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CHAR 28/117 Acquired Papers. Copies of correspondence between WSC and Alfred Harmsworth, who became Lord Northcliffe in 1905. All items are typescript and unsigned unless otherwise described.

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CHAR 28/117/1

Filing slip describing the contents of CHAR 28/117 as copies supplied by the biographers of Lord Northcliffe, earlier Alfred Harmsworth.

1 folio
1954
CHAR 28/117/2

Copy of a letter from WSC (35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] thanking him for supporting him in the election campaign for Oldham [Lancashire], commenting "I don't expect my career or your car will be seriously damaged".

1 folio
07 Jul 1899
CHAR 28/117/3

Copy of a letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] informing him that he is to sail [to the United States] on December 1 and that he hopes that Harmsworth will travel on the same ship.

1 folio
11 Nov 1900
CHAR 28/117/4

Copy of a letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he says that he hopes that they will be able to meet in the United States.

1 folio
16 Nov 1900
CHAR 28/117/5

Copy of a letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he declines an invitation as he is going to Tring [Hertfordshire] but says that he would like to have a discussion with him.

1 folio
17 Jan 1902
CHAR 28/117/6

Copy of a letter from WSC (Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] marked private in which he says that he would like to have a discussion with him, comments on the "fine service" of the Daily Mail and suggests that Harmsworth should discuss the issue of a Central Government with "Lord R" [5th Lord Rosebery].

1 folio
26 Aug 1903
CHAR 28/117/7-8

Copy of a letter from WSC (Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] marked private in which he predicts that the [Conservative] Government will be defeated by a landslide; discusses the treatment of the issue of taxation of manufactured goods [in the Daily Mail]; suggests that he should consider the Free Trade arguments and that a "great central Government neither Protectionist nor Pro-Boer" might be established.

2 folios
01 Sep 1903
CHAR 28/117/9

Copy of a letter from WSC (Guisachan [Beauly, [Inverness-shire, Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he asks him to discuss the establishment of a press bureau to disseminate information from the Unionist Free Food League with Henry Hobhouse, suggests that Harmsworth should commission articles about the "working man" in Germany and makes observations about "J C" [Joseph Chamberlain].

1 folio
11 Sep [1903]
CHAR 28/117/10

Copy of a letter from WSC (Invercauld, Ballaster, Aberdeenshire [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he makes observations on the political situation and expresses disapproval of Harmsworth's acceptance of a pamphlet by [Arthur] Balfour.

1 folio
18 Sep 1903
CHAR 28/117/11

Copy of a letter from WSC (Dalmeny House, Edinburgh [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he discusses arrangements to see Harmsworth at Sutton Place [Guildford, Surrey] and expresses approval for an article about Germany in the Daily Mail.

1 folio
22 Sep 1903
CHAR 28/117/12

Copy of a letter from WSC (Dalmeny House, Edinburgh [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] thanking him regarding the Birmingham Gazette.

1 folio
03 Nov 1903
CHAR 28/117/13

Copy of a letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [Sir Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] congratulating him [on his knighthood] and predicting an election defeat [for the Conservative Government].

1 folio
27 Jun 1904
CHAR 28/117/14

Letter from WSC (Dalmeny House, Edinburgh [Scotland]) to [Sir Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] in which he explains that his remarks about "Mammoth newspaper trusts" were not directed at Harmsworth but at [Sir Arthur] Pearson.

1 folio
16 Nov 1904
CHAR 28/117/15

Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Sir Alfred] Harmsworth marked private enclosing a circular [about his biography of Lord Randolph Churchill] and requesting that he should not mention the fee which he received from Macmillans.

1 folio
16 Nov 1905
CHAR 28/117/16

Copy of a letter from WSC to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked secret in which he refers to a newspaper cutting [not present] from the Evening News and asks him to investigate the source for the leaking of this information, explaining that it uses a secret code.

1 folio
04 Jul 1906
CHAR 28/117/17

Copy of a letter from WSC (12 Bolton Street [London]) to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private inviting him to lunch.

1 folio
17 Jan 1907
CHAR 28/117/18-19

Copy of a letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he discusses the future [Colonial] Conference, thanks him for his offer of assistance and comments "it is a high Imperial object that the Prime Ministers should go back to their countries feeling that their relations with England are not affected by the ebb and flow of party tides".

2 folios
24 Jan 1907
CHAR 28/117/20

Copy of a letter from James Webster (Board of Trade) to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] acknowledging a letter on behalf of WSC and thanking him for a book about "war in the air".

