Public and political: general correspondence, Feb-Mar 1922.

Reference code: CHAR 2/121

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Date: Jul 1920 - 01 Apr 1922

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Also includes copy letters from July 1920 to January 1922 and an advance copy of a journal dated 1 April 1922.

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CHAR 2/121/1 Letter from [WSC] to Albertha, Lady Blandford regretting that he cannot go into the case of Lady Cowans [widow of General Sir John Cowans] at present. Carbon typescript copy. 01 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/2 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to J A Whitehead stating WSC's regret that he does not have time to see him. Carbon typescript copy. 01 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/3-4 Typescript copy of CHAR 2/121/5. [Feb] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/5 Letter from J A Whitehead (The Rosary, Henley-on-Thames, [Berkshire]) claiming that he is destitute because the Government owe him nearly half a million pounds for aircraft manufactured by him during the war. Typescript copy at CHAR 2/121/3-4. [Feb] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/6-8 Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/9-20 and seeking his approval of the action he proposes to take in the matter of Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations in recognition of their war service. 02 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/9-10 Draft letter from [Sir William Graham Greene] to Colonel Virginio Riggi, Italian military attache in London, on Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations who have not yet been honoured. Sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. [Feb] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/11-12 Summaries of services of Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations. Sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. [Feb] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/13 Letter from [Sir William Graham Greene] (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Sir Charles Stewart-Wilson on Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations. Sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. 27 Jan 1922
CHAR 2/121/14 Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Lieutenant Albert Loria (The British-Italian Corporation, 12 Nicholas Lane, Lombard Street, [London]) asking him to take action in the matter of Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations arising from their war service. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. 13 Jan 1922
CHAR 2/121/15 Letter from Colonel Virginio Riggi, Italian military attache (Italian Embassy, 5 Queen's Gate, [London]) to Sir William Graham Greene on the missing documentation relating to the Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations arising from their war service. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. 04 Dec 1921
CHAR 2/121/16 Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Colonel Virginio Riggi, Italian military attache in London, asking whether any steps are being taken in the matter of the Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations arising from their war service. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. 07 Oct 1921
CHAR 2/121/17 Letter from Colonel Virginio Riggi, Italian military attache (Italian Embassy, 20 Grosvenor Square, [London]) to Sir William Graham Greene (Ministry of Munitions) on the missing list of the Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations arising from their war service. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. 12 Jul 1920
CHAR 2/121/18 Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Ministry of Munitions) to Colonel Virginio Riggi, Italian military attache (Italian Embassy, 20 Grosvenor Square, [London]), asking whether anything is being done in the matter of the Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations arising from their war service. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. 06 Jul 1920
CHAR 2/121/19-20 List of Ministry of Munitions officials recommended for Italian decorations arising from their war service. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/6-8. [Jan] [1919]
CHAR 2/121/21 Letter from John Kavanagh (80 Queen Street, Newry, [Ulster], Ireland) to WSC thanking him for the postal order he sent for the donor of CHAR 2/120/2, an ex-serviceman. 06 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/22 Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (1 Hyde Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC criticising the weak policy towards Egypt during the Dardanelles campaign of General Sir John Maxwell and Colonel Sir Henry Mcmahon and enclosing two letters from "the Canadian Northcliffe", Colonel J B Maclean [not present]. 08 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/23 Note that WSC would gladly write [to 9th Duke of Devonshire or 17th Lord Derby asking them to chair the annual meeting of the Early Closing Association]. 