Currency papers, 1920-03 - 1921-04
Scope and Contents
Memoranda and Cabinet papers on currency issues, including: pamphlet on "The Real Yellow Peril" or problems caused by exchange rates with China, by 1st Lord Desborough [earlier William Grenfell]; memorandum by LSA and Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Minister of Pensions] on Imperial Exchange and currency, including suggestions for an Empire currency and bank, by John Darling; India Office memorandum on a new Imperial currency system for India; memoranda by Basil Blackett [Controller of Finance, Treasury] and Ralph Hawtrey [Director of Financial Enquiries, Treasury] on proposals for a uniform Imperial currency, and on Imperial exchanges; memorandum by Sir Robert Horne, President of the Board of Trade, on the need for a early restoration of sterling; responses by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, LSA and John Darling, to the Treasury memorandum on a uniform Imperial currency; memorandum by LSA on money policy, particularly Britain's debt to the United States, internal debt and taxation, industry and trade, an Empire currency and restoration of silver's parity with gold.
- 1920-03 - 1921-04
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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