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Public and Political: General: Gifts: Gifts awaited., Feb 1952 - Feb 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/432

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Correspondents (concerning gifts to WSC which were not received) include: Terence Grady and John Priestman [Assistant Private Secretaries to Foreign Secretary] concerning gifts from overseas; Ralph Hodder-Williams, Chairman of Hodder and Stoughton Limited; and Sir Max Aitken, Vice-Chairman of the Daily Express.Also includes copies of correspondence from WSC to the individuals mentioned above; press cuttings on WSC's 80th birthday and presents to him (including a portrait of WSC by Graham Sutherland); birthday cards; and notes and copies of correspondence from John Colville [Private Secretary to WSC], R McHale [Secretary to WSC], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel, Secretary to WSC], "Jo" Sturdee [later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC], and Peter Oates [Private Secretary to WSC].


  • Feb 1952 - Feb 1955

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