Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples" and WSC's war memoirs [for World War II]: business correspondence., 28 Jan 1944 - 13 Dec 1944
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company [solicitors] (4); Sir Newman Flower, Director of Cassell and Company (2).Also includes copy letters, drafts and notes from Brendan Bracken, 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry] and officials of WSC's Private Office to those mentioned above and others.Subjects include: the purchase of the film rights to "English-Speaking Peoples" by Sir Alexander Korda; WSC obtaining these rights from Cassell's; WSC giving Cassell's first refusal of the publishing rights for his future memoirs of the war.Also includes: copy of the agreement between WSC and Cassell's for the "English-Speaking Peoples" from February 1933; legal opinions by Kenneth Diplock and Charles Henderson [barristers]; a summary of the position with regard to the publication of the book; note of sums paid to WSC by Cassell's for the book.
- 28 Jan 1944 - 13 Dec 1944
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