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Literary: "Step by Step": letters of congratulations and thanks for complimentary copies., 11 May 1939 - 09 Jul 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/628

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include (many commenting on contemporary foreign affairs and praising the foresight of WSC's articles): Edward Marsh; Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon]; 1st Lord Craigavon [earlier James Craig]; Sir Reginald Barnes; 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth]; Fred Pelly; John Kitto, Librarian, House of Commons; Desmond Morton; Sarah Oliver [earlier Sarah Churchill, later Sarah Beauchamp and Lady Audley]; Sir Roger Keyes; Sir Henry Strakosch; Frederick Leathers; 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry]; Clement Attlee; Edwin [Wood, Lord Halifax, earlier Lord Irwin]; Sir Harry Goschen [Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association]; Sir Arthur Cory-Wright; Geoffrey Mason; "Bertie" [1st Lord Horne of Slamannan]; Dinah Pratt [Honorary Secretary of Epping Division Conservative Association]; [David] Percy Davies [Deputy Editor and Chairman of the News of the World]; Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association; Lord Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne]; Bertram Romilly .Also includes: copy of the presentation list for "Step by Step".


  • 11 May 1939 - 09 Jul 1939

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