Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence.

Reference code: CHAR 17/9

Part of: CHAR 17
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Date: 22 Sep 1921 - 30 Sep 1921

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Correspondents include: [3rd Lord] Stradbroke [earlier George Rous] Governor of Victoria [Australia] on honours for Dominion ministers; 1st Stamfordham [earlier Arthur Bigge] on subjects including King George V's decision to continue the ANZAC day message and the bodyguards of Empress Marie of Russia (4); Sir Reginald Wingate on the administration of East Africa and on his position in Egypt (2); 1st Lord Jellicoe [Governor General and Commander in Chief, New Zealand] on administration of Samoa (2); Leo Amery [Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Colonies] on the overseas settlement; General Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief Mesopotamia [Iraq] on attacks against the Turks (2) and Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner, Mesopotamia.

Includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and David Lloyd George, Prime Minister, on WSC's attempts to reduce British troops in Palestine and Mesopotamia; Sir James Masterton-Smith on the re-organisation of governorships; 1st Lord Forster [Governor General and Commander in Chief, Australia]; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on the status of Indians in South Africa; Sir Edward Grigg; and Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner of Palestine, on the garrison in Palestine.

Other subjects include: racial discrimination against Indians, the death of Marigold Churchill and Mesopotamia's change of name to Iraq.

Also includes internal departmental correspondence, newspaper cuttings on the government of Samoa, and notes on policy in Kenya.

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