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Public and Political: General: Visits and invitations: Metz, Luxembourg, Paris (July 1946)., Sep 1944 - 12 Feb 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/237

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Correspondents on WSC's visit to France and Luxembourg include: Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (2); Andrew Clasen, Luxembourg Minister Plenipotentiary to Britain, on subjects including arrangements for the visit, and requests for photographs of WSC (8); [?] Ethel, Lady Cotton; Robert Schuman, French Minister of Finance; Sir [David] Rowland Evans, General Secretary, Liberal National Organization; Louis Vallon, Director, Paris Mint, on medallions for WSC; Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich, British Ambassador to France] (3); Daniel Mayer, President, Foreign Affairs Commission of the National Constituent Assembly, France; Major-General Arthur Salisbury-Jones [Military Attache, Paris]; 13th Lord Reay [earlier Aeneas Mackay], Foreign Office; Paul Reynaud. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence by Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], "N S" [Jo Sturdee, later Lady Onslow] and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretaries. Most papers in this file date from 1946 - 1947.Other subjects include: gifts and tributes for WSC; expenses; requests for signed photographs of WSC.Also includes: issues of the Luxembourg Bulletin, 1944 - 1946; despatch by Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen [British Minister to Luxembourg] on WSC's visit; list of photographs of WSC to be signed; photographic records of Luxembourg war heroes, and WSC's visit to Metz; note by Lord Duncannon [later 10th Lord Bessborough, 1st Secretary, British Embassy, Paris] on his visit to Baden Baden, headquarters of the French Zone, Germany, and on the French view on the political separation of the Ruhr from Germany, coal production, liaison with the British Zone, and the political and economic situation; texts of speeches by Joseph Bech, Luxembourg Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Mayor of Luxembourg, and the President of the Luxembourg Parliament, on WSC's visit (15 July 1946); programmes for WSC's visit to Luxembourg and Metz; notes on Robert Schuman, the Mayor of Metz, and on Luxembourg.


  • Creation: Sep 1944 - 12 Feb 1947

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