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CHAR 2/259/1

Telegram from WSC to Margot, Lady Oxford and Asquith, thanks for letter of congratulation on speech in Paris [copy].

1 folio
01 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/2

Telegram from WSC to Herbert Fisher, thanks for letter of congratulation on speech in Paris [copy].

1 folio
01 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/3

Telegram from WSC to Emile de Cartier, Baron de Marchienne, Belgian Ambassador to Britain, declining dinner invitation [copy].

1 folio
01 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/4

Letter from WSC to Sir Harry McGowan, suggesting cancelling dinner as Bob Boothby and many others would be in the United States [carbon].

1 folio
01 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/5

Letter from WSC to the President, Conference de la Jeune Barreau, declining invitaiton to speak at Conference [carbon].

1 folio
01 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/6

Letter from WSC to the Duchess of Atholl MP, thanks for showing him letter on pro-German sentiments in the City of London [carbon].

1 folio
01 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/7

Note from Violet Pearman to WSC, on request from Inspector Walter Thompson for a letter of recommendation.

1 folio
02 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/8

Letter of recommendation by WSC, for Inspector Walter Thompson "an altogether exceptional man" [carbon].

1 folio
02 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/9-12

Letter from Robert Nichols, Edenbridge Memorial Hospital, Kent, to WSC, asking for appointment.

4 folios
02 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/13

Letter from Walter Elliot, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to WSC, invitation to dinner to meet the heads of Agricultural Research Departments from the Empire.

1 folio
02 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/14-16

Letter from Lord Winterton, Shillinglee Park, Chiddingfold to WSC, thanks for showing him letter from Peake Pasha on Egypt. Enclosing copy of letter to Major-General Lord Edward Gleichen on Palestine.

3 folios
02 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/17

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey, Bryanston Square, London W1 to WSC, congratulations on speeches at Oxford and Paris. Also telling him to ask his daughter Mary Churchill [later Lady Soames] to buy the best saddle, and to send him the account.

1 folio
03 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/18-19

Letter from Alan Dawnay to WSC, asking him to speak at the Imperial Defence College on the higher direction of war.

2 folios
05 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/20

Letter from WSC to Prof. Reginald Coupland, sending two letters from Francis Peake [Peake Pasha. Commenting that he did not entirely share Peake.s views on Palestine, but paid the greatest attention to them bacause of his immense local knowledge. Suggesting that the Royal Commission on Palestine should see him [carbon].

1 folio
06 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/21

Letter from WSC to Lord Craigavon, thanks for letter of congratulation on speech in Paris [carbon].

1 folio
06 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/22-27

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, Eastwood, Dunkeld to WSC, enclosing extracts from letter from L Graham Scott on the political situation in Germany, and the need for a European League of Nations, operating within the World League, but having its own independent Council and Secretariat.

6 folios
06 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/28

Letter from K C Johnson-Davies, Secretary, Motor Trade Association to WSC, asking for reference for Inspector Walter Thompson [with note by Violet Pearman that Thompson had got the job and that the request was a formality.

1 folio
07 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/29-30

Letter from Lionel Curtis Kidlington, Oxford to WSC, asking if he would be willing to speak to the Rhodes Scholars at Oxford. Also commenting on his speech at the Unveiling of the T E Lawrence Memorial at Oxford City School.

2 folios
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/31

Letter from WSC to Lionel Curtis Kidlington, Oxford on his speech at unveiling of T E Lawrence Memorial in Oxford [carbon].

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/32

Letter from WSC to Colonel Alan Dawnay, regretting that he was unable to speak to the Imperial Defence College. Stating that he would be happy to do so in future [carbon].

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/33

Letter from Lord Balniel MP (later 28th Lord Crawford and Balcarres), Bryanston Place, Lonon W1 to WSC, asking if he would be willing to take part in a debate on pacifism in aid of the Red Cross Hospital Library.

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/34

Letter from WSC to The Duchess of Atholl, thanks for sending extract from L Graham Scott's letter on Germany and the League of Nations [carbon].

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/35

Letter from Roland Atkinson, Daily Mail Continental Edition, Paris to WSC, returning copy of his speech in Paris.

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/36

Letter from H Keat to WSC, on visit to France.

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/37

Letter from WSC to Sir Abe Bailey, commenting on meeting with Geoffrey Dawson, Editor of The Times. Stating that the newspaper had done him "all the harm they can". Also commenting on the international situation, "Things are going from bad to worse abroad, and Baldwin is perfectly incompetent at home" Also thanks for offer of gift of saddle for Mary Churchill (later Lady Soames), suggesting that it be postponed for a year, as she was "growing fast and so is the size of horse which she rides" [carbon].

1 folio
08 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/38

Letter from Major General Sir Ernest Swinton, Woodstock Road, Oxford to WSC, invitation to annual Cambrai dinner of the Royal Tank Corps [annotated "yes"].

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/39

Letter from Major General Sir Ernest Swinton, Woodstock Road, Oxford to WSC, expressing pleasure that he was able to attend annual Cambrai dinner of the Royal Tank Corps. Asking if he would be willing to say a few words.

