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CHAR 2/260 Public and Political: General Correspondence.

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CHAR 2/260/1

Letter from Robin Hankey (later 2nd Lord Hankey), Foreign Office to the PS to WSC, stating that letter from the Marques del Moral to WSC would be shown to Anthony Eden (later Lord Avon), Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs at the earliest possible opportunity.

1 folio
02 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/2

Letter from WSC (11 Morpeth Mansions, London SW1) to Oscar Guest MP, regretting that he could not attend meeting of the 1935 Club on 9 Nov due to pressure of work [carbon].

1 folio
02 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/3-4

Letter from Brendan Bracken (20 Bishopsgate, London EC2) to WSC, enclosing anonymous pamphlet "The Truth About City Acceptance Houses", commenting that the pamphlet contained "a lot of truth and a lot of nonsense".

2 1 page letter, with 8 page printed pamphlet
02 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/5

Letter from the PS to WSC to Prof F A Lindemann (later Lord Cherwell), forwarding copy of letter from Arthur Cranfield, Editor of the Daily Mail [carbon].

1 1 page letter
04 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/6-7

Letter from "Scribe", (Sir Edward Grigg, later Lord Altrincham), (Westminster Gardens, London SW1) to WSC, forwarding message from the Comtesse de Verlene (Signorita d'Alvarez) who was organising an appeal for volunteers to help with relief work in Spain, asking if he would be willing to sign.

2 folios
04 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/8

Note from Violet Pearman to CSC, on lunch invitation to Lord Cecil of Chelwood (formerly Lord Robert Cecil).

1 folio
04 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/9

Letter from John Gretton MP (later 1st Lord Gretton), Belgrave Square, London SW1 to WSC, asking if he would object to Gretton adding his name to support WSC's Amendment to the Address.

1 folio
05 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/10

Letter from Lucy, Lady Houston, Byron Cottage, Hampstead Heath, to WSC, stating that he was doing himself an "immensity of harm" in trying to revive the League of Nations, which was "as dead as a doornail" and that most people were glad to be done with it.

1 folio
06 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/11

Letter from Sir John Simon (later Lord Simon), Home Secretary, to WSC, asking for a short talk on the Public Order Bill.

1 folio
06 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/12

Letter from Lord Wolmer (later 3rd Lord Selborne), Temple Manor, Selborne, Hampshire, to WSC, enclosing Report of Malcolm Stewart, Commissioner for the Special Areas [CHAR 2/260/13-54], asking if WSC was planning to take part in debate on the Special Areas in the House of Commons, and suggesting that WSC should write to Stewart.

1 folio
07 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/13-55

Letter from [Percy] Malcolm Stewart, Commissioner for the Special Areas (England and Wales) to Lord Wolmer (later 3rd Lord Selborne), enclosing carbon copy of his third report to the Minister of Labour.

42 folios
05 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/56

Letter from WSC to Oliver Baldwin, thanks for gift of book "Six Prisons and Two Revolutions" [carbon].

1 folio
07 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/57

Letter from Harold Caccia, Foreign Office on behalf of Anthony Eden, (later Lord Avon), Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, to the PS to WSC, returning letter from the Marques del Moral to WSC.

1 folio
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/58

Letter from Major James McCormick, MP, House of Commons, Northern Ireland, sending letter [not retained] from the Secretary of State for War, replying to offer of service by McCormick and several other former Officers. Commenting that WSC's interest in rearmament was well known, and his actions in "speeding-up" were re-echoed and appreciated by everyone with "the Country's interest at heart".

1 folio
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/59

Letter from Anthony Eden (later Lord Avon), Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, thanks for speech in House of Commons on 8 Nov WSC spoke on the need for a precise plan in foreign policy.

1 folio
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/60

Letter from Joseph Beck, Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs, sending gift of book by the late Marshal Joseph Pilsudsky.

1 folio
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/61

Letter from WSC to Joseph Beck, Polish Foreign Minister, thanks for gift of book by the late Marshal Joseph Pilsudski, commenting that he had always been warmly attached to the Polish cause [carbon].

