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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/73-77

Scope and Contents

Draft copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to swear in large numbers of Special Constables. WSC expresses confidence that order can be maintained by the Government despite "a spirit of unusual unrest and discontent". Typescript with manuscript alterations. Copy telegram at CHAR 12/12/68-72.


  • Creation: [17] [Aug] [1911]

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5 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume II, Part 2, pp 1276-7

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