1 folio
03 Apr [1908]
CHAR 28/117/21

Copy of a letter from Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth](Grand Hotel de Paris, Madrid [Spain]) to WSC in which he says that he has instructed R Nicholson to discuss the Colonial Conference with WSC and his newspapers to emphasise the Conference instead of party politics.

1 folio
16 Mar 1907
CHAR 28/117/22

Copy of a letter from Edward Marsh to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] forwarding an enclosure [not present] on behalf of WSC and asking whether it is to be considered private. See CHAR 28/117/23.

1 folio
23 May 1907
CHAR 28/117/23

Copy of a letter from the private secretary to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth](The Daily Mail, London) to Edward Marsh in response to his letter [see CHAR 28/117/22] informing him that Northcliffe is abroad.

1 folio
24 May 1907
CHAR 28/117/24

Copy of a letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] inviting him to lunch.

1 folio
29 Jan 1908
CHAR 28/117/25

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (22 St James' Place [London]) to WSC [concerning WSC's libel action against the Manchester Guardian] in which he expresses surprise that WSC has taken his and J L Garvin's criticisms personally, assures him that he has not been annoyed by WSC's criticisms of himself in Parliament and invites him to take a walk with him to "thrash the matter out". Top copy at CHAR 1/72/74. See also CHAR 28/117/26.

1 folio
11 May 1908
CHAR 28/117/26

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] accepting his invitation [see CHAR 28/117/25].

1 folio
11 May 1908
CHAR 28/117/27-28

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (22 St James' Place [London]) to WSC in which he explains that he had nothing to do with a report in the Manchester Guardian and that he has never doubted WSC and informs him that he has made enquiries about the treatment of the Colonial Conference in the press.

2 folios
13 May 1908
CHAR 28/117/29

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he assures him that he does not believe that Northcliffe was involved in libellous statements made by the Manchester Courier, discusses the libel cases and recommends that he should talk to F E Smith [later Lord Birkenhead]. See also CHAR 1/72/75-76.

1 folio
14 May 1908
CHAR 28/117/30

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he does not intend to discuss [WSC's action against] the Manchester Courier further and that he would like to avoid talking to F E Smith [later Lord Birkenhead] as Smith is acting against him.

1 folio
15 May 1908
CHAR 28/117/31

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] informing him that his libel action against the Manchester Courier has been settled.

1 folio
24 Jun 1908
CHAR 28/117/32

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (The Daily Mail) to WSC expressing relief that [WSC's libel action against the Manchester Courier] has been settled and commenting on his high opinion of WSC.

1 folio
24 Jun 1908
CHAR 28/117/33

Copy of a letter from WSC (Salisbury Hall, St Albans [Hertfordshire]) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he discusses the coverage of his speeches in the press [the Daily Mail and the Times].

1 folio
30 Aug 1908
CHAR 28/117/34

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he says that he will attempt to implement Northcliffe's suggestion and visit Canada and discusses the coverage of his speeches [in the Times] at Dundee [Angus, Scotland].

1 folio
24 Nov 1908
CHAR 28/117/35

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC discussing a letter which WSC sent to the press and recommending that he should send future letters solely to the Times to provoke comment.

1 folio
14 Mar 1909
CHAR 28/117/36

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] discussing arrangements to see him.

1 folio
15 Mar [1909]
CHAR 28/117/37

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] accepting an invitation on behalf of himself and CSC.

1 folio
19 Mar 1909
CHAR 28/117/38

Copy of a letter from Edward Marsh (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] on behalf of WSC suggesting an alternative date for a luncheon.

1 folio
20 Mar [1909]
CHAR 28/117/39

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] apologising for being unable to attend a luncheon with CSC.

1 folio
22 Mar [1909]
CHAR 28/117/40

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] complimenting him on an article about labour exchanges in the Daily Mail.

1 folio
30 Apr 1909
CHAR 28/117/41

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC recommending that WSC should meet Canadian journalists especially Sir Hugh Graham of the Montreal Star.

1 folio
01 May 1909
CHAR 28/117/42

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private informing him that he would like his forthcoming speech at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester about the [People's] Budget and [National] Insurance to be fully reported in the Times.

1 folio
13 May 1909
CHAR 28/117/43

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC informing hi that he has written to the Times and the Daily Mail and commenting on the "scientifically planned factories" he has observed in Wiesbaden [Germany].

1 folio
19 May 1909
CHAR 28/117/44

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC congratulating him and CSC [on the birth of Diana Churchill, later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys].

1 folio
13 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/45

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] accepting an invitation.

1 folio
16 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/46

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private thanking him for a report.

