Special correspondence: John Buchan, 1910-01 - 1941-01
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with John Buchan [1st Lord Tweedsmuir] on subjects including: LSA's defeat when standing as Parliamentary candidate for Wolverhampton East [Staffordshire], 1910; the chances of Buchan being adopted as candidate for Oxford University (1914); the quality of Buchan's intelligence reports (1917); Canadian constitutional reform (1937); the prospects for the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII] following his abdication; Buchan's official visit to the United States as Governor-General of Canada and the closeness between Britain and the United States (1937); concerns about the health of [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain [Prime Minister] and Buchan's wish to see Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin] succeed Chamberlain; Canadian war preparations; Buchan's decision to step down as Governor-General.
Other correspondents include: Susan, Lady Tweedsmuir, thanking LSA for his sympathy on her husband's death; Sir Dougal Malcolm on an inscription for Buchan's grave (3); Sir Edward Marsh on the inscription; Francis Pember on the inscription (2).
- 1910-01 - 1941-01
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