1 folio
17 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/259/40

Letter from Walter Thompson, Sydenham, to WSC, thanks for providing letter of recommendation. Reporting that he had been appointed an Inspector for the Motor Trade Association. Commenting that his time as WSC's Personal Protection Officer was "the best of his whole life".

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/41

Letter from WSC to K C Johnson-Davies, Motor Trades Association, reference for Inspector Walter Thompson [carbon].

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/42

Letter from Ivor Nicholson, Ivor Nicholson &Watson Ltd, Publishers, Paternoster Row, London EC4 to WSC, invitiation to dinner to celebrate publication of David lloyd George's War Memoirs.

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/43

Letter from WSC to Jacques Doriot, Partie Populaire Francais, thanks for gift of book. Commenting that he didi not understand French politics [carbon].

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/44

Letter from WSC to H Keat, thanks for letter. Stating that he had written to Jacques Doriot and hopd to meet him on a future visit to Paris [carbon].

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/45

Letter from WSC to Lionel Curtis, regretting that he would be unable to speak to the Rhodes Scholars at Oxford [carbon].

1 folio
10 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/46-47

Letter from Lionel Curtis, Kidlington, Oxford to WC, enclosing copy of letter from Bob Lawrence on the unveiling of the T E Lawrence Memorial in Oxford.

2 folios
11 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/48-50

Letter from F G S Blunt, Cheltenham Glos to WSC, claiming to be acting as a medium for T E Lawrence [Shaw], [d. May 1935].

3 folios
05 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/51-53

Letter from Alan Dower MP, Highhead Castle, Cumberland to WSC, invitation to dine with the Compatriots' Club, enclosing booklet of rules and list of members.

3 folios
12 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/54-55

Letter from W H Bernau, Lerryn, Harpenden to WSC, asking if he would be willing to help his son John to become a Probation Officer.

2 folios
11 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/56

Letter from WSC to Lloyd Thomas, British Embassy, Paris, sending draft of letter to Jacques Doriot, asking for comment [carbon].

1 folio
12 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/57

Letter from WSC to Wing Commander P Warburton, asking for permission to forward his letter to his "two correspondents" [carbon].

1 folio
13 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/58

Letter from WSC to Lord Balniel (later Lord Crawford and Balcarres), thanks for letter and invitation, regretting that he was unable to accept [carbon].

1 folio
13 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/59-62

Letter from Reginald Franklin, PS to Walter Elliot, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, on the Pigs and Bacon Marketing schemes and their effect on the price of bacon, enclosing cutting from "The Times".

4 folios
14 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/63

Letter from The Motor Trades Association to WSC, thanks for reference for Walter Thompson.

1 folio
14 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/64

Letter from C Goldschmidt-Rothschild, Paris to WSC, hoping to meet during visit to London.

1 folio
[Oct] 1936
CHAR 2/259/65

Letter from WSC to C Goldschmidt-Rothschild, Paris, regretting that they could not meet as WSC would not be in London [copy].

1 folio
15 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/66

Letter from [Violet Pearman], PS to WSC to Ernest Swinton, accepting invitation to WSC to attend Cambrai dinner of the Royal Tank Corps.

1 folio
13 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/67-69

Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton, Knebworth House, Herts to WSC, asking him to speak at luncheon in support of slum clearance in Shoreditch, London. "No one who knows Shoreditch can turn their backs on the terrible conditions there of overcrowding and poverty".

1 folio
15 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/70

Letter fromLloyd Thomas, British Embassy, Paris to WSC, confirming that he had forwarded book to Jacques Doriot as requested. Commenting that he had heard that Doriot's book was very interesting, but that "his star is already on the wane".

1 folio
15 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/71-75

Letter from Desmond Morton, Crockham Hill, Kent to WSC, stating that the Civil Service proposed to give him a permanent post after 17 years "temporary Service", so that he could eventually draw a pension, and that he had named WSC as a referee. Also commenting on the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, reporting that the opinion of the Carlton Club was that SB was not going until "Death or the Coronation". Also that there was "trouble brewing aboun Anthony Eden (later Lord Avon), Foreign Secretary, stating that the Foreign Office was "singularly united to curtail his activities as a peripatetic ambassador a la Ribbentrop. Stating that according to his information re-armament was progressing at last, though it would not be "anything like adequate" for at least three years unless defence was given priority over ordinary trade and commerce. Also commenting on the European political situation.

5 folios
16 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/76

Letter from Ivor Nicolson, Paternoster Row, London EC4 to WSC, invitation to dinner to celebrate the publication of the "War Memoirs" of David Lloyd George".

1 folio
16 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/77

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Ivor Nicolson, Paternoster Row, London EC4 to WSC, accepting invitation to dinner to celebrate the publication of the "War Memoirs" of David Lloyd George [carbon].

1 folio
17 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/78

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Reginald Franklin, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, thanks for information on the Poigs and Bacon marketing schemes [carbon].

1 folio
17 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/79-80

Letter from Katherine, Duchess of Atholl, Eastwood, Dunkeld to WSC, asking for his opinion on national training or conscription.

2 folios
19 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/81

Letter from Ivan Maisky, Soviet Ambassador, London to WSC, lunch or dinner invitation.

