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CHAR 2/209 Public and Political: General Correspondence.

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CHAR 2/209/1

Letter from Lord Queenborough, Camfield Place,Hatfield, Herts to WSC, letter of introduction for Captain Lochner, who was hoping for an introduction to Esmond Harmsworth (later 2nd Lord Rothermere).

1 folio
06 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/2-3

Letter from Elbert Wickes, Alber &Wickes, Inc., Boston, Mass. United States to WSC, regretting that they had been unable to meet during his recent visit to Britain, and that conditions were not yet right for a lecture tour of the U.S.

2 folios
06 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/5-6

Letter from Colonel William Pilcher, 3rd Btn, Grenadier Guards, Cairo to WSC, asking if he would like to dine during stay in the city.

2 folios
12 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/7

Letter from WSC to Colonel William Pilcher, 3rd Btn, Grenadier Guards, Cairo, regretting that he was unable to dine with the Regiment during his stay [typescript copy].

1 folio
[Oct] 1934
CHAR 2/209/8

Telegram from Bernard Baruch to WSC, asking for details of formation and structure of the British Cabinet, and his suggestions for improvement, for a criticism of United States methods.

1 folio
17 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/9

Letter from Brigadier-General Angus McNeill, Mazraa, Palestine to WSC, regretting that they had been unable to meet during his visit.

1 folio
17 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/10-11

Letter from WSC to Sir Eric Geddes, on the Army mutinies and disorders in 1919, stating that as far as he recalled they were both agreed that the Addison scheme of returning key men was all wrong. Thanking him for his friendly remarks and inviting him to lunch at Chartwell, so that they could have a discussion about Imperial Airways and his conviction that more should be done to support civil aviation in view of the "enormous preponderance of German machines and their convertibility for war purposes [carbon].

2 folios
22 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/12

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office on enquiry from Sir Eric Geddes on the Army disturbances over demobilisation in 1919. Stating that in his recollection Geddes was on no way to blame, and asking Creedy to let him have the details [carbon].

1 folio
22 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/13

Letter from [Violet Pearman], PS to WSC to Lord Queenborough, thanks for letter of inroduction for Captain Lochner [carbon].

1 folio
22 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/14

Letter from Edward, Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windson], St James's Palace, London to WSC, on help with text of recorded speech for the British Legion.

1 folio
23 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/15

Telegram from WSC to Bernard Baruch, New York, stating that he could not answer question about the British Cabinet in a telegram, and would write a letter [typescript copy].

1 folio
22 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/16-19

Letter from WSC to Bernard Baruch, New York, on the British system of Cabinet government, comparing it with the United States Government [carbon].

4 folios
24 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/20

Letter from Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office to WSC, promising to answer enquiry from Sir Eric Geddes about Army demoblisation in 1919.

1 folio
24 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/21-22

Letter from WSC to Sir John Simon, Foreign Office, on the "misleading information" broadcast by British wireless stations "emanating from the Foreign Office", particularly account of resolution on Indian policy passed at Conservative conference in Bristol [carbon].

2 folios
26 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/23

Letter from WSC to Lord Carson, thanks for sending him copy of autobiography, and sending him material on his Breach of Privilege Case [carbon].

1 folio
27 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/24

Letter from [Violet Pearman] PS to WSC to the PS to Sir Robert Vansittart, Foreign Office, asking for private information on "remarkable" book "Mustafa Kemal" by Captain H C Armstrong "former British Military Attache in Turkey", published by Peyot in Paris. Asking if the author had been attached to the Embassy [carbon].

1 folio
29 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/25-26

Telegram from Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC, on Dardanelles despatches.

2 folios
29 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/28-29

Letter from WSC to John McDonald, accepting gift of fishing rod formerly belonging to the Duke of Marlborough [carbon].

2 folios
29 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/209/30

Letter from John McDonald, Elpalet, Cathkin, Lanarkshire, Scotland to WSC, offering gift of fishing rod formerly belonging to the Duke of Marlborough.

1 folio
27 Oct 1934