Personal letters from LSA to AFA, 1915-06 - 1915-10
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].
- 1915-06 - 1915-10
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Fragile and text faded in places.
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