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Economic and monetary policy: correspondence, 1941-03 - 1949-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/25

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: David Eccles; Norman Robertson, High Commissioner for Canada, on the feasibility of Canada leaving the dollar area to join the sterling area; Walter Nash [New Zealand Minister of Finance]; Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the economic influence of the United States; 1st Lord Croft on the Export Guarantees Bill and Imperial Preference (2); Robert Brand [Treasury Representative in Washington] on keeping confidence in sterling; Sir Hubert Henderson [Economic Adviser to the Treasury] on papers by LSA and Indian sterling balances (4); Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on the delegation to the United States; Oliver Lyttelton, Minister of Production [later 1st Lord Chandos] on stability of exchanges; "Bobbety", Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs [Lord Cranborne, later 5th Lord Salisbury] on discussions with Dominion Governments; Sir John Anderson, Chancellor of the Exchequer [later 1st Lord Waverley] on subjects including Imperial Preference discussions (3); Thomas Balogh, Oxford University Institute of Statistics; Sir Clive Baillieu; Emanuel Shinwell on post-war economic policy; Stanley Bruce [High Commissioner for Australia in London] on memoranda by LSA and international co-operation; Sir Patrick Hannon; 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Henry Mond] on retaining Imperial Preference, and using silver as bullion; 1st Lord Catto, Governor of the Bank of England on the Belgian Monetary Agreement; Sir Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham] on private members of Parliament not dealing with trade policy during the war; Rene Leon.

Also includes: memorandum [? by LSA] on sterling balances; paper by Sir Hubert Henderson on the International Monetary Fund; paper by Emanuel Shinwell on post-war reconstruction.


  • 1941-03 - 1949-09

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


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Box 213

Finding aid date

2004-02-25 16:01:32.700000+00:00

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