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Personal correspondence, 1970-01-05 - 1970-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/18

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Edgar Kingston-McLoughry (2); [William] Marcus Worsley, circulating the membership list of One Nation; Francis Pym [Government Chief Whip]; Sir John Russell, President of the Shakespeare Authorship Society, on JEP's election as Vice-President; Victor Goodhew (2); Andrew Freeth; David Holland, Librarian of the House of Commons; Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone, Lord Chancellor [earlier Quintin Hogg], on subjects including the Home Affairs Committee (2); Ian Harvey on JEP's argument against the appointment of John Davies as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (2); Sir John Mellor; Sir Anthony Fell; Nigel Fisher on the biography of Iain Macleod (2); [Henry] James Wickenden; Maurice Cowling; 18th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] on his dissatisfaction with the Conservative leadership; Maurice Macmillan on forces "east of Suez" [Egypt]; Stephen Hastings; Ernest Partridge; 1st Lord Wakefield of Kendal; Gordon Matthews, Chairman of the West Midlands Conservative Council; Lord Alport; Lord Thorneycroft, congratulating JEP on his election success and suggesting his future course; Iain Macleod (2); Peter Fry; Colin Mitchell (3); John Junor, Editor of the Sunday Express; Richard Reader Harris; John Vaughan-Morgan [later Lord Reigate]; Sir [Samuel] Knox Cunningham; [?] Dame Lilian Bromley-Davenport; Claude Lancaster; Nigel Birch; Thomas Robbins (2); Frank Judd; Elizabeth, Lady Douglas-Home [later Lady Home]; William Rees-Mogg, Editor of the Times.

Other subjects include: JEP's speeches and broadcasts, including It's Your Line and a speech on Vietnam; good luck messages and congratulations on the 1970 election; offers of support; messages from departing MPs after the election.

Also includes: press cutting from the Times on the death of Iain Macleod; extract from Peter Fry's election address.


  • Creation: 1970-01-05 - 1970-12-23

Conditions Governing Access

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The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.


1 file(s) (1 file (117 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological order.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 2: 1968-71

Finding aid date

2002-01-16 12:14:22+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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