1 folio
20 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/47

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he sympathises with [poor coverage given to WSC in the newspapers] due to [Louis] Bleriot, the "8" and the Test Match and comments that his newspapers "were much too busy reporting my own speeches to take notice of mere Cabinet Minister".

1 folio
27 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/48

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for a note.

1 folio
28 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/49

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC explaining that newspapers are unable to report "outside speeches" during the parliamentary session.

1 folio
29 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/50

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private discussing the coverage of his speeches in the press, requesting that his speech at Saltburn [Yorkshire] should be covered and commenting on the favourable coverage he receives from the Times.

1 folio
30 Jul 1909
CHAR 28/117/51

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (Elmwood, St Peters. Kent) to WSC in which he says that he was unable to talk to WSC in the House of Commons, says that he has spoken to the Times about the coverage of his speech at Saltburn [Yorkshire] but regrets that "we are now in such a tide of oratory that it is really impossible for any paper to do justice to it.".

1 folio
11 Aug 1909
CHAR 28/117/52

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] discussing arrangements to see him.

1 folio
12 Aug 1909
CHAR 28/117/53

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] inviting him to lunch.

1 folio
15 Aug 1909
CHAR 28/117/54

Copy of a letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] discussing arrangements to see the Chancellor of the Exchequer [David Lloyd George].

1 folio
19 Aug 1909
CHAR 28/117/55

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he sends him "something to keep for Miss Maloney in future", comments that he has been married for 20 years and found the "experiment" successful and wishes him and CSC happiness.

1 folio
29 Aug 1909
CHAR 28/117/56

Copy of a telegram from WSC to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he says that he would like to meet with him to talk.

1 folio
02 Feb 1910
CHAR 28/117/57

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he expresses concern at the inaccuracy in the press of discussions concerning the treatment of convicts and asks whether WSC would give permission for a writer, artist and photographer to visit prisons to research a series of articles for his London magazine.

1 folio
15 Dec 1910
CHAR 28/117/58

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] saying that he would like to see him.

1 folio
02 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/59

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] discussing errors in an article in the Daily Mail entitled "London's Aliens" and the miscalculation of the increase in numbers of aliens. See CHAR 12/9/11-12 and CHAR 28/117/60-61.

1 folio
09 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/60

Copy of a letter from Lord Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] (the Daily Mail) to WSC explaining the reasons for errors made in an article by Mr Faulkner which quoted numbers of foreigners in London. Original letter at CHAR 12/9/11-12. See also CHAR 28/117/59 and CHAR 28/117/61..

1 folio
10 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/61

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for explaining mistakes in an article [in the Daily Mail about the numbers of foreigners in London]. See CHAR 28/117/59-60 and CHAR 12/9/11-12.

1 folio
10 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/62

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] complaining of unfair treatment by the Times of his association with the Daylight Saving Bill.

1 folio
23 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/63

Copy of a telegram from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] asking him to come and see him about a matter of public importance.

1 folio
28 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/64

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC apologising for being unable to visit him and complaining of the climate in London.

1 folio
30 Jan 1911
CHAR 28/117/65

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] marked confidential informing him that he and the Chancellor of the Exchequer [David Lloyd George] are establishing a club [The Other Club] and inviting him to be a member.

1 folio
09 May 1911
CHAR 28/117/66

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC thanking him for his invitation to join his club [The Other Club] but declining to join as he considers that newspaper proprietors should not join clubs. He says that he noticed WSC looking tired in the House of Commons and invites him to play golf at Sutton Place [Guildford, Surrey].

1 folio
11 May 1911
CHAR 28/117/67

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] marked secret in which he says that he would like to discuss "the King's libel action" with him [Edward Mylius was prosecuted for criminal libel on King George V] as press coverage of the story is important.

1 folio
30 Jun 1911
CHAR 28/117/68

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] in which he asks him to instruct the Times to cover his speeches at Dundee [Angus, Scotland] and comments on the "grave development" of affairs in Europe.

1 folio
13 Sep 1911
CHAR 28/117/69

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] (Slieve Irward Hotel, Newcastle, County Down, [Ulster] Ireland) to WSC in which he says that he has written to [the Times and the Daily Mail] about his speeches, comments on foolish speeches about France and Germany made by WSC's political colleagues and on the weakness of the German army.

1 folio
18 Sep 1911
CHAR 28/117/70

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] saying that he would like to discuss an important issue.

1 folio
21 Oct 1911
CHAR 28/117/71

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he comments on his treatment by the Times and the Daily Mail and says that he has met Geoffrey Robinson.

1 folio
24 Oct 1911
CHAR 28/117/72

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC commenting on the good impression which has been made in Germany and comparing the Germans to land crabs "if we advance, they retreat: if we retreat, they advance".

