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Official: Cabinet: papers and correspondence., 11 Mar 1920 - 21 Apr 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/5

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Correspondents include: Andrew Bonar Law [Lord Privy Seal].Also includes: a memorandum by Edwin Montagu, Secretary of State for India, with a telegram from Sir Percy Cox [High Commissioner in Mesopotamia, later Iraq] on railway policy in Mesopotamia; a draft telegram by [WSC] on preserving freedom of naval action in Singapore; a memorandum on changes in recent Russian trade agreements; memoranda on imperial exchange and currencies by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Minister of Pensions, Leo Amery, Basil Blackett [Controller of Finance at the Treasury], Ralph Hawtrey [Director of Financial Enquiries at the Treasury] and Sir Robert Horne, [later 1st Lord Slamannan], President of the Board of Trade; a memorandum on the position of India in an imperial currency system by Edwin Montagu, Secretary of State for India; a memorandum on South Eastern Europe by 3rd Lord Granville [British Minister to Athens, Greece, earlier Granville Leveson Gower]; a letter from WSC to the Prime Minister [David Lloyd George] on Eastern and Middle Eastern affairs, particularly Greece, Turkey and Mesopotamia; a memorandum by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the military situation in Russia, Caucasia, Turkey and Greece; a memorandum by Sir Horace Rumbold [British High Commissioner and Ambassador to Turkey], on Turkey; telegrams on disturbances in India; a memorandum by 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary] on customs in Eastern Europe, and on the Middle East; a memorandum by James Headlam-Morley on Upper Silesia [later Poland and Czech Republic]; a memorandum by [Curzon] Foreign Secretary, on the situation in Egypt; correspondence and notes (including a note of a conversation with Sir Harold Nicolson of the Foreign Office) on the position of Greece with regard to Smyrna.


  • Creation: 11 Mar 1920 - 21 Apr 1921

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1 file(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (52 folios, including pamphlets))

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