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Correspondence M - Z, 1927-01 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/14

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Roderick Macleod (3); 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on a memorandum by LSA on House of Lords reform; 1st Lord Midleton [earlier St John Brodrick] on House of Lords reform; Howard Moffat, Premier and Minister of Native Affairs, Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] on the death of Sir Charles Coghlan [former Premier] and on LSA's visit to Rhodesia; John Lockhart, Philip Allan and Company Limited, publishers, on LSA's proposed book on Imperial economics (3); Michael Joseph, Director, Curtis Brown, Limited, on the proposed book; George Tryon [Minister of Pensions] (2); Cyril Norwood, Headmaster of Harrow School; William Ormsby-Gore [Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on negotiations with King Feisal of Iraq over the new treaty with Iraq, difficulties between Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] and Sir Edward Denham [Colonial Secretary, Kenya], loans to Kenya and Palestine, and the opium trade in Hong Kong; J S O'Reilly (3); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Sir [Alexander] Ransford Slater on his appointment as Governor of the Gold Coast [later Ghana]; Annie, Lady Plumer (2); 1st Lord Plumer; 2nd Countess Roberts; Lady Frances Ryder [Director of Dominion Students Hospitality Scheme] (2); Edward Peacock; Sir Godfrey Thomas [Private Secretary to the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII and Edward, Duke of Windsor] on Lady Frances Ryder (2); Frederick Goodenough, Chairman of Barclays Bank, on funding for Lady Frances Ryder; Lancelot Storr, Ecclesiastical Secretary to the Lord Chancellor; Henry de Satge [Ceremonial Secretary, Colonial Office] on subjects including the education of Emir Ghazi [son of King Feisal of Iraq], the debate on the Prayer Book, recruitment for the Colonial Office and help for Canada (2); St Clair Donaldson, Bishop of Salisbury; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [Home Secretary, later 1st Lord Brentford]; William Snell (2); Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour]; "Enie" [? Irene, Lady Stokes] (6); 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor-General of Australia, on Governors-General being allowed home while in office; G P Tallboy on LSA's income tax (4); Dame Meriel Talbot; Harry Tapley-Soper, Secretary of the Devon and Cornwall Record Society; [Luke] William Teeling; Sir John Thornycroft; G M Trevelyan (2); Geoffrey Dawson [Editor of the Times, earlier Geoffrey Robinson] on LSA's story "The Stranger of the Ulysses"; Frederick Hammond on "The Stranger of the Ulysses"; [Alfred] Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] on "The Stranger of the Ulysses"; Alexander Maxwell, Assistant Secretary, Home Office; Sydney Walton; [David] Euan Wallace [Parliamentary Private Secretary to LSA] on finding his replacement and on the Prayer Book debate and the state of the Conservative Party; Sir George McLaren Brown; Sir Samuel Wilson [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies] on subjects including LSA's Empire Tour, the governorship of the Seychelles, negotiations with King Feisal of Iraq, whether Sir Henry Dobbs, High Commissioner for Iraq, would stand down, the inquiry into the rubber trade, the quarrel between Sir Edward Grigg and Sir Edward Denham, the Commonwealth Trust, the Dead Sea Concession, Aden [Adan, Yemen], reorganization of the Colonial Office, loans to Palestine and Kenya and the route of the Turkish Petroleum Company's oil pipeline from Kirkuk [Iraq]; 1st Lord Willingdon [Governor-General of Canada, earlier Freeman Freeman-Thomas] on his impressions of Canada, the leadership of the Canadian Conservative Party and LSA's forthcoming visit (3).

Also includes: memorandum on the World Educational Association.


  • Creation: 1927-01 - 1927-12

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


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Box 130

Finding aid date

2004-05-18 14:30:07.170000+00:00


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