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CHAR 2/191 Public and political: general correspondence.

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CHAR 2/191/1-2

Letter from Robert Perkins (House of Commons) to WSC encouraging him to talk about India at a meeting in Perkins' constituency [Mid-Gloucestershire].

2 folios
22 Mar [1933]
CHAR 2/191/3

Letter from Sir Stanley Tubbs (Ellerncroft, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire) to WSC inviting him to address a fete held by the Gloucester and Mid Gloucestershire Conservative and Unionist Associations and enclosing CHAR 2/191/4.

1 folio
23 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/191/4

Letter from C H R Barnes, agent and secretary of the Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative and Unionist Association (Holloway Institute, Stroud, Gloucestershire) to WSC conveying the resolution of his Association criticising "the proposal to inaugurate an Indian Government on Western democratic lines." Sent with CHAR 2/191/3.

1 folio
23 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/191/5

Letter from Douglas Finlay, chairman of the Gloucester Conservative and Unionist Association (Conservative Club, Bell Lane, Gloucester) to WSC inviting him to address a fete being jointly held with the Mid-Gloucestershire Association.

1 folio
23 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/191/6

Letter from N Leslie Boyce (House of Commons) to WSC hoping that he will address the fete being held by the Gloucester and Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative Associations and that he will give "a vigorous lead", especially on India.

1 folio
23 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/191/7

Letter from [WSC] to Robert Perkins MP stating that he cannot say whether he can address the Gloucester and Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative Associations' fete until he knows whether he will be on the Joint Select Committee on India. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
25 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/191/8

Letter from H Leslie Boyce MP (House of Commons) to WSC hoping that he can accept the invitation to address the fete being held by the Gloucester and the Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative Associations.

1 folio
04 Apr 1933
CHAR 2/191/9

Letter from Douglas Finlay, chairman of the Gloucester Conservative and Unionist Association (Conservative Club, Bell Lane, Gloucester) to WSC hoping that he will address the fete being jointly held by his association and that of Mid-Gloucestershire.

1 folio
04 Apr 1933
CHAR 2/191/10-11

Letter from Robert Perkins MP (House of Commons) to WSC thanking him for coming to speak in Gloucestershire and asserting that Indian policy should be started again from the Simon Report.

2 folios
10 Apr [1933]
CHAR 2/191/12-13

Letter from [WSC] to Robert Perkins MP accepting the invitation to address the fete of the Gloucester and Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative Associations now that he is aware that they share his opinions on India and will not mind him expressing them. Carbon typescript copy.

2 folios
10 Apr [1933]
CHAR 2/191/14

Letter from Lady Tubbs (Ellerncroft, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire) to WSC offering him hospitality when he comes to speak at the joint fete of the Gloucester and Mid-Gloucestershire Conservative Associations.

1 folio
23 May 1933
CHAR 2/191/15

Statement by WSC to the "Daily Mail" confirming that he will attend the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham and will speak if he thinks he can do any good. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/191/16.

1 folio
14 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/16

Carbon copy of CHAR 2/191/15.

1 folio
14 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/17

Note to WSC that the lobby correspondent of the "Daily Mail" has asked whether he might contradict a statement in the "Daily Telegraph" about the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.

1 folio
14 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/18

Cutting from the "Daily Telegraph": reminiscences of Colonel Deneys Reitz of South Africa including story of WSC inadvertently flooding the British front line when he was serving on the Western Front.

1 folio
14 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/19

Cutting from the ["Daily Telegraph"]: pen portrait of Colonel Deneys Reitz of South Africa.

1 folio
14 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/20

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the editor of the "Daily Telegraph" denying that WSC tried to dam the Cojeul River when serving on the Western Front. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
19 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/21

Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (30 Portman Square, London) to WSC urging him to accept an invitation from the Navy League to speak at Gravesend [Kent] on the naval and shipping situation.

1 folio
19 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/22

Letter from Arthur Watson, managing editor of the "Daily Telegraph" (Fleet Street, London) to Violet Pearman offering to print a letter from WSC contradicting the statement in Colonel Deneys Reitz's book [that WSC flooded the British front line by attempting to dam the Cojeul River when serving on the Western Front].

1 folio
20 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/23

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to [Arthur Watson], managing editor of the "Daily Telegraph" (Fleet Street, London) giving WSC's view that the correspondence [about the statement in Colonel Deneys Reitz's book that WSC flooded the British front line by attempting to dam the Cojeul River when serving on the Western Front] should be sent to Reitz. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
22 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/24

Letter from [WSC] to [Lord Lloyd, earlier Sir George Lloyd] declining to give a speech [to the Navy League] but promising to vote for Lloyd's resolution at the Conservative Party Conference. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
22 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/191/25-26

Letter from Archie Salvidge (C19 Exchange Buildings, Liverpool) to WSC asking him to write a foreword to the life of his father, Sir Archibald Salvidge, written by his brother, Stanley Salvidge.

2 folios
24 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/191/27

Letter from [WSC] to Archie Salvidge saying that he will decide whether he can write a foreword to Stanley Salvidge's life of Sir Archibald Salvidge when he has seen the proofs. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
24 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/191/28

Letter from Lieutenant-General Prince Belosselsky-Belozersky (Homeleigh, Tonbridge, Kent) to WSC enclosing a book by General Golovine on the Russian campaign of 1914 in Eastern Prussia [not present] and asking for advice about how to publicise the book in the press.

1 folio
05 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/191/29

Letter from [WSC] to Lieutenant-General Prince Belosselsky-Belozersky thanking him for General Golovin's book on the Russian campaign in Eastern Prussia and inviting him to Chartwell to dine. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
08 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/191/30

Letter from Archie Salvidge (Cunard Building, Liverpool) to WSC sending proofs of the life of Sir Archibald Salvidge by Stanley Salvidge [not present] and hoping that WSC will write a foreword.

1 folio
13 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/191/31

Letter from Thomas Chegwidden (Ministry of Labour) to Edward Marsh (Dominions Office) asking whether WSC would write a foreword to a book to be published initially in the United States on the administration of the Employment Exchange system in Britain.

1 folio
22 Dec 1933