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Public and Political: General: Gifts K-Z:., Sep 1948 - Apr 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/379

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Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Samuel Kaplan, on gift of cigars and whisky; A E King, on copy of letter from Sergeant-Major A Brockie to his parents on WSC's escape from the Boers in 1899; Fred Lipmann, enclosing photographs of WSC, "Rufus" the poodle and the garden at Chartwell; Evelyn Waugh, on gift of cigars from Henry Luce; Reginald Maudling on gift of Armagnac; John Beasley, Australian High Commissoner, London, on gift of lambswool covered book from the Mayor of Melbourne, on the City's bid for the 1948 Olympic Games; Judith Montagu (later Gendel), on gift of book formerly belonging to her mother, Venetia Montagu (formerly Stanley); Sir Thomas Moore, gift of specially bound copy of "The Gathering Storm", to mark the sale of 5000 copies at Hatchards on the first morning of sale; Major-General Sir Edward Spears (3) on the presentation of Louis Moriarty's watch by old Harrovians during the War; Christopher Morley on gift of new edition of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations"; Sir Arthur McNalty, on gift of book "The Three Churchills"; H R Napp, on gift of pre-war cigars; Nicola Padev, on gift of book "Dimitrov wastes no bullets", on the case of the Bulgarian Opposition leader, Nikla Petkov; Count Edward Raczinski, on gift of book on the British-Polish alliance; John Rothenstein on gift of book of paintings of the British School in the Tate Gallery; Duncan Sandys on gift of American ball-point pen; Willy Sax, on gift of painting materials, with correspondence with the Treasury on possible payment of duty and purchase tax on the gift; Douglas Clifton-Brown, (later Lord Ruffside), Speaker, on gift of account of ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the new House of Commons; Sir Malcolm Stewart, gift of magnum of champagne (Pol Roger, 1921); Lord Brownlow, on gift of book "For the Defence" by Lloyd Paul Stryker; John Wheeler-Bennett, on gift of book "Munich", with covering letter from Brendan Bracken; Major-General Sir John Whitaker, thanks for gift of signed "Marlborough".


  • Creation: Sep 1948 - Apr 1949

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