1 folio
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/62-64

Letter from Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson, (Gloucester Place, London W1) to WSC, on WSC's forthcoming speech on the international situation, enclosing copy of letter to Lord Cecil of Chelwood (formerly Lord Robert Cecil) declining invitation to join the International Peace Campaign.

3 folios
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/65

Letter from WSC to Lady Houston, thanks for letter on the League of Nations, stating that he had very carefully considered the course he was taking from the view of the "safety of England from the German Nazi menace", and that he shared her regrets for the "misguided policy of the MacDonald-Badwin regime" in defence and external affairs [carbon].

1 folio
09 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/66

Letter from WSC to Sir Edward Grigg, [later Lord Altrincham] thanks for message from the Comtesse de Verlene (Signorita d'Alvarez) who was organising an appeal for volunteers to help with relief work in Spain, regretting that he was unable to support the appeal [carbon].

1 folio
10 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/67

Letter from Lord Mount Temple, Anti-Socialist and Anti-Communist Union, to WSC, stating that the Union was planning an Anti-Bolshevik Exhibition in London on 1 Feb 1937, asking if he would be willing to open the exhibition and make a speech.

1 folio
10 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/68-70

Letter from Ivan Maisky, Soviet Ambassador to Britain, commenting on WSC's speech in Foreign Affairs debate in the House of Commons, rejecting the claim that the Soviet Union was primarily responsible for the outbreak of civil war in Spain. Stating that the German and Italian governments had set to work to foster anti-republican propaganda, and to prepare military rebellion against the republican Government, and that it would be truer to say that German propaganda and intrigue was largely responsible for the outbreak of the civil war.

3 folios
10 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/71

Letter from Lord Mount Temple, Anti-Socialist and Anti-Communist Union, to WSC, correcting date of Anti-Bolshevik Exhibition to be held in Feb 1937.

1 folio
11 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/72

Letter from Joan Vickers, (Wyndham Place, London W1) to WSC, reporting that she had been adopted as prospective conservative candidate for Norwood in the London County Council elections in March 1937, thanking him, and Duncan and Diana Sandys for their help and support.

1 folio
11 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/73-75

Letter from Leslie Edwards, Secretary-Treasurer, British Deaf &Dumb Association to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, thanks for confirmation that WSC would be willing to broadcast for the Association if a suitable date could be found, with covering note from Pearman to WSC.

3 folios
11 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/76

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, (Morpeth Mansions, London, SW1) to Leslie Edwards, Secretary-Treasurer, British Deaf &Dumb Association, stating that WSC would be willing to broadcast for the Association if a suitable date could be found [carbon].

1 folio
10 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/77

Letter from Leslie Edwards, Secretary-Treasurer, British Deaf &Dumb Association, to WSC, asking if he would be willing to broadcast on the work and aims of the Association.

1 folio
04 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/78-79

Letter from Mildred, Lady Hailsham, Carters Corner Place, Hailsham, Sussex, to WSC, asking if he would be willing to give lecture on Marlborough on behalf of the Metropolitan Area Young Britons, with letter from the Chairman, Mabel Goodman.

2 folios
[Nov] 1936
CHAR 2/260/80

Letter from Francis Bertram, Air Ministry to WSC, on arrangements for Autumn Dinner of the Munitions Council Dinner Club.

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/81

Letter from WSC to Sir Guy Fleetwood Wilson, thanks for letter on the international situation, commenting that he was "trying to marshal all the forces I can to prevent this coming war and to strengthen Britain" [carbon].

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/82

Letter from WSC to Joan Vickers, congratulations on adoption as a prospective Conservative candidate in the forthcoming London County Council elections [carbon].

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/83

Letter from WSC to Sir Archibald Boyd-Carpenter MP, thanks for letter of congratulation on speech in Defence debate in the House of Commons, commenting that he had never heard "such a squalid confession from a public man" as Stanley Baldwin had offered [Baldwin had been seeking to explain why he had not rearmed more forcefully between the autumn 1933 and summer 1935] [carbon].

