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Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina., Feb 1961 - Jul 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/154

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Correspondents include: John Wyndham [later 1st Lord Egremont and 6th Lord Leconfield], Private Secretary to Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Hailes [earlier Patrick Buchan-Hepburn, Governor General and Commander in Chief of the West Indies] (3); Peggy Ashcroft requesting permission to quote from WSC's speeches; Ian Turbott, Administrator of Antigua; CSC on her health (4); Aristotle Onassis on the dates and itinerary of the cruises (2); "Nonie" [Noel Montague Browne]; Alec Lovelace, Administrator of Dominica; Anthony [1st Lord Avon, earlier Anthony Eden] (3); Dorothy, Lady Moran; Max [1st Lord] Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken]; Sir Kenneth Blackburne, Captain-General and Governor in Chief of Jamaica (3); "Bernie" [Bernard Baruch]; Jack Whitney; Philip Zulueta; Private Secretary to Harold Macmillan; "Bill" [William] Deakin (3); Michael Wilmshurst [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary]; Thomas Bromley, British Ambassador to the Syrian Arab Republic; [Andrew] Charles Stewart, British Ambassador to Libya; Sir [Ponsonby] Moore Crosthwaite, British Ambassador to the Lebanon; Sarah [Beauchamp, earlier Sarah Churchill and Sarah Oliver, later Sarah, Lady Audley] on her marriage to Henry [Lord Audley] and Queen Elizabeth II.Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], Grace Hamblin [Secretary to WSC], and Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC] and two notes of WSC's communications with John Kennedy, President of the United States.Other subjects covered by the file include: travel arrangements and arrangements for foreign currency; the successes of WSC's racehorse coverage of WSC's visit to New York [United States]; tips and gifts to the staff on board the yacht; possible problems caused by a visit to Arab countries; and accommodation for WSC and his staff.


  • Feb 1961 - Jul 1963

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