11 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/24 Letter from Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London), to Edward Marsh asking if WSC can chair the Association's annual meeting or write to the 9th Duke of Devonshire or 17th Lord Derby asking one of them to do so. 09 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/25 Letter from [WSC] to General Sir Ian Hamilton returning letters from Colonel J B Maclean [of Canada] and adding that it is not likely that he [WSC] would "head a campaign to establish the Chamberlain food taxes." Carbon typescript copy. 09 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/26 Notes by civil servants on the claim against the Government of J A Whitehead arising from aircraft supplied by him during the war. 09 Feb 1922 - 10 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/27 Letter from Sidney Leake (Colonial Office) to Sir Sigmund Dannreuther [Accounting Officer and Joint Secretary of the Disposal and Liquidation Commission] asking what should be said to J A Whitehead [regarding his claim against the Government arising from aircraft supplied by him during the war]. 13 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/28 Minute from W B Hartridge to P Mavrogordato explaining why precedent prevents the Government meeting a personal claim from J A Whitehead arising from aircraft supplied by him during the war. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/29 Letter from P Mavrogordato (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Sidney Leake returning and commenting on CHAR 2/121/28. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/30 Minute from Sidney Leake to Edward Marsh suggesting a reply to J A Whitehead respecting his claim against the Government arising from his supply of aircraft during the war. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/31 Letter from Professor George Wrong (73 Walmer Road, Toronto, [Canada]) to WSC accepting that WSC's assertion [that the title deeds of the Empire were deposited at Westminster] was quoted out of context, apologising for any acerbity in his previous letter, and announcing that he has been inspired by WSC to begin painting. Typescript copy at CHAR 2/121/32. 12 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/32 Typescript copy of CHAR 2/121/31. 12 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/33 Notes by Edward Marsh to Lionel Curtis referring to CHAR 2/121/31. 01 Mar 1922 - 03 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/34-36 Letter from Robert Vansittart [later 1st Lord Vansittart] (Foreign Office) to Edward Marsh stating that it is Foreign Office policy not to pursue the matter of Ministry of Munitions officials still awaiting the award of Italian decorations for which they were recommended for their war service. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/37 Letter from Professor George Wrong (University of Toronto, [Canada]) to WSC with letter from him to the editor of the Toronto Globe affixed in which he shows that WSC's remark that the title deeds of the Empire are deposited at Westminster does not imply that Britain owns any other part of the Empire. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/38 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to J A Whitehead stating that his claim against the Government [arising from his supply of aircraft during the war] was disallowed and that WSC sees no hope of him receiving remuneration for personal services. Carbon typescript copy. 18 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/39 Letter from Sir Henry Wilson (War Office) to WSC recalling the vicissitudes of their relationship and sending greetings [at the end of his time as Chief of the Imperial Staff and the taking of his seat in the Commons]. 18 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/40 Page from the African World including marked article approving WSC's policy of controlling Indian immigration into Kenya Colony. Sent with CHAR 2/121/41. 18 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/41 Compliments note from Leo Weinthal (The Aspens, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex) accompanying CHAR 2/121/40. 18 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/42 Letter from Sir Archibald Salvidge (The Conservative Club, Liverpool) to WSC congratulating him on his role in achieving an Irish settlement. 20 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/43-44 Letter from Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Edward Marsh stating that if 17th Lord Derby cannot chair the Association cannot chair their annual meeting, the 8th Duke of Northumberland, the 10th Duke of Argyll or the 8th Duke of Atholl could be approached and assured that the Association has no connection with trade unionism. 21 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/45 Notes Edward Marsh and Sir John Shuckburgh about Lieutenant Colonel Sir Alfred Rawlinson seeing Shuckburgh about the matters raised in CHAR 2/121/48-50. 24 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/46 Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Alfred Rawlinson (Willesden Paddocks, Cricklewood, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/47 and CHAR 2/121/48-50 and offering to give more detailed information about the views of the Turkish nationalist leaders. 22 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/47 Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Alfred Rawlinson to Lord Curzon enclosing CHAR 2/121/48-50. Carbon typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/121/46. 22 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/48-50 Points noted by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Alfred Rawlinson in Eastern Anatolia and the Caucasus from 1919 to November 1921 and communicated to Lord Curzon. Carbon typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/121/46. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/51 Letter from Edward Carlyon (5 Park Hill Road, Harborne, Birmingham) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/52, reporting that it has been well reviewed and praising WSC's statesmanship, especially his attitude to the "Labour wreckers". 23 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/52 "Changing Times", a pamphlet of verse by Edward Carlyon including "Let discord die", a poem on WSC's call for national unity during the war. 1921
