Catalogue Browser

Back to Catalogue Browser

Back to CHAR 2 Public and political: general

CHAR 2/116 Public and political: general correspondence, Jul-Oct 1921. Also includes a pamphlet from 1919.

  Reference Description Date range  
CHAR 2/116/1-3

Letter from John St Loe Strachey (Newlands Corner, Merrow Downs, Guildford, [Surrey]) to WSC arguing that WSC is the one member of the present Government who could lead a new administration pledged to the reduction of taxation, which is vital in the country's current parlous financial position.

3 folios
01 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/4

Letter from Victor Cazalet (Fairlawne, Tonbridge, [Kent]) to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on notes on the naphtha fields in Baku [Azerbaydzhan] owned by Avnatamoff [see CHAR 2/116/5-7].

1 folio
01 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/5-7

Notes on the naphtha fields in Baku [Azerbaydzhan] owned by Avnatamoff. Sent with CHAR 2/116/4.

3 folios
[Aug] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/8-9

Letter from [WSC] (Colonial Office) to John St Loe Strachey outlining the objections to Strachey's idea of converting the National Debt into ninety-nine year leases, suggesting a forced loan at a low rate of interest, as has been introduced in New Zealand, and referring to Government efforts to reduce expenditure, including his own twenty million pounds worth of savings on Mesopotamia and Palestine. Typescript copy.

2 folios
03 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/10

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Laming Worthington Evans] asking him to look into the claim of the inventors of the Farquhar-Hill Rifle to remuneration and suggesting that the Treasury should agree to an arbitration. Typescript copy.

1 folio
04 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/11

Note to [WSC] that [the statement of the claim of the inventors of the Farquhar-Hill Rifle to remuneration] should be sent to the Secretary of State for War [Sir Laming Worthington Evans] and that the Treasury should agree to an arbitration in the matter.

1 folio
29 Jul 1921
CHAR 2/116/12

Letter from Lord Lee of Fareham [earlier Sir Arthur Lee] (Admiralty) to WSC congratulating him on his speech on the Navy Estimates.

1 folio
04 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/13

Letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George drawing his attention to Victor Cazelet's idea that a British company should acquire an interest in the oil fields of Baku [Azerbaydzhan] and suggesting that it be referred to the Petroleum Executive. Typescript copy.

1 folio
04 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/14-15

Letter from John St Loe Strachey (Newlands Corner, Merrow Downs, Guildford, [Surrey]) to WSC discussing means of reducing the National Debt, rejecting WSC's idea of a forced loan, warning him "to prepare at once against a flood which may be upon us at any moment", asking him to read various newspaper articles and urging him to help stop the sale of Runnymede [Surrey].

2 folios
05 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/16

Letter from Sir Laming Worthington Evans (War Office) to WSC asserting that the claim for remuneration by the inventors of the Farquhar-Hill rifle is a matter for the Treasury, not the War Office.

1 folio
09 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/17

Note by ? (Colonial Office) to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] pointing out the War Office claim that they did not adopt the [Farquhar-Hill] rifle and suggesting that WSC ask the Treasury if they will agree to arbitration [of the claim by the rifle's inventors to remuneration] (11 Aug). Note by Marsh that [WSC] has written to [Sir Laming Worthington Evans, Secretary of State for War] saying that he cannot understand the contention that the War Office did not adopt the rifle (12 Aug).

1 folio
11 Aug 1921 - 12 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/18

Letter from Elizabeth Walden (65 Harvist Road, West Kilburn, [London]) to [?WSC] on the annuity due to [her late husband, Thomas Walden, a Home Office porter].

1 folio
12 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/19

Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Downing Street) to the Private Secretary at the Home Office asking what is the amount of the gratuity payable to Mrs [Elizabeth] Walden, widow of the Home Office messenger who served with WSC. Typescript copy.

1 folio
13 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/20

Letter from Lord Curzon (Foreign Office) to WSC enclosing a letter from Frederick Guest showing that no official assistance was given to the civil aviation mission to Japan [see CHAR 2/116/21-23].

1 folio
17 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/21-23

Letter from Frederick Guest (Air Ministry) to Lord Curzon on the steps which were taken to ensure that the civil aviation mission to Japan led by the Master of Sempill [later Lord Sempill] could not be said to have had official backing. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/116/20.