1 folio
c 1911
CHAR 28/117/73

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he discusses the dissemination of news provided by him and encloses 12 copies of a German pamphlet [not present] about the Navy.

1 folio
01 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/74

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked very private including a transcript of a piece by an anonymous author discussing the likelihood of war in Europe due to the precarious position of German industry and the actions of the Prussian Junker class and stressing the importance of making ready the British army and ensuring supplies of ammunition.

1 folio
c 1911
CHAR 28/117/75

Copy of a telegram from WSC (22 St James' Place [London]) to [Lord] Northcliffe, [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private and personal thanking him for his help and asking him to try and secure favourable "German comments".

1 folio
10 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/76

Copy of a letter from [Lord] Northcliffe, [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked private discussing the necessity of firmness in dealing with the Germans. He asserts that he has not been kind in judging WSC and that his newspapers do not take a Party view about Germany, the fleet and Canada, advises WSC to visit Canada and suggests that he should sign telegrams in a more discreet manner.

1 folio
11 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/77

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe, [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] informing him that he has shown his letter to [Sir Edward] Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] and the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later Lord Oxford and Asquith].

1 folio
18 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/78

Copy of a telegram from [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC giving details of where he can be found.

1 folio
23 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/79

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] discussing arrangements to see him and thanking him for papers about the German navy.

1 folio
23 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/80

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC informing him that either he or Geoffrey Robinson will visit the Admiralty and criticising Foreign Office intervention with the press which he thinks will be interpreted in Germany as "fright".

1 folio
24 Nov 1911
CHAR 28/117/81

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked private discussing the necessity of suppressing news of naval movements in the press. See CHAR 28/117/82.

1 folio
01 Dec 1911
CHAR 28/117/82

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] expressing agreement with him [about the need for the suppression of information about naval movements in the press] and commenting on important information disclosed in the Daily Telegraph and on a speech by [Sir Joseph] Compton Rickett. See CHAR 28/117/81.

1 folio
01 Dec 1911
CHAR 28/117/83

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked private informing him that he has requested an article from [Sir Joseph] Compton Rickett and discussing the disclosure of naval information [to the press] by "indiscreet people at Plymouth [Devon]".

1 folio
02 Dec 1911
CHAR 28/117/84

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked private in which he informs him that he is holding back news about the German naval scheme [from his newspapers] at the request of the British Embassy, discusses the gravity of such a request and the government's mishandling of the press.

1 folio
01 Mar 1912
CHAR 28/117/85

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he promises to see Herbert Vivian and encloses a letter [not present] from a Naval officer [Captain Clarke] illustrating how WSC is viewed by his subordinates. See CHAR 28/117/86-87.

1 folio
03 May 1912
CHAR 28/117/86

Copy of a letter from WSC (Taplow Court, Taplow, Buckinghamshire) to [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he comments on the difficulties which Lieutenant Crundle has found in his ship and asks whether he would be prepared to help [Lady Randolph Churchill] with "Shakespeare's England". See CHAR 28/117/85 and CHAR 28/117/87.

1 folio
05 May 1912
CHAR 28/117/87

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he promises to discuss the Exhibition ["Shakespeare's England"] informs him that a letter [see CHAR 28/117/85-86] was written by Captain Clarke and expresses pleasure that the First Sea Lord personally inspects the Navy.

1 folio
07 May 1912
CHAR 28/117/88

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he encloses a speech by J S Willison [not present], advises WSC to visit Canada and recommends that naval displays should be staged more regularly.

1 folio
20 Jun 1912
CHAR 28/117/89

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC discussing a portrait of WSC which WSC has received a copy of and which is to appear in the London Magazine.

1 folio
03 Jul 1912
CHAR 28/117/90-91

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC enclosing information about the manufacture of German Atlantic liners which is conducted under the supervision of the German Admiralty and which include features such as gun platforms. He also includes information about the likelihood that guns are on board the ships of the Lloyd and Hamburg-American line.

2 folios
12 Jul 1912
CHAR 28/117/92

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC asking whether he intends to visit Canada and recommending that he should visit Winnipeg.

1 folio
02 Aug [1912]
CHAR 28/117/93

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] discussing his possible visit to Canada. He says that he wishes to avoid being associated with Canadian party politics or Imperial pressure and that he intends to visit Winnipeg and Vancouver.

1 folio
02 Aug 1912
CHAR 28/117/94-95

Letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he thinks that a British statesman should visit Canada and explains why he thinks that WSC would be particularly appropriate, assuring him that he would not need to discuss issues of Imperial Preference and that it would prove popular with Liberal voters.