CHAR 2/121/53 Letter from "Birdie" (Hampden House, Green Street, [London]) to WSC expressing his desire for a permanent post in the Government now that his stint as the House of Lords representative of the Colonial Office is ending. 23 Feb [1922]
CHAR 2/121/54 Translation of CHAR 2/121/55. 23 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/55 Letter in French from Baroness de la Grange introducing Jacques Bardoux, who is coming to Britain in connection with "the Committee about France and Great Britain" and remembering her prayer at the table of Sir Herbert Samuel on the Mount of Olives. Translation at CHAR 2/121/54. 23 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/56 Note from Edward Marsh to Sir James Masterton-Smith referring to CHAR 2/121/57-58, CHAR 2/121/59-60 and CHAR 2/121/61-62. 24 Feb [1922]
CHAR 2/121/57-58 Letter from Sir William Graham-Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Edward Marsh complaining about the attitude of Robert Vansittart [later 1st Lord Vansittart] of the Foreign Office to the case of Ministry of Munitions officials still awaiting the award of Italian decorations to which they were recommended for their war service. 23 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/59-60 Letter from Sir William Graham-Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/121/59-60 and urging that Sir Sigmund Dannreuther's complaint about not receiving a foreign decoration should be treated sympathetically. 23 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/61 Letter from Sir Sigmund Dannreuther (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Sir William Graham-Greene enclosing CHAR 2/121/62 and complaining about not receiving a French decoration for his war service and about his pay. 16 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/62 Letter from Sir Herbert Creedy (War Office) to Sir Sigmund Dannreuther explaining why he was unable to secure for him a French decoration for his war service. Sent with CHAR 2/121/57-58. 15 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/63-64 Letter from WSC to [David Lloyd George] arguing that if the present Coalition Government cannot maintain its unity, the political stability vital to Britain's recovery should be maintained by having a purely Conservative government supported by Coalition Liberals. Draft in WSC's hand. 27 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/65 Letter from Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Edward Marsh asking whether WSC can chair the Association's annual meeting or failing him Sir Kingsley Wood. 27 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/66 Letter from Edward Marsh to Sir William Graham Greene passing on WSC's advice that he should see Sir Eyre Crowe [permanent under-secretary at the Foreign Office] about Ministry of Munitions officials passed over for foreign decorations. Typescript copy. 27 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/67 Letter from Edward Marsh to Robert Vansittart [later Lord Vansittart] reporting that Sir William Graham Greene has been advised to see Sir Eyre Crowe [permanent under-secretary at the Foreign Office] about Ministry of Munitions officials passed over for foreign decorations. Typescript copy. 28 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/68 Letter to Rev H P de Caux (27 Prince of Wales Road, Cromer, [Norfolk]) reporting that his letter to WSC has been forwarded to the Lord Chancellor. Typescript carbon copy. 28 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/69-70 Typescript copy of CHAR 2/121/71 annotated by WSC. 06 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/71 Letter from J S Pierce (8 Brookland Road, Risca, Monmouthshire, [Wales]) to WSC arguing that health and unemployment insurance should be combined and should be made directly by the Government through the labour exchanges. Typescript copy at CHAR 2/121/69-70. 06 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/72 Note by [Edward Marsh] summarising CHAR 2/121/73-76. [Mar] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/73-76 Letter from Charles Drysdale, president of the Malthusian League (124 Victoria Street, Westminster, London) to WSC asking for his support for their campaign to educate working people about birth control as an antidote to the spread of Socialism and Communism. 06 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/77 Note from Edward Marsh to Sir James Masterton-Smith referring to CHAR 2/121/78: "here the matter may repose for the present!". 07 Mar [1922]
