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Special correspondence: Lord Moyne, 1942-09 - 1944-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/19

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with 1st Lord Moyne [Deputy Minister of State, Egypt, earlier Walter Guinness] on subjects including: Moyne's future; the Arab States and Palestine; war damage to Moyne's house; the situation in Beirut [Lebanon]; the Balkan Affairs Committee; American claims in Saudi Arabia; Egyptian internal affairs; Palestine and Jewish immigration; resentment against French influence in the Middle East; partition proposals; the breakdown in law and order in Ethiopia.

Other correspondents include: 2nd Lord Moyne [earlier Bryan Guinness], thanking LSA for his sympathy on the death of his father; Sir William Croft [Chief Civil Assistant to Minister of State, Egypt]; Oliver Stanley [Secretary of State for the Colonies]; Sir [Percy] James Grigg [Secretary of State for War]; [Henry] Montague Bell (3); Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information].

Also includes: text of LSA's broadcast in tribute to Moyne; memorandum by Brigadier Stephen Longrigg, Chief Administrator of Eritrea, on the settlement of Jews in Eritrea; report by Sir Douglas Harris [Reconstruction Commissioner for Palestine] on the possibilities of settlement in the Negeb district of Palestine [later Israel].


  • Creation: 1942-09 - 1944-11

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Box 168

Finding aid date

2004-09-23 16:43:38.280000+00:00

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