1 folio
19 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/82

Letter from Lord Loyd. Portman Square, London W1 to WSC, thanks for "fine speech" at Navy League dinner.

1 folio
20 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/83

Letter from the PS to WSC to W H Bernau, confirming that WSC would support John Bernau's application to the Home Office for a post as a Probation Officer [carbon].

1 folio
20 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/84

Letter from [Violet Pearman], PS to WSC to the PS to Sir John Simon, Home Secretary, on John Bernau's application for position as Probation Officer [carbon].

1 folio
20 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/85

Letter from Vyvyan Adams MP to WSC, congratulations on speech [at Chingford on "collective security" Suggesting that he should put down an "amendement to the Address" on the need for a collective security embracing East and South East ofd Europe.

1 folio
20 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/86

Letter from WSC to Vyvyan Adams MP , stating that it would be a great mistake to put down an Amendment to the Address on collective security [carbon].

1 folio
21 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/87

Letter from WSC to Katherine Duchess of Atholl, thanks for letter on national training and conscription [carbon].

1 folio
21 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/89

Letter from WSC to David Margesson, Conservative Chief Whip, asking for advice on invitation from Alan Dower MP to speak to the Compatriots Club [carbon].

1 folio
21 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/90

Letter from Reginald Franklin, Ministry of Agriculture, and Fisheries, to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, giving figures for the consumption of bacon in the UK in 1935.

1 folio
22 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/91

Letter from David Margesson, Conservative Chief Whip to WSC, on invitation to speak to the Compatriots Club. Stating that although the Compatriots were supposed to be a non-party body, they were mainly Conservatives, and that he could count on an audience of 30-40, some of whom would be MPs.

1 folio
23 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/92

Letter from Lord Winterton, Eccleston Square, London SW1 to WSC, regretting that he was unable to accept dinner invitation.

1 folio
23 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/93

Letter from Sir Charles Mendl, British Embassy, Paris to WSC, forwarding invitation to speak to the American Club of Paris.

1 folio
23 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/94-95

Letter from Lord Cecil of Chelwood, South Eaton Place, London SW1 to WSC, asking for meeting.

1 folio
24 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/96

Letter from A E Pease, Eton College, Windsor to WSC, invitation to speak to Political Society.

1 folio
25 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/97

Letter from Sir Abe Bailey, Bryanston Square, London W1 to WSC, congratulations on speech at Chingford on the European situation.

1 folio
25 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/98

Letter from WSC to Ivan Maisky, Soviet Ambassador to Britain, regetting that he was unable to accept lunch or dinner invitation [carbon].

1 folio
26 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/99

Letter from WSC to Lord Cecil of Chelwood, arrangements for meeting [carbon].

1 folio
26 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/100

Letter from WSC to Sir Charles Mendl, British Embassy, Paris, thanks for forwarding invitation from the American Club of Paris [carbon].

1 folio
26 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/101

Letter from Ivan Maisky, Soviet Ambassador, London to WSC, on arrangements for meeting.

1 folio
27 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/102

Note from Violet Pearman to WCS, on appointment to see Lord Lloyd.

1 folio
27 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/103

Letter from Alan Chorlton, Brazenose Street, Manchester to WSC, on forthcoming House of Commons debate on Spain.

1 folio
27 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/104

Letter from WSC to A E Pease, declining invitation to speak to Eton College Political Society [carbon].

1 folio
27 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/105

Letter from WSC to The Duchess of Atholl, thanks for showing him correspondence with F A Lindemann (later Lord Cherwell) [carbon].

1 folio
27 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/106

Letter from Sir Morton Smart, Grosvenor Square, London SW1 to WSC, expressing pleasure that his scheme for a supernumary Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve composed of yachtsmen had been agreed.

1 folio
28 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/107

Letter from Oscar Guest MP to WSC, thanks for agreeing to speak to the "1935 Club", a club for Members of Parliament elected for the first time in 1935.

1 folio
29 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/111-118

Letter from Frederick Peake [Peake Pasha], Amman, Transjordan [later Jordan], to WSC on the political situation in the Middle East, and the work of the Royal Commission on Palestine, with press cuttings.

8 folios
12 Jul 1936
CHAR 2/259/119-127

Letter from Frederick Peake [Peake Pasha], Officer Commanding Arab Legion, Amman, Transjordan [later Jordan], to WSC, on the political situation in the Middle East, and the work of the Royal Commission on Palestine, enclosing copy of Report to the British Resident, Amman.

9 folios
28 Aug 1936
CHAR 2/259/128

Letter from [Violet Pearman], PS to WSC to Duncan Sandys, MP, asking him to draft article for WSC for Transvaal Newspapers Ltd [carbon].

1 folio
30 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/129-130

Letter from WSC to Alan Dower MP, regretting that he was unable to speak to the Compatriots Club during the Autumn session of Parliament [carbon].

1 folio
30 Oct 1936
CHAR 2/259/131

Letter from [Violet Pearman], PS to WSC to Alan Chorlton, thanks for letter on forthcoming debate in the House of Commons on the Spanish Civil War [carbon].

1 folio
31 Oct 1936