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(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/53-56

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Copy of a letter from [WSC, Home Office] reporting that order has been established in the collieries in the Rhondda Valley [Glamorgan, Wales] and that it is expected that the Chief Constable will not need the military who are to remain nearby without coming into contact with the public. [WSC] also describes the action of the Home Office concerning the dispatch of troops to the riots at Tonypandy, and his subsequent decisions to use Metropolitan Police instead of troops and to halt the cavalry at Cardiff [Glamorgan, Wales] and the infantry at Swindon [Wiltshire] [WSC] also explains that Major-General [Cecil] Macready and the Chief Constable of Glamorgan were authorised to move the troops forward if required. Unsigned typescript.


  • Creation: [1910]

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4 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill II, pp 373-5; Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part 2, pp 1205-7


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