2 folios
12 Aug 1912
CHAR 28/117/96-98

Transcription of a newspaper article from the Hamburger Fremdenblatt by L Persius including the following issues: the disorganisation of the British Admiralty which has affected the shipbuilding programme and the improvements effected by WSC as First Lord of the Admiralty (including organisational issues at the Admiralty, improvements in naval discipline and pay, and personal visits to ships); WSC's popularity; comparison of the numbers of warships owned by Britain and Germany and the influence of the example set by the head of the German Admiralty, Herr von Tirpitz.

3 folios
30 Sep 1912
CHAR 28/117/99

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he recommends him to read an enclosure [not present] concerning the possibility that Britain should build airships instead of aeroplanes.

1 folio
12 Oct 1912
CHAR 28/117/100

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he thanks him for the present of a stick to be used against the suffragettes, comments on a reference to L G [David Lloyd George] at the Journalists' Banquet and on the favourable treatment WSC has been given by Northcliffe's newspapers.

1 folio
15 Oct 1912
CHAR 28/117/101

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC referring to an enclosure [not present] and saying that he would like to play golf with him.

1 folio
16 Oct 1912
CHAR 28/117/102

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty Yacht) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private and personal referring to an enclosure [not present].

1 folio
24 Oct 1912
CHAR 28/117/103

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC passing on a recommendation from an American associate that British ships should be equipped with vernadium steel protective deck plates which are used in German and Austrian ships.

1 folio
10 Jan 1913
CHAR 28/117/104

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC referring to notes [not present] and informing him that Orville Wright agrees with his opinion on the use of dirigibles.

1 folio
10 Mar 1913
CHAR 28/117/105

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] asking him when he is due to return as he needs to see him. Additional copy at CHAR 28/117/106.

1 folio
12 Mar 1913
CHAR 28/117/106

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] asking him when he is due to return as he needs to see him. Additional copy at CHAR 28/117/105.

1 folio
12 Mar 1913
CHAR 28/117/107

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] asking him when he is due to return as he would like to see him.

1 folio
13 Mar 1913
CHAR 28/117/108

Copy of a telegram from WSC (Enchantress, Portsmouth [Hampshire]) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he says that he needs to discuss an important matter with him and discusses the possibility that they should meet on the Enchantress, adding that F E [Smith, later Lord Birkenhead] will be present.

1 folio
14 Mar 1913
CHAR 28/117/109

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] recommending that WSC should reply to his cousin [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough] as his articles are very popular.

1 folio
19 Mar 1913
CHAR 28/117/110

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] informing him that the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith later Lord Oxford and Asquith] does not wish a letter to be published and expressing approval for articles written by [Charles, 9th Duke of] Marlborough.

1 folio
19 Mar [1913]
CHAR 28/117/111

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked private in which he comments on WSC's involvement with oil contracts, asks him to read an enclosure [not present] and remarks that WSC has not mentioned his cousin's [Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough's] land contracts.

1 folio
08 Apr 1913
CHAR 28/117/112

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he explains that he is unable to reply to articles by [Charles, 9th Duke of [Marlborough] until the Chancellor of the Exchequer [David Lloyd George] has announced his policy, promises to read [H G] Wells, and invites Northcliffe for a ride in a submarine to thank him for the kind treatment he (WSC) has received from the Times and the Daily Mail.

1 folio
09 Apr 1913
CHAR 28/117/113-114

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he accepts an invitation to a submarine; discusses the coverage of the Marconi scandal in the newspapers; thanks him for referring Russell Wakefield to "L G" [David Lloyd George] and "I" [Sir Rufus Isaacs, later 1st Lord Reading] and comments that both have acted without "a sense of proportion and foresight".

2 folios
11 Apr 1913
CHAR 28/117/115

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he thanks him for a "striking photograph" of Northcliffe by Max Beerbohm, commenting "You seem to me more of an optimist about your own appearance than about that of your friends", and discusses the date of their submarine trip.

1 folio
12 Apr 1913
CHAR 28/117/116

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC suggesting that they should take their submarine trip in June.

1 folio
14 Apr 1913
CHAR 28/117/117

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC marked personal in which he discusses the Marconi scandal. He recommends that the [Select] Committee should not adjourn over the [Parliamentary] recess; suggests that the Cabinet Ministers [David Lloyd George and Sir Rufus Isaacs, later 1st Lord Reading] should make a reply to the newspapers and informs WSC that the writers [on the Times and the Daily Mail] are keen to cover the issue.

