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Date: 09 May 1940


Letter from John [1st] Lord Stonehaven [earlier Sir John Baird] to Edward, Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] proposing that [1st] Lord Weir be made Secretary of State for Air in preference to Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood]. [typescript] Forwarded to WSC by Halifax.