Public and political: general correspondence, Apr-May 1922.

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CHAR 2/122/1 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Captain Albert Larking reporting WSC's pleasure at the success of [the annual meeting of the Early Closing Association]. Carbon typescript copy. 01 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/2 Letter from Rogers Platt Churchill (304 Elmwood Avenue, Ithaca, New York, United States) to [WSC] asking for his views on the Dardanelles campaign, Ireland, the colonies and trade unions for inclusion in a thesis he is writing at Cornell University, expressing his pride at being a member of the American branch of the Churchill family and inviting WSC to correspond with him. 01 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/3 Letter from M L Cotter (the Cathedral House, Leeds, [Yorkshire]) to WSC congratulating him [on his role in bringing about the Irish settlement]. 02 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/4 Letter from 1st Lord Long of Wraxall [earlier Walter Long] (Rood Ashton, Trowbridge, [Wiltshire]) to WSC congratulating him [on his role in bringing about the Irish settlement]. 02 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/5 Letter from [WSC] to Sir Frank Moulden regretting that he will be too busy to visit Australia in the near future. Carbon typescript copy. 03 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/6-7 Letter from Nina, Duchess of Hamilton (19 St James's Square, [London]) to WSC reporting that he quotes his remark about the need for people to be as united for peace as they are for war at meetings of the League of Nations Union and expressing sympathy at the death of Marigold Churchill. 04 Apr [1922]
CHAR 2/122/8-9 Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (Lullenden Farm) to WSC reporting that Sir William Tyrrell "was sympathetic and not too incredulous" and that Germany and Russia have made a defensive alliance against either of them being attacked by Poland, and asserting that "Germany is the key to the battle between Civilization and Bolshevism.". 05 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/10 Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Downing Street) to Leo Weinthal conveying WSC's thanks for having his attention drawn to an article in the African World. Carbon typescript copy. 04 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/11 Compliments note from Ralph Hawtrey of the Treasury. 05 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/12 Cutting from the Times: statement by Otto Kahn, a banker, on the economic situation in Britain and the rest of Europe and the war debts owed by European countries to the United States. 16 Sep 1920
CHAR 2/122/13 Letter from [John Stephenson] to Israel Cohen stating that WSC has no time to write an introduction [to the proposed collection of articles marking the 20th anniversary of the Jewish National Fund, the land-purchasing agency of the Zionist Organisation] but is happy for an extract from his speech on 14 June to used as an introduction. 06 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/14 Letter from the 8th Duke of Atholl (Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, [Perthshire, Scotland]) to WSC on the political situation in East Perthshire. 06 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/15 Letter from Sir William Sutherland [private secretary to David Lloyd George] (10 Downing Street) to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] on the adoption of an Asquithian Liberal candidate in East Perthshire [Scotland]. 06 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/16 Telegram from Sir William Sutherland [private secretary to David Lloyd George] (10 Downing Street) to Mr MacNicol (Edinburgh, [Scotland]) instructing him to form a strong local committee in East Perthshire to support Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso]. Manuscript copy. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/17 Letter from "Freddie" [Frederick Guest] (Air Ministry) to WSC urging him to read CHAR 2/122/18-21 before he makes his speech [at Dundee in defence of the Coalition]. 06 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/18-21 Memorandum by [Frederick Guest] analysing the party political situation and arguing for a postponement of the General Election until the summer of 1923. Sent with CHAR 2/122/17. 06 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/22 Letter from V Hayes Jones, former secretary to Montagu Porch (St Davids, Dagmar Avenue, Wembley Hill, Middlesex), to WSC asking him to give him recommendations to administrative posts at home or in the colonies. 08 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/23 Letter from Dr J Murray Clark (Clark, McPherson, Campbell and Jarvis, barristers and solicitors, The Kent Building, 156 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/24 and calling for the co-ordination of information about the disbursement of foreign money to foment unrest in the United States, Canada and South Africa and elsewhere in the Empire. 10 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/24 Pamphlet: "The relations between the British Dominion of Virginia and the Dominion of Canada", a paper read by Dr J Murray Clark of Toronto, Canada at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Sent with CHAR 2/122/23. 31 Aug 1921