3 folios
04 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/24

Letter from James A Hawkins (6 Clifton Villas, Longford Road, Bognor, [Sussex]) to WSC referring to [his claim for remuneration from the Air Ministry for an invention concerning the safety and stability of aircraft].

1 folio
17 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/25-26

Letter from Group-Captain A J L Scott, Air Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air (Air Ministry) to Edward Marsh explaining that James A Hawkins has written to the Ministry claiming remuneration for an invention he claims to have made which improves the stability of aircraft, but he has not given any details about it.

2 folios
18 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/27

Letter from John St Loe Strachey (Newlands Corner, Merrow Downs, Guildford, [Surrey]) to WSC (Colonial Office) enclosing a proof of an article by him for the Spectator arguing for a British withdrawal from southern Ireland, the retention of Ulster in the United Kingdom and the application of economic pressure on the southern Irish [see CHAR 2/116/28-29].

1 folio
18 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/28-29

Proof of an article by John St Loe Strachey for the Spectator arguing for a British withdrawal from southern Ireland, the retention of Ulster in the United Kingdom and the application of economic pressure on the southern Irish. Sent with CHAR 2/116/27.

2 folios
[Aug] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/30

Letter from Harry Boyd (Home Office) to John Stevenson on the gratuity payable to the widow of Thomas Walden [a Home Office porter who served under WSC].

1 folio
20 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/31

Letter from Lord Milner [earlier Sir Alfred Milner] (17 Great College Street, [London]) to WSC arguing that the inventors of the Hill-Farquhar rifle have not had a fair deal from the Government and offering to help WSC get them a better one.

1 folio
[Aug] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/32

Letter from WSC to "Worthy" [Sir Laming Worthington Evans] enclosing a letter from Lord Milner [earlier Sir Alfred Milner] on the claim of the inventors of the Hill-Farquhar rifle to remuneration from the Government [see CHAR 2/116/31]. Typescript copy.

1 folio
22 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/33

Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to Lord Milner [earlier Sir Alfred Milner] reporting that he has written to Sir Laming Worthington Evans saying that he cannot understand the contention that the Farquhar-Hill rifle was not adopted by the War Office and that he thinks that the idea of arbitration in the matter is a good one. Typescript copy.

1 folio
22 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/34

Letter from [? Edward Marsh] to Donald Fergusson expressing WSC's wish that the Treasury may take a favourable view of the gratuity payable to the Home Office porter, Thomas Walden, who died that month. Typescript copy.

1 folio
25 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/35

Letter from Grosvenor Clarkson (1614 I Street, Washington, [United States]) to WSC enclosing a copy of a letter from him to the editor of Le Matin defending Bernard Baruch [see CHAR 2/116/36-42].

1 folio
26 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/36-42

Letter from Grosvenor Clarkson, former director of the United States Council of National Defence, to Stephane Lauzanne, editor of Le Matin (Paris, France) rebutting Lauzanne's attack on Bernard Baruch by giving examples of the way in which Baruch helped France's war effort as head of the United States War Industries Board. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/116/35.

7 folios
29 Jul 1921
CHAR 2/116/43

Blank headed letter paper of the Sunday Times Syndicate Limited, Johannesburg, [South Africa].

1 folio
[1921]
CHAR 2/116/44

Letter from Dadge Stansfield (23 Gloucester Street, Warwick Square, London) to WSC enclosing a cutting from the Johannesburg Star [South Africa] on his escape from the Boers [see CHAR 2/116/45] and asserting that he has an obligation to John Addams, who claims to have aided WSC's escape and is now in financial difficulties.

1 folio
02 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/45

Cutting from the Johannesburg Star [South Africa] on the account by John Addams, former manager of the Transvaal and Delagoa Bay Colliery, of WSC's escape from the Boers which makes the episode seem much less heroic than does the accepted version. Sent with CHAR 2/116/44.

1 folio
Jul 1921
CHAR 2/116/46

Cutting from Plain English on WSC' s receipt of a door mat from an old sea captain and the furnishing of his house in Eccleston Square by Sir Ernest Cassel "after the Jutland deal".

1 folio
27 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/116/47

Notes by WSC and Edward Marsh on WSC's intention to raise with the Attorney-General [Sir Gordon Hewart] the attacks on WSC in Plain English over the Battle of Jutland [see CHAR 2/116/46].

