Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:
The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.
Letter from Charles Masterman (46 Gillingham Street, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on [the result of the criminal libel proceedings against Lord Alfred Douglas] and expressing regret at his defeat in Leicester.
Letter from H Hackett (354 Fosse Road North, Leicester) to WSC expressing regret at WSC's defeat in Leicester and stating that it did not surprise him because the Liberals, unlike Labour, have done little or no educational work in the constituency. Deplores the fact that public men like WSC should be open to such scandalous accusations as that made by [Lord Alfred Douglas].
Letter from Major D Cope Harris (144 High Street, Merthyr Tydfil, [Glamorgan, Wales]) to WSC congratulating him on the result [of the libel proceedings against Lord Alfred Douglas over his accusations about the Battle of Jutland] and asserting that WSC was right about Gallipoli and is being unjustly criticised.
Letter from ? Broughton (37 Park Street, Grosvenor Square, [London]) to WSC regretting that he (WSC) will not be in the House of Commons and congratulating him on his defeat of "a noble degenerate" [Lord Alfred Douglas].
Letter from Lord Alfred Douglas (16 Draycott Place, [London]) to Patrick Hastings vehemently attacking his conduct of the defence in Douglas's action against the Morning Post and warning that all the issues will be raised again during his action against the Jewish Guardian. Typescript copy. Other copies at CHAR 2/127/17 & 20.
Letter from Lord Alfred Douglas (16 Draycott Place, [London]) to WSC challenging him to appear in the witness box to answer the questions Douglas will put when his against the "Jewish Guardian" is heard, enclosing CHAR 2/127/21 and reporting the results of the meeting which it advertised.
Letter from Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham] (Haddo House, Aberdeen, [Scotland]) to WSC explaining why he does not think Lord Alfred Douglas should be prosecuted for criminal libel at present.
Part of a letter from [WSC] to Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] congratulating him on the improvement in his health, stating his determination that Lord Alfred Douglas should be proceeded against for criminal libel, and sending Balfour the second volume [of "The World Crisis"] The central part of this letter is not present.
Letter from Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] (Whittingehame, Prestonkirk, Scotland) to WSC thanking him for the second volume [of "The World Crisis"] and considering the prosecution of Lord Alfred Douglas for criminal libel and Douglas's ability to pay for another action.
Letter from Sir Archibald Bodkin, Director of Public Prosecutions, to WSC (2 Sussex Square) on a forthcoming meeting with Sir Richard Muir to discuss Muir's draft indictment [of Lord Alfred Douglas].
Letter from [WSC] to Sir Richard Muir, barrister (3 Temple Gardens, London) drawing his attention to the "improper and unjustified reference" in the Morning Post to the communiques on the Battle of Jutland. Carbon copy.
Letter from "Sunny" [9th Duke of Marlborough] (15 Great College Street, [London]) sympathising with him at having to be cross-examined and hoping that [Lord Alfred Douglas] gets sent to gaol.
Letter from Reginald Ward Poole (Lewis and Lewis, Ely Place, Holborn, [London]) to WSC (2 Sussex Place) congratulating him for having faced the trial [of Lord Alfred Douglas] and commenting that although Douglas's sentence was inadequate "it may stop a public nuisance.".
Letter from Walter Augustus (The Camp, Epsom, [Surrey]) to WSC congratulating him on the conviction of [Lord Alfred Douglas].
Letter from William Bennett-Dampier (Carlton Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to [WSC] attacking the speech of Cecil Hayes [defending counsel in the criminal libel trial of Lord Alfred Douglas] and congratulating him on Douglas's conviction.
Letter from J H Moore (Birksgate, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC congratulating him on the restraint he showed [during the criminal libel trial of Lord Alfred Douglas].
Letter from Sir Felix Cassel (Putteridge Bury, Luton, [Bedfordshire]) to WSC congratulating him on the conviction of Lord Alfred Douglas, thanking him for helping to clear the name of his uncle [Sir Ernest Cassel] and agreeing that it would have been better if the trial had taken place when Sir Ernest was still alive.
Letter from G H Moore Browne (Tubber Patrick, Portstewart, [County Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland]) to [WSC] congratulating him on the conviction of Lord Alfred Douglas but criticising the sentence as too lenient. Praises WSC's escape from the Boers and recalls his own encounters with Lord Ronald Gower, Lord Alfred Douglas, Lord Randolph Churchill and Lady Randolph Churchill in Egypt and Italy, and the suicide of Macdonald. Hopes WSC will return to the Conservative fold.
Letter from John Glynn (Caldecote, Crowborough, Sussex) to WSC congratulating him on the conviction [of Lord Alfred Douglas] and inviting him to play a round of golf.
Letter from Peter Walls (21A Katrine Terrace, Arbroath Road, Eltham, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on the conviction of Lord Alfred Douglas and recalling his brother's reports of the attachment to WSC of the soldiers who served under him in France.
Letter from 1st Lord Long of Wraxall [earlier Walter Long] (17 Ennismore Gardens, [London]) to WSC condemning the attacks made on WSC by the counsel for Lord Alfred Douglas [Cecil Hayes].
Letter from ?W R Hill (Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC congratulating him [on the conviction of Lord Alfred Douglas] and sympathising with him over the attacks he suffered in the election and in court.