Personal: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 1/39

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Date: 01 Jul 1903 - 31 Dec 1903

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Correspondents include Lord Knollys, Private Secretary to King George V; Lord Rosebery (5); Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough; Lord Lansdowne; Lord Derby; Beatrice Webb (later Lady Passfield); General Sir Ian Hamilton; Sir Sidney Low; Lord Justice Fitzgibbon; Lord Hugh Cecil (later Lord Quickswood); Alfred Harmsworth (later Lord Northcliffe) (2); Lord James of Hereford; Andrew Carnegie; Lady Moyra Cavendish; Lord Morley of Blackburn (2); Cornelia, Lady Wimborne; Alfred Lyttelton; Lord Spencer; Sir John Gunn; Lord Valentia, Oxfordshire Hussars (2); Herbert Gladstone;.

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CHAR 1/39/1 Letter from J Leighton to WSC, on army reform. 15 Feb [1903]
CHAR 1/39/2A-2B Letter from 1st Lord Knollys, Private Secretary to King Edward VII, to WSC, on WSC's attendance at a Levee; also includes filing note for letters, July - December 1903, annotated by Denis Kelly, [Literary Assistant to WSC] in 1954. 13 Jun 1903
CHAR 1/39/3 Letter from Lord Rosebery, 38 Berkeley Square, London, to WSC, on dinner engagement. [Jul 1903]
CHAR 1/39/4 Letter from Lord Rosebery, 38 Berkeley Square, London to WSC, dinner invitation for 1 July 1903. [Jun 1903]
CHAR 1/39/5 Letter from Charles, 9th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, to WSC. [06 Jul 1903]
CHAR 1/39/6 Letter from Lord Lansdowne to WSC, on Captain H S Scott- Harden. 09 Jul 1903
CHAR 1/39/7 Letter from Lord Derby to WSC, on the appointment of Eckersley of Oldham as a magistrate. 13 Jul 1903
CHAR 1/39/8 Letter from Beatrice Webb (later Lady Passfield), 41 Grosvenor Road, Westminster Embankment, London, to WSC, on working class feeling against taxes on food and its relation to the growth of socialism, recommending that he should consult Eduard Bernstein of Berlin. [14 Jul 1903]
CHAR 1/39/9 Letter from Major General Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC, congratulations on speech. 17 Jul 1903
CHAR 1/39/10 Letter from Sidney Low, Durham Place, Chelsea, to WSC, on free trade. 23 Jul 1903
CHAR 1/39/11-12 Letter from Upton Atkey & Co., Solicitors, to Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, on the Garron Towers Estate [copy]. 07 Aug 1903
CHAR 1/39/13 Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, London, to WSC, on the Garron Towers Estate. 11 Aug 1903
CHAR 1/39/14 Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, London, to WSC, on the Garron Towers Estate. 13 Aug 1903
CHAR 1/39/15 Letter from Lord Justice Fitzgibbon, The Firs, Inner Park Road, Wimbledon, to WSC. 16 Aug 1903
CHAR 1/39/16 Letter from Lumley & Lumley, Solicitors, London to WSC on his accounts. 22 Aug 1903
CHAR 1/39/17 Letter from Lord Hugh Cecil, (later Lord Quickswood,) Hatfield House, Herts to WSC, on the death of his father, Lord Salisbury [d. 22 Aug 1903]. [Aug 1903]
CHAR 1/39/18 Letter from Lord Rosebery to WSC, invitation to visit Mentmore. 08 Sep 1903
CHAR 1/39/19 Letter from Alfred Harmsworth, (later Lord Northcliffe), Carmelite House, London, to WSC, on Lord Rosebery. 14 Sep 1903
CHAR 1/39/20 Letter from John Stirling to WSC, thanks for allowing quotation from "Ian Hamilton's March", in Stirling's book, Our Regiments in South Africa. 15 Sep 1903
CHAR 1/39/21 Letter from Yves Guyot to WSC. 09 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/22 Letter from Lord James of Hereford to WSC, congratulations on letter in The Times on free trade. 12 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/23 Letter from Andrew Carnegie, Skibo Castle, Sutherland to WSC, invitation to attend Iron and Steel Institute Banquet. 13 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/24 Letter from Lady Moyra Cavendish to WSC, congratulations on letter in The Times on free trade. 13 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/25 Letter from Alfred Harmsworth, (later Lord Northcliffe), 36 Berkeley Square, London,, to WSC, apologies for note of 13 Oct [CHAR 2/8], and commenting on the new newspaper that he was starting [the Daily Mirror]. 14 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/26 Letter from Lord Morley of Blackburn to WSC, congratulations on letter in The Times on free trade. 14 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/27 Telegram from J T Travis-Clegg and Samuel Smethurst, (Chairman and Secretary, Oldham Conservative Association) to WSC, advising him to visit Oldham immediately. 15 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/28 Letter from Cornelia, Lady Wimborne to WSC, advising him that "there is no future for Free Traders in the Conservative Party". 15 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/29 Letter from Lord Rosebery to WSC, congratulations on letter in The Times on free trade. 16 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/30 Letter from Alfred Lyttelton, Moorhouse, Priory Terrace, Leamington Spa, to WSC, thanks for "kindness and friendship at a fiery time". 17 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/31 Letter from Lord Morley of Blackburn to WSC, on WSC's political future. 18 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/32 Letter from G C Lees-Milne to WSC, asking for help over appointment as a magistrate. 27 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/33 Letter from Thomas Howard to WSC, thanks for gift of watch. 29 Oct 1903
CHAR 1/39/34 Card from Lord Spencer to WSC, thanks for letter of sympathy on the death of Lady Spencer. 03 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/35 Letter from Sir John Gunn to WSC, thanks for agreeing to address the Higher Grade Old Boys Club, Cardiff. 09 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/36 Letter from Oliver Coster to WSC, asking for introduction to the Duke of Marlborough. 12 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/37 Letter from J Smith to WSC, thanks for gift of photograph and book on South Africa. 14 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/38 Letter from Lord Valentia, Lt.-Col. Oxfordshire Hussars, to WSC, on WSC's Mess Fines. 18 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/39 Letter from WSC to Lord Valentia, Oxfordshire Hussars, objecting to high Mess Fines, asking him to submit the matter to higher authority [copy]. 20 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/40 Letter from Lord Rosebery to WSC. 24 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/41 Letter from Lord Valentia, Oxfordshire Hussars (116 Park Street, London), to WSC, strongly recommending that he should pay his Mess Fines, calling him a "Barrack Lawyer". 27 Nov 1903
CHAR 1/39/42 Letter from Ernest Pitman to WSC, thanks for presiding at prize distribution at Pitman's Metropolitan School. 20 Dec 1903
CHAR 1/39/43 Letter from Hon. Herbert Gladstone, Hawarden Castle, Chester, to WSC. 20 Dec 1903
CHAR 1/39/44 Letter from J Charteris to WSC, congratulations on letter. [1903]
CHAR 1/39/45 List of clubs and subscriptions not to be continued. [1903]