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Currency papers, 1920-03 - 1921-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/60

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.

Dates

  • 1920-03 - 1921-04

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 file(s)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

Box 127

Finding aid date

2003-07-25 16:55:28.030000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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

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