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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 8 [eventually entitled "The First British Empire" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"] and other sections of the book: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., [1938] - [1955]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/409

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs and typed and manuscript drafts (marked printer's copy) for: a prologue on British sea power; chapters entitled "Colonial America", "The Royal Revenge", "George III", "William Pitt the Younger", "The War of Independence: the Opening of the Quarrel", "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Tudor Sunset", "The Tudor Dictatorship", "The Austrian Succession and the 'Forty-Five'", "The First World War", "The Conflict of the Peoples", and "The United States".With suggested corrections, amendments, notes, and correspondence from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [Charles Wood], [Grace Hamblin], [Denis Kelly], [George] Young, [WSC], [Kathleen] Hill, Sir Edward Marsh "E M", "F W D" [William Deakin], and [Alan] Bullock.


  • Creation: [1938] - [1955]

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