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Inwards letters from 1st Lord Milner, 1901-07 - 1951-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/38

Scope and Contents

Letters from Milner to LSA on subjects including: LSA working for Milner; the War Office; the National Service campaign; the 1907 Imperial Conference and a speech by Alfred Deakin [Prime Minister of Australia and Australian representative at the Imperial Conference]; the Compatriots [tariff reform group]; the South African Government; using a voice specialist to help Milner with his speeches; articles by LSA on army reform; Milner's own weariness; his disagreement with the Government's policy on South Africa; cutting himself off from the Unionists.

Also includes: letter from John Buchan [Private Secretary to Milner as High Commissioner for South Africa, later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir] on employment of reservists and volunteer troops in South Africa; telegram from Alfred Deakin.


  • Creation: 1901-07 - 1951-07

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 57

Date information

DateText: The letters from Milner date from 1901 to 1907.

Finding aid date

2003-06-24 14:25:09.560000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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