1 folio
04 Sep [1921]
CHAR 2/116/48

Letter from Walter Marshall, honorary secretary of the Edinburgh Conservative Working Men's Association (94 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC (Colonial Office) suggesting that he (Marshall) and the chairman of the Association (J Fraser Cunninghame) should meet WSC to discuss his attending the Association's annual dinner (6 Sep). Annotated that WSC cannot make an engagement before Christmas but hopes to have an opportunity later, and that he saw the two men in Dundee (23 Sep).

1 folio
06 Sep 1921 - 23 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/49-52

Letter from 7th Lord Londonderry (Mountstewart, Newtonards, County Down [Ulster, Ireland]) to WSC on: David Lloyd George's negotiations with "rebels and murderers" over Ulster; the consequent fear of the loyalists that they are not being protected by the Government, especially in view of the fact that Sinn Fein are effectively disregarding the current truce; sectarian sniping in the "bad quarters" of towns; the need for troops to be sent to deal with what is a civil war; Londonderry's view that the present troubles arose from the Liberals' wish to gain the Irish vote in 1910.

4 folios
11 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/53

Letter from [WSC] to Grosvenor Clarkson approving his defence of Bernard Baruch [see CHAR 2/116/36-42].

1 folio
11 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/54

Letter from [WSC] to James Caird on arrangements for the reporting of WSC's constituency address in Dundee [Angus, Scotland].

1 folio
16 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/55-56

Letter from [WSC] to ? on the role the 'Canopus' might have played in the engagement off Coronel [Chile]. [See also CHAR 13/52/116].

2 folios
19 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/57

Letter from [WSC] to Lord Edward Grosvenor on the role the 'Canopus' might have played in the action off Coronel [Chile]. Typescript copy. [See also CHAR 13/52/116].

1 folio
28 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/58

Instructions by WSC to send a telegram in cipher to [David Lloyd George] approving his "strong and prompt action".

1 folio
19 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/59

Government telegram in cipher from WSC.

1 folio
19 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/60

Note by Edward Marsh that (in connection with CHAR 2/116/62) he has suggested that it is rather soon for WSC to go to Oxford again.

1 folio
[Sep] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/61

Summary of CHAR 2/116/62.

1 folio
[Sep] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/62

Letter from William Hope, president of the Oxford University New Reform Club (Bellevue, Haddington, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC (Colonial Office) inviting him to address a meeting under the auspices of the Club and state the case for the Coalition "in view of the continuous activities of the Asquithian and Labour parties.".

1 folio
24 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/63

Letter in French from General Edmond Buat (Office of the Minister for War, Paris, [France]) to WSC asking him to use his influence to secure a permanent commission in the RAF for Leguen de Lacroix, a cousin of his currently serving in Egypt.

1 folio
26 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/64

Letter from [WSC] to Edward Shortt expressing disquiet about reports of large reductions in the pay of the Metropolitan Police. Typescript copy.

1 folio
27 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/65-66

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Dadge Stansfield stating that WSC will try to secure employment for John Addams, who helped him escape from the Boers, and that the main risk in this incident was borne by John Howard, who, like the others privy to WSC's escape., has been rewarded by him with a gold watch. Typescript copy.

2 folios
27 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/67

Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Downing Street) to William Hope [honorary secretary of the Oxford University New Reform Club] stating that WSC thinks it would be a little soon for him to dine at Oxford this term in view of the dinner he recently addressed at the Ralegh Club. Typescript copy.

1 folio
28 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/68

Letter from [WSC] to Vice-Admiral Thomas Jackson enclosing a letter from Lord Edward Grosvenor on the role the 'Canopus' could have played in the action off Coronel [Chile] [not present], with which WSC disagrees. Typescript copy. [See also CHAR 13/52/116].

1 folio
28 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/69

Letter from Lord Curzon (Kedleston, Derby) to WSC on the composition of the British and Dominions delegations to the Washington Conference [United States] and the question of intervention in the Middle East. Congratulates WSC on his speech at Dundee [Angus, Scotland].

1 folio
28 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/70-71

Letter from WSC (Downing Street) to "George" [Lord Curzon] on the need for [David Lloyd George] to attend the opening of the Washington Conference [United States] because if the Americans are antagonised they may demand the payment of interest on the debt Britain owes to them. Typescript copy.

2 folios
29 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/72

Letter from T B Johnston (The Bristol Pottery, Fishponds, Bristol) to WSC (Colonial Office) enclosing copies of letters he has written to [David Lloyd George] on unemployment and the collapsed exchanges [see CHAR 2/116/73-74 and CHAR 2/116/75-80].

