Found in 457 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from George Edwards (New Scotland Yard) to an un-named addressee reporting on a meeting with [John] Kempster [editor of the Police Review and Parade Gossip] to discuss the case of [Ex-Inspector John] Syme at which it emerged that Kempster was not keen to publish the Commissioner's judgement on the case. Signed typescript.
Letter from Sir Arthur Bigge [later Lord Stamfordham, Permanent Secretary to King George V] (Buckingham Palace) to Sidney Harris [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] thanking him for the February issue of the Liberator, adding "the King is glad to think that these are being stopped in the Post under the Home Secretary's warrant". Signed typescript.
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.
Letter from G Wallace Carter, general secretary of the Free Trade Union (8 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC (Home Office) describing the inadequate British news service in Canadian newspapers and suggesting that a summary of each day's parliamentary debates be cabled to all the Dominions free of charge. Signed typescript. Annotated with instruction by WSC to show the letter to Colonel [John Seely, late Lord Mottistone].
Letter from E P Stevenson (15 Old Cavendish Street, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his campaign [in North-West Manchester] and on his attack on the Harmsworth Press. Denounces the methods of the Daily Mail.
Letter from Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] (Carlton Hotel, Frankfurt-am-Main, [Germany]) to WSC on newspaper reporting of political speeches.
Letter from Arthur Lawrence, director of the Globe Press (35 Surrey Street, Strand, [London]) to WSC inviting him to join the committee of a planned club for enhancing "the social amenities between English and Americans." Expresses disappointment at WSC's defeat in the [North-West Manchester] by-election and endorses his remarks during the campaign about certain newspapers. Signed typescript. Annotated: "politely declined". Illustration of the Globe Press premises in letter-head.
Letter from Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] (The Daily Mail) to WSC advising him to meet Canadian journalists, especially Sir Hugh Graham of the Montreal Star.
Letter from [WSC] to Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] asking for the Times to report his speeches at Dundee [Angus, Scotland] in October as these are the only ones he is giving during the parliamentary recess. Praises the line taken by the Times and the Daily Mail [over the Agadir crisis in Morocco.] Typescript. Preceded by instruction to Edward Marsh to write the letter out.
Letter from John Gulland (12 Downing Street) to Mr Harris recommending that Macrae of the Free Trade paper the "Northern Weekly" should receive funding.
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].
Letter from John Gretton (Belgrave Square, London SW1) to WSC, on the necessity for the Harmsworth press to "push" the Albert Hall meeting [of the India Defence League] on opposition to the Government of India Bill; commenting that a "flop" would do so much damage that it might be fatal, that an audience of at least 9,000 was necessary, as the Hall looked half empty with an audience of 7,000.
Letter from Edward Russell, (the Morning Post, Tudor Street, London EC4), to WSC, on the disadvantages of the Post being seen to interfere in the India Bill and asking WSC to circulate speeches from the Post [from the Conference of Indian Princes] instead.
Letter from WSC to H A Gwynne, [Editor of the Morning Post], with thanks for sending a letter from [Bhuphindra Singh], Maharaja of Patiala [Chancellor of the Indian Chamber of Princes] on the rejection of the Government of India Bill by the Indian Princes and on circulating the Post's report on the Princes' meeting. [Carbon].
Printed pamphlet "Report of the Speeches delivered at the Conference of Indian Princes, held at Bombay" [at which they rejected the Government of India Bill], printed by the Morning Post, and circulated by WSC to members of the House of Commons, with note that WSC wanted to know how many MPs acknowledge the report.
Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (House of Commons Library) to Lady [Mary] Jeune in which he comments on the effect on members of the [Conservative] Party of an "indiscretion" in the Times and asks her to relay the contents of his letter to the Times if the division in the House of Commons is unsatisfactory.
Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (22 St James' Place [London]) to WSC in which he explains that he had nothing to do with a report in the Manchester Guardian and that he has never doubted WSC and informs him that he has made enquiries about the treatment of the Colonial Conference in the press.
Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he does not intend to discuss [WSC's action against] the Manchester Courier further and that he would like to avoid talking to F E Smith [later Lord Birkenhead] as Smith is acting against him.
Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] informing him that his libel action against the Manchester Courier has been settled.
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