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25 CHAR 2/147/82 Letter from Felix Rose (Reform Club, Pall Mall, [London]) to [WSC] suggesting that Sir John Simon's speech on the unlawfulness of the General Strike be posted on hoardings, and offering his services to carry out this task. 08 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/83-84 Letter from J Y Simpson (25 Chester Street, Edinburgh, [Scotland]) to WSC advocating the production and distribution of a leaflet shortly stating the case against the General Strike. 07 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/85 Letter from H C Robbins, general manager of the Press Association Ltd (Byron House, 85 Fleet Street, London) to WSC quoting a telegram from Sir James Owen, vice-president of the Newspaper Society, reporting that printers returning to work have been victimised by their trade union and suggesting that a proclamation be made against such victimisation. 05 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/86 Letter from Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (Treasury Chambers) to WSC suggesting that special constables be recruited to perform ordinary police duties to enable regular police to form "an army of manoeuvre to be sent anywhere where it is necessary". 05 May [1926]
25 CHAR 2/147/88 Resolution supporting the Government passed by a meeting of working women at Grays [Essex]). Sent with CHAR 2/147/87. 05 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/89 Letter from Wilfrid Ashley (Ministry of Transport) to [WSC] on his scheme for transporting by car members and officials of the House of Commons, for which no Labour members have put down their names. 03 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/90-91 Letter from WSC (Chartwell) to Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham] enclosing an article from the "New Statesman" [see CHAR 2/147/92-93] and asking whether Hogg agrees that the assertion in it that WSC called for the military to be used in the General Strike is libellous. Signed typescript copy. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/147/106-107. 26 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/92-93 Article from the "New Statesman" entitled "Should we hang Mr Churchill or not?" attacking WSC's belligerent attitude during the General Strike. Sent with the original of CHAR 2/147/90-91. Another copy at CHAR 2/147/108. 22 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/112 Cutting from the Daily Mail: report of speech by David Lloyd George in which he joked that if Jesus Christ came to contemporary London his utterances would have been excluded from the "British Gazette". Sent with CHAR 2/147/111. With deprecatory annotation by [Frances Helen Pumfrey]. 28 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/113 Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" attacking Stanley Baldwin and the miners' leaders for leading them into strikes. Copy sent with CHAR 2/147/111. 17 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/134 Telegram from WSC to the Managing Director of the BBC [John Reith, later Lord Reith] asking him to accede to the request of Havelock Wilson to broadcast an appeal for industrial peace. Typescript copy. 26 Aug 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/135-138 Telegram from Havelock Wilson to WSC asking him to help in getting the BBC to allow Wilson to broadcast an appeal for industrial peace. Aug 1926
25 CHAR 2/147/167-173 Letter from WSC to Sir James Hawkey blaming trade union extremists and Russian Bolshevik influences for the recent severe industrial unrest, including the General Strike, and expressing the Government's determination to defeat these forces. Carbon typescript copy. 16 Nov 1926
25 CHAR 2/148 Public and Political: General: The British Gazette: souvenirs. 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/148/1 Souvenir volume of the British Gazette in miniature comprising facsimiles of all editions of the British Gazette covering the period of the General Strike and giving information about the government's actions to counteract the strike. Printed. 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/148/2 Photograph of a luncheon party attended by those involved in the publication of the British Gazette [during the General Strike] including WSC. Annotated on the reverse "Miss [Clarice] Fisher to keep (British Gazette luncheon)". [1926]
25 CHAR 2/149 Public and political: newspapers relating to the General Strike. May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/2 Edition of the "Times" with editorial and reports on the General Strike. 07 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/3 Edition of the "Times" with editorial and reports on the General Strike. 08 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/4 Edition of the "Evening News" containing news of the General Strike. 07 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/5 Edition of the "Daily Mirror" containing editorial and reports on the General Strike. 08 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/6 Edition of the "Daily Mail" with leading article and reports on the General Strike. 08 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/7 Edition of the "Observer" with leading article and reports on the General Strike. 09 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/149/8-9 Edition of the "Saturday Review" with leading article on the General Strike. 08 May 1926
25 CHAR 2/152/94-95 Letter from WSC to H A Gwynne on the award of honours to printers and others who worked on the "British Gazette" during the General Strike and WSC's memories of the strike. Typescript copy. 10 Jun 1927
25 CHAR 2/152/96 Letter from H A Gwynne (The "Morning Post", 15 Tudor Street, [London]) to [WSC ] thanking him for remembering those who worked for the "British Gazette" in the honours list. 03 Jun 1927
25 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
25 CHAR 2/164/12-13 Message to WSC asking whether he wishes to reply to a statement by Ernest Bevin accusing him of preventing an agreement between the Cabinet and the trade unions which would have averted the General Strike. [Apr] [1929]
