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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 02 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/30
Scope and Contents

Letter from Horatio Bottomley (John Bull Editorial Offices, 67 Long Acre, London) to WSC enclosing a memorandum concerning the Akbar School Enquiry prepared by the Assistant Editor of the John Bull newspaper [see CHAR 12/3/26-29] and requesting an appointment with WSC to discuss this and another Home Office matter. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 02 Nov 1910
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/31
Scope and Contents

Letter from Horatio Bottomley (56a, Pall Mall, London) to WSC marked "personal" in which he says that WSC's unsigned letter hurt him greatly; that he regarded their conversation [concerning the Akbar School enquiry] as private "so far as either the Press or the House was concerned" but that he did not think that WSC would object to him mentioning the matter to his Assistant Editor; and apologising for any mistake he has committed and for not calling on WSC in person. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 03 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), 02 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/32
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to Horatio Bottomley saying that he regarded their conversation [concerning the Akbar School enquiry] as private and therefore did not expect to receive a statement from Bottomley's Assistant Editor [see CHAR 12/3/26-29]. He adds that Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] will be glad to receive a representation from their Commissioner and the names of witnesses who should be called. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 02 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), 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), 05 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/36
Scope and Contents Letter from Horatio Bottomley (John Bull Editorial Offices, 67 Long Acre, London) to Edward Marsh assuring him that nothing WSC said about Mr Adam [one of the witnesses in the Akbar School enquiry] would be repeated to Mr Adam. He adds that WSC lacks "that most essential qualification of a minister of the Crown - pachydermity!" and that he had not read the memorandum prepared by his Assistant Editor [see CHAR 12/3/26-29]. Signed manuscript with handwritten additions and a note on dorse...
Dates: 05 Nov 1910
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/52
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Henry [Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police] (New Scotland Yard) to WSC informing him of the arrest [of Edward Mylius] which was made on the warrant of a Judge. He explains that he did not follow WSC's order to use a Magistrate's warrant, in order to avoid the case being heard in a police court, as the Attorney General had advised that this would have been embarrassing. He describes another arrest in which a Constable demonstrated bravery by catching an armed man....
Dates: 26 Dec 1910
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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), 15 Feb 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/1
Scope and Contents

Letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (37 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his appointment as Home Secretary. He remembers that WSC had said he would reform prison discipline if made Home Secretary and promises to provide WSC with a memorandum on the subject of prison reform. He adds that by announcing that he was considering such reform, WSC would avoid persecution by the suffragettes. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 15 Feb 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 Feb 1910 - 25 Feb 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/3-12A
Scope and Contents Memorandum from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (Newbuildings Place, [Southwater, West] Sussex) [to WSC] on the subject of prison reform and the treatment of political prisoners. Blunt stresses the need for prison reform caused by the imprisonment of suffragettes. His observations are based on his experiences in Galway [Connaught, Ireland] and Kilmainham [Meath, Ireland] gaols in 1888. He describes the gaols' physical conditions and advises that solitary confinement should only be inflicted on the most...
Dates: 24 Feb 1910 - 25 Feb 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), 14 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/13
Scope and Contents Letter from William Stead, editor of "The Review of Reviews" (Bank Buildings, Kingsway, London) to WSC enclosing a copy of "The Review of Reviews" [not present] in which he makes a suggestion concerning the Home Office and Prison Officials. He suggests that WSC makes his "prison people" see a play by [John] Galsworthy ["Justice"] to remind them that they are dealing with human beings, and alludes to WSC's experiences as a prisoner of war [during the Boer War]. Signed manuscript with a note...
Dates: 14 Mar 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), 16 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/14
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Gladstone [former Home Secretary, earlier Herbert Gladstone] (7 Grosvenor Place [London]) to WSC saying that he is pleased that WSC is implementing his [Gladstone's] proposals regarding prison reform. He objects to WSC's announcement of the proposals in the House of Commons, which inferred that WSC had initiated the proposals, and had done "the obviously right thing, and that I from foolishness and inhumanity did not", as he had asked [Sir Evelyn Ruggles] Brise [Chairman of...
Dates: 16 Mar 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), 25 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/17
Scope and Contents Letter from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (Newbuildings Place, Southwater, [West] Sussex) to WSC saying that unfortunately [?John] Redmond will not be able to come to Sussex to meet WSC. Blunt wonders whether WSC would be "afraid" to meet Constance, Lady Lytton to hear her prison experiences [she was imprisoned under the name of Jane Wharton for her support of womens' suffrage and subjected to forcible feeding in a Liverpool prison], and adds that Lady Lytton is not "dangerous" having just finished...
Dates: 25 Mar 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 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/18
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Raleigh [Professor of English Literature, Oxford University] (The Hangings, Ferry Hinksey, Near Oxford) to Edward Marsh saying that he will be glad to provide assistance in the "fascinating task" proposed by WSC. He recommends Basil Thomson's ideas on prison discipline, as he had successfully instituted prison lectures as a form of discipline at Wharton gaol. In recommending reading matter for prisoners, Raleigh speaks of his own lack of experience of prisoners, and...
Dates: 01 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), 24 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/19-20
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Letter from Walter Runciman (8 Barton Street, Westminster [London]) to WSC marked "private" concerning Wemyss Grant-Wilson, a friend of his, who is to see WSC about extending the work of the Borstal Association to cover adult convicts, at a meeting with "some of the religious folk". Sir Walter suggests that WSC should meet Grant-Wilson before this as he is the owner of one of the Haydock collieries in Lancashire and is well informed about industry and "young ruffians". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 24 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), 15 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/21
Scope and Contents Letter from John Galsworthy (Wingstone, Manaton, Devon) to WSC marked "private" asking for information on any proposed reforms regarding the amount of time prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement. His play "Justice" is shortly to be published in the United States and he would like to add an author's note on this point. Galsworthy hopes that his play may reach countries in which "this form of punishment is still carried to the pitch of excruciating torture". Signed manuscript...
Dates: 15 May 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 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/22
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Copy of a letter from [a Home Office official] to John Galsworthy thanking him on behalf of WSC for his letter [see CHAR 12/4/21] and informing him that the issue of solitary confinement is under consideration and that WSC hopes to make an announcement shortly. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 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), 22 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/24
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Letter from Ralph Blumenfeld [editor of the Daily Express] (St Bride Street, London) to WSC concerning their agreement over prison reform, which is described as a non-partisan issue. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 22 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), 25 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/26-31
Scope and Contents Memorandum from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to [WSC] on the growth of prison expenditure. Sir Evelyn stresses that he is comparing expenditure, not estimates, and that Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] has drawn misleading comparisons [see CHAR 12/4/32] between the estimates for 1910-11 and 1900-1: two years in which there were no changes in policy. He points out that estimates may be misleading as they do not take account of unexpected savings...
Dates: 25 Jun 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 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/32
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] to WSC concerning Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise's [Chairman of the Prison Commission] proposals for increased assistance to discharged prisoners. Hobhouse expresses surprise at the rise in prison costs of the last decade. He draws comparisons between the expenditure of the years 1910-11 and 1900-1 and their prison populations; and highlights increased spending in various sections of the budget particularly "gratuities to prisoners and...
Dates: 23 Jun 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), Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/33-35
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury]. WSC says that although he appreciates the need for economy in public service, he disagrees with Hobhouse's conclusions [see CHAR 12/4/32] on the cost of the prison services. He points out that the prison services often make unexpected savings; and that the estimates for 1910-11 and 1900-1 are misleading. WSC maintains that the true indication of a department's expenditure is through comparison of...
Dates: Jun 1910
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(Untitled), 26 Jul 1910 - 30 Jul 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/36
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Letter from John Heaton (Schifferstrasse, 82/86, Frankfurt [Germany]) to [?Edward Marsh] concerning a speech by WSC on prisons and prisoners. He offers to use his influence to ensure the publication of the speech; asks [Edward Marsh] to secure WSC's consent; and says that his own name would not appear in connection with the publication. Signed manuscript, annotated by [? Edward Marsh] (30 July).

Dates: 26 Jul 1910 - 30 Jul 1910
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(Untitled), 02 Aug 1910 - 08 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/37
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Letter from John Heaton (Schifferstrasse, 82/86, Frankfurt [Germany]) to WSC expressing pleasure that WSC has agreed to revise his speech on prisons and prisoners for publication. He explains that his objection to his name being associated with the publication is that he is not an authority on the issue. Signed manuscript, annotated by Sidney Harris that [WSC] is expecting a proof to correct (8 July).

Dates: 02 Aug 1910 - 08 Aug 1910
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(Untitled), 18 Aug 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/38
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Letter from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to WSC thanking him for "kind words" at the end of the Annual Report. Sir Evelyn says that he will discuss action to be taken on WSC's minute on prison reform with Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office]. He describes WSC's proposed reform as "tremendous". Signed manuscript annotated by Edward Marsh.

Dates: 18 Aug 1910
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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/40-41
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Honor, Off Mytilene [Mitilini, Greece]) to Sir Edward Grey thanking him for taking over his "painful duties" [see CHAR 12/4/39]. WSC describes a decision over a capital case which he regrets, and speaks of the departmental work he has accomplished while on holiday. He describes the places he has visited (including Monte Carlo where he won o160), a meeting with Governor Mahmoud Muktar, and an incident in which de Forest [Count de Bendern] shot a seagull with a Mauser pistol....
Dates: 09 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 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]
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