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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Service Patronage:., 1951 - 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/367
Scope and Contents File includes: Correspondence and papers on WSC's activities as Hon. Air Commodore, 615 (County of Surrey) Squadron, RAAF, 1952-53, including correspondence with Squadron Leader F B Sowrey (8) on his command of the squadron, 1952-53, on award of the Cooper Trophy for the most efficient Auxiliary Squadron at Armament Practice Camp, 1952, correspondence and papers on joint inspection of 600 and 615 Squadrons by the Honorary Air Commodores, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and WSC, 1952,...
Dates: 1951 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open except pp. 302-318, which have been removed on the grounds of data protection due to the presence of sensitive personal information about a potentially living individual until 1 January 2031
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Public and Political: General: Patronage T-Z., 1941 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/310
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with The Municipal Council of Thebes, Greece, on election an Honorary Citizen, and the naming of the central square "Winston Churchill Square", 1945; Lord Pembroke and Montgomery on election as Honorary Member of the Travellers' Club, Paris, 1947; The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, United States, on election as Honorary Member, 1941, with Year Book, and photograph of WSC with Marlin Swordfish, Catalina Island, 1929; Sir Ronald Graham on...
Dates: 1941 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Technion, British Committee for Technical Development in Israel., 1954 - 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/369
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on the establishment of Technion, the Israeli Institute of Technology, Mount Carmel, Haifa, including:.Correspondence with Eliahu Elath, Israeli Ambassador to Britain, 1958 (2); correspondence, papers and press cuttings on opening of the Winston Churchill Auditorium at Technion, by Sarah Churchill, (later Lady Audley) May 1958; correspondence with Joseph Cohen, Executive Director, (2) and Sir Loius Sterling, Life President, (2) British Technion Committee on Annual...
Dates: 1954 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage U-V., 1953 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/350
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: Cambridge Union Society offering Honorary Membership, 1955 (declined); Geoffrey Stevens MP (2), Sir Richard Glyn, (3) and Philip Ingress Bell MP (5) on the United and Cecil Club, 1953-60; Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams, (2) on the United Europe Movement, 1953; Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens on the United Kingdom Council of the European Movement, 1958; The United Nations Association of Great Britain, on re-election as Honorary President, 1954; Harold Macmillan...
Dates: 1953 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage U-Z., 1945 - Apr 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/329
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The Union Belgo-Britannique, (Lord Selborne), on monument to commemorate the first crossing of the Belgian frontier by the British Army in WWII, 1949; The United Club, particularly Eric Errington, (2) and Geoffrey Stevens MP, Chairman, on merger with the Cecil Club, with covering note by Patrick Buchan Hepburn, (later Lord Hailes) Conservative Chief Whip, 1949-51; The United Nations Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, particularly Charles...
Dates: 1945 - Apr 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: W-Z., Apr 1952 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/351
Scope and Contents File includes correspondence with: The British Legion, Westerham Branch, on activities as President, 1952-60; Westerham Cricket Club on re-election as Vice-President; Westerham Gala Day, on support, 1954-61; Westerham Market Fat Stock Show Society, on election as President, 1954-57; Westerham Miniature Rifle Club, on election as Honorary Vice-President, 1957-60; The Rotary Club of Westerham, on election as an Honorary Member, 1961; The Western Morning News, on message for Centenary, 1960,...
Dates: Apr 1952 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Westminster College, Fulton [Missouri, United States]., Mar [1946] - Jan 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/566A-C
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from various individuals on a memorial to WSC's speech "The Sinews of Peace". The memorial consisted of the church of St Mary Aldermanbury, City of London, which was rebuilt at Westminster College. Correspondents include: Christopher Everett and Robert Ford of the Foreign Office; representatives of Westminster College including Robert Davidson, President (19) and Joseph Staples, Administrative Assistant (3); Joyce Hall of Hallmark cards (5); Patrick Horsbrugh (7);...
Dates: Mar [1946] - Jan 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Williamsburg Award., 1955 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/370
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on presentation of the Williamsburg Award to WSC by the Trustees of Colonial Williamsburg.File includes album of presscuttings on announcement of award, Oct 1955; notes John Colville for WSC's speech at award ceremony, 7 Dec 1955; biographical notes on the Trustees of Colonial Williamsburg, Horace Albright, Armistead Boothe, Harvie Branscomb, Kenneth Chorley, Hector Escobosa, Wallace Harrison, Lewis Powell, Webster Rhoads, Winthrop Rockefeller, Henry Stryker and...
