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CHAR 2/159/1-4 Letter from Bernard Baruch (120 Broadway, New York, [United States]) to WSC giving a detailed analysis of the United States presidential campaign. 04 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/5 Letter from Bernard Baruch (120 Broadway, New York, [United States]) to WSC commenting on a newspaper cutting [affixed to letter] on support in Tennessee for the presidential campaign of Al Smith. 06 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/6 Letter from Bernard Baruch (Grand Hotel, Vittel, Vosges, [France]) to WSC reporting that he just has time to visit Georges Clemenceau and WSC before returning to the United States to help Governor Al Smith [in his presidential campaign]. 20 Jul [1928]
CHAR 2/159/7 Letter from [WSC] to Bernard Baruch thanking him for his letter [on the United States presidential election campaign], which he has shown to the Prime Minister, and quoting from a letter he wrote in 1904 in support of the Democrats. Typescript carbon copy. 27 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/8 Letter from Alan Lennox-Boyd (SS "Leviathan") to WSC thanking him for giving him a letter of introduction to Bernard Baruch. 26 Sep [1928]
CHAR 2/159/9 Letter from [WSC] to Bernard Baruch asking him to see Alan Lennox Boyd and two other former presidents of the Oxford Union in New York. Carbon typescript copy. 15 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/10-11 Letter from [WSC] (Chartwell) to George Bernard Shaw commenting on his book ["The intelligent woman's guide to Socialism and Capitalism"]. Typescript copy. 02 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/12-14 Letter from [WSC] (Chartwell) to [Stanley Baldwin] arguing that the Government should proceed along the lines of Baldwin's letter [to Robert Eyres Monsell stating that there would be no general reintroduction of Protection] and that new talent should be introduced into the Government team. Reports that he has been building a cottage and dictating a book at Chartwell and that Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham] is grateful [for his appointment as Lord Chancellor]. Typescript copy. 02 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/15 Letter from Harry Baxter (149 Newhall Road, Attercliff, Sheffield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC offering for sale a portrait of 1st Duke of Marlborough. Annotated: "no thanks". 03 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/16 Letter from [WSC] to Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] commenting on proofs [of "Politicians and the War"] , mentioning that he is about to set off on a pilgrimage and commenting on the cost of keeping troops on the Rhine. Carbon typescript copy. 03 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/17 Letter from [Donald Fergusson] to Captain Albert Larking stating that WSC feels that as the Home Secretary will be present at the Shops Act Victory Celebration he does not need to be but that he will send a letter of support. Carbon typescript copy. 04 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/18 Letter from [Donald Fergusson] to Patrick Hodgson asking on behalf of WSC whether the Duke of York [later King George VI] would consider presiding at a victory banquet held by the Early Closing Association to mark the passage of the Shops (Hours of Closing) Act. Carbon typescript copy. 10 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/19 Note from [Donald Fergusson] to [WSC] reporting that Albert Larking has asked whether WSC would be willing to ask the Duke of York [later King George VI] to preside at the Shops Act victory banquet. Annotated by WSC: "no harm in asking". 08 Sep [1928]
CHAR 2/159/20 Letter from [Donald Fergusson] to Hugh Dyer enclosing the original of CHAR 2/159/21. 07 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/21 Tribute [by WSC] to General Louis Lipsett. Carbon typescript copy. [Sep] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/22 Letter from [Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken] (Cherkley, Leatherhead, Surrey) to WSC commenting on proofs of his "Politicians and the war" and asserting that he is right to state that WSC wanted office in December 1916. 01 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/23 Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Wood (Swanpool, Lincoln) to WSC asking to see him. 09 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/24 Envelope addressed to Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Wood (Swanpool, Lincoln). [Sep] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/25 Letter from [WSC] to Shane Leslie stating that he will probably review Leslie's life of Bourke Cockran. Carbon typescript copy. 14 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/26 Letter from Shane Leslie (Billingham Manor, Newport, Isle of Wight) to WSC on his life of Bourke Cockran. 12 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/27 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square, [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/159/28. 16 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/28 Reprint from the "African World": interview on the political situation in South Africa given by Sir Abe Bailey. Sent with CHAR 2/159/27. 15 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/29 Dinner invitation to WSC and CSC from Sir Abe Bailey. Annotated: "regretted for both". [Sep] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/30 Letter from [WSC] to Sir Abe Bailey thanking him for CHAR 2/159/28, 32-43. 18 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/31 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (Hotel Majestic, Harrogate, [Yorkshire]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/159/32-43. 13 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/32-37 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, 10 St James's Square, London) to Edward, Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII] describing the foundation and development of the Institute and announcing his intention of providing it with 5000 pounds a year because he sees it as the best way of helping to fulfil the ideals of Cecil Rhodes. Copy sent with CHAR 2/159/31. 18 Jul 1928
