Literary: correspondence thanking WSC for complimentary copies and congratulating him on volume 2 ("Their Finest Hour") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War").

Reference code: CHUR 4/51

Part of: CHUR 4
Next record: CHUR 4/52A-B
Previous record: CHUR 4/50

Date: Mar 1949 - Oct 1949

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Correspondents include: Samuel Kaplan; Cordell Hull; Clement Attlee; Horatia Seymour; Eleanor Roosevelt; "Betty", Admiral Harold Stark; "Beetle", [Walter] Bedell Smith; James Farley; Mackenzie King; Admiral William Leahy; Charles Eade; Sir Edward Marsh; Fleet Admiral Ernest King; John Snyder; Sir James Hawkey; Patrick Kinna, G Lamont and Kathleen Hill [former secretaries]; Lady Juliet Duff; Charles Nicholl; Frederick Mummery; Sir Thomas Dunhill; 1st Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis]; Charles Barker, Edith Watson, Eric Seal, and Leslie Rowan [former Private Secretaries to WSC]; "Van", 1st Lord Vansittart; Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] (2); Sir Leslie Hollis; Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook]; 1st Lord Leathers; Nellie Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier]; James Stuart; Clare Sheridan; 1st Lord Portal of Hungerford [earlier Sir Charles Portal]; Bernard Baruch Junior; Thomas Johnston; [Richard] John Wilson [later 2nd Lord Moran]; "Bendor" [2nd Duke of Westminster]; Arthur Soames; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Patrick Buchan-Hepburn [later 1st Lord Hailes]; "Ettie" [Ethel], Lady Desborough; 1st Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope; Reginald Maudling; Major-General Frederick Anderson; Audrey Soames; Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Viorel Tilea; Sophie, Lady Wavertree; Averell Harriman. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].

Also includes: lists of those to be sent complimentary copies; copy of WSC's compliments slip; article by Farley entitled "What makes a good politician?".

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Physical: 1 file (92 loose folios)
Publication: Alternative format: Folio 72: Copyright holder (Lord Moran) has withheld permission for online publication. Available on microfilm at Churchill Archives Centre.
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