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Personal correspondence, 1989-12-05 - 1991-01-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/40

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 3rd Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Maxwell Aitken], Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative Party, appealing for party funds; James Molyneaux [Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party]; Norman Tebbit, thanking JEP for his support of Margaret Thatcher at the end of her premiership and looking ahead to the next election; Lord Simon of Glaisdale, sympathising on JEP's troubles with the IRA; Professor [Francis] Henry Sandbach; Sir Peter Morrison, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, on JEP's application to rejoin the Conservative Party; Joan Rootham, on JEP's memorial address for Jasper Rootham (3); Anthony Favell; Andrew Alexander; Dame Jane Gow; Canon Eric James (2); Eric Heffer; Sir Charles Dunphie; Christina Foyle, Director of W and G Foyle Limited; Peter Lilley on discussing policy on Europe with JEP; Tom King, Secretary of State for Defence; Sir Humphrey Prideaux; Lord Home of the Hirsel [earlier Alexander Douglas-Home]; Sir Peter Hordern; [Henry] James Wickenden (5); Ed Victor, Director of Ed Victor Limited Literary Agency (2); Peter Carter-Ruck [Senior Partner, Peter Carter-Ruck and Partners, Solicitors]; Nicholas Ridley on his relations with JEP; Kenneth Baker, Chairman of the Conservative Party; [Edward] Geoffrey Bill, Librarian of Lambeth Palace; Ian Gow (2); Esme, Lady Rhyl; Mark Lennox-Boyd, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Michael Strachan; Conrad Black on the contribution of the United States to the war and JEP's attitude to American post-war foreign policy (2); Anne, Lady Dunboyne, Honorary Secretary of the Irish Peers Association, on the right of Irish peers to a place in the House of Lords (2); [Arthur] Donald Wright; Thomas Arnold, Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party (2); Reverend Professor William McHardy, Director of the Revised English Bible; Peter Clarke [former Private Secretary to JEP]; Sir Anthony Wagner, Clarenceux King of Arms; Lord Lane, Lord Chief Justice, on a speech by JEP to the Law Society on jurisdiction; Graham Leonard, Bishop of London; Professor Edward Kenney; [John] Dudley Fishburn.

Other subjects include: charitable appeals; literary enquiries and requests; speeches and broadcasts by JEP; invitations; the selection of Alexander Douglas-Home as Prime Minister; A E Housman.

Also includes: recollections of the 9th Armoured Division by JEP; draft speech by Simon Heffer on the European Community; JEP's entry on Lord Rhyl [earlier (Evelyn) Nigel Birch] for the Dictionary of National Biography; copy of JEP's speech to the Law Society (February 1990) on jurisdiction.


  • Creation: 1989-12-05 - 1991-01-14

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s) (2 files (215 folios))

Language of Materials



Reverse chronological arrangement.

Former / Other Reference

Personal 12

Related Materials

See also the text of JEP's memorial address for Jasper Rootham at POLL 4/1/22, and the recorded version at POLL 5/42.

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date to 1990.

Finding aid date

2002-04-12 15:01:43+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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