CHAR 2/122/25 Letter from James Phillpotts (The Ousels, Tunbridge Wells, [Kent]) to WSC approving the fact that Rhodesia has not joined the South African Union because if it did it could be lost to the Empire and suggesting that money could be made available to support Rhodesia if Britain gave up support for aggressive Zionism in Palestine in favour of a more moderate policy. 10 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/26 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to the secretary of the Joint Substitution Board asking on WSC's behalf how [V Hayes-Jones, former secretary to Montagu Porch] should apply for a post. Carbon typescript copy. 11 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/27 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to V Hayes-Jones [former secretary to Montagu Porch] stating that WSC is writing to the Joint Substitution Board about Jones's case. Carbon typescript copy. 11 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/28 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Rogers Platt Churchill sending WSC's best wishes and expressing his regret that he is unable to correspond with him. Carbon typescript copy. 11 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/29 Telegram from McNicol to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (Colonial Office) on arrangements for a Coalition Liberal meeting in Perth [Scotland]. 11 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/30 Letter from Isaac Cohen (The Zionist Organisation, Central Office, 77 Great Russell Street, London) to John Stephenson thanking WSC for permission to use an extract from his speech on 14 June 1921 as an introduction to the review of the Jewish National Fund. 10 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/31-32 Telegram from WSC to [David Lloyd George] recommending Alexander MacCallum Scott rather than John Leng Sturrock to be the Scottish Government Whip, reporting the success of his Dundee visit and the attempts of their opponents to upset the associations of their supporters. Draft in the hand of Edward Marsh. 11 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/33 Letter from Kenneth Lyons (War Office) to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/122/34 and CHAR 2/122/35. 12 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/34 Letter from Lieutenant-General Michael Rimington (Cavendish Lodge, Doveridge, Derbyshire) to WSC drawing his attention to the apparent anomaly of the Inniskilling Dragoons being reduced to one squadron. 04 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/35 Letter from Kenneth Lyon, private secretary to the Secretary of State for War, to Lieutenant-General Michael Rimington on the careful consideration given by the Army Council to the amalgamation of cavalry regiments. Copy sent with CHAR 2/122/33. 04 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/36-37 Letter from Kenneth Lyon [private secretary to the Secretary of State for War] (War Office) to Edward Marsh returning CHAR 2/122/38 and commenting on the possibility of the War Office releasing Deptford cattle market [London]. 12 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/38 Letter from A E Southernwood (142 Waller Road, New Cross, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/39 and CHAR 2/122/40 and hoping that WSC will get the War Office to keep its promise to release Deptford cattle market [London]. 31 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/122/39 Letter from Colonel L F Davies (War Office) to [A E Southernwood] stating that no part of Deptford cattle market [London] can be released by the War Office until equivalent accommodation can be found elsewhere. Copy sent with CHAR 2/122/38. 24 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/122/40 Letter from A E Southernwood to the secretary at the War Office suggesting that land and buildings at Woolwich, rather than Deptford cattle market, should be used to store army supplies, which could be reduced in size anyway. Copy sent with CHAR 2/122/38. 31 Mar 1922
CHAR 2/122/41 Part of a letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George recommending Alexander MacCallum Scott rather than John Leng Sturrock or James Greig to the be the Scottish Government Whip, reporting that he is remaining in London because of the Irish situation and looking forward to a painting holiday on the Riviera. Carbon typescript copy of first page only. 12 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/42 Telegram from [David Lloyd George] to WSC agreeing that Alexander MacCallum Scott is the best candidate to be the Scottish Government Whip but adding that his seat is very risky, reporting that 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] has pledged that his Glasgow newspapers will not oppose Scott, and that the Genoa Conference is going well, with all of Europe opposing the troublesome French. Typescript copy. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/43-44 Telegram from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] to Edward Marsh reporting that his electoral prospects [in Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland] are not bad and insisting that a strong local Liberal committee would need to be formed if he were to commit himself to East Perthshire. 13 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/45-46 Letter from WSC to [David Lloyd George] suggesting that Alexander MacCallum Scott succeed John Pratt as Scottish Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and also become Government Scottish Whip. Draft in the hand of Edward Marsh. 13 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/47 Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, [Caithness, Scotland]) to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/122/48, CHAR 2/122/49, CHAR 2/122/50-53 and CHAR 2/122/54. 13 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/48 Letter from D J MacDonald (Craigie Cliff, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] announcing his intention of speaking in Dundee about Russia using information supplied by Sinclair and describing the opposition to him in Dundee from "independent" Liberals. Sent with CHAR 2/122/47. 09 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/49 Letter from [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] to D J MacDonald (Craigie Cliff, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) approving his intention of speaking in Dundee about Russia using information supplied by Sinclair, refuting the claims of the Bolsheviks that the Volga famine was the fault of Alexander Kolchak and Alexander Denikin and promising to take up MacDonald's offer of help and advice if he should stand for East Perthshire. Sent with CHAR 2/122/47. 