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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 378 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 21 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/61
Scope and Contents

Copy of letter from WSC (Home Office) to the Lord Chief Justice [Lord Alverstone, earlier Sir Richard Webster] concerning "the Dickman case" and enclosing a petition [not present] signed by thousands of people. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 21 Jul 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), 24 Jul [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/62
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Charles Darling (Birmingham) agreeing with WSC's opinions [see CHAR 12/2/60] about the actions of the Court of Appeal and the Royal Prerogative in the case of R. versus Smith. He explains the reasoning of the Court of Appeal, expresses approval for WSC's proposals [concerning the administration of justice] and suggests an informal meeting with his colleagues to discuss them. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 24 Jul [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), 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/93-98
Scope and Contents Draft letter from [WSC] (Home Office) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith ] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be...
Dates: 24 Aug 1910 - 26 Sep 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), 27 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/99-112
Scope and Contents Copy of letter from [WSC] ([Home Office]) to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] about Home Office business for the following year and two Home Office Bills. The first proposes amendments to the Coal Mines Regulations Act to improve safety through technical regulations. The second Bill (or group of Bills) covers the punishment of offenders. [WSC] expresses satisfaction with reaction to his administrative prison reforms, and suggests that a "scientific and benevolent measure" would be...
Dates: 27 Sep 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), 23 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/15
Scope and Contents

Letter from Jesse Collings (Exmouth, Devon) to WSC thanking him for a letter concerning the sentence of Maud Nankwell and saying that he is sorry that WSC consulted the Salvation Army over the matter as their "hideous theology" prevents them from appreciating the good side of human nature; that the magistrates should have considered the case "in the spirit of modern treatment" and in relation only to the crimes with which Maud Nankwell was charged. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 23 Oct 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), 24 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/18
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir John Simon (57 Kensington Court [London]) to WSC concerning the case of Percy Macdonald ("Peter Pan") who had been sentenced to six months imprisonment for assault. He asks WSC to examine the case as many of his constituents in Walthamstow [London] sympathise with Macdonald's efforts to collect money for a charitable cause, despite his open air meetings "in criticism of the Salvation Army", and to consider whether the prisoner has already served a sufficient sentence. Signed...
Dates: 24 Oct 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), 04 Nov 1910 - 08 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/34-35
Scope and Contents Note from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office] replying to points raised by Edward Pickersgill in a letter to the editor of the Times, dated 4 November. A cutting of the letter is pasted to [Sir Edward's] note and concerns a statement by WSC to the Justices for East Langbaurgh [Yorkshire] that the Crown had been advised on the exercise of the prerogative of mercy by Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton, also Robert Milnes]. Mr Pickersgill argues that although...
Dates: 04 Nov 1910 - 08 Nov 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), 23 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/44A
Scope and Contents

Letter from Herbert Asquith (10 Downing Street) to WSC in which he advises that legal action should be taken over the assault on [Augustine] Birrell [by suffragettes on 22 November 1910] and over all cases of serious assault on the police. Manuscript signed with initials.

Dates: 23 Nov 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 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Charles Mathews [Director of Public Prosecutions] to WSC concerning the report of the suffragette meeting [28 November 1910] in the Daily Telegraph. He advises that criminal proceedings should not be instituted against Mrs Pethick Lawrence for the language used in her speech because the three courses leading to prosecution (indictment, summons, or the exhibition of articles of the peace) are undesirable. He adds that an application for bail by [Hugh] Franklin has been refused...
Dates: 01 Dec 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), 29 Dec 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/53-54
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC saying that the Shops and Coal Mines Bills will be ready for the next Parliamentary session, but the Abatement of Imprisonment Bill poses difficulties due to the likely opposition to proposed restrictions on Magistrates' powers. Troup recommends that Mr Sanders, a supporter of the abolition of short sentences, should be involved to appease Magistrates and Justice's Clerks. Troup expresses concern at the...
Dates: 29 Dec 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), 21 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/39
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Edward Grey (Balmoral Castle) to WSC concerning two capital cases and the execution of Pickman. He describes this aspect of WSC's post as "beastly" and says that he thought a great deal about the men who were to be hung. He ends by hoping that WSC is having a good time and adds a postscript "You: Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 21 Aug 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), 23 Aug [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/42-43
Scope and Contents Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Home Office) to WSC including the following points: the reaction to WSC's memorandum on prison reform by Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] and Mr Blackwell (who criticised the plans for a board to ensure uniform sentencing policy and the system of classified institutions); WSC's proposed visit to Dartmoor [prison, Devon] and the remaining preparation of the Shop Hours Bill. He also encloses two novels by [Elizabeth] Arnim [not present]....
Dates: 23 Aug [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), 02 Oct 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/45
Scope and Contents Letter from Herbert Asquith (Archerfield House, Dirleton R S O, East Lothian, Scotland) to WSC approving of WSC's interest in penal reform and including: mention of his own efforts at prison reform when Home Secretary; commendation of Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission]; and agreement with WSC's opinions on short sentences and the classification of offences. Asquith expresses reservations concerning the abolition of imprisonment for debt, although he agrees that the...
Dates: 02 Oct 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), 12 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/62-65
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Sir Charles Mathews [Director of Public Prosecutions] (East Grinstead [East Sussex]) to WSC concerning a statement about habitual criminals which is due for publication in the press. He considers that one paragraph, which, if it were justified, would force his resignation, is a "misrepresentation of the facts" and urgently advises that it should not be included. Manuscript.

