Crisis" and "In Defence of Ireland" by E M Fogarty.
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