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Date: 03 Feb 1909 - 25 Nov 1916

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CHAR 1/124/1 Letter from Lord Birkenhead to WSC, on the war situation. 07 Jan [1916]
CHAR 1/124/2-6 Letter from William Hozier to WSC, on his service aboard the Cruiser, HMS Edgar, in the Dardanelles, particularly on the Naval bombardment of shore targets during the evacuation [copy]. 17 Jan 1916
CHAR 1/124/7 Letter from Lord Birkenhead to WSC, on Anglo-American relations, and the war situation, especially in France and Greece Part Pub. CV III, Part 2, pp.1382-1383. 18 Jan [1916]
CHAR 1/124/8 Letter from WSC to Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, on Dreadnought construction in Britain and Germany, and the need for a comprehensive building scheme and a Naval Defence Act Ms copy, initialled by WSC. 03 Feb 1909
CHAR 1/124/9 Letter from Nellie Romilly to WSC. 05 Feb 1916
CHAR 1/124/10 Letter from Charles, 10th Duke of Marlborough to WSC, on the loss of initiative at The Admiralty under Arthur Balfour, the Zeppelin raids over London, and his decision to keep Blenheim Palace open during the war. 07 Feb 1916
CHAR 1/124/11 Letter from Major-General S E Hollond to CSC, on WSC's command of the 6th Btn, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 18 Feb 1916
CHAR 1/124/12 Letter from Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, to CSC, on the success of the "caterpillar" [tank] trials. 19 Feb 1916
CHAR 1/124/13 Letter from John Simon to WSC, thanks for offer of place as an officer, in WSC's Battalion. 20 Feb 1916
CHAR 1/124/14 Letter from Lord Birkenhead to WSC, on the war situation, especially the German offensive at Verdun, and the domestic political scene. 25 Feb 1916
CHAR 1/124/15 Letter from Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, to WSC, stating that if he wished to return to political life, no obstacle would be put in his way [copy]. 11 Mar 1916
CHAR 1/124/16 Letter from Bandmaster W Robertson, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, to WSC, on WSC's command of the 6th Btn. 27 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/17 Letter from [ ], War Office, to WSC, on the amalgamation of the 6th and 7th Battalions, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 19 Apr 1916
CHAR 1/124/18-21 Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later Lord Thurso] to WSC, on the amalgamation of the 6th and 7th Battalions, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 20 Apr 1916
CHAR 1/124/22 Letter from Lieutenant-General Sir William Furse to WSC, granting him leave to attend the House of Commons, commenting on the political situation, and on the break up of the 9th Division, asking him to use his influence to get the order rescinded. 21 Apr 1916
CHAR 1/124/23 Letter from Major Ivo Vesey to WSC, giving Lord Haig's permission for WSC to extend his leave in Britain. 23 Apr 1916
CHAR 1/124/24-25 Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later Lord Thurso] to WSC, on the break up of the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers, and on Thurso's future in politics Part pub. CV III, Part 2, pp.1494-1495. 25 Apr 1916
CHAR 1/124/26 Letter from WSC to Adjutant-General, asking for confirmation that he should re-join his unit with all convenient speed Ms, signed by WSC. 26 Apr 1916
CHAR 1/124/27 Letter from Major Ivo Vesey to Lieutenant-General Sir William Furse, giving G.H.Q. permission for WSC to be granted leave [copy]. 03 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/28 Letter from WSC to Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Fergusson, on relinquishing command of the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers, applying to leave the Army in order to attend to his parliamentary and public duties [copy, signed by WSC]. 06 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/29 Letter from Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Fergusson to WSC, granting permission for him to take leave when he had handed over his Battalion to its new commanding officer. 06 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/30 Letter from Lt.-Gen. Sir Charles Fergusson to WSC, on his application for leave. 06 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/31 Letter from Lt.-Gen. Sir William Furse to WSC, offering congratulations on success of application to return to public life, asking him and Lloyd George to concentrate on breaking up the "futile Government". 07 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/32 WSC's travel warrant for journey from France to London. 08 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/33 Letter from Lt.-Gen. Sir Charles Fergusson to WSC, on his return to public duties. 12 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/34 Letter from Adjutant-General's Department, British Army in the Field, to WSC, ordering him to report to the War Office for instructions. 17 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/35-36 Letter from Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough to WSC, criticising War Office administration, especially Lord Kitchener. 28 May 1916
CHAR 1/124/37-38 Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair (later Lord Thurso) to WSC, contrasting life at Thurso Castle with life with the Royal Scots Fusiliers in France. [Jun 1916]
CHAR 1/124/39 Letter from The War Office to WSC, asking if he intended to return to military duties, or if he wished to be transferred to the Territorial Force Reserve. 02 Sep 1916
CHAR 1/124/40-42 Letter from John S Churchill to WSC, on JSC's finances. 25 Nov 1916
CHAR 1/124/43 Letter from WSC to [ ], asking to be released from military duties so that he could attend meetings of the Dardanelles Commission, and attend to his Parliamentary duties [copy, initialled by WSC]. [May 1916]
CHAR 1/124/44 Telegram from G.H,Q. to WSC, turning down his application to extend his leave while he remained in Command of the 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers [copy]. [May 1916]