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Literary: "Marlborough: his life and times", volume 3: letters of thanks and congratulation., 09 Sep 1936 - 29 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/531

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Maurice Ashley; "Reggie" [Sir Reginald Barnes] (2); Sir Bindon Blood; Sir Abe Bailey; Stanley Baldwin, on "Marlborough", his own weariness and sympathy with WSC's "domestic anxieties" [the elopement of his daughter Sarah with Victor Oliver]; Consuelo Balsan [earlier Consuelo, Duchess of Marlborough]; Sir Edward Cadogan; Lord Ivor Churchill; Sir Arthur Cory-Wright; Sir Austen Chamberlain; Sir Henry Page Croft; Neville Chamberlain; "R C" [1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil]; Ian Colvin; "E" [Ethel, Lady Desborough]; Adam Marshall Diston; 17th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]; Sir James Edmonds; [John] Donald Fergusson; Keith Feiling; Sir Harry Goschen; Sir Harry McGowan; J L Garvin; Sir Ian Hamilton; Sir Maurice Hankey; Sir Roger Keyes on "Marlborough" and his own writing; Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden]; George Duke of Kent; Frederick Leathers; "Charlie" [7th Lord Londonderry, earlier Lord Castlereagh] on "Marlborough" and an interesting talk he has had with Hitler and Hermann Goering about pilot losses in Luftwaffe training; Shane Leslie; Sir John Leslie; 1st Lord Moyne [earlier Walter Guinness]; Mary, Duchess of Marlborough [earlier Mary, Lady Blandford]; Sir William Nicholson; Lieutenant-Commander J H Owen on research for volume 4 and proof reading for volume 3 of "Marlborough"; Ridley Pakenham- Walsh on revisions to volume 3 of "Marlborough"; Bertram Romilly; 7th Lord Spencer [earlier Lord Althorp]; 7th Lord Stanhope [earlier Lord Mahon]; George Trevelyan; Lord Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne]; 1st Lord Wimborne; Sir Kingsley Wood.Also includes: a list of recipients of complimentary copies of "Marlborough".


  • 09 Sep 1936 - 29 Dec 1936

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