13 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/50-53 Letter from [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, [Caithness, Scotland]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/54 and comparing his electoral prospects in Caithness and Sutherland with those in East Perthshire. Sent with CHAR 2/122/47. 13 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/54 Invitation from the electors of Caithness and Sutherland [Scotland] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] to come forward as the Coalition Liberal Candidate. Sent with CHAR 2/122/50-53. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/55 Letter from Sidney Randall (Primrose Club, Park Place, St James's, [London]) to [WSC] enclosing CHAR 2/122/56 and asking if he can get them published. 15 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/56 Sonnets [by Sidney Randall] praising WSC and David Lloyd George. Sent with CHAR 2/122/55. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/57-58 Letter from "Archie" [Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, Thurso [Scotland] to "Eddie" [Edward Marsh, Private Secretary to WSC] discussing the possibility that he might stand as a parliamentary candidate for Perth [Scotland] if a Liberal Committee was formed there, or that Coalition Liberals in Perth might support a Coalition Conservative candidate, or that he might stand for Thurso and that WSC might support him by making a speech. He also asks Marsh to give a letter to Woolcoombe to be passed to the SIS Messenger; refers to SIS report No 619 which he asks Marsh to burn after WSC has seen it and also to extracts from the Wireless Press. Signed typecript. 17 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/59 Letter from John Stephenson to Geoffrey Shakespeare [private secretary to the Prime Minister] on an application for the rectory of Drum, Clones, County Monaghan, [Ireland]. Carbon typescript copy. 17 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/60-61 Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] advising him not to commit himself to standing for Caithness and Sutherland before it is known whether or not a strong Coalition Liberal committee can be formed for him in East Perthshire. Carbon typescript copy. 18 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/62 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Sidney Randall regretting that WSC cannot help him publish [two sonnets about WSC and David Lloyd George; see CHAR 2/122/56]. Carbon typescript copy. 18 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/63 Letter from Oswald Garside (Arts Club, 40 Dover Street, [London]) to WSC enclosing a list of subscribers to the Artists' General Benevolent Institution [not present]. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/64 Letter from [? John Stephenson] to Oswald Garside sending 2 guineas from WSC for the Artists' General Benevolent Institution. Carbon typescript copy. 19 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/65 Letter from Edward Marsh to A E Southernwood reporting that WSC understands that the War Office do not believe that [the re-opening of Deptford cattle market] is yet a practical commercial proposition. Carbon typescript copy. 19 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/66 Letter from Edward Marsh to Eric Speed [War Office] suggesting that he show Kenneth Lyon [CHAR 2/122/65]. Carbon typescript copy. 19 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/67-69 Telegram from 1st Lord Leverhulme [earlier Sir William Lever] (the Hill, Hampstead, [London]) to WSC (Eaton Hall, Chester) asking him to reconsider his declining of the invitation to attend the Newspaper Press Fund's 59th festival. 20 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/70 Letter from Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] (Thurso Castle, [Caithness, Scotland]) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/122/71-72 and asking him to show it to WSC, commenting on the electoral situation in [East Perthshire and Caithness and Sutherland], and reporting on his successful fishing and the depression of Edwin Montagu. 20 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/71-72 Excerpt from a letter from William Munro [secretary of the Provincial National Liberal Council] (25 George Street, Perth, [Scotland]) to [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] reporting that the Conservatives in East Perthshire intend to field their own candidate in the constituency, which would make Sinclair's candidature as a Coalition Liberal untenable. Sent with CHAR 2/122/70. 18 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/73 Letter form Samuel Dowell, honorary secretary of the North East Coast Art Club (Imperial Buildings, South Parade, Whitley Bay, [Northumberland]) to WSC inviting him to become a patron of the Club and describing its work. Annotated: "regret". 21 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/74 Page from the Whitley Seaside Chronicle and Visitors' Gazette [Northumberland] including marked report on a meeting of the North East Coast Art Club. Sent with CHAR 2/122/73. 22 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/75 Note by Edward Marsh referring to CHAR 2/122/76. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/76 Letter from Edmund Cook Wheater (Pinners Hall, Austin Friars, London) to Edward Marsh on the application of David Hunter to be a Chancery Visitor in Lunacy and the success of Low Temperature Carbonisation. 21 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/77 Letter from the Joint Substitution Board to John Stephenson stating that there is no possibility of the Board finding Government employment for V Hayes-Jones [the former secretary to Montagu Porch] because preference is given to disabled ex-servicemen. Annotated to form a reply to Hayes-Jones. 