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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence S - Z., 17 Jul 1947 - 12 Oct 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/165

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Correspondents include: Frank Salisbury on his portraits of WSC; "Bobbety", 5th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne] on subjects including economic relations with Ireland (3); "Betty", Elizabeth, Lady Salisbury [earlier Elizabeth, Lady Cranborne]; Reginald Maudling, asking WSC to meet his future constituency officers for Barnet [Hertfordshire]; Hilary St George Saunders, Librarian, House of Commons, on subjects including his history of the Commandos ["The Green Beret"] and using documents in the House of Commons library (6); "Top", 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] (2); Sir Geoffrey Shakespeare on his memoirs, "Let Candles Be Brought In" (3); George Bernard Shaw on a libellous reference to his play "Buoyant Billions" and WSC; Field Marshal Sir William Slim, Chief of Imperial General Staff on WSC's broadcast for recruitment ["Recruiting for the Forces", 17 February 1949]; John Snyder; CSC (6); "D S" [Duncan Sandys]; "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark (2); Harold Stassen on the National Health Service and the medical needs of the United States (2); Henry Stimson; Mabel, Lady Strakosch (2); Rear Admiral Sir Murray Sueter, former head of Royal Naval Air Service, on WSC's support for the development of torpedo seaplanes and the tank; Prince Wilhelm of Sweden; Ragnar Svanstrom, Director, Norstedt and Soner, publishers, on an article by Prince Wilhelm on WSC (5); Gunnar Hagglof [Swedish Ambassador to Britain] on Prince Wilhelm; "Tommy" and "C R T" [Charles Thompson, former Personal Assistant to WSC] on subjects including the autograph book from WSC's wartime aircraft (4); Air Commodore George Beamish, Commandant, RAF College, on the autograph book; Sir Humphrey de Trafford; Lord Trafalgar [later 6th Lord Nelson]; "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay]; "Ronnie" [Ronald Tree] on moving to the United States; 1st Lord Trenchard (2); Sir James Turner [later 1st Lord Netherthorpe], President, National Farmers' Union; Priscilla, Lady Tweedsmuir [earlier Lady Grant, Delegate to Council of Europe]; Sir Harry Twyford; Sir Garrard Tyrwhitt-Drake, Mayor of Maidstone [Kent]; "Lew" [Lewis Douglas, United States Ambassador to Britain] on the trial of Tyler Kent; Arthur Vandenberg, United States senator; "Van" [1st Lord Vansittart]; Sophocles Venizelos, President of Greece; Mary Soames; Brendan Bracken on Rear Admiral Geoffrey Watkins; Rear Admiral Geoffrey Watkins on his rank and pay (3); Eric Seal [former Under-Secretary of Admiralty] on Watkins (2); Admiral Sir Neville Syfret, former Naval Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty, on Watkins; John Martin [former Private Secretary to WSC] on Watkins; Sophie, Lady Wavertree [Sophie Fisher]; 1st Lord Samuel; Shelagh, Duchess of Westminster [earlier Shelagh Cornwallis-West] (2); "Nancy" [Anne, Duchess of Westminster] (3); "Bendor", [2nd Duke of Westminster] (8); 20th Lord Willoughby de Broke [earlier John Verney] on a reference to himself in Volume 2 of "The Second World War" ["Their Finest Hour"] and racing.


  • Creation: 17 Jul 1947 - 12 Oct 1950

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