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/84

Letter from Sir Archibald Boyd-Carpenter MP to WSC, congratulations on speech in the Defence debate in the House of Commons. Commenting on the "pathetic effort of SB which makes one feel almost ill" [Stanley Baldwin had been seeking to explain why he had not rearmed more forcefully between the autumn 1933 and summer 1935].

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/85

Letter from WSC to The Editor of "The Times" [Geoffrey Dawson], on his speech in the Defence Debate in the House of Commons, stating that his complaint of the "difficulty of forcing new ideas upon the Government" was not directed at the War Office, but was meant to apply generally [carbon].

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/86

Letter from WSC to Desmond Morton, forwarding letter. Asking him to let the Marques del Moral know that his communication had been transmitted to an influential quarter [Anthony Eden, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] [carbon].

1 folio
13 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/87-88

Letter from WSC to Lord Wolmer [later Lord Selborne], thanks for sending copy of Malcolm Stewart's report on the Special Areas [top copy initialled by WSC, and annotated by Wolmer, with carbon copy].

2 folios
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/89

Letter from WSC to Mildred, Lady Hailsham, regretting that he was unable to support appeal for the Young Britons [carbon].

1 folio
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/90

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain, returning letter from Sir Thomas Inskip [later Lord Caldecote]. Suggesting meeting on 25 November [carbon].

1 folio
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/91

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to J H Dickinson, thanks for loan of letters [carbon].

1 folio
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/92

Letter from WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain, thanks for gift of book "about our pre-war battles [Politics from Inside: An Epistolatory Chronicle, 1906-1914] [carbon].

1 folio
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/93

Letter from WSC to Ivan Maisky, Soviet Ambassador to Britain, thanks for letter on the Spanish Civil War, suggesting that he should read the full text of WSC's speech in the Defence debate [carbon].

1 folio
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/94-95

Letter from Sir Leo Chiozza Money, Bramley, Surrey, to WSC, on the international situation, particularly WSC's speech in the Defence debate in the House of Commons.

2 folios
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/96

Letter from Major-General Sir Hugh Tudor to WSC on rearmament, particularly speech in Defence debate in the House of Commons and Stanley Baldwin's reasons for not rearming more forcefully between 1933 and 1935.

1 folio
14 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/97

Letter from Patrick Donner MP to WSC, congratulations on speech in Defence debate in the House of Commons.

1 folio
15 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/98

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to Prof F A Lindemann (later Lord Cherwell), forwarding letter from J Norman Wynne, and asking for comments [carbon].

1 folio
16 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/99

Letter from Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office to WSC, on WSC's letter to The Times, stating that his criticisms of Government opposition to new ideas had not been directed at the War Office, commenting that an Engineer Admiral [Harold Brown] had recently been appointed to the Army Council.

1 folio
16 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/100

Letter from WSC (Morpeth Mansions, London SW1) to Lord Salisbury, stating that he thought it better that he should not accompany Salisbury, and that he would give his reasons at their next meeting [handwritten, initialled by WSC].

1 folio
16 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/101

Letter from E W Short, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air [Lord Swinton], to the Private Secretary to WSC, on application of P G Whitby for a temporary commission in the RAF.

1 folio
17 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/102

Letter from Somerset de Chair MP to WSC, on speech in the Defence debate in the House of Commons.

1 folio
17 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/103-105

Letter from Francis Fremantle MP to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address the Baconian Club of St Albans, on the subject of the 1st Duke of Marlborough enclosing letter from H F Walker.

3 folios
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/106

Letter from Violet Pearman, Private Secretary to WSC to the Private Secretary to Somerset de Chair MP, acknowledging receipt of letter of 17 Nov [carbon].

1 folio
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/107

Letter from WSC to Sir John Chancellor, asking for the number of the paper which WSC wrote at the Colonial Office on the Palestine Settlement [carbon].