Dates: 1955 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, C-D, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party and praising his leadership., Jan 1940 - Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/393
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Monsieur Campinchi, French Minister of Marine; [1st] Lord Camrose [earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph sending on a United States article published in the Telegraph; Robert Cary; [1st] Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (?2) including (1) on the League [of Nations]; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood]; Neville Chamberlain (5) on subjects including his health, government policy, and his resignation; Sir Evan...
Dates: Jan 1940 - Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, E-G, many praising WSC's speeches and leadership., Sep 1939 - Nov 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/394
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War] (5) including (2) on his role in the government; Maxine Elliott on her health (2); Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on honouring [Walter Richard] Sickert; Daisy Fellowes [earlier Daisy, Princesse de Broglie] (2); Sir Warren Fisher [Regional Commander for Civil Defence, North-West Region] criticising the conduct of the war; [Edward] FitzClarence [later 6th Lord Munster] on Randolph Churchill's time in the...
Dates: Sep 1939 - Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence D-I., Jun 1946 - Dec 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/54A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the Prime Minister's salary (2); Nigel Davies on WSC's support for his candidacy at Epping [Essex]; Kenneth de Courcy; Rupert de la Bere on ex-service civil servants; Lord Pakenham [later 7th Lord Longford] (2); representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office, including Mark Chapman-Walker and Sir Robert Cary (7); Irving Dix (United States Representative) on US political and economic affairs; James Stuart [Chief...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Political: Correspondence M-Q., Jan 1949 - Dec 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/84A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Shenton Thomas on Malaya's [later Malaysia] war effort; Edward Mallalieu; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes, Conservative Chief Whip] (7); 6th Lord De L'Isle and Dudley [earlier William Sidney, later 1st Lord De L'Isle] on a fund for the defence of Field Marshal Fritz von Manstein; Prime Minister Clement Attlee on currency for Princess Margaret's trip to Italy; Douglas Marshall (4); Moss Turner-Samuels; John Langford-Holt; Lieutenant-General Sir...
Dates: Jan 1949 - Dec 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General Public Correspondence L-M, 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/541
Scope and Contents Correspondence dealt with by Kathleen Hill, and Elizabeth Layton, WSC's Personal Private Secretaries, with some notes and replies by Private Office Staff including Miss E M Watson, John Peck, George Harvie Wattand John Colville.Correspondents include Sir Eugene Ramsden on visit to Yorkshire during election campaign; Thomas Levy on election defeat; Lord Ashfield, London Passenger Transport Board, sending poster for display at stations quoting from speech by WSC; Prof A M Low, enclosing...
Dates: 01 Jan 1945 - 31 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Service Patronage., Oct 1954 - Sep 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/587A-D
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General N Moore of the 4th Battalion the Essex Regiment (3); Brigadier Charles Paton, Colonel of the Essex Regiment (3); Lieutenant-General Sir Reginald Denning, Colonel of the 3rd East Anglian regiment; Lieutenant-Colonel D Garrard (3) and Lieutenant-Colonel R Randall (3) of the Essex Regiment; Colonel Sir Thomas Butler, Lieutenant-Colonel commanding the Grenadier Guards; various members of the Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, Royal Berkshire Yeomanry and the...
Dates: Oct 1954 - Sep 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Apr 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/33
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Letter from Lord Haldane (28, Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster [London]) to WSC informing him that he has recommended Major-General John Brabazon be made Knight Commander of the Bath; asking WSC to write to Robert Harcourt recommending Major-General Cecil Macready for Knight Commander of St Michael and St George; and requesting a copy of WSC's proposals concerning aliens in fortified places during wartime. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 09 Apr 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), 12 Jul 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/54
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Letter from Judge Henry Stanger (New Court, Temple [London]) to WSC saying that although he would like to serve the Home Office, he wants to retain the positions of Recorder for Nottingham and County Court Judge which he will hold until June 1911. Signed manuscript annotated "Stanger". Covering letter at CHAR 12/2/53.

