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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1914-01 - 1914-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/32

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's visit to Ulster and his stay with 6th Lord Londonderry; speeches, LSA's growing popularity as a speaker and his view that Arthur Balfour and Andrew Bonar Law [Leader of the Conservative Party] were not pressing Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] hard enough in debate; LSA's intelligence work on General Sir Henry Rawlinson's staff with the 4th Corps in Flanders [Belgium]; the First Battle of Ypres; finding his brother Harold Amery in hospital; the death of Major Hugh Dawnay; the death of 1st Lord Roberts; a visit from King George V and the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Edward, Duke of Windsor].

Dates

  • 1914-01 - 1914-12

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

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fragile.

Former / Other Reference

Box 386

Finding aid date

2004-12-22 10:05:38.360000+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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