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Correspondence, 1961-08 - 1996-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 9/9

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Clementine, Lady Churchill on subjects including the death of CS's father, Arthur Soames, Sir Winston Churchill's decision not to stand as an MP in the next General Election, 1963 and the tribute to Churchill from the House of Commons, 1964 (5); [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] on subjects including thanking CS for his support, regretting that he had not been accepted as Parliamentary candidate for South Kensington [London] and sympathising on his health worries, 1968 and "l'Affaire Soames" (7); MS on subjects including her and CS's visit to the Soviet Union, May 1964, to open the British Agricultural Exhibition in Moscow and visit the Ukraine, Georgia and Leningrad (2), also including a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; CS to MS on how much he was missing her while she was away, 1967; Jeremy Soames commiserating with his father on not being accepted as Parliamentary candidate for South Kensington; Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, enclosing a comic poem he had written when CS became Ambassador to France; Sir Ewen Fergusson, British Ambassador to France (2), enclosing a copy of a letter from Fran├žois Valery, former French Ambassador to the OECD about "l'Affaire Soames", 1969.


  • Creation: 1961-08 - 1996-12

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Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1961-69.

Finding aid date

2018-10-31 12:24:00.203000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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