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Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-06 - 1915-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/3/34

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: LSA's view of Sir Henry Bax-Ironside [Minister Plenipotentiary to Bulgaria]; the muddle made of diplomacy between Serbia and Bulgaria; LSA's surprise that Winston Churchill was staying in the British Government in a lower position [as Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster], following his resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty; LSA's view of his own journalistic skills, compared with those of John Buchan [later 1st Lord Tweedsmuir]; the political stalemate in the Balkans; recalling his first meeting with AFA; LSA's decision to show support for David Lloyd George, Minister of Munitions; the illness of LSA's brother Harold Amery; LSA's work in support of Compulsory Service; the worsening situation in the Balkans with Bulgaria's entry into the war; the lack of leadership from "Squiff" [Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith].

Dates

  • 1915-06 - 1915-10

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 and text faded in places.

Former / Other Reference

Box 386

Finding aid date

2004-12-22 10:06:05.200000+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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