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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence, M., Aug 1956 - Oct 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/510A-B

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Correspondents include: [Jesse] Dickson Mabon, MP; John McGovern, MP; Brigadier Sir Harry Mackson, MP (4) on subjects including a position as Governor; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton], Prime Minister, on the publication of correspondence between WSC and President Roosevelt and documents relating to the Potsdam conference [Berlin, Germany], the possible location of the United Nations headquarters in Berlin [Germany] and discussions with the United States regarding the atomic bomb (15); Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] objecting to the publication of Potsdam material; Neil Cairncross, Private Secretary to Prime Minister; John Wyndham [later 1st Lord Egremont], Private Secretary to Prime Minister; [Alfred] Ernest Marples, Postmaster General; Commander Douglas Marshall, MP; John Marshall, prospective Conservative candidate for Dundee East [Scotland]; Edward Martell, Chairman of the Anti-Socialist Front; Sir Bernard Burrows, British Ambassador to Turkey, Antony Acland, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary; Harold Sebag-Montefiore, Chairman of the Association of Adopted Prospective Conservative and Unionist Parliamentary Candidates; Michael Wilmshurst, Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary regarding the visit of the Crown Prince of Morocco, King Moulay Hassan ben Mohammed; and [Aidan] Ian Samuel, Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary, with the draft of a text on the theories of [Nikita] Khrushchev [1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party] for WSC to submit to a Soviet literary magazine.Also includes: press cuttings (including a copy of 'Soviet News'); a copy of a letter from Norris McWhirter about the record set by WSC's longevity; messages of good will; notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] on subjects including [1st Lord] Montgomery's visit to Cuba, Doreen Pugh and Jill Lynam [Secretaries to WSC].Other subjects covered by the file include: requests for WSC's signature and for contributions and the British military presence in West Berlin.


  • Creation: Aug 1956 - Oct 1964

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