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(Untitled), 22 Apr 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/60-62
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: debate of the Vote on Account; censure of Sir Robert Anderson for his articles in Blackwood's Magazine and the decision that he would not be deprived of his pension; and the uproar which followed a remark made by [James] Campbell.

Dates: 22 Apr 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Dec 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/1/41
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Letter from Lord Northcliffe [owner of the Times, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC, on the question of the suppression of news of naval movements in the newspapers, stating that it should be enforced tactfully but drastically, and that he was all for the most drastic censorship before and during war.

Dates: 01 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/1/44
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Letter from WSC (Admiralty) to Archibald Hurd, on his decision not to reveal his source of information about naval affairs, commenting on the lack of secrecy in regard to naval matters and the levity in which disclosures were regarded, and adding that unless the press were prepared to co-operate with the Admiralty, legislation would be required. [Typescript, annotated and signed by WSC].

Dates: 13 Dec 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Jan [1914]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/169-170
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Letter from Henry Massingham [Editor of the Nation] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the freedom of the press to criticise the Government in time of war.

Dates: Jan [1914]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jul 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/246/111
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Letter from WSC to Kenneth Henderson, Legal Department, Associated Newspapers, commenting that he was satisfied with the outcome of Randolph Churchill's libel action against Sir Thomas White. [in which Randolph made an out of court payment of 1,000 pounds]. Stating that he particularly appreciated the chivalrous manner in which the Daily Mail rated Randolph's interests above their own. [Carbon].

Dates: 18 Jul 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/14/9-12
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] offering congratulations on his "splendid memorandum", which was "Napoleonic in its audacity and Cromwellian in its thoroughness". Fisher advises WSC not to spend money on major repairs to ships, as they went out of date so quickly, but to build new; he states that he once told the German Naval Attache that he could arrange for him to steal plans for ships more than a year old, and alleges that the Attache...
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/14/94-97
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher, (Hotel Excelsior, Naples [Italy]) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the departure of 15,000 Italian troops to Tripoli [? Libya]: Fisher comments that no Italian newspapers had "given the show away" and wonders if British newspapers would do the same. He asks WSC if he could trust Ralph Blumenfeld, Editor of the Daily Express, H A Gwynne, Editor of the Morning Post, or Leslie Cornford of the Standard, suggesting that if war broke out,...
Dates: 01 Apr 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/16/5-6
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] offering congratulations on his "splendid memorandum", which was "Napoleonic in its audacity and Cromwellian in its thoroughness". Fisher advises WSC not to spend money on major repairs to ships, as they went out of date so quickly, but to build new; he states that he once told the German Naval Attache that he could arrange for him to steal plans for ships more than a year old, and alleges that the Attache...
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/16/47-48
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher, (Hotel Excelsior, Naples [Italy]) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the departure of 15,000 Italian troops to Tripoli [? Libya]: Fisher comments that no Italian newspapers had "given the show away" and wonders if British newspapers would do the same. He asks WSC if he could trust Ralph Blumenfeld, Editor of the Daily Express, H A Gwynne, Editor of the Morning Post, or Leslie Cornford of the Standard, suggesting that if war broke out,...
Dates: 01 Apr 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/9/14
Scope and Contents Minute from Prince Louis of Battenberg [2nd Sea Lord, later 1st Lord Milford Haven] to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the appointment of Admiral Sir William May as Chief Umpire at the forthcoming Manoeuvres, suggesting that he be provided with a headquarters at the Admiralty, or at Admiralty House, Devonport [Devon], rather than a flagship at sea; he also suggests that the press be banned from the Manoeuvres: "We have had bitter experiences with them in the past and I hope never to see...
Dates: 24 Apr 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 May 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/9/22
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Letter from Charles A'Court Repington, (Maryon Hall, Hampstead [London]), to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], stating that the Times would support WSC's proposals about the Dominions and the Navy, but would say nothing until after his speech; he adds that the Times had also got wind of WSC's proposals for a "naval National Reserve" and asks for an interview in order to ensure that the Times keeps in line with WSC's policy.

Dates: 02 May 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Mar 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/91
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Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Sir Charles Mathews [Director of Public Prosecutions] enclosing newspaper cuttings from the Times [see CHAR 12/9/92]. He reports that WSC would like to know whether Christabel Pankhurst or the Times could be prosecuted for criminal libel. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 04 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Dec] [1913]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/20/149
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Letter from J L Garvin, [Editor] of the Pall Mall Gazette, to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] asking for an advance copy of WSC's forthcoming speech; Garvin adds that he has suppressed various sensationalist articles on the navy.

Dates: [Dec] [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1914 - 10 Nov 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/87-88
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Letter from Sir Gilbert Parker (20 Carlton House Terrace [London]) to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the loss of HMS Audacious, sunk by a mine in the Irish Sea. He encloses a letter from Ed L Keen, General European Manager of the United Press Associations of America, complaining that the news of the loss had been withheld from the British public, and that permission to cable it out of Britain had been refused.

Dates: 07 Nov 1914 - 10 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Nov 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/89
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Letter from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to Sir Gilbert Parker, defending the decision not to release the news of the sinking of HMS Audacious. [Hand-written copy by Edward Marsh, Private Secretary to WSC].

Dates: 11 Nov 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/183/3
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Letter from H W Wilson (203 Elgin Avenue, London) to WSC explaining that the "Daily Mail" and the BBC are closely co-operating and that WSC will probably get the chance to broadcast on India if he asks Sir John Reith [later Lord Reith] to lunch.

Dates: 09 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/46-48
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Telegram from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Cap Martin, [France]) to WSC congratulating him on his speech on India [at the Cannon Street Hotel, London], urging him to make more of the same sort and promising to publicise them.

Dates: 13 Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/49
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Telegram from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC congratulating him on his speech [on India] and promising unlimited support.

Dates: 28 Jan 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 29 Jan 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/50-51
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Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC urging him to continue with his campaign on India and promising to give him as much publicity as he wants.

Dates: 29 Jan 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/52-53
Scope and Contents Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister, expressing doubt whether the Conservatives could win a General Election, suggesting that [James] Ramsay MacDonald [Prime Minister] could have the same number of followers in the next parliament as in this, and stating that one of the conditions for his support of 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max...
Dates: 31 Jan 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Feb 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/59
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Telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo, [Italy]) reporting a satisfactory talk with [William] McWhirter [Managing Director, Associated Newspapers Limited] and [Herbert] Wilson. [Typescript copy].

Dates: 07 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Feb 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/60
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo, [Italy]) reporting that Lancashire is more interested in India than anything else and that he is writing to Rothermere about publicity [see CHAR 2/180A/61-65], asking him to tell Herbert Wilson [? Associated Newspapers Limited] to contact him, agreeing that the meeting in the Albert Hall [London] should be in March instead of April, and praising Esmond Harmsworth [later...
Dates: 03 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Feb 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/61-65
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to [1st Lord Rothermere, owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on: the interest in Indian affairs in Lancashire; the need for a Conservative Party meeting on the issue; the need for full reporting in Rothermere's newspapers of WSC's speeches on the issue; the good performance of Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] at the meeting in Manchester; the defeat of P E Springman, the candidate backed by 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken], in...
Dates: 03 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 16 Feb 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/83-85
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Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC on press publicity for the meeting at the Albert Hall [London]; includes draft notice to the Press Association.

Dates: 16 Feb 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 18 Jun 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/40
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Letter from [Edward Marsh] to the editor of the "Daily Herald" on photographs [not present] which were obviously faked or forged by staff at the "Daily Herald" "for the purpose of sustaining a prejudicial caption." Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 18 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.