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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 12 May 1927 - 27 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/42

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Correspondents include: Reginald McKenna [Chairman of Midland Bank Limited]; Herbert Spender-Clay MP; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2); Montagu Norman [Governor of the Bank of England]; John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman] (4); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; 8th Duke of Northumberland, 2nd Lord Selborne, and 1st Lord Danesfort [earlier Sir John Butcher] on the Irish Grants Committee; Lindsay Everard MP (2); Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] on Italy returning to the Gold Standard (2).Also includes copy letters from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Robert Holland-Martin and Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin].Other subjects include: the holding of gold by joint stock banks; agricultural subsidies; criticism of Robert Boothby [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the conversion of the five percent war loan.


  • Creation: 12 May 1927 - 27 Dec 1927

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