CHAR 2/121/78 Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Edward Marsh on his discussion with Sir Eyre Crowe about the Ministry of Munitions officials still awaiting the award of Italian decorations to which they had been recommended for their war service. 07 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/79 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Professor George Wrong conveying WSC's thanks for Wrong's statement in the Toronto Globe. Carbon typescript copy. 07 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/80 Letter from Sir William Graham Greene (Disposal and Liquidation Commission) to Edward Marsh asking how to reply to Sir Sigmund Dannreuther's complaint about being overlooked for a French decoration. 08 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/81 Letter from Edward Marsh to Sir William Graham Greene stating that WSC cannot see how he can go on pressing for Sir Sigmund Dannreuther to receive a French decoration against the opposition of the Foreign Office. Typescript copy. 09 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/82 Letter from Samuel McKirahan, mining engineer and metallurgist (Rapid City, South Dakota, United States) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/83. 09 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/83 Article by Samuel McKirahan, mining engineer and metallurgist (Rapid City, South Dakota, United States) on the adjustment of foreign debts and the restoration of exchange. Sent with CHAR 2/121/82. 28 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/121/84 Letter from Harold Heathcote-Williams (Oxford University New Reform Club, Winchester House, 129A High Street, Oxford) to WSC hoping that he will be able to visit the club and asking for a photograph of him to hang on their walls. 10 Mar [1922]
CHAR 2/121/85 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Harold Heathcote-Williams sending a photograph of WSC to hang on the walls of the Oxford University New Reform Club. Carbon typescript copy. 10 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/86 Letter from the 8th Duke of Atholl (84 Eaton Place, [London]) to WSC explaining that the Duchess of Atholl had successfully fought to prevent the Unionists in East Perthshire [Scotland] from breaking away from the Coalition. 15 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/87 Letter from Robert Wallace (Agriculture Department, the University, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/88. 15 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/88 Cutting from the Scotsman: lecture by Professor J Shield Nicholson of Edinburgh University on the economic situation. Sent with CHAR 2/121/87. 15 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/89 Letter from [WSC] to [Edward Marsh] telling him to tell Aubrey Herbert that he cannot do anything for him at present. Typescript. 18 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/90 Letter from Aubrey Herbert to WSC urging him to get on well with the Turks at the forthcoming talks, which will make it easier to achieve the peace which is important from the point of view of Iraq and India. 17 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/91 Letter from W A Medrow to John Stephenson enclosing CHAR 2/121/92 and CHAR 2/121/93. 17 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/92 Letter from Alfred le Maitre [Admiralty] to the Private Secretary at the Colonial Office stating that he is dealing with Robert Atkinson's latest letter to the Admiralty. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/91. 09 Dec 1921
CHAR 2/121/93 Letter from W A Medrow to the Private Secretary to the Prime Minister asking whether he wishes to send an answer to John Atkinson. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/91. 26 Jan 1922
CHAR 2/121/94 Letter from 11th Lord Valentia (10 Chester Street, [London]) to WSC asking if he can do anything to prevent the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars being absorbed into a branch of the Army other than the cavalry. 17 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/95 Note from [Edward Marsh] to [WSC] asking whether he will answer CHAR 2/121/94. [Mar] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/96 Note from [WSC] to Edward Marsh stating that no answer can be given at present to CHAR 2/121/94. 23 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/97-99 Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to [David Lloyd George] on: the attitude of the Conservative Party to the Coalition; the brighter prospects for stability in Ireland; the deteriorating eyesight of "Fred"[1st Lord Birkenhead, later F E Smith] the Graeco-Turkish negotiations and Mosul. Annotated typescript. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/121/100-102. 18 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/100-102 Carbon copy of CHAR 2/121/97-99. 18 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/103 Letter from [John Stephenson] to Rev H P de Caux reporting that WSC has forwarded his letter to the Prime Minister's Private Secretary. Carbon typescript copy. 20 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/104 Letter from [Frederick Guest] (House of Commons) to WSC referring to CHAR 2/121/105-106. 20 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/105-106 Letter from [Frederick Guest] to Major-General Sir Frederick Sykes stating the terms on which he proposes to renew Sykes's appointment as Controller-General of Civil Aviation. Carbon typescript copy. [Mar] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/107-108 Letter from [WSC] to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen [Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries] on the removal of the embargo on the import of Canadian cattle. Carbon typescript copy. 21 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/109-110 Letter from Aubrey Herbert (House of Commons) to WSC on the peace terms he thinks should be offered to Turkey and Greece. 22 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/111 Letter from Kenneth Lyon [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (War Office) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/121/112 and asking for him to arrange for WSC's proof copy of the report of the Dardanelles Committee to be destroyed. 