CHAR 2/159/38 Letter from Edward, Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII] (St James's Palace) to Sir Abe Bailey praising his offer of an annual sum of 5000 pounds to the Royal Institute of International Affairs and expressing confidence that further funds will follow from Britain and the Empire. Copy sent with CHAR 2/159/31. 17 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/159/39-40 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to Edward, Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII] on the reasons for his (Bailey's) monetary gift to the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Draft sent with CHAR 2/159/31. 01 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/41-43 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey to the secretary of the Royal Institute of International Affairs expressing the hope that Rhodes House in Oxford will draw on material for the study of government collected by the Institute and approving the Institute's decision to represent Britain in the Institute of Pacific Relations. Copy sent with CHAR 2/159/31. 01 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/44 Letter from [? Donald Fergusson] to Sir Sidney Low conveying WSC's thanks for a booklet on the British Constitution. Carbon typescript copy. 19 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/45 Card from Sir Sidney Low (45 Campden Hill Court, [London]) which accompanied a booklet on the British constitution. [Sep] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/46 Letter from [James Grigg] to Captain Albert Larking reporting that the Duke of York [later King George VI] is unable to attend the Shops Act victory banquet of the Early Closing Association. Carbon typescript copy. 24 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/47 Letter from Basil Brooke, comptroller of the household of the Duke of York [later King George VI] (145 Piccadilly, [London]) to Donald Fergusson reporting that [the Duke is unable to attend the Shops Act victory banquet of the Early Closing Association]. Some text torn away. 19 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/48 Carbon typescript copy of CHAR 2/159/49. 26 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/49 Letter from [WSC] to the private secretary of the Maharajah of Alwar [India] conveying congratulations on an "auspicious event" to be celebrated in December. Manuscript on the notepaper of Redroofs, Littlewick Green, Maidenhead, [Berkshire]. Carbon typescript copy at CHAR 2/159/48. [26] [Sep] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/50 Letter from Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia (Chateau Choigny, Santeny par Villecresnes, [France]) to [WSC ] thanking him for helping to secure a favourable settlement of the question of the property of the Russian Mission in Jerusalem. 30 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/51 Telegram in French from Georges Clemenceau to WSC expressing greetings and thanks. 03 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/52 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to Charles Nicholl enclosing [? CHAR 2/159/55 ] and asking whether he knows anything about the writer. Carbon typescript copy. 03 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/53 Note from [Donald Fergusson] to [WSC] referring to a request for a letter of introduction to some one in Kenya from a sergeant major who served under WSC in the Oxfordshire Hussars. [Oct] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/54 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to George Perry (D2 Mess, HMS "Excellent"] reporting that WSC cannot remember promising [to find Perry a job when he left the Navy] and inviting him to send a photograph of himself so that WSC can see whether he had dealings with him. Carbon typescript copy. 06 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/55 Letter from George Perry (D2 Mess, HMS "Excellent", Portsmouth, [Hampshire]) to WSC claiming that when he was serving on the "Enchantress" WSC promised to find a job for him when he left the navy and asking whether he can now do so. [Oct] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/56 Letter from George Perry (23 Aytoun Road, Stockwell, London) to Clarice Fisher enclosing a photograph of himself in naval uniform [not present]. [Oct] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/57-58 Letter from Richard Alexander, aircraft, electrical and motor engineer (1 St Luke's Road, Maidstone, [Kent]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/159/59 and asking him to get "a sportsman" from among his friends to take an interest in his (Alexander's) helicopter idea. 11 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/59 Poster annoucing that an inventor [Richard Alexander of Maidstone, Kent] has devised an advanced helicopter design and needs financial help to develop it. Sent with CHAR 2/159/57-58. [1928]