25 CHAR 2/164/14-16 Reply by WSC to a statement by Ernest Bevin accusing him of preventing an agreement between the Cabinet and the trade unions which would have averted the General Strike. Annotated typescript. Another draft at CHAR 2/164/18-21. Final version at CHAR 2/164/23-27. [Apr] [1929]
25 CHAR 2/164/17 Letter from [Thomas Jones] (Offices of the Cabinet) to Donald Fergusson commenting on the draft of WSC's reply to the statement by Ernest Bevin that WSC had prevented an agreement between the Cabinet and the trade unions which would have averted the General Strike. 23 Apr [1929]
25 CHAR 2/164/18-21 Reply by WSC to the statement by Ernest Bevin that WSC had prevented an agreement between the Cabinet and the trade unions which would have averted the General Strike. Annotated typescript. Another draft at CHAR 2/164/14-16. Final version at CHAR 2/164/23-27. [Apr] [1929]
25 CHAR 2/164/23-27 Reply by WSC to the statement by Ernest Bevin that WSC prevented an agreement between the Cabinet and the trade unions which would have averted the General Strike. Carbon typescript copy. Other copies, without Bevin's statement, at CHAR 2/164/28-31 and CHAR 2/164/32-35. [Apr] [1929]
25 CHAR 2/164/36 Note by [? Sir William Joynson Hicks, later Lord Brentford] on part of Ernest Bevin's statement accusing WSC of preventing an agreement which would have averted the General Strike. [Apr] [1929]
25 CHAR 2/164/38 Letter from [WSC] to Thomas Naylor thanking him for pointing out that it was not the printers who refused to set up the "Daily Mail" article "for King and Country" on the eve of the General Strike. Carbon typescript copy. 26 Apr 1929
25 CHAR 2/164/39 Letter from Thomas Naylor, secretary of the London Society of Compositors (House of Commons) to WSC pointing out that it was not the printers who refused to set up the "Daily Mail" article "for King and Country" on the eve of the General Strike. 24 Apr 1929
25 CHAR 8/207 Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]. 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
25 CHAR 8/567 Literary: articles: News of the World 4. Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
25 CHAR 8/620 Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1. Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
25 CHAR 9/75A-B Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, source material, print and press cutting. 03 Apr 1926 - 10 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 9/76 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and typescript. 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
25 CHAR 9/77A-B Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings. 02 Jul 1926 - 08 Dec 1926
25 CHAR 9/79 Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes. 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
25 CHAR 9/79/5 Budget Statement 11 Apr 1927
25 CHAR 9/79/7-71 Budget Statement 11 Apr 1927
25 CHAR 9/93A-B Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and Hansard. 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931
25 CHAR 18 Official: Treasury 1924 - 1929
25 CHAR 18/27 Official: Treasury: correspondence. 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926
25 CHAR 18/28 Official: Treasury: correspondence. 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926
25 CHAR 18/30A-B Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes. 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926
25 CHAR 18/68 Official: Treasury: minutes and papers on the Trade Disputes Bill and the Civil Service. 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Mar 1927
25 CHAR 18/101 Official: Treasury: correspondence. 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929
25 CHAR 22/94 Official: Cabinet: papers 170 - 200. 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926
25 CHAR 22/96 Official: Cabinet: papers 235 - 259. 13 Jul 1924 - 07 Jul 1926
25 CHAR 22/97 Official: Cabinet: papers 260 - 279. 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926
25 CHAR 22/99 Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 314. 02 Feb 1926 - 13 Aug 1926
25 CHAR 22/128 Official: Cabinet: Supply and Transport Committee: conclusions 11 - 34. 29 Apr 1926 - 27 Jul 1927
25 CHAR 22/129 Official: Cabinet: Supply and Transport Committee: papers 22 - 28. 16 May 1926 - 27 May 1929
25 CHAR 22/132 Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 9 - 17. 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926
25 CHAR 22/141 Official: Cabinet: General Strike. 01 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 22/142 Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: various papers. 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 22/143 Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: correspondence. 05 May 1926 - 22 Jul 1927
25 CHAR 22/144 Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: copy. 04 May 1926 - 12 May 1926
25 CHAR 22/145 Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: set of copies. 05 May 1926 - 13 May 1926
25 CHAR 22/148 Official: Cabinet: Scotland Yard reports on revolutionary organisations in the United Kingdom: 340 - 350. 15 Apr 1926 - 12 Aug 1926
25 CHAR 22/143/10-12 Copy of a letter from WSC to Geoffrey Dawson 08 May 1926
25 CHAR 22/143/101 Letter from William Codling [Controller, HM Stationery Office] to Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] 01 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 22/142/34-44 Notes of a meeting held in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Room at the Treasury 03 May 1926
25 CHAR 22/142/119-132 Copy of report to the Cabinet Re The "British Gazette" 25 May 1926
25 CHAR 22/141/51-53 "Misleading statements as to the breakdown" May 1926
25 CHAR 22/141/54-64 "Memorandum of facts with regard to the coal dispute" May 1926
25 CHAR 22/96/4-15 "Russian Money" 11 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 22/96/53-54 "The Coal Dispute" 15 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 22/96/117-122 "Report of the Coal Commission" 22 Jun 1926
25 CHAR 18/68/13-14 Memorandum from WSC to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] and Sir Russell Scott [Controller, Treasury] 22 Feb 1927
25 CHAR 18/28/106-108 Copy of a letter from WSC to "Charlie", 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh] 03 Nov 1926
25 CHAR 18/28/28-30 Letter from Sir Roger Keyes 08 Sep 1926
25 CHAR 8/567/1-19 ["The General Strike"] 1937

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