Dates: 12 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), 31 Aug 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/75
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Letter from Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading] (Grand Hotel Klinger, Marienbad [Germany, later Marianske Lazne, Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic and Slovakia]) to WSC recommending H H Haldinstein for appointment to the Recordership of Kingston-upon-Thames [Surrey]. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/2/76.

Dates: 31 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), 07 Sep 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/76
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Copy of a letter from a Home Office official to Sir Rufus Isaacs (later Lord Reading) acknowledging receipt of his letter [see CHAR 12/2/75] recommending H H Haldinstein for the post of Recorder of Kingston-upon-Thames [Surrey], and pointing out that the power to make this appointment lies with the local authority. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 07 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), 22 Aug 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/79
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Letter from [Captain Charles] Fitzclarence (41 Ovington Square, Pont Street [London]) to WSC asking him to "give... favourable consideration" to his application for the post of Commissioner in the Metropolitan Police. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/2/80.

Dates: 22 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), 12 Aug [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/80
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Letter from Nellie Melba (Ritz Hotel [London]) to WSC asking him to help Captain [Charles] Fitzclarence with his application for the post of Chief Constable [Commissioner] in the Metropolitan Police. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/2/79.

Dates: 12 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), 24 Sep 1910 - 25 Sep 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/92
Scope and Contents Letter from Sidney Harris [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank [Parliamentary Secretary, Treasury] marked "private" writing on behalf of WSC concerning the petition by Sir Alfred Mond for a Royal Licence to use supporters to his armorial bearings. Harris encloses Home Office papers [not present] concerning the use of this privilege and asks for Murray's opinion on the issue. Signed manuscript.Reply from Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank to Sidney...
Dates: 24 Sep 1910 - 25 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), 01 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/1
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Letter from Lewis Harcourt [First Commissioner of Works] (Nuneham Park, Oxford) to WSC about the appointment of a Deputy Chairman of the London [Quarter] Sessions. He is concerned that Alan Lawrie might be appointed to the post rather than Arthur Spokes (Recorder of Reading [Berkshire]) whom he considers better qualified. Signed typescript, annotated by Edward Marsh.

Dates: 01 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), 03 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/2
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Letter from Alexander Murray, Master of Elibank [later Lord Murray of Elibank] (Midlothian Liberal Association, 95 Princes Street, Edinburgh [Scotland]) to Edward Marsh, asking him to remind WSC that he recommended Lord Ilkeston's son [Balthazar Foster, later 2nd Lord Ilkeston] for the position of magistrate in Birmingham, and Captain Major Sholto Douglas for a position in the Metropolitan Police. Signed manuscript, annotated by Edward Marsh.

Dates: 03 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), 05 Oct 1910 - 15 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/4
Scope and Contents Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Home Office) to WSC reporting that the A[ttorney] G[eneral] [Sir William Robson] had wanted to know why WSC had not included Ryland Adkins among the candidates for Recorder of Bedford. Marsh had explained that WSC intended Adkins to be Recorder of Nottingham as soon as [Henry] Stanger could be persuaded to resign. Adkins subsequently requested a letter from WSC to this effect in order that he might resolve the issue with Stanger, avoid a by election (there being...
Dates: 05 Oct 1910 - 15 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), 10 Oct 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/3/5
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Letter from William Waugh (6 Pump Court, Temple [London]) replying to a Home Office official, asking him to thank WSC for the honour [the position of Recordership of Middlesborough] conferred on him by King George V. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 10 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.