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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade] on the level of trade; Abe [Bailey]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes (6) on subjects including his tax position, the naval officers' marriage allowance, and Admiralty matters; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (2) including one on Indian financial matters; Walter Runciman; Frederick Guest; Albert Thomas of the International Labour Office; 1st Lord Weir; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] on civil service benefits; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour] on the unemployment fund; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] (4) on subjects including changes to His Majesty's title and imperial trade; Robert Boothby [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (4); ?John Morgan; Sir William Joynson Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford, Home Secretary] (2); Aime Fleuriau [French Ambassador to the United Kingdom]; Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] on the Pacific cable (2); Walford Selby [Principal Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary]; "Charly" [7th Lord Londonderry, earlier Lord Castlereagh] (2); Sir Henri Deterding; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on international disarmament (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Arthur Duckham on amalgamating firms; Sir Harry Goschen.Also includes copy letters from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Evan Williams [President, Mining Association of Great Britain]; press cuttings; a resume of a speech by Alfred Loewenstein on the Belgian franc; a pamphlet on "The eight-hour day: taking a reckoning" by Thomas.Other subjects include: matters concerning the coal strike and the General Strike, including the situation in Scotland and the government's line towards the unions; the Soviet Union, France and the oil industry in the Middle East.


  • 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

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