21 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/78 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Edmund Cook Wheater reporting that he has sent David Hunter's application [to be a Chancery Visitor in Lunacy] to the secretary of the Lord Chancellor and that WSC has had a riding accident. Carbon typescript copy. 22 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/79 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Robert Bankes [secretary to the Lord Chancellor] on David Hunter's application to be a Chancery Visitor in Lunacy. Carbon typescript copy. 22 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/80 Letter from Robert Bankes [secretary to the Lord Chancellor] (House of Lords) on David Hunter's application to be a Chancery Visitor in Lunacy. Carbon typescript copy. 24 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/81-82 Letter from Harold Heathcote Williams (Oxford University New Reform Club, Winchester House, 129A High Street, Oxford) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/83-85 and outlining the aims of the Club. Annotated by WSC: "I really cannot attend to this now. It seems very good and interesting.". 24 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/83-85 Circular letter from the committee of the Oxford University New Reform Club (Winchester House, 129A High Street, Oxford) outlining the aims of the Club. Sent with CHAR 2/122/81-82. 27 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/86-87 Letter from H A Gwynne (The Morning Post, 346 Strand, [London]) to WSC urging him to protest against David Lloyd George's policy at the Genoa Conference of allowing the aggrandisement of Russia and Germany at the expense of France. 24 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/88 Letter from Geoffrey Shakespeare [private secretary to David Lloyd George] (10 Downing Street) to John Stephenson advising that Mrs Burn be told that the living of Avon Dassett [Warwickshire] will not be vacant until May. 24 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/89 Letter from Edward Marsh to Mrs Burn informing her that the living of Avon Dassett [Warwickshire] will not be vacant until May and the her husband will be considered for the appointment. Carbon typescript copy. 25 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/90 Note from [Edward Marsh] to [WSC] referring to CHAR 2/122/91-93. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/91-93 Letter from Professor Virgil Yates Russell (Tuscon, Arizona, [United States]) to WSC asking him to send a photograph of himself inscribed with a quotation from him on Anglo-American reconciliation. 24 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/94 Letter from WSC to H A Gwynne arguing that the Bolsheviks will use their attendance at the Genoa Conference for propaganda purposes at home and that in the unlikely event of their reaching an agreement at the Conference, bringing the threat of a rift between Britain and France, "a very grave issue will be raised on which in the first instance the Cabinet must pronounce." Carbon typescript copy. 27 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/95 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Samuel Dowell reporting that WSC does not feel able to become a patron of the [North East Coast Art Club]. Carbon typescript copy. 27 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/96 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Harold Heathcote Williams confirming that WSC cannot come to Oxford and that he approves of the letter [issued by the Oxford University New Reform Club. Carbon typescript copy. 29 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/97 Telegram from 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] (Venice, [Italy]) to WSC expressing distress at WSC's [riding] accident. 29 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/98 Telegram from [WSC] to 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] (Hotel Miramare, Genoa, [Italy]) urging him to consider the future very gravely. [Apr] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/99-100 Letter from [WSC] to "Fred" [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] describing his recent fall from a polo pony and regretting that Birkenhead should have given the bulk of Conservatives a further reason to disagree with him by associating himself with the apparently conciliatory attitude being adopted towards the Bolsheviks, to the detriment of Britain's relations with France, by [David Lloyd George] at the Genoa Conference. 01 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/101 Telegram from [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] (Genoa, [Italy]) to WSC referring to WSC's [riding] accident and denying that at the Genoa Conference he has departed from the common standpoint agreed with WSC. 01 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/102 Telegram from WSC to [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] (Genoa, [Italy]) on arrangements for them to meet. [May] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/103 Letter from 17th Lord Derby (Derby House, Stratford Place, [London]) to WSC asking him to address a dinner being held to promote closer co-operation between Anglo-French societies and thanking him for taking his son, Lord Stanley, as an assistant private secretary. 04 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/104 Note from [John Stephenson] to Edward Marsh suggesting that he reply to [Israel Cohen of the Zionist Organisation] that WSC cannot write a special article for him but has no objection to the publication of pronouncements he has already made. 11 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/105 Notes by [Edward Marsh] and others referring to CHAR 2/122/106. 08 May [1922] - 10 May [1922]
CHAR 2/122/106 Letter from Israel Cohen (The Zionist Organisation, Central Office, 77 Great Russell Street, London) to WSC asking him to write a message for the enlarged number of New Palestine being published to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Organisation. 05 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/107 Letter from Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/122/108, CHAR 2/122/109 and CHAR 2/122/110. 05 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/108 Notice from the Town Clerk of Liverpool giving the prescribed closing times for the sale of fruit and vegetables. Sent with CHAR 2/122/107. 15 Feb 1922
