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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence L., 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/152A-B

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Correspondents include: Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on intervention in the trial of Admiral Jean de Laborde; Lady Juliet Duff on Laborde; 1st Lord Lambert [former Chairman, Liberal Parliamentary Party] on appealing to the Liberals to help in the fight against the Labour Government; Lady Katherine Lambton (3); 3rd Lord Lamington [earlier Victor Cochrane Baillie]; Graham Lampson [later 2nd Lord Killearn] (2); Claude Lancaster; Christopher Langton-Hewer [Consulting Anaesthetist, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London] (2); Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on the marriage of Princess Elizabeth [later Queen Elizabeth II] and Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel's horse (2); Harold Laski [Chairman, Labour Party Executive Committee] on WSC's hostility to him (2); Sir Harry Lauder (2); Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine] (2); Major-General Robert Laycock [Chief of Combined Operations] on the Commandos' Benevolent Fund (2); Admiral William Leahy; General Jacques Leclerc; Major-General Guy Salisbury-Jones [Head of British Military Mission to France] on Leclerc; Sir Oliver Leese (4); Alan Lennox-Boyd [later Lord Boyd of Merton]; Sir Shane Leslie; representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, solicitors, on WSC's libel action against the Birmingham Journal, and the Hoylake Advertiser (9); Martin Lindsay (2); Doreen, Lady Linlithgow; "Hopie" [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun] on publishing a biography of his viceroyalty of India (2); Blanche, Lady Lloyd, on a biography of 1st Lord Lloyd [of Dolobran] (4); Geoffrey Geoffrey-Lloyd [MP for Ladywood, Birmingham] on the Birmingham Municipal elections (3); Frances, Lady Lloyd-George, on a memorial college to 1st Lord Lloyd-George, and safeguarding his papers (6); Oliver Locker-Lampson (7); John Lockhart on including WSC in the "Great Lives" series; Edith, Lady Londonderry; Leslie Bowker, City Remembrancer, on presentations to the heads of the Armed Forces; "Eric", 3rd Lord Long of Wraxall, on General Maxime Weygand, and the political situation in Greece (3); Violet, Lady Lucan; Henry Luce, Editor, Time and Life, on subjects including a broadcast by WSC (8); Walter Graebner, [London representative of Time Life International] (4); Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos] on using microphones in WSC's speeches (4); George Baekeland on relations between Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union; 2nd Lord Lytton on WSC's popularity in France; Neville Lytton [later 3rd Lord Lytton] on support for British artists, Andre Maurois, and life in France (3); Pamela, Lady Lytton [earlier Pamela Plowden] on subjects including ["The Second World War"] (9); Sir Edward Marsh on Pamela Lytton, and paying tribute to Lord Lytton in ["The Second World War"].Other subjects include: requests for WSC's autograph.Also includes: Laski's review of Elliott Roosevelt's account of the wartime conferences; photographs of WSC with Sir Harry Lauder; a Times obituary of 1st Lord Lee of Fareham; a press cutting from the Sunday Times with an article by Charles Morgan on the sterility of Socialism; an issue of the Birmingham Journal carrying an apology for libelling WSC; typescript of WSC's tribute to 1st Lord Lloyd [of Dolobran]; a Conservative Party guide to Birmingham; a pamphlet on the Lloyd George memorial college; a copy of a letter from WSC to Sir Rupert Howorth [Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet] on returning Cabinet papers (1934); a copy of a [19th century] guide to indications of spring; an extract from Oliver Locker-Lampson's autobiography of 1st Lord Balfour on comparisons between WSC and Lord Randolph Churchill; copies of memorial services for 2nd Lord Lytton.


  • 14 Feb 1946 - 09 Jul 1949

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