22 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/112 Letter from Charles Walker (Admiralty) to the secretary of the War Office [Kenneth Lyon] asking for the WSC's proof copy of the report of the Dardanelles Committee to be destroyed. Copy sent with CHAR 2/121/111. 14 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/113 Letter from Charles Symes, honorary secretary of the Press Club Ltd (St Bride's House, Salisbury Square, [London]) to WSC informing him that he has been elected an Honorary Life Member of the Press Club. 24 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/114 Letter from Sir Sefton Brancker (Air League of the British Empire, 26 George Street, Hanover Square, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/115 and asking if he can still publish a photograph of WSC's in his history of the RAF in view of the fact that the book will now be all Brancker's own work rather than a compilation from several contributors. 27 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/115 Extract from a letter from Gerald Duckworth [publisher] to Sir Sefton Brancker advising that his history of the RAF should be all Brancker's own work rather than a compilation from several contributors. Sent with CHAR 2/121/114. [Mar] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/116 Telegram from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to WSC: "you remember my telegram from Paris in November hope you will not be so foolish as to miss another opportunity.". 27 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/117 Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Downing Street) to Charles Symes reporting that WSC is pleased to have been elected an Honorary Life Member of the Press Club. Carbon typescript copy. 27 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/118 Notes by Edward Marsh and Sir John Shuckburgh about CHAR 2/121/119. 29 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/119 Letter from Israel Cohen (The Zionist Organisation, Central Office, 77 Great Russell Street, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/120-123 and asking him to write an introduction on Jewish agricultural history for a collection of articles being published to mark the 20th anniversary of the Jewish National Fund, the land-purchasing agency of the Zionist Organisation. 27 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/120-123 Contents list and preface by Israel Cohen for a collection of articles being published to mark the 20th anniversary of the Jewish National Fund, the land-purchasing agency of the Zionist Organisation. Sent with CHAR 2/121/119. [Mar] [1922]
CHAR 2/121/124 Letter from Louis Brennan (Glenarthur, Netley Street, South Farnborough, [Hampshire]) to Edward Marsh asking him to arrange for WSC to follow Sir Laming Worthington-Evans and Frederick Guest in seeing his lift experiments. 28 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/125 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Louis Brennan (Glenarthur, Netley Street, South Farnborough, [Hampshire]) reporting that WSC would like to come and see his lift experiments. Carbon typescript copy. 30 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/126 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Robert Bankes [Private Secretary to the Lord Chancellor] asking him to bring to the Lord Chancellor's notice a relative of one of WSC's friends who wishes to fill a vacancy for a Chancery Visitor in Lunacy. Carbon typescript copy. 31 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/127 Letter from Leo Weinthal, director of the African World (801 Salisbury House, London Wall, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/121/128 and CHAR 2/128/129 and promising not to ask to see him about the projected history of the Cape to Cairo railway until the situation in Ireland has settled down. 31 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/128 Reprint from the African World: article refuting an article in the Nation alleging that the natives of Kenya Colony have suffered as a result of economic mismanagement by the white settlers. Sent with CHAR 2/121/127. Mar [1922]
CHAR 2/121/129 Page from the African World including editorial on the danger to Britain if France gained control of Tangier [Morocco]. Sent with CHAR 2/121/127. 01 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/121/130 Letter from 1st Lord Askwith [earlier Sir George Askwith] (5 Cadogan Gardens, [London] to WSC congratulating him on his role in bringing about the Irish settlement and reporting that 1st Lord Knollys [earlier Sir Francis Knollys] thought that it displayed good judgement which will bring WSC nearer to the leadership of the country. 31 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/131 Letter from Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/121/132, CHAR 2/121/133 and CHAR 2/121/134 and expressing satisfaction about their annual meeting, chaired by the 8th Duke of Atholl. 31 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/132 Reprint from the Daily Telegraph: report of the annual meeting of the Early Closing Association. Sent with CHAR 2/121/131. 24 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/133 Souvenir of the 80th annual meeting of the Early Closing Association featuring a photograph of the speakers and Association officers and a letter of support from WSC. Sent with CHAR 2/121/131. 23 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/121/134 Pages from the Pall Mall Gazette including marked article by Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association opposing the scrapping of the Early Closing Act. Sent with CHAR 2/121/131. 07 Mar 1922