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CHAR 8/531 Literary: "Marlborough: his life and times", volume 3: letters of thanks and congratulation.

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CHAR 8/531/23

Letter from Sir [Joseph] Austen Chamberlain (The Goring Hotel, Belgravia, London) to WSC, thanking him for sending him a copy of Volume 3 of "Marlborough: His Life and Times". Chamberlain describes how the first two volumes had delighted him and increased his admiration for Marlborough, and says that he is sure that this volume would do the same but had to thank WSC before reading it.

1 folio
25 Oct 1936
CHAR 8/531/26

Letter from [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain (11 Downing Street [London]) to WSC, thanking him for sending him a copy of Volume 3 of "Marlborough: His Life and Times". Chamberlain remarks that from the reviews he had seen WSC appeared to have surpassed himself, and says that he looked forward to reading the book. He recalls WSC commenting on the parallels between Marlborough's time and the current situation and adds that this would give the book a particular interest.

1 folio
25 Oct 1936