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CHAR 2/199 Public and political: correspondence with the Early Closing Association.

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CHAR 2/199/1

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to WSC inviting him to preside at the Association's annual general meeting and referring to the campaign against early closing being conducted by Captain Percy Davis, ex-mayor of Deal [Kent] and others.

1 folio
18 Jan 1933
CHAR 2/199/2

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Walter Rose [secretary of the Early Closing Association] conveying WSC's acceptance of the invitation to preside at the Association's annual general meeting, which he hopes will not be until the summer.

1 folio
19 Jan 1933
CHAR 2/199/3

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Violet Pearman] thanking her for the letter conveying WSC's agreement to preside a their annual general meeting.

1 folio
21 Jan 1933
CHAR 2/199/4

Note from [Violet Pearman] to WSC reporting that the Early Closing Association is keen to know the date on which he can preside at their annual general meeting.

1 folio
[09] [Feb] [1933]
CHAR 2/199/5

Note from [Violet Pearman] to WSC asking him to state the dates on which he can preside at the Early Closing Association annual general meeting.

1 folio
[Feb] [1933]
CHAR 2/199/6

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Walter Rose [secretary of the Early Closing Association] stating that WSC is unable to accept the invitation to lunch before the Association's annual general meeting. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
14 Feb 1933
CHAR 2/199/7

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Walter Rose [secretary of the Early Closing Association] stating that a date in the last two weeks of May would suit WSC for the Association's annual general meeting. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Feb 1933
CHAR 2/199/8

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London), to Violet Pearman giving 18 May as the proposed date for the Association's annual general meeting.

1 folio
21 Feb 1933
CHAR 2/199/9

Note from [Violet Pearman] to WSC giving the proposed date for the Early Closing Association's annual general meeting.

1 folio
13 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/199/10

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Violet Pearman confirming the date of the association's annual general meeting and inviting WSC to lunch before it.

1 folio
14 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/199/11

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/199/12, CHAR 2/199/13 and CHAR 2/199/15-19 and asking him to proposing one of the resolutions at the Association's annual general meeting.

1 folio
04 Apr 1933
CHAR 2/199/12

Resolution to be proposed at the annual general meeting of the Early Closing Association calling for the vigorous enforcement of the Shops (Hours of Closing) Act. Sent with CHAR 2/199/11.

1 folio
[Apr] [1933]
CHAR 2/199/13

Resolution to be proposed at the annual general meeting of the Early Closing Association calling on the Government to support any legislation to curb unnecessary Sunday trading. Sent with CHAR 2/199/11.

1 folio
[Apr] [1933]
CHAR 2/199/14

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the private secretary of Sir John Gilmour conveying WSC's enquiry as to whether the Government has any views on CHAR 2/199/12 and CHAR 2/199/13. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
08 Apr 1933
CHAR 2/199/15-19

Draft annual report by the Early Closing Association. Sent with CHAR 2/199/10.

5 folios
[Apr] [1933]
CHAR 2/199/20

Letter from Frank Newsam, private secretary to the Home Secretary [Sir John Gilmour] (Home Office) to [Violet Pearman] stating that the Home Secretary will cause inquiries to be made into the subjects covered by CHAR 2/199/11 and CHAR 2/199/12.

1 folio
10 Apr 1933
CHAR 2/199/21-22

Letter from Frank Newsam, private secretary to the Home Secretary [Sir John Gilmour] (Home Office) to [Violet Pearman] giving the Home Secretary's views on the issues of the enforcement of the Shops Acts and the restriction of Sunday trading raised in CHAR 2/199/11 and CHAR 2/199/12.

2 folios
02 May 1933
CHAR 2/199/23-24

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to WSC asking him to write an article as part of their celebrations of the 21st anniversary of the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and their campaign for the suppression of unnecessary Sunday trading.

2 folios
24 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/199/25

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Walter Rose [secretary of the Early Closing Association ] stating that WSC is too busy to write an article supporting their campaign himself and that he suggests that they submit their own draft for him to amend and sign. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
28 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/199/26

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Violet Pearman thanking WSC for his suggestion that the Association's Board should draft an article for WSC to approve and sign.

1 folio
30 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/199/27

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to WSC submitting for WSC's consideration a draft of an article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the campaign to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading [not present].

1 folio
09 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/199/28

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the private secretary of Sir John Gilmour conveying WSC's request for Home Office advice on the Early Closing Association's draft of an article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the campaign to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading [not present].

1 folio
26 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/199/29

Letter from (Home Office) to [Violet Pearman] promising to communicate any observations the Home Office might have on the Early Closing Association's draft of an article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the campaign to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading [not present].

1 folio
28 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/199/30-31

Letter from (Home Office) to [Violet Pearman] giving the Home Office's observations on the Early Closing Association's draft of an article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the campaign to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading [not present].

2 folios
02 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/199/32

Note from [Violet Pearman] to WSC that the secretary of the Early Closing Association has asked for the early return [of the draft of an article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the campaign to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading [not present].

1 folio
05 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/199/33

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Walter Rose [secretary of the Early Closing Association] returning the draft of an article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the campaign to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading and pointing out an amendment made by WSC. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
15 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/199/34

Letter from Walter Rose, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-49 Ludgate Hill, London) to WSC referring to the circulation of their article on the passing of the Shops Act 1912 and the need to suppress unnecessary Sunday trading and inviting WSC to preside at their next annual general meeting.

1 folio
27 Dec 1933