1 folio
29 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/73-74

Letter from T B Johnston (Bristol) to David Lloyd George (Gairloch, [Ross and Cromarty], Scotland) arguing for an international agreement to take the index number of the cost of living as a basis for fixing exchanges. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/116/72.

2 folios
29 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/75-80

Letter from T B Johnston (Bristol) to David Lloyd George (Gairloch, [Ross and Cromarty], Scotland) arguing that unemployment has been caused by currency restrictions and that the problem can be addressed by a departure from the Gold Standard accompanied by a regulation of prices brought about by the organisation of industry into a number of industrial councils co-ordinated by a national council. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/116/72. Leaves filed in wrong order.

6 1 leaf unnumbered; leaves filed in wrong order
29 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/81

Pamphlet: "Industrial peace: capital, labour and consumer: a basis of co-operation. A paper delivered before the British Association . . . by T B Johnston." Advocates a system of industrial councils.

1 21,[1]p
1919
CHAR 2/116/82-83

Letter from Edward Shortt to WSC explaining that the pay of the Metropolitan police is not being reduced but that their bonus will disappear because the cost of living has fallen.

2 folios
30 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/84

Notes referring to CHAR 2/116/86-90.

1 folio
11 Oct 1921 - 13 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/85

Letter from Philip Kerr (12 Salisbury Square, Fleet Street, [London]) to WSC (Colonial) saying that he is glad WSC has joined the Unemployment Committee, asking to speak to him about the situation and enclosing an article by him on economic policy from the "Round Table" [see CHAR 2/116/86-90].

1 folio
30 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/86-90

Precis of an article [by Philip Kerr] on "national prosperity and industrial peace" reprinted from the Round Table.

5 folios
Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/91

Letter from J H de Haine (34 Canadian Avenue, Catford, [London]) to Edward Marsh on the gratuity payable to the widow of Thomas Walden, Home Office porter.

1 folio
02 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/92

Note from [WSC] to Edward Marsh: "Eddie. You must do the best you can about this.".

1 folio
08 Oct [1921]
CHAR 2/116/93

Letter from Dadge Stansfield (Llanfair, Wales) to [Edward Marsh] on WSC's offer to help find work for John Addams, [who helped him escape from the Boers] and who has been working as a civil servant in South Africa.

1 folio
02 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/94

Letter from "Archie" [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] (Dalnawillan, Altnabraec, Caithness, [Scotland] to WSC congratulating him on his speech at Dundee [Angus, Scotland] and its reception by the press, contrasting the triumph of WSC's mandatory and colonial policies with David Lloyd George's floundering "in a morass at the Treasury" and urging him not to get stranded at the Washington Conference [United States] whilst Lloyd George remains at home at the centre. Reports that he has been approached by the chairman of the Glasgow Coalition Liberals and by local Tories and Liberals in Caithness with a view to becoming a candidate.

1 folio
02 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/95

Letter from John Baugh (John Baugh &Co, importers and exporters, 52 Gracechurch Street, London) to WSC enclosing a copy of a letter from him to [David Lloyd George] on export credits [see CHAR 2/116/95a-112] and asking for support for his proposals.

1 folio
04 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/95A-112

Letter from John Baugh (John Baugh &Co, importers and exporters, 52 Gracechurch Street, London) to [David Lloyd George] proposing the establishment of a British Bank of Commerce with branches in trading countries to facilitate the obtaining of export credits by British firms. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/116/95.

18 folios
03 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/113

Letter from Donald Fergusson (Treasury Chambers) to Edward Marsh enclosing a copy of the award of a gratuity to the personal representative of the late Thomas Walden, Home Office porter [see CHAR 2/116/114].

1 folio
06 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/114

Letter from R R Scott (Treasury Chambers) to the Under Secretary of State at the Home Office announcing the award of a gratuity to the personal representative of the late Thomas Walden, office porter. Copy sent with CHAR 2/116/113.

1 folio
29 Sep 1921
CHAR 2/116/115

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Bede Clifford [secretary to the Governor-General of South Africa] asking him on WSC's behalf to make enquiries about John Addams, who helped WSC escape from the Boers, and see whether better employment can be found for him. Typescript copy.

1 folio
11 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/116

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Dadge Stansfield reporting that WSC is writing to South Africa in the hope that better employment might be found for John Addams, who helped WSC escape from the Boers. Typescript copy.

