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Imperial War Cabinet: Peace Terms: Territorial, 1916-08 - 1917-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/32

Scope and Contents

Cabinet papers on the post-war settlement, including: General Staff memorandum on preparing for peace negotiations; memorandum by Sir Ralph Paget and Sir William Tyrrell [Assistant Under-Secretaries of State for Foreign Affairs] on a basis for a territorial settlement in Europe; memorandum by Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary] on aims of a peace settlement; notes on peace terms and ensuring success in a future war by Admiral Sir Henry Jackson, 1st Sea Lord; memorandum by 5th Lord Lansdowne [Minister without Portfolio, earlier Lord Kerry] on the Allied ability to dictate terms; memoranda by General Sir William Robertson, Chief of Imperial General Staff and Major-General George Macdonogh, Director of Military Intelligence, on likely German peace terms; reports of the Committee of Imperial Defence sub-committee on territorial changes to German colonies and other islands in the Pacific, German colonies in Africa, and exchange of colonies between Britain, France and the other Allies.


  • 1916-08 - 1917-03

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 119

Finding aid date

2003-06-20 14:50:01.733000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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