1 folio
07 May 1913
CHAR 28/117/118

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private and personal in which he encloses a letter from his brother in law [William Hozier] and refers to [the Marconi scandal] and a transaction by [Lord Murray of Elibank, formerly Alexander Murray] Master of Elibank which was concealed from the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith, later Lord Oxford and Asquith] and his other colleagues. See CHAR 28/117/121.

1 folio
05 Jun 1913
CHAR 28/117/119-120

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he acceded to WSC's request to treat the Marconi scandal in a non-party way because of the facts provided by WSC about the involvement of the Attorney General [Sir Rufus Isaacs, later 1st Lord Reading] and [David Lloyd] George. He urges that [Lord Murray of Elibank, formerly Alexander Murray] Master of Elibank should be forced to return in the light of his involvement with the affair as it will reflect badly on the [Liberal] Party and Parliament, comments on the poor "stage managing" by which the Marconi scandal was made public and discusses his "submersion" [trip in a submarine].

2 folios
06 Jun 1913
CHAR 28/117/121

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for his letter and asking him to return a letter from (sic) Bill Hosier [William Hozier]. See CHAR 28/117/118.

1 folio
06 Jun 1913
CHAR 28/117/122

Copy of a letter from "N" [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth](The Daily Mail) to WSC urging [with reference to the Marconi scandal] that Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], Sir Rufus Isaacs [later Lord Reading] or David Lloyd George should issue a statement expressing regret for error and commenting on the "honest and manly letter " from [Lord Ashby St Ledgers, earlier Ivor Guest, later Lord Wimborne]. Original at CHAR 2/62/39.

1 folio
08 Jun [1913]
CHAR 28/117/123

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC urging reminding him of his promise of a submarine trip.

1 folio
20 Jun 1913
CHAR 28/117/124

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for "the little Napoleon" and commenting that he enjoyed showing Northcliffe the ships, docks and men.

1 folio
23 Jun 1913
CHAR 28/117/125

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he has written to Sir Francis Hopwood and that he intends to commission some articles for the London Magazine which has a good circulation in Canada.

1 folio
22 Jul 1913
CHAR 28/117/126

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] suggesting that they should meet for lunch.

1 folio
31 Mar 1914
CHAR 28/117/127

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he refuses an invitation to lunch; comments on his support for WSC and [David Lloyd] George] despite "plenteous abuse"; and expresses disapproval for WSC's "outrageous threatenings" against Ulster Protestants and says that Southern Ireland does not want Home Rule and that WSC is "completely out of touch with the real views of the English, as well as the Irish peoples".

1 folio
01 Apr 1914
CHAR 28/117/128

Copy of a letter from WSC (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he apologises for his letter and comments on their relationship which has always been independent of political differences and newspaper criticisms.

1 folio
01 Apr 1914
CHAR 28/117/129

Copy of a letter from James Masterton Smith (Admiralty) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] informing him that he passed on his telephone message concerning the publication of news about the Expeditionary Force in the French press to the First Lord of the Admiralty [WSC] and that the War Office and the Foreign Office have been informed.

1 folio
10 Aug 1914
CHAR 28/117/130

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private criticising him for an article by a War Correspondent in the Times. See CHAR 28/117/132.

1 folio
05 Sep 1914
CHAR 28/117/131

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC enclosing a letter [not present] from [William] Heinemann which he instructs him to burn and remarking that the weather will shortly be unsuitable for the use of Zeppelins.

1 folio
06 Sep 1914
CHAR 28/117/132

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he explains the circumstances of the publication of "the Amiens [France] message" in the Times, informing him that it was edited and passed by the Press Bureau. See CHAR 28/117/130.

1 folio
07 Sep 1914
CHAR 28/117/133

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he discusses labour relations, suggests that [the War Office] needs a press agent and says that he would be prepared to allow Sir Andrew Caird to work on this.

1 folio
25 Jul 1918
CHAR 28/117/134

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for his suggestion [about employing a press agent for the War Office] and informing him that he has engaged Mr Walton who had worked for [Lord] Rhondda.

1 folio
26 Jul 1918
CHAR 28/117/135

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he encloses a letter [not present] and says that he has contacted Geoffrey Dawson to ensure that is published prominently in the Times. See CHAR 28/117/136.

1 folio
03 Aug 1918
CHAR 28/117/136

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he makes apologies for the fact that WSC's letter cannot be printed in full in the Times. See CHAR 28/117/135.

