Imperial War Cabinet: Peace Terms: Territorial, 1916-08 - 1917-03
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
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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