1 folio
11 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/117

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Philip Kerr conveying WSC's thanks for his Round Table article [on economic policy] [see CHAR 2/116/86-90] and regretting that WSC has no time to see him at the moment. Typescript copy.

1 folio
13 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/118-120

Letter from Hugh Frewen (Baghdad, [Mesopotamia, later Iraq]) to WSC on: his coronation ode to King Feisal [not present]; his financial difficulties and his desire for an administrative post in an African colony, preferably Tanganyika [later Tanzania]; the need to surround King Feisal with pomp and show to attract support for his regime; the qualities required by the successor of Sir Percy Cox as High Commissioner and the necessity that he should not be a Jew; the suitability of Sir Percy Girouard for the post; the prestige among the Arabs enjoyed by Gertrude Bell; the death of [Marigold Churchill]; the advisability of WSC visiting Mesopotamia in the spring, when the Mosul vilayet is under corn.

3 folios
14 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/121

Letter from J W Bennett (Crane-Bennett Ltd, 45/51 Leman Street, London) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) enclosing the staff magazine of Bennett Co of Chicago [United States] containing an article on the cancellation of debts owed to the United States [see CHAR 2/116/122].

1 folio
14 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/122

"The Valve World", the staff magazine of Crane Co of Chicago [United States], containing an article on the cancellation of debts owed to the United States. Sent with CHAR 2/116/121 .

1 [1],326-360p
Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/123-124

Letter from Leo Weinthal, a director of African Publications Ltd (801 Salisbury House, London Wall, London) to WSC (2 Sussex Square) referring to their recent meeting at Sir Roderick Jones's lunch to Basil Long, asking him to fix a time for discussion of the proposed history of the Cape to Cairo railway and river route, and reporting that he and Major Ewart Grogan are drawing up a plan to support WSC's Dominion Trade Development Scheme in the African World and other papers with which they are associated. Encloses a list of the consultative committee and special contributors to the history [see CHAR 2/116/125].

2 folios
15 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/125

List of the consultative committee and special contributors to the proposed history of the Cape to Cairo railway and river route. Sent with CHAR 2/116/123-124.

1 folio
[Oct] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/126

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to the editor of the "Morning Post" refuting reports in that paper that WSC took an interest in the exploits of Sinn Fein. Typescript copy.

1 folio
17 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/127

Letter from Charles Owen (5 Belfast Street, Hove, Sussex) to [WSC] asking him to support his application to the British Legion Unity Relief Fund for a grant to start a business.

1 folio
17 Oct [1921]
CHAR 2/116/128

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Charles Owen informing him that WSC has written in support of his application for a grant from the [British Legion Unity Relief Fund]. Typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/129

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to T J Birrell [secretary of the British Legion Unity Relief Fund] stating WSC's support for Charles Owen's application for a grant from the fund. Typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/130-133

Letter from Ada Robinson (54 Augusta Street, Regents Park, Johannesburg, South Africa) to WSC (Colonial Office), one of the people who helped WSC escape from the Boers, asking for help in obtaining her widow's pension.

4 folios
[Oct] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/133a

Letter from [? O S Cleverley] to the Private Secretary at the Ministry of Pensions asking what WSC can say in reply to a request from Ada Robinson of Johannesburg [South Africa] for help in obtaining her widow's pension. Typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/134

Letter from [? O S Cleverley] (Downing Street) to Ada Robinson informing her that WSC has written to the Ministry of Pensions about her claim to a widow's pension. Typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/135

Letter from C A Pearce (Ministry of Pensions) to John Stephenson (Colonial Office) stating that he is having enquiries made into Ada Robinson's claim to a widow's pension.

1 folio
19 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/136

Letter from T J Birrell, secretary of the British Legion Unity Relief Fund (26 Eccleston Square, London) to Edward Marsh (Colonial Office) on Charles Owen's application to the Fund for a grant to set up a business.

1 folio
19 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/137

Letter from WSC (Downing Street) to General Edmond Buat informing him that the Secretary of State for Air [Frederick Guest] has agreed that Flying Officer Leguen de Lacroix will be given a permanent commission next June. Typescript copy.

1 folio
19 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/138-139

Letter from Group-Captain A J L Scott, Air Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air (Air Ministry) to Edward Marsh (Colonial Office) announcing that [Frederick Guest] has agreed that Flying Officer Leguen de Lacroix should be granted a permanent commission next June.