1 folio
04 Aug 1918
CHAR 28/117/137

Copy of a statement by WSC about Humbert Wolfe. He explains that Wolfe was born an Italian citizen but has been naturalised, praises his work in the labour department of the Ministry of Munitions, says that he is indispensable and has not been allowed to perform active military service and comments on his excellent work despite "newspaper innuendo". See CHAR 28/117/138.

1 folio
04 Aug 1918
CHAR 28/117/138

Copy of a letter from Sir Stevenson Kent [Controller General of Civil Demobilisation and Resettlement] (The Ministry of Munitions of War) to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he thanks him on behalf of WSC for his suggestion about [Humbert] Wolfe, explains that WSC has decided that Wolfe should appear before a Committee of Enquiry and encloses a statement by WSC about Wolfe [see CHAR 28/117/137].

1 folio
09 Aug 1918
CHAR 28/117/139-142

Copy of a letter from WSC (Hotel Majestic, Paris [France]) to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he encloses a confidential file [not present] about military policy; discusses the mismanagement of demobilisation in France which has affected Army morale; outlines his plans to establish solid units of men to remain in France with increased pay and to send other men home "in order of industrial convenience"; stresses the importance of press coverage of these plans and informs him that there is to be an advertising campaign; discusses problems associated with the termination of the soldiers' contracts and the necessity of obtaining additional troops to maintain control over the Empire. Includes notes about the contents of the file mentioned above.

4 folios
27 Jan 1919
CHAR 28/117/143

Copy of a telegram from WSC to Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] asking him to telegraph acknowledgement of the arrival of a letter.

1 folio
28 Jan 1919
CHAR 28/117/144

Copy of a telegram from Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC acknowledging receipt of a letter, informing him that his newspapers will carry out WSC's instructions and that he may use the telegram as a letter of authority.

1 folio
30 Jan 1919
CHAR 28/117/145

Copy of a telegram from Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC advising him that the quickest way to contact the troops is via his newspaper [the Daily Mail] in Paris [France].

1 folio
31 Jan 1919
CHAR 28/117/146

Copy of a telegram from Lord Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC advising him that the British army should be paid on the same level as the Australians and Americans to avoid trouble and suggesting that temporary officers should be commissioned as regulars. See CHAR 28/117/148.

1 folio
31 Jan 1919
CHAR 28/117/147

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for his support [about his proposals regarding the army] and informing him that his scheme has been well received and that 200,000 copies of the Paris Daily Mail have been distributed to the troops.

1 folio
01 Feb 1919
CHAR 28/117/148

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in reply to his telegram [see CHAR 28/117/146]. He states that [the British troops] do not have much contact with Americans and Australians [and therefore do not need equal pay] and that the [pay] award seems to have been well accepted.

1 folio
01 Feb 1919
CHAR 28/117/149

Copy of a telegram from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] in which he says that he hopes that his health improves and that his operation is successful.

1 folio
17 Jun 1919
CHAR 28/117/150

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to Lady Somerlyton in which he says that he has referred her letter to the Foreign Office and the War Office. See CHAR 28/117/151-153.

1 folio
26 Dec 1919
CHAR 28/117/151

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC referring to a letter [not present] from Lady Somerlyton requesting that Miss Wagner should not be decorated as she was a German and Bolshevik agent who murdered a British officer. See CHAR 28/117/150 and CHAR 28/117/152-153.

1 folio
29 Dec 1919
CHAR 28/117/152-153

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] concerning the decoration of Miss Wagner. He explains that Miss Wagner was helpful after the death of Captain Cromie in Petrograd [later Leningrad and St Petersburg, Russia], that evidence suggests that she was not to blame for the shooting of Major Fawcett and that [Lady Somerlyton] was misinformed about Miss Wagner being a German and Bolshevik agent. See CHAR 28/117/150-151.

2 folios
21 Jan 1920
CHAR 28/117/154

Copy of a letter from Douglas Crawford (The Daily Mail, London) to H G Price informing him of WSC's plan to convene a conference about aviation and asking him to inform "the Chief" [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth].

1 folio
19 May 1920
CHAR 28/117/155

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [formerly Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he says that would like to convene an "Air Parliament" to discuss all aspects of aviation and asks [Northcliffe] to discuss the project with Group-Captain Scott, Air Secretary, as publicity in the newspapers will be vital to the project's success. See CHAR 28/117/156.

1 folio
29 May 1920
CHAR 28/117/156

Copy of a letter from Group-Captain A Scott, Air Secretary to the Secretary of State for War, to [Lord Northcliffe, formerly Alfred Harmsworth] asking whether he would be prepared to grant him an interview to discuss WSC's idea of an "Air Parliament" and referring to an enclosed letter from WSC [CHAR 28/117/155].

