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CHAR 2/204 Public and political: general correspondence.

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CHAR 2/204/1

Letter from [WSC] to Thomas Chegwidden stating that he does not have time to write the introduction [to a book on employment exchanges] but suggesting Chegwidden send a short draft for him to correct and sign. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
02 Jan 1934
CHAR 2/204/2

Letter from [WSC] to Archibald Salvidge [junior] regretting that he has no time [to write the foreword to the life of Sir Archibald Salvidge] but looking forward to its publication. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
02 Jan 1934
CHAR 2/204/3

Letter from Thomas Chegwidden (10 Kensington Park Place, [London]) to WSC promising to draft an introduction [to a book on employment exchanges] for WSC to approve [see CHAR 2/204/6-9.

1 folio
04 Jan 1934
CHAR 2/204/4

Letter from Archibald Salvidge [junior] (Cunard Building, Liverpool) to WSC noting that he cannot write a foreword to his life of Sir Archibald Salvidge.

1 folio
08 Jan 1934
CHAR 2/204/5

Letter from Thomas Chegwidden (Ministry of Labour) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/204/6-9.

1 folio
15 Jan 1934
CHAR 2/204/6-9

Draft of an introduction to a book on the employment exchange system. Sent with CHAR 2/204/5.

4 folios
[Jan] [1934]
CHAR 2/204/10

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Thomas Chegwidden conveying WSC's approval of CHAR 2/204/6-9. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
24 Jan 1934
CHAR 2/204/11-14

Letter from Charles Foot (Nayliring, Piesse Siding, Western Australia) to WSC explaining their proposals for inter-Empire agreements to carry out large public works schemes.

4 folios
12 Feb 1934
CHAR 2/204/15

Letter from W H Stephenson, managing director and managing editor of the Southport Advertiser (5 Park Crescent, Southport, [Lancashire]) to WSC explaining that he is writing a life of his father, Sir Albert Stephenson, who owned the Oldham Daily and Weekly Standard and asking him to confirm that the Standard helped him win the Oldham seat.

1 folio
18 Feb 1934
CHAR 2/204/16

Letter [WSC] to W H Stephenson [managing director and managing editor of the Southport Advertiser] confirming that the Oldham Standard helped him win the Oldham seat. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
23 Feb 1934
CHAR 2/204/17

Letter from E M Smith (12 Podsmead Road, Gloucester) to WSC on the case of a woman who it is claimed is entitled to compensation arising from German bombardment during the war and has allegedly received nothing.

1 folio
10 Mar 1934
CHAR 2/204/18

Draft [by Donald Fergusson] of a suggested reply to E M Smith on the case of a woman who it is claimed is entitled to compensation arising from German bombardment during the war and has allegedly received nothing. Sent with CHAR 2/204/20.

1 folio
[Mar] 1934
CHAR 2/204/19

Note by Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain on a point in Hansard from 19th March (volume 299, column 1003), which could be [or had been] used for a question to the Prime Minister [James Ramsay MacDonald]. Annotated by Violet Pearman [Private Secretary to WSC], saying that she would bring that volume of Hansard up the next day.

1 folio
[Mar] 1934
CHAR 2/204/20

Letter from Donald Fergusson (Treasury) to Violet Pearman enclosing CHAR 2/204/18 and stating that the alteration of the fineness of the silver coinage was done whilst Austen Chamberlain, not WSC, was Chancellor of the Exchequer.

1 folio
26 Mar 1934
CHAR 2/204/21

Letter from Violet Pearman to the editor of the South Wales Argus correcting a statement in a cutting by saying that the alteration in the fineness of the silver coinage was done whilst Sir Austen Chamberlain was Chancellor of the Exchequer. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
28 Mar 1934
CHAR 2/204/22

Letter from Violet Pearman to E M Smith on the case of a woman who it is claimed is entitled to compensation arising from German bombardment during the war and has allegedly received nothing. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
28 Mar 1934
CHAR 2/204/23

Letter from William Archbold (Selwyn Croft, Cambridge) to [WSC] blaming the leaders of industry for the economic depression and suggesting that better management would be ensured if directors were required to take a substantial share holding in their companies.

1 folio
31 Mar 1934
CHAR 2/204/24

Card promoting the candidacy of Arthur Bateman in the London sheriffs election.

1 folio
Jun 1934
CHAR 2/204/25

Circular from the North Camberwell Unionist Association (530 Old Kent Road, [London]) to the shopkeepers of North Camberwell promoting the candidacy for the London County Council of Arthur Bateman and Grace Bateman.

1 folio
Mar 1934
CHAR 2/204/26

Pamphlet promoting the candidacy of Arthur Bateman in the London sheriffs election.

1 [4]p
Jun 1934
CHAR 2/204/27

Leaflet promoting the candidacy of Arthur Bateman in the London sheriffs election.

1 [4]p
Jun 1934
CHAR 2/204/28

Letter from Clare Sheridan (1 Rue Bonapart, [Paris, France]) to WSC asking him to try to get her a job writing letters for the press on the situation in France, affirming her commitment to furthering Anglo-French relations, referring to strikes and tension in France and reporting that 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] hates women and has refused to let her do his bust.

1 folio
12 Apr 1934
CHAR 2/204/29-30

Letter from Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote], Attorney-General (Royal Courts of Justice) to WSC accepting that some untrue remarks made about him by Randolph Churchill were not inspired by WSC and apologising for being irritable to WSC.

2 folios
01 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/31

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote] thanking him for CHAR 2/204/29-30 which he thinks shows that disagreements need not destroy the friendly associations of politics. Typescript copy.

1 folio
03 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/32

Letter from Admiral Sir Roger Keyes [later 1st Lord Keyes] (House of Commons) to WSC enclosing chapters [from his naval memoirs] [not present], reminding him to ask 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] to give him a cartoon of WSC and Keyes disembarking from the "Victory", and expressing pleasure that WSC's battle [?on India] is going well.

1 folio
03 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/33

Letter from Edward Marsh (Dominions Office) to Violet Pearman stating that it does not appear that the Government would be able to institute any action on the plan [for large public work schemes in the Empire] outlined in CHAR 2/204/11-14.

1 folio
09 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/34

Reminder to write to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] and Clare Sheridan.

1 folio
11 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/35-37

Typescript copy of CHAR 2/204/38-39.

3 folios
14 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/38-39

Letter from Christabel Pankhurst (The Midland Hotel, Manchester) to WSC praising his article in the Sunday Times entitled "Where are we heading?", enclosing CHAR 2/204/41 and asserting that only theocratic rule by Christ can bring a lasting solution to human problems. Typescript copy at CHAR 2/204/35-37.

2 folios
14 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/40

Cutting from the Manchester Guardian: report of sermons by Christabel Pankhurst in which she stated that only theocracy could bring a lasting solution to human problems.

1 folio
14 May 1934
CHAR 2/204/41

First edition of "Present and future", a religious periodical edited by Christabel Pankhurst. Sent with CHAR 2/204/38-39.

1 8p
May 1934
CHAR 2/204/42

Letter from Stanley Machin (Cleeve, Oatlands, Weybridge, [Surrey]) to WSC inviting him to address a City Carlton Club lunch and suggesting that he speak on the weakness of Britain's defences, particularly in the air.

1 folio
30 May 1934