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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/57/50-52

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Letter from [the 9th Duke of Marlborough] (Blenheim Palace) to WSC: praises his work at the Admiralty; refers to F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] and "politicians who clothe the results of calculation in the language of enthusiasm"; cites the religious wars in sixteenth-century France as a warning against provoking religious passion in Ulster [Ireland]; complains about having to assess the site value of his land; describes his efforts to re-house his labourers through a co-operative and industrial society, giving this as an example of a landowner working to solve problems whilst radical elements in the Libeal party [such as David Lloyd George] devise schemes to attack the "hapless owners of the soil." Typescript and manuscript. Some text missing.


  • 01 Oct 1912

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