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CHAR 18/101/34-41

Covering letter from Harold Macmillan [[later 1st Lord Stockton](Macmillan and Co Ltd, St Martin's Street, London) to WSC enclosing his handwritten notes about the election including arguments to counter [David] Lloyd George's plans for government efforts to deal with unemployment by encouraging industry to employ more men. He suggests a slogan "Modernization at Home. Markets Abroad"; and suggests that the railways and telephones should be modernised, that an Economic General Staff under [Lord] Weir should be established, and the development of markets in the empire for British goods.

Signed manuscript.

8 folios
27 Mar 1929
CHAR 18/101/42-43

Letter from Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (Chester Square [London]) to [WSC] on WSC's budget which he describes as "an absolutely first-class fighting Budget" and making observations on policies which will support the Conservative election campaign, specifically relief for "publicans and the Bookies", and the removal of tea duty, modernisation and support for industry and the development of markets in the Empire.

Signed manuscript.

2 folios
8 Apr 1929
CHAR 18/101/55

Letter from Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister dated "the Morning After" to WSC congratulating him on the brilliance of his speech.

Signed manuscript.

1 folio
[14 Apr 1929]