1 folio
31 May 1920
CHAR 28/117/157

Letter from [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he has consulted people with whom he has worked on aviation, encloses a memorandum [see CHAR 28/117/158-169] about WSC's proposals for a Cambridge aviation conference and recommends that information about civil aviation should be circulated to delegates.

1 folio
05 Jun 1920
CHAR 28/117/158-169

Notes for a syllabus for WSC's proposed aviation conference [prepared by Lord Northcliffe, earlier Sir Alfred Harmsworth] which includes the following suggestions: that information about developments in aviation and statistics about the safety and reliability of air transport should be circulated to delegates prior to the conference and that discussions should include the promotion of the use of air transport to the public, the factors which affect aircraft speed, the future of aircraft design, night flying, pilot training, business use of aircraft, transport of mail, law, the development of flight paths across oceans, meteorology, wireless communications, and aerodynamics. Covering letter at CHAR 28/117/157.

12 folios
[Jun] [1920]
CHAR 28/117/170

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for his memorandum on proposed subjects for his conference on aviation [see CHAR 28/117/158-169]. He informs him that [7th] Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] has been appointed as Chairman to organise the conference and encloses a report [not present].

1 folio
02 Jul 1920
CHAR 28/117/171

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he is suffering from laryngitis, thanks him for the report of the Air Conference Committee and expresses approval for WSC's stance on [the censure of General Reginald] Dyer [over the Amritsar Massacre, India].

1 folio
08 Jul 1920
CHAR 28/117/172

File note concerning the report of the Air Conference Committee [not present].

1 folio
[Jul] [1920]
CHAR 28/117/173

Copy of a letter from John Moore-Brabazon [later 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara], Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC, to Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] asking him, on behalf of WSC, to preside over the first day of his conference on aviation.

1 folio
29 Jul 1920
CHAR 28/117/174

Copy of a telegram from WSC (War Office) to Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] thanking him for his letter.

1 folio
02 Aug 1920
CHAR 28/117/175

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to John Moore-Brabazon [later Lord Brabazon of Tara, Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] refusing an invitation [to preside over the first day of the conference on aviation organised by WSC] as he has been forbidden to speak on medical grounds.

1 folio
03 Aug 1920
CHAR 28/117/176

Copy of a letter from John Moore-Brabazon [later 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara, Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] to [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] asking him to reconsider his refusal of an invitation [to preside over the first day of the conference on aviation organised by WSC] as it would be disastrous for the conference.

1 folio
06 Aug 1920
CHAR 28/117/177

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to John Moore-Brabazon [later 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara, Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] re-iterating his refusal of an invitation [to preside over the first day of the conference on aviation organised by WSC].

1 folio
12 Aug 1920
CHAR 28/117/178

Copy of a letter from Group Captain A Scott, Air Secretary to the Secretary of State [WSC] to Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] enclosing a copy of the proceedings [not present] of the Air Conference organised by WSC.

1 folio
28 Feb 1921
CHAR 28/117/179

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] about the death of [Lady Randolph Churchill] which he describes as "mercifully swift". He thanks Northcliffe for his letter of condolence and for the "dignified and honouring" articles about his mother in the Times.

1 folio
01 Jul 1921
CHAR 28/117/180

Copy of a telegram from WSC to Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] in which he says that he hopes that Northcliffe has been benefited by his holiday and asks when he is to return.

1 folio
12 Jan 1922
CHAR 28/117/181

Copy of a telegram from [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he says that he is due to return soon and describes the situation [in India] as "ugly".

1 folio
[1922]
CHAR 28/117/182

Copy of a letter of recommendation from [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] (Indian Ocean) to WSC concerning Edmund Jowett.

1 folio
24 Jan 1922
CHAR 28/117/183

Copy of a letter from WSC ("Still in bed") to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] marked private thanking him for his [telegram] of sympathy [on his polo accident] and commenting that he is glad not to be at [the Genoa Conference, Italy]. Original at CHAR 1/157/24.

1 folio
24 Apr 1922
CHAR 28/117/184

Copy of a letter from [Lord Northcliffe, earlier Alfred Harmsworth] to WSC in which he suggests that he should consult Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] about the embargo on Canadian cattle as it is a matter of urgency, adding that he would have approached the Prime Minister [David Lloyd George] were he not "such a damnably short-tempered fellow".

1 folio
24 May 1922
CHAR 28/117/185

Copy of a letter from WSC to [Lord] Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth] marked private in which he says that he has been consistently opposed to the embargo on Canadian cattle and has discussed it with Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] as he believes that it could damage "British Imperial interests in the Dominions".

1 folio
10 Jun 1922