1 folio
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/108

Letter from Baron E K Palmsteirna, Swedish Minister in London to WSC, luncheon invitation to meet the Crown Prince Gustav Adolf [later King Gustav VI].

1 folio
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/109-111

Letter from Eleanor Rathbone MP to WSC, asking for meeting to discuss a campaign in favour of collective security through the League of Nations, enclosing cutting of her letter to the Manchester Guardian on the Government's European Policy.

1 folio
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/112

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, Central Hotel, Glasgow, to WSC, asking him to read letter (not retained) from the Spanish Ambassador to Britain, [Pablo de Azcarate y Florez] to Philip Noel-Baker, on the responsibility of the Soviet Government for the outbreak of the Civil War in Spain. Suggesting that WSC should discuss the matter with Noel-Baker.

1 folio
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/113-114

Letter from Lucy, Lady Houston, Byron Cottage, Hampstead Heath, to WSC, on the international situation particularly his support for the League of Nations and "that awful little ass Mr Eden - who isn't fit to black your shoes".

2 folios
[Nov] 1936
CHAR 2/260/115

Letter from WSC to Lucy, Lady Houston, on the international situation, commenting that if the League of Nations was to be based on weak and disarmed nations he would share her prejudices, but that what was proposed was an association of strong and well armed states to resist an aggressor, and that Britain should be made strong again as fast as possible [carbon].

1 folio
18 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/116

Letter from The Marquis de Merry del Val, St James's Court, Buckingham Gate, London SW1 to WSC, asking for meeting.

1 folio
19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/117

Letter from Sir George Paish, North Western Free Trade Union, to WSC, asking if he would be willing to address free trade meeting in Manchester in March 1937.

1 folio
19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/118-119

Letter from WSC to Malcolm Stewart, Commissioner for the Special Areas, congratulations on scope of report [carbon, with draft by Lord Wolmer].

2 folios
19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/120

Letter from Edward Spears MP to WSC, invitation to dinner in honour of Paul Reynaud.

1 folio
19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/121

Letter from WSC to Lord Stanhope, Office of Works, on application by the German Embassy to cover the leads in front of the Embassy (in Carlton House Terrace) with a plot of grass. Suggesting that unless the objections were very serious "it might be an opportunity for a small courtesy" [carbon].

1 folio
19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/122

Letter from Lord Derby, Derby House, Stratford Place, London W1 to WSC, thanks for coming to dinner, and making "really great" speech.

1 folio
19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/123-126

Letter from Sir John Chancellor, Hyde Park Square, London W2 to WSC, 19 Nov 1936, enclosing copy of White Paper Cmd 1700 Palestine: Correspondence with the Palestine Arab Delegation and the Zionist Organisation, [Feb-June 1922], published June 1922, commenting that the most important documents were No.5, the Colonial Office's letter to the Zionist Organisation, and its enclosure, WSC's Statement of British Policy in Palestine.

2 single sheet letter, with 32 page printed pamphlet
Feb 1922 - 19 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/127

Letter from WSC to Sir John Chancellor, Hyde Park Square, London W2, thanks for copy of White Paper Cmd 1700 "Palestine: Correspondence with the Palestine Arab Delegation and the Zionist Organisation, [Feb-June 1922], published June 1922" [carbon].

1 folio
21 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/128

Letter from WSC to Baron E K Palmstierna, Swedish Minister in London, regretting that he was unable to attend luncheon in honour of the Crown Prince of Sweden [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/129

Letter from WSC to Baroness Goldschmidt-Rothschild, thanks for letter and enclosure, promising to make enquiries in the strictest confidence [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/130

Letter from WSC to Sir George Paish, North Western Free Trade Union, regretting that he was unable to address free trade meeting in Manchester in March 1937 [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/131-132

Letter from WSC to Sir Richard Hopkins, Second Secretary, Treasury, on the case of Baroness Goldschmidt-Rothschild, who was anxious to acquire British nationality, and to transfer assets from Germany and Poland to Britain [carbon].