CHAR 2/159/60 Letter from [WSC] to Sir Abe Bailey urging him to take rest to aid his recovery from phlebitis and remembering that Gerald Balfour and Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] recovered in this way. Carbon typescript copy. 12 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/61 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on becoming a brick-layer, asserting that [Sir William Joynson-Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford] has split the Church, the police and the Conservative Party, and that the Labour Party will be strong at the next general election. 11 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/62 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to Richard Alexander stating that WSC cannot assist him with his [helicopter] invention. Carbon typescript copy. 13 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/63 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square, [London]) to WSC inviting him to come and see him and regretting the recent mistake made by [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith]. 15 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/64-65 Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square, [London]) to WSC arguing that with the departure of [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] from the Cabinet WSC is in a dominant position. Expresses opposition to the Anglo-French alliance because it threatens to make Germany and the United States enemies of Britain. 15 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/66 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to George Perry stating that WSC cannot particularly recall Perry's work [on the "Enchantress"] and does not therefore feel able to take special steps [to find him a job]. Carbon typescript copy. 16 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/67 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to Shane Leslie reporting that WSC has mislaid the proofs of Leslie's [life of Bourke Cockran] and would like another copy. Carbon typescript copy. 17 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/68 Letter from Shane Leslie (12 Westbourne Terrace, [London]) to WSC asking him to comment on proofs of his life of Bourke Cockran, which he believes shows that Cockran was not an irrevocable enemy of Britain and that he insisted on the United States foregoing all Allied war debts. 26 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/69 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to H de C Hastings stating that WSC is unable to write a foreword to the December number of the "Architectural Review". Carbon typescript copy. 18 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/70 Letter from H de C Hastings, editor of the "Architectural Review" (9 Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster, [London]) to WSC asking him to write a foreword to the December number of the Review on the Modern English House. 12 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/71 Letter from 7th Lord Londonderry (Londonderry House, Park Lane, [London]) to WSC reporting that he has accepted the office of First Clerk of the Works and thanking WSC for helping him to obtain the office. 18 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/72 Letter from Shane Leslie (12 Westbourne Terrace, [London]) to WSC reporting that the proofs of [his life of Bourke Cockran] which he sent WSC and which were mislaid were his only copies and that he will send to the United States to get an original letter of WSC's. 20 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/73 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to Robin Grosvenor enclosing a letter from Lord Stanley [not present]. Carbon typescript copy. 21 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/74 Letter from [WSC] to Lord Stanley enclosing the original of CHAR 2/159/76 and asking if anything can be done. Carbon typescript copy. 12 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/75 Letter from [WSC] to Captain Robin Grosvenor promising to bring his recommendation of Malcolm Cambpell [the racing driver] to the attention of the Conservative Party authorities. Carbon typescript copy. 12 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/76 Letter from Captain Robin Grosvenor (Spurling, Skinner, Tudor and Co, Cross Keys House, 56 Moorgate, [London]) to WSC recommending Malcolm Campbell, the racing driver, to be a Conservative candidate. Typescript copy. [Oct] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/77 Letter from Stanley Baldwin [later Lord Baldwin] (10 Downing Street) to WSC expressing envy and admiration of his "Zoo Allegory" [in a speech warning against premature disarmament]. 27 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/78 Letter from [WSC] to Horatio Bottomley thanking him for a copy of his "Songs of the Cell". Carbon typescript copy. 27 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/79 Letter from Horatio Bottomley (20 Grosvenor Gardens, London) to WSC enclosing an advance copy of his "Songs of the Cell" [not present]. 22 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/80 Letter from [WSC] to William Bridgeman on the claims to promotion of Lieutenant -Commander C V Jack. Carbon typescript copy. 27 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/81 Instruction to find out about the promotion prospects of Lieutenant-Commander C V Jack. [Oct] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/82-84 Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Burghfield House, Dornoch, Sutherland, [Scotland]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/159/85-86 and predicting that Labour will win 325 seats at the next general election. 