2 folios
14 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/140-141

Letter from T F Maclennan, vice-president of the Rotary Club of Edinburgh (7 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC (Downing Street) inviting him to give a short address to the Club.

2 folios
21 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/142

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Leo Weinthal stating that WSC does not have time to see him at present but suggesting that he might like to discuss his project [a history of the Cape to Cairo railway and river route] with Marsh. Typescript copy.

1 folio
21 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/143

Letter from T B Johnston (Park House, Eastfield Park, Weston-super-Mare, [Somerset]) to WSC (Colonial Office) enclosing a copy of a letter from him to the Bristol Times and Mirror on cartels in industry [see CHAR 2/116/144].

1 folio
22 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/144

Letter from T B Johnston (Bristol Pottery, Fishponds, [Bristol]) to the editor of the Bristol Times and Mirror advocating the organising of industries into cartels co-ordinated in a central council and describing the successful establishment of such a system in Germany. Reprint sent with CHAR 2/116/143.

1 folio
19 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/145

Note from [John Stephenson] to Edward Marsh stating that since the proposals [? in CHAR 2/116/147-156] are not confined to the Empire they are primarily a matter for the Board of Trade rather than the Colonial Office.

1 folio
07 Nov [1921]
CHAR 2/116/146

Letter from Sir John Pilter [honorary president of the British Chamber of Commerce, Paris] (48 Rue Michel-Ange, Paris, [France]) to WSC (House of Commons) enclosing a paper by him on British export trade [see CHAR 2/116/147-156].

1 folio
24 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/147-156

Paper by Sir John Pilter, honorary president of the British Chamber of Commerce in Paris [France], on the need for government, employers and labour to co-operate in forward-looking policies which will enable Britain to retain her trading position in the post-war world. Sent with CHAR 2/116/146.

10 folios
[Oct] [1921]
CHAR 2/116/157

Letter from Edmund Cook Wheater (Pinners Hall, Austin Friars, London) to Edward Marsh (Colonial Office) enclosing for WSC's perusal articles on Low Temperature Carbonisation Ltd [see CHAR 2/116/158].

1 folio
25 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/158

Reprint from the Manchester Guardian Commercial: articles on Low Temperature Carbonisation Ltd. Sent with CHAR 2/116/157.

1 folio
20 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/159

Cutting from the Daily Sketch: article on Stephen McKenna's recently published reminiscences, including an attack on declining moral standards and the charge that WSC betrayed Herbert Asquith.

1 folio
25 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/160

Letter from Major-General Sir Sefton Brancker (Air League of the British Empire, 26 George Street, Hanover Square, London) to WSC asking for a photograph of him for inclusion in a popular history of the Royal Air Force which Brancker is compiling.

1 folio
26 Oct [1921]
CHAR 2/116/161

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to the editor of the Times enclosing a copy of a letter written by him at the direction of WSC to the editor of the Morning Post [H A Gwynne] [see CHAR 2/116/162]. Typescript copy.

1 folio
26 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/162

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to the editor of the Morning Post [H A Gwynne] on the reporting of the statements by WSC that few of the "professional revolutionaries" in Russia are Russian and most of them are Jews. Typescript copy. Another copy at CHAR 2/116/169.

1 folio
26 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/163

Letter from [WSC] to Edward Shortt asking him to use the prerogative to commute the sentence passed on a street vendor for selling pamphlets about [?Horatio] Bottomley's good deeds consisting of blank pages. Typescript copy.

1 folio
26 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/164

Letter from Betty Duncan (11 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, [London]) to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (Colonial Office) acknowledging the receipt of Sinclair's letter to Stephen McKenna [see CHAR 2/116/167-168].

1 folio
29 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/165

Letter from [? Edward Marsh] (Downing Street) to Edmund Cook Wheater conveying WSC's thanks for his letter. Typescript copy.

1 folio
27 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/166

Letter from [? Edward Marsh] to Major-General Sir Sefton Brancker enclosing a photograph of WSC [not present]. Typescript copy.

1 folio
27 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/167-168

Letter from [Edward Marsh or Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] to Stephen McKenna asking him to substantiate or withdraw his charge that WSC betrayed Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith]. Typescript copy.

2 folios
28 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/116/169

Another copy of CHAR 2/116/162.

1 folio
28 Oct 1921