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Political correspondence, 1953-08 - 1957-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/12

Scope and Contents

Includes: letters from 5th Lord Salisbury [Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords, earlier Lord Cranborne] on young blood being needed in the Cabinet and his own decision to make way for a younger man, and the shortage of senior ministers in the House of Lords (2); correspondence with [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [Minister of Housing and Local Government, then Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Stockton] on giving Sir [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] a definite date for taking over from Churchill (1954), a memorandum by Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] on the conflict between Israel and Egypt (1957), the American view of the conflict and the future of Anthony Eden; letter from Eden on his health and future following an operation (1957).


  • Creation: 1953-08 - 1957-08


Conditions Governing Access

Closed for review.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Randolph Churchill, May 2010.

Finding aid date

2012-08-03 11:28:14.377000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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