Dates: 12 Feb 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), 17 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/7/6
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise, Chairman of the Prison Commission] to [WSC] informing him that [Ex-Inspector John] Syme has been granted bail in respect of charges for threatening H[is] M[ajesty] and [WSC]. He advises that observation of Syme should be stopped pending the result of his appeal. Manuscript signed with initials of Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise and Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Secretary of State, Home Office]. Annotated by WSC "Quit obsn. wd seem to be the right thing for the...
Dates: 17 Jul 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), 13 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/94-95
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [a Home Office Official] to David Lloyd George concerning payment for the expenses of the [Metropolitan] Police [sent to the riots at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales] including discussion of legal proceedings and the likelihood that a case would be lost; retrospective legislation; and a grant from the Treasury. Typescript.

Dates: 13 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), 17 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/104-106
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [WSC (Home Office)] to the Lord Chief Justice concerning contradictions in police evidence given at the Central Criminal Court in the case of Stinie Morrison. He asks for the Lord Chief Justice's opinion on the possibility of conducting an enquiry into the matter. Typescript. See CHAR 12/9/107-109 and CHAR 12/9/110-112.

Dates: 17 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), 17 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/107-109
Scope and Contents

Draft letter from [WSC] (Home Office) to the Lord Chief Justice concerning contradictions in police evidence given at the Central Criminal Court in the case of Stinie Morrison. He asks for the Lord Chief Justice's opinion on the possibility of conducting an enquiry into the matter. Typescript with manuscript corrections. See CHAR 12/9/104-106 and CHAR 12/9/110-112.

Dates: 17 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), 17 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/110-112
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to the Lord Chief Justice concerning contradictions in police evidence given at the Central Criminal Court in the case of Stinie Morrison. He asks for the Lord Chief Justice's opinion on the possibility of conducting an enquiry into the matter. Typescript. See CHAR 12/9/104-106 and CHAR 12/9/107-109.

Dates: 17 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), 18 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/114
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Alverston [earlier Sir Richard Webster, Lord Chief Justice] (Hornton Lodge, Pitt Street, Kensington [London]) to [WSC] advising that an enquiry [into the contradictions in police evidence in the case of Stinie Morrison] should not be conducted. He adds that he will write again after speaking to Sir Charles Darling. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 18 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), 20 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/36-37
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [WSC] concerning the execution of Garrod which was not postponed on account of the [Coronation] ceremony and which was not suitable for the exercise of the prerogative of mercy. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 20 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/41
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to Robert Marsham marked "confidential" thanking him for considering the suggestion [that he should retire from his position as Police Magistrate at Bow Street Court] and explaining that because of the absence of Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] and the Mines Bill it would be convenient for the Home Office if there were a vacancy among the London Magistrates. Manuscript in the hand of Edward Marsh.

Dates: 26 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC reporting that [Robert] Marsham is unlikely to retire from his position [as Police Magistrate at Bow Street Court] to "provide a seat for Mr [Charles] Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office]". He mentions [John] Rose [Police Magistrate at Tower Bridge Court] "whose health is so bad that he might be pressed to retire". Manuscript signed with initials.

Dates: 27 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/43
Scope and Contents

Letter from Robert Marsham (Police Court, Bow Street [London]) to WSC marked "confidential" saying that he is not prepared to retire from his position as Police Magistrate. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 27 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Sep 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/88
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading, Attorney General] (Hotel Panhans am Semmering [Austria]) to WSC concerning the appointment of [Alan] Lawrie [as Vice Chairman of the London Quarter Sessions]. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 20 Sep 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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