29 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/85-86 Letter from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to J L Garvin denying that he is going to support the Labour Party, comparing his prediction about the distribution of seats after the general election with Garvin's, blaming those Conservatives who, like Garvin, advocated the granting of the vote to women under 30 for the imminent defeat of their party, disagreeing with Garvin by asserting that Philip Snowden [later Lord Snowden] is a restraining political influence and stating that his newspapers will maintain political neutrality. Typescript carbon copy sent with CHAR 2/159/82-84. 26 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/87 Letter from Frederick Guest (7 Aldford Street, Park Lane, [London]) to WSC on the possibility of a compromise regarding candidates for the Other Club. 29 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/88 Letter from Horatio Bottomley (20 Grosvenor Gardens, London) to WSC urging him to read his book ["Songs from the Cell"], reporting that [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] has declined to see him, and assuring WSC of his support. 30 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/89 Letter from [WSC] to Shane Leslie stating that on consideration he does not wish his letter about the Democrat Party to be published [in Leslie's life of Bourke Cockran] because it would make him enemies in the United States. Carbon typescript copy. 01 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/90 Letter from Shane Leslie (12 Westbourne Terrace, [London]) to WSC stating that he will publish WSC's letter of 30 November [1899] [about the Democrat party] but will reserve another one [about Republicans and Democrats] until Al Smith has been elected President. 29 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/91 Letter from [WSC] to Shane Leslie giving him permission to publish his letter of 30 November 1899 [on the Democrats in the United States] but asking him to withold another one about the Republicans and Democrats until the result of the presidential election is known. Carbon typescript copy. 27 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/92 Letter from [6th Lord Winterton] (India Office) to WSC thanking him for speaking to the Prime Minister in his favour and for the consideration he has shown him throughout his political life. 06 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/93 Letter from Robert Comins Palmer, secretary of the Sinclair Family Trust Ltd (99 Cannon Street, London) giving the agenda of the 4th annual general meeting of the company. 07 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/94 Letter from Edward Marsh to Montagu Norman [Governor of the Bank of England] conveying WSC's request for advice about dining with Waldron Smithers. Typescript copy. 07 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/95 Inconsequential note. [Nov] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/96 Note from WSC to [Edward Marsh] instructing him to ask the Governor of the Bank of England [Montagu Norman] for advice about WSC dining with Waldron Smithers. Initialled typescript. 03 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/97-99 Letter from Bernard Baruch (120 Broadway, New York, [United States]) analysing the result of the United States presidential election, attributing the defeat of Al Smith to religious intolerance and predicting that the rest of the world will follow the United States in enjoying an economic revival. 12 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/100-103 Letter from [WSC] to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] denying that the new young female voters are predominantly left-wing or that there is a general move towards Socialism in Britain, asserting that if Rothermere or Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] brought about the return of the Socialists it would overturn all the policies they have stood for and lead to a great increase in direct taxation, and defending de-rating against Rothermere's criticisms. Carbon typescript copy. 14 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/104-105 Circular letter from Walter Runciman [later 1st Lord Runciman], William Bridgeman, Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley], Vivian Henderson, James Macpherson [later Lord Strathcarron] and Sir Charles Trevelyan asking for a contribution to the fund for the purchase of a portrait of Speaker John Whitley. Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/106 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to A R Anderson conveying WSC's thanks for the poem he sent [see CHAR 2/159/107-110]. Carbon typescript copy. 23 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/107-110 "The worries o' Winnie": poem in Scottish dialect by A R Anderson (18 Hill Street, Kilmarnock , [Scotland]). Criticises the objections of members of the brick-laying union to WSC's membership, considers the economic situation and advocates a union of all classes. [Nov] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/111-113 Letter from A Herbert Hart, chairman of the Southall-Norwood Urban District Council Maternity, Infant and Child Welfare Centre (Kilworth Lodge, 55 South Road, Southall, Middlesex) to WSC arguing that the Government should promote the extraction of oil and gas from coal as a means of tackling the unemployment problem in the coal producing areas. 23 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/114-117 Letter from Frederick Guest (7 Aldford Street, Park Lane, [London]) to WSC complaining about Conservative candidates standing in the constituencies of right-wing Liberals, announcing that he is going to assess the potential for air routes from the Cape to Cairo and expressing confidence that he will hold his own seat in Bristol. 29 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/118-119 Letter from Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] (Northcliffe House, London) to WSC on the exchange of telegrams between WSC and [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] [on WSC's de-rating proposals]. 03 Dec [1928]
