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CHUR 2/378 Public and Political: General: Gifts A-J.

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CHUR 2/378/164

Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Wellington, New Zealand) to WSC, stating that he was sending him a food parcel containing a New Zealand ham, via the SS Corinthic and explaining that the parcel would be forwarded from New Zealand House in London. Includes crossed out note from Freyberg asking WSC to let him know if the parcel arrived in good condition, a postscript sending good wishes for 1949 and a note by WSC saying that he must send the Freybergs their picture of "Choisi" [where WSC had stayed on a visit to Switzerland]. Signed typescript

1 folio
27 Oct 1948
CHUR 2/378/166

Letter from Sir Bernard Freyberg [Governor-General of New Zealand] (Wellington, New Zealand) to WSC, stating that he was sending him a smoked ham, via the SS Ceramic, which was due to leave Wellington on 12 February, arriving in London in mid-March. In a postscript, Freyberg adds that he knew WSC had parcels from all over the world, but this was just to let him know that they were all thinking of him. He also adds that there need be no answer, and that [Robert] Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] would arrive in Wellington in a week. Signed typescript

1 folio
31 Jan 1949