2 folios
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/133

Letter from Baroness Goldschmidt-Rothschild, Pariser Platz 6, Berlin to WSC, on the desire of her family to acquire British nationality, and to transfer assets from Germany and Poland to Britain.

1 folio
[Nov] 1936
CHAR 2/260/134

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, War Office, sending letter from Lord Hamilton about Dr Edward Yeates, asking if he would be able to help [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/135

Letter from WSC to Lord Hamilton of Dalzell, reporting that he had forwarded letter about Dr Edward Yeates to Sir Herbert Creedy at the War Office [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/136

Letter from the Private Secretary to Duncan Sandys to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, thanks for forwarding pamphlet on Nazi activities in South West Africa.

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/137

Letter from J H Dickinson, Cromwell Road, London SW7 to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, thanks for letter of 14 Nov, promising to send any further information to WSC.

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/138

Telegram from WSC to Lord Derby, thanks for letter of thanks on speech [copy].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/139

Letter from Lord Stanhope, Office of Works to WSC, stating that the leads in front of the German Embassy in Carlton House Terrace were a matter for the Commissioners of Crown Lands, commenting that he would like the German request to be "a last and final demand".

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/140

Letter from WSC to Lord Mount Temple, regretting that he was unable to open Anti-Bolshevik exhibition in February 1937 [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/141

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to Francis Bertram, on arrangements for Munitions Council Dinner Club meeting [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/142

Cutting from the Daily Herald, on Sir Stafford Cripps remarks on Russia.

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/143

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to Brigadier-General Edward Spears MP, regretting that WSC was unable to attend dinner in honour of Paul Reynaud [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/144

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour], forwarding letter from Lt-Colonel J N Lamont, asking for comments [carbon].

1 folio
21 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/145

Letter from WSC to Sir Herbert Creedy, thanks for letter of congratulation on letter to The Times on his speech on rearmament [carbon].

1 folio
21 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/146

Letter from Paul Reynaud, Chambre des Deputes, Paris, to WSC, stating that he would be speaking at the Anglo-French Luncheon Club, London on 7 December, and that he looked forward to seeing WSC.

1 folio
21 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/147

Letter from WSC to Sir Leo Chiozza Money, thanks for letter and enclosures [carbon].

1 folio
21 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/148

Letter from Sir James Marchant, Branksome Park, Bournemouth to WSC, asking if he would be willing to support appeal to the Prime Minister for the award to a knighthood to Newman Flower, Chairman of Cassell &Co., for his work in educational publishing.

1 folio
21 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/149

Letter from WSC to Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, thanks for letting him see account of meeting between Philip Noel-Baker and the Spanish Ambassador. Regretting that he had not had the opportunity to talk to Noel-Baker on the subject [carbon].

1 folio
23 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/150

Letter from Francis Bertram, Air Ministry to WSC on arrangements for Munitions Council Autumn Dinner on 15 December.

1 folio
23 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/151

Letter from Malcolm Stewart, Park Lane, London W1 to WSC, thanks for letter of congratulation on his report on the Special Areas.

1 folio
23 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/152

Letter from WSC to Sir Francis Fremantle MP, regretting that he would not be able to speak in St Albans [carbon].

1 folio
23 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/153

Letter from Sir Richard Hopkins, Treasury to WSC, stating that he would make enquiries about the case of Baroness Goldschmidt-Rothschild.

1 folio
24 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/154-156

Letter from Conuselo Balsan (formerly Duchess of Marlborough) Casa Alva, Florida, USA, to WSC, enclosing article (in French) from "L'Ordre", 7 Nov 1936 on German policies.

3 2 page letter and newspaper cutting
24 Nov [1936]
CHAR 2/260/157

Letter from the Private Secretary to Patrick Donner MP to the Private Secretary to WSC, on the termination of the Ottawa Agreement with India.

