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Official: Cabinet: papers, correspondence and notes., 05 Aug 1921 - 31 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/7

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on subjects including the breaking off of negotiations with Ireland and 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary]'s policy over France's treaty with Turkey (6); Air Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard on WSC's help in giving a distinct role to the Air Force; Sir Alfred Mond [Minister of Health] on immigration and Palestine; General Sir Charles Harington [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Allied Forces of Occupation in Turkey] on the fighting between Turkey and Greece; the Aga Khan on Turkey and Greece; David Lloyd George [Prime Minister] on WSC's views about unemployment and housing; 17th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley]; Curzon on WSC interfering in Foreign Office affairs (2); Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] on granting the British War Medal to British officers who served in Indian units, and on aid to refugees in Constantinople [later Istanbul, Turkey] (2); Austen Chamberlain [Lord Privy Seal] on the Indian Military Committee; Herbert Fisher [President of the Board of Education] on the House of Lords (2).Other subjects include: Moslem reaction in India to Britain's policy on Turkey; Anglo-French relations; the tonnage of new warships and aircraft carriers, the abolition of submarines and Singapore as a naval base.Also includes: a memorandum by Sidney Reilly on the situation in Russia; a memorandum by WSC on the reduction of Territorial Army infantry; a memorandum by WSC on the housing and unemployment situation, with notes on the Empire and unemployment; a memorandum by the Foreign Secretary [Curzon] on British intervention between Greece and Turkey; a memorandum by Sir Eyre Crowe [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on Greece and Turkey; a memorandum on military requirements in Egypt; notes on the need for an Anglo-Moslem union in the interests of the Empire; notes by WSC on an Anglo-French-German alliance for the economic reorganization of Russia; a memorandum by [Edwin Montagu] Secretary of State for India, on the Turkish peace; a memorandum by the Political Section of the British Peace Delegation on Arabia (E Forbes Adam and Robert Vansittart, [First Secretary, Foreign Office]).


  • Creation: 05 Aug 1921 - 31 Dec 1921

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (119 folios))

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Folio 18: Copyright holder (Aga Khan) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.


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