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Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence C - D., 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/168A-B

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Correspondents include: William Hughes [former Prime Minister of Australia] introducing Archibald Cameron, Speaker of the Australian Parliament; "Bill", 1st Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, owner of the Daily Telegraph] on racing, and Daily Telegraph criticism of Conservative taxation pledges (7); Tilly Losch-Carnarvon [Ottilie, Lady Carnarvon]; Admiral Robert Carney, Commander- in-Chief, Allied Forces in Southern Europe (2); Sir Robert Cary (2); Richard Casey, Australian Minister for National Development (3); James Chuter-Ede, Home Secretary; "C" and "Prof", 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on his visit to the United States, ["Closing the Ring", volume 5 of "The Second World War"], and resigning from WSC's consultative committee (6); Michael Postan, on research for his book ["British War Production"]; Elizabeth, Lady Chetwode; Sybil, Lady Cholmondeley; General Mark Clark, Chief of United States Army Field Forces, on subjects including his book ["Calculated Risk"]; Joan Clasen [wife of Luxembourg's Minister in Britain]; Violet Clifton-Brown [later Violet, Lady Ruffside]; Douglas Clifton-Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside], Speaker of the House of Commons; Evelyn, Lady Cochran; John Colville [1st Secretary, British Embassy, Portugal] on a projected visit to Portugal by WSC; Ian Colvin, Assistant to Editor, Kemsley Newspapers Limited, on his book ["Chief of Intelligence"] on Admiral Wilhelm Canaris [former chief of German armed forces intelligence] and a planned assassination attempt on WSC (2); Sir Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] on subjects including his broadcast review of "The Hinge of Fate" [volume 4 of "The Second World War"] and racing (3); Colin Coote [Editor, Daily Telegraph]; Eliot Crawshay-Williams [former Assistant Private Secretary to WSC and former Liberal MP for Leicester] on electoral reform, a temporary Liberal and Conservative alliance, and daylight saving (5); Isobel, Lady Cripps, on the illness of her husband, Sir Stafford Cripps (5); Reverend Mervyn Stockwood, on the illness of Cripps (2); Thomas Crerar, Canadian senator; Sir Ronald Cross [Governor of Tasmania] (2); 1st Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope; Lord Dalkeith [later 9th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry]; William Surrey Dane (3); 1st Lord Davidson [former Parliamentary Private Secretary to 1st Lord Baldwin] on WSC's speech ["Lord Baldwin", 20th May 1950, Astley, Worcestershire] and Labour propaganda against Conservative leaders; William Deakin [literary assistant to WSC]; Maurice Bowra, Warden of Wadham College, Oxford University, on Deakin's future appointment as warden of [St Antony's College, Oxford]; Somerset de Chair, on WSC's comments about his translation of Julius Caesar's Commentaries and parallels with Napoleon (3); Kenneth de Courcy on his good wishes for the General Election and the atomic threat from the Soviet Union (3); Sir Piers Legh [Extra Equerry to King George VI] on the state visit of King Frederik of Denmark and Queen Ingrid of Denmark; 6th Lord Clarendon [earlier Lord Hyde], Lord Chamberlain, on the Danish state visit (3); Count Edward Reventlow [Danish Ambassador to Britain] on the state visit; "C S" [Christopher Soames] on WSC's stud; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley]; "Ettie" [Ethel, Lady Desborough]; representatives of the Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo [Monaco] (4); Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York [United States] (3); Reginald Dickinson; John Dodge; Frederick Doidge, Minister of External Affairs, New Zealand; General William Donovan; "Lew", Lewis Douglas, United States Ambassador to Britain, on subjects including his good wishes for the General Election, WSC keeping clear of United States politics, a gift of a picture from WSC, and the Bilateral Agreement between Britain and the United States on Marshall Aid (12); Sir Edward Bridges [Permanent Secretary to the Treasury]; William Douglas-Home; 1st Lord Dowding; George Drew, leader of the Opposition, Canada, on subjects including his good wishes for the General Election (6); Lady Juliet Duff (2); Sir Andrew Duncan (2).Other subjects include: the death of Raoul Dautry [former French Minister of Armaments]; requests for signed photographs of WSC.Also includes: notes on procedure for the Remembrance Day ceremony; notes on the economic and industrial situation in Germany; the text of Sir Duff Cooper's broadcast on "The Hinge of Fate"; press cuttings from the Daily Mail, with Sir Duff Cooper's article on allowing Germany control of her steel industry; a photograph of a painting by WSC on exhibition; press cuttings of letters by Eliot Crawshay-Williams on the need for a Liberal and Conservative alliance for the General Election; a press statement by Isobel, Lady Cripps, on Sir Stafford Cripps's illness; a set of humorous place cards; the text of Thomas Dewey's speeches to the American Bar Association, on the Pacific Mutual Defence Alliance, and to the New York County Lawyers Association, on the need for action against the Soviet Union; press cuttings on a visit by Sidney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand, to WSC.


  • Creation: 25 Dec 1946 - 22 Oct 1951

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