Found in 289 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from WSC to Lord Hankey informing him of his reappointment as British Director of the Suez Canal Company, and also thanking him for temporarily assuming the duties of Resident Director in Paris [France] [carbon].
Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (30 Portman Square, [London]) to WSC reporting that the Wafd in Egypt will regain power if the treaty negotiations are revived.
Letter from Sir Miles Lampson [British Ambassador to Egypt and High Commissioner for the Sudan, later 1st Lord Killearn] to WSC apologising, particularly as he was proved wrong by subsequent events in Egypt and Greece; discusses his local situation with Egyptian leaders Hassan Sabri, Hussein Sirri and King Farouk.
Letter from WSC (Port Said, [Egypt]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he comments on an "atrocious fraud" [perpetrated on them by James Cruickshank], encloses Egyptian stamps for "Jack" [John S Churchill] and describes Port Said as "dirty, squalid and uninteresting".
Telegram from Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] to WSC: states that he has been having a "very sticky time" with the Egyptian political crisis and the need to restore the temporarily shaken confidence of the military; believes that there has been no major lapse in preparations for the battle.
Telegram from the Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] in Cairo [Egypt] to WSC regarding army workshops: states that the low percentage of serviceable tanks is due to battle casualties, mechanical breakdown, and lack of transports, not the failure of base workshops; comments on efficiency of mobile workshops in the early part of the battle; comments on the problem of maintaining and reinforcing fighting troops in the desert.
Telegram from Minister of State, Middle East [Oliver Lyttelton, later 1st Lord Chandos] to WSC on need to alter railway between Safaga and Nile Valley [Egypt] to metric gauge.
Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (HMS "Concord", Port Said, [Egypt]) on: the negotiations for the retention of British officials in Egypt; the inauguration of Port Said, at which Britain is the only country to have a cruiser present; negotiations with the Suez Canal Company over shares; the desire of the Zaghlulist minister for war to get rid of Bertram Romilly.
Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC on: the consternation caused among the Zaghlulists by the rumour that WSC was to visit Egypt; Lloyd's difficulties over the retention of British officials and other economic and administrative problems.
Letter from [Sir Samuel Hoare, later Lord Templewood] to [Stanley Baldwin, later Lord Baldwin] responding to the telegrams which have passed between the Foreign Office and Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] by arguing that Britain should insist on the complete carrying out of any demands it makes in Egypt. Typescript carbon copy sent with CHAR 2/152/97.
Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" warning that if Britain gives up Egypt she will also lose India, criticising the granting of votes to women under thirty, the taking of men's jobs by women, the payment of war debts to the United States, and Stanley Baldwin, and calling for the return to government of David Lloyd George. Copy sent with CHAR 2/157/8A.
Letter from Charles Townshend (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo) to WSC hoping he will "lead us in a new party against Bolshevism", describing the trouble which he believes would follow in Egypt and India if a Socialist government were installed, and referring to his withdrawal from the North Norfolk election due to laryngitis.
Letter from James Phillpotts (Bella Vista, Tunbridge Wells, [Kent]) to WSC on the importance of propaganda in favour of British rule among the fellaheen in Egypt.
Detailed summary of his career by General Sir Reginald Wingate, with special emphasis on his service as Sirdar (Commander-in-Chief) of the Egyptian Army and Governor-General of the Sudan [Africa], compiled in support of his claim to a maximum pension. Sent with CHAR 2/118/1.
Extract from a letter from Mabrouk Fehmi [officer in the Egyptian Army] to General Sir Reginald Wingate arguing that Egypt is not yet ready for full independence, criticising the Swan Commission and attributing Egypt's troubles to Rushdi Adly and Saad Zaghlul. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/118/1.
Letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Walter Congreve (Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC asking whether he will recommend him to the vacant post of Commander-in-Chief at Aldershot [Hampshire], since he thinks that only General Sir Hubert Gough is a better candidate than himself, reporting on the quiet political situation in Egypt and commenting on the Irish settlement.
Memorandum by James Phillpotts (The Ousels, Tunbridge Wells, [Kent]) suggesting a propaganda campaign among the Fellaheen in support of the British presence in Egypt and the establishment of a mobile police force there. Sent with CHAR 2/120/22.
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (1 Hyde Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC criticising the weak policy towards Egypt during the Dardanelles campaign of General Sir John Maxwell and Colonel Sir Henry Mcmahon and enclosing two letters from "the Canadian Northcliffe", Colonel J B Maclean [not present].
Letter from Shirley Carson Jenney (Box 91, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/123/72-96 and conveying supposed messages from Lady Randolph Churchill and others on British policy in Egypt.
Letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (Newbuildings Place, Southwater, Sussex) to WSC urging the Government to get on good terms with Saad Zaghlul because he is the only one who could lead a pro-British government in Egypt. Blunt is writing this "virtually on my death bed".
Letter from 1st Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (The Residency, Cairo, [Egypt]) to WSC promising to support Colonel Bertram Romilly in his new job [as Chief Instructor at the Cairo Military School] and referring to the damage to the British position in Egypt which he now has to repair.