1 folio
24 Nov [1936]
CHAR 2/260/158

Letter from Freddie Guest, Street's Mews, London W1 to WSC, commenting that Clement Attlee (Leader of the Labour Party) would support WSC on any rearmament programme "He admires and likes you. The door is open if you want to talk to him". Also invitation to lunch in honour of the Queen of Spain.

1 folio
25 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/159

Letter from Freddie Guest, Berkeley Street, London W1 to WSC, forwarding letter from Lord Trenchard, proposing Air Marshal Sir Cyril Newall for membership of the Other Club.

1 folio
26 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/160

Letter from the Private Secretary to WSC to Eleanor Rathbone MP, suggesting meeting with WSC on 1 December [carbon].

1 folio
26 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/161

Letter from WSC to Sir James Marchant, agreeing to support application to the Prime Minister, recommending a knighthood for Newman Flower [carbon].

1 folio
26 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/162

Letter from WSC to Freddie Guest, commenting that he hoped to talk to Clement Attlee [on the subject of disarmament] also declining invitation to lunch with the Queen of Spain, and also stating that he did not feel that Air Marshal Sir Cyril Newall should be elected to the Other Club. Asking if anything had been done about Sir Frederick Leith-Ross's membership, commenting that he had heard that Leith-Ross was not much of a diner, "rather prim and dull in fact, though very able" [carbon].

1 folio
26 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/163

Letter from Ronald Tree MP to WSC, on formation of Committee of Members of the House of Commons to study North American problems. Inviting WSC to inaugural dinner.

1 folio
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/164

Letter from Eleanor Rathbone MP to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, on meeting with WSC.

1 folio
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/165

Letter from Sir Richard Hopkins, Treasury to WSC, on the difficulty of transferring money from Germany and Poland for the Baron and Baroness Rudolph de Goldschmidt-Rothschild.

1 folio
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/166

Letter from WSC to Paul Reynaud, lunch invitation [carbon].

1 folio
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/167-168

Letter from WSC to Anthony Eden, [later Lord Avon], Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, reporting that it had been suggested that at his forthcoming meeting at the Royal Albert Hall he should propose intervention by the League of Nations in Spain. Commenting that he wished to keep in step with the Foreign Office, suggesting meeting to discuss the matter [carbon].

2 folios
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/169

Letter from Lady Violet Bonham-Carter [later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] to WSC, sending notes and asking for comments.

1 folio
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/170

Letter from WSC to Sir Austen Chamberlain [carbon].

1 folio
27 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/171

Letter from Charles Roden Buxton, Erskine Hill, Golders green, London NW11 to WSC, sending copy of book "The Alternatiive to War".

1 folio
28 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/172

Letter from Pierre Flandin, Chambre des Deputes, Paris to WSC, commenting on communique from the Chamber's Commission of Foreign Affairs on Anglo-French relations.

1 folio
28 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/173

Letter from Sir Nairne Stewart Sandeman MP, Tufton Street, Westminster, SW1 to WSC, suggesting that he should meet Prince Hubertus Loewenstein and Dr Bermann to discuss the political situation in Germany. Also commenting on the future conduct of the India Defence League, suggesting that they should "hasten slowly".

1 folio
29 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/174

Letter from Pamela, Lady Lytton, Knebworth House, Herts to the Private Secretary to WSC, on date of WSC's engagement to speak in support of the Shoreditch Housing Association.

1 folio
30 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/175-176

Letter from W S Morrison, [later Lord Dunrossil] Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to WSC, on covering with grass the portion of Carlton House Terrace in front of the German Embassy. Stating that this was the responsibility of the Crown Estates Paving Commissioners, who would reconsider their decision at their next meeting.

2 folios
30 Nov 1936
CHAR 2/260/177

Letter from Sir Maurice Bonham-Carter, Old Jewry, London EC2 to WSC, invitation to dinner in honour of General Wood, President of Sears, Roebuck &Co.

1 folio
30 Nov 1936