CHAR 2/159/120 Letter from [WSC] to Leander E Fitzgerald thanking him for his letter [see CHAR 2/159/121] and agreeing to sign the book he sent. Carbon typescript copy. 03 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/159/121 Letter from Leander E Fitzgerald (Eildon, 51 Grey Street, Melbourne, Australia) to WSC asking him to sign a copy of Hubert Hall's "Antiquities of the Exchequer" and praising "The world crisis". 23 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/159/122-123 Letter from [WSC] (Eaton Hall, Chester) to George Lambert explaining why he called for the return of Lord Fisher [earlier Sir John Fisher] as First Sea Lord in March 1916 and urging Lambert to read the ultimatum Fisher issued to the Cabinet when he resigned. Carbon typescript copy. Another copy at CHAR 2/159/124-125. 04 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/124-125 Another copy of CHAR 2/159/122-123. 04 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/126 Letter from George Lambert (25 Grosvenor Road, Westminster, [London]) to WSC asking him, on behalf of Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon, the biographer of Lord Fisher [earlier Sir John Fisher], to explain why he called for Fisher's return as First Sea Lord [in March 1916] having fallen out with him in 1915. 29 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/159/127 Letter from Leander E Fitzgerald (Eildon, 51 Grey Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia) to WSC thanking him for signing his copy of "Antiquities of the Exchequer". 04 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/128-130 Letter from Sir Robert Lynn (Constitutional Club, Northumberland Avenue, [London]) to WSC complaining about being overlooked by the Conservative Party for a post and announcing his intention of not standing again for West Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 07 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/131 Telegram from the Conservative agent in Liverpool to WSC announcing the death of Sir Archibald Salvidge. 11 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/132 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to D W Douthwaite (Gray's Inn, [London]) returning a transcript of WSC's speech [at Gray's Inn Hall] with a few corrections. Carbon typescript copy. 17 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/133 Letter from D W Douthwaite, Under Treasurer (Gray's Inn, [London]) to Edward Marsh enclosing for correction a transcript of WSC's speech at the dinner in Gray's Inn Hall to mark the coming of age of Lord Furneaux [later 2nd Lord Birkenhead] [not present]. 14 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/134 Letter from WSC to General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander [earlier Cecil Aspinall] thanking him for CHAR 2/159/135. Carbon typescript copy. 17 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/135 Letter from General Cecil Aspinall-Oglander [earlier Cecil Aspinall] (42 Rutland Gate, [London]) to WSC enclosing a proof of his book on the Gallipoli campaign [not present] including a section on the German battle cruiser, the "Goeben". 12 Dec [1928]
CHAR 2/159/136 Letter from [WSC] to 7th Lord Londonderry expressing opposition to the placing of exhibits in the lobbies of the House of Commons. Carbon typescript copy. 20 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/137-140 Letter from [WSC] to Lord Balfour [earlier Arthur Balfour] on: British naval policy with regard to that of the United States; the hard work involved in finishing the volume of "The World Crisis" on the peace conferences; Maurice Hankey's vindication of Balfour against the "calumnies" of Ray Stannard Baker; WSC's wish to print a passage from one of Balfour's Cabinet papers which states British policy towards Russia at the end of the war. Carbon typescript copy. 21 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/159/141 Parody of the "to be or not to be" soliloquy from Hamlet praising the role of the Tote in regularising betting on horse racing. [Dec] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/142 Circular letter from N W Wells (1420 Lime Avenue, Long Beach, California, [United States]) asking for the recipients' opinion of the "solution to war and hard times" set forth in a booklet entitled "All you have to do is take it". [Dec] [1928]
CHAR 2/159/143 Cataloguer's note referring to CHAR 2/159/144, CHAR 2/159/145-147 and CHAR 2/159/148. c 1980
CHAR 2/159/144 Letter from Lady Oxford and Asquith [earlier Margot Asquith] (The Wharf, Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire) to WSC congratulating him on his speech [in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire] attacking David Lloyd George's conduct during the General Strike. 25 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/145-147 Letter from Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] (Stockton House, Codford, Wiltshire) to WSC praising his tribute to Lord Asquith and Oxford [earlier Herbert Asquith] in "Nash's Magazine". 07 Sep 1928
CHAR 2/159/148 Envelope with note referring to CHAR 2/159/144. [Sep] [1928]