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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C., 02 Apr 1946 - 19 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/147

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Correspondents include: "Bill" [1st Lord Camrose, earlier Sir William Berry] (4); Lionel Berry [later 2nd Lord Kemsley]; Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, on a mis-reported story concerning WSC's speech ["Wars are not won by evacuations", 4 June 1940]; Leslie Rowan [former Principal Private Secretary to WSC] on the speech; Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart on his memoirs (6); Sir Robert Cary; Richard Casey, President, Australian-American Association and Federal President, Liberal Party of Australia, asking for support, and on the political situation in Australia (5); 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on quoting from WSC, and public apathy towards the United Nations (2): CSC; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on subjects including British policy on [? the Middle East] (4); 4th Lord Chesham [earlier John Cavendish], Chairman, Association of Independent and Unionist Peers (4); Tien-Hsi Cheng, Chinese Ambassador to Britain (3); "Rock" [5th Lord Cholmondeley, earlier Lord Rocksavage] on WSC's domination of the House of Commons; Prince Chula of Siam [later Thailand] on translating "The Second World War" into Siamese and filming WSC; Peter Churchill and Odette Sansom [later Odette Churchill, then Odette Hallowes] on their capture by the Gestapo; Sir Kenneth Clark and Jane, Lady Clark; General Mark Clark; [Mary Soames, earlier Mary Churchill] on the Italian elections; 1st Lord Clydesmuir [earlier David Colville]; Charles Cochran; Sir Robert Waley Cohen; Constance Collier; John Colville [former Private Secretary to WSC]; Ian Colvin, Foreign Department, Kemsley Newspapers (4); Colin Coote [Deputy Editor, Daily Telegraph] on subjects including ["The Second World War] and Coote's book ["Maxims and Reflections of the Rt Hon Winston Churchill"] (11): Maurice Picard, Prefect of the Ardennes [France]; 1st Lord Courtauld-Thomson; Percy Cox [agent for WSC's farms] on subjects including [Chartwell Farm, Kent] (3); 28th Lord Crawford and 11th Lord Balcarres [earlier Lord Balniel], Chairman, National Trust; Sir Stafford Cripps; 1st Lord Croft [former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for War], on quoting WSC in his memoirs, on British rearmament before the war; 2nd Lord Croft; [? Farjardo de Alvarez] Cuban Minister of State; 1st Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope (2); Eve Curie [Co-publisher], Paris-Presse; Lionel Curtis on support for the United Europe movement (2); Maximilian Lobkowicz, Czechoslovakian Ambassador to Britain; Don Guillermo de Blanck [Cuban Ambassador to Britain].Other subjects include: secret observation on F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] while he was an experimental test pilot; the Italian elections; requests for signed copies of WSC's books; invitations and engagements.Also includes: typescript of the preface by WSC to Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart's memoirs ["The Happy Odyssey"]; notes by Richard Casey on public relations; the text of a letter from WSC to 1st Lord Cecil on enforcing international peace; extracts from 1st Lord Croft's memoirs on WSC's part in urging the need for rearmament before the war.


  • 02 Apr 1946 - 19 Dec 1948

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