CHAR 2/122/109 Letter [drafted by Captain Albert Larking for WSC] to [the secretary of the Liverpool Fruiterers' Association] stating the opposition of the Early Closing Association to the amendment of the Early Closing Bill of 1921 and advising the Liverpool traders to obtain uniform hours of closing for the fruit and vegetable trades by a local closing order. Sent with CHAR 2/122/107. [May] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/110 Letter from Thomas Triggs secretary of the Liverpool Fruiterers' Association (North Market, Liverpool) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/108 and asking him to bring about the ending of the anomaly relating to closing times for the sale of fruit arising from the amendment to the Early Closing Bill of 1921. Sent with CHAR 2/122/107. 02 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/111 Letter from [Edward Marsh] (Downing Street) to the secretary of the Liverpool Fruiterers' Association [Thomas Triggs] stating that the amendment to the Early Closing Bill of 1921 was not supported by the Early Closing Association and advising his Association to secure uniform hours of closing for the fruit and vegetable trades by a local closing order. 06 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/112 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to V Hayes-Jones [former secretary to Montagu Porch] conveying WSC's regret that neither the Joint Substitution Board nor the Ministry of Labour will be able to find him employment in the Government service. 08 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/113 Letter from Alexander Maxwell (Home Office) to Edward Marsh enclosing CHAR 2/122/114-115 and advising that WSC, as president of the Early Closing Association, should vote against James Seddon's motion to annul the order made for Southend-on-Sea [Essex] under the Shops Act. 08 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/114-115 Memorandum from [Alexander Maxwell] to the Home Secretary [Edward Shortt] explaining the background to James Seddon's motion to annul the order made for Southend-on-Sea [Essex] under the Shops Act and advising Shortt to vote against it. Carbon typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/122/113. 08 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/116 Letter from Captain Albert Larking, secretary of the Early Closing Association (34-40 Ludgate Hill, London), to WSC asking for his support against James Seddon's motion to annul the order made for Southend-on-Sea [Essex] under the Shops Act and explaining why his Association is opposed to it. 04 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/117 Letter from Louis Brennan (Air Ministry, Netley Street, South Farnborough, [Hampshire]) to Edward Marsh on arrangements for showing WSC photographs of his machine. 08 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/118-120 Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to "Eddie" [17th Lord Derby] arguing that it is a delicate time to speak about Anglo-French relations because France may invade the Ruhr [Germany] and that Britain should have used her influence to prevent such an event rather than "quarrelling with France for not pandering to the Bolshevists". Copy in the hand of Edward Marsh. 08 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/121 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Captain Albert Larking [secretary of the Early Closing Association] conveying WSC's approval of the withdrawal of James Seddon's motion [to annul the order made for Southend-on-Sea [Essex] under the Shops Act. Carbon typescript copy. 09 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/122 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Louis Brennan stating that he will try and arrange for Brennan to show the photographs [of his invention] to WSC when WSC gets back from a fortnight's rest. Carbon typescript copy. 09 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/123-124 Letter from 17th Lord Derby (Derby House, Stratford Place, [London]) to WSC repeating his request to him to address a dinner being held to promote closer co-operation between Anglo-French societies, which he believes will help to improve relations between Britain and France which have been damaged by the policy of David Lloyd George and will dissuade France from invading the Ruhr [Germany]. 09 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/125 Telegram from Lord Curzon (Broadstairs, [Kent]) to WSC: "alas not likely to return yet insomnia having succeeded other pains. Am anxious as you are". 09 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/126 Letter from V Hayes-Jones [former secretary to Montagu Porch] (St Davids, Dagmar Avenue, Wembley Hill, Middlesex] to WSC thanking him for attempting to obtain an appointment for him. 10 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/127 Letter from William Turner, commissioner of the Scottish National Brotherhood Union (13 Holborn Street, Aberdeen, [Scotland]), to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/128-135, CHAR 2/122/136 and CHAR 2/122/137 and asking for his opinion of the Brotherhood movement. 10 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/128-135 Messages for support for the Brotherhood movement from prominent men. Sent with CHAR 2/122/127. 1922
CHAR 2/122/136 Leaflet issued by the Scottish Brotherhood Union on the campaign to raise funds for meeting halls for the Bantus in South Africa. Sent with CHAR 2/122/127. [1922]
CHAR 2/122/137 "The Brotherhood message and challenge" issued by the First World Brotherhood Congress in London. Sent with CHAR 2/122/127. Sep 1919
CHAR 2/122/138 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to William Turner [commissioner of the Scottish Brotherhood Union] stating that WSC is resting after his accident and wishes to be excused from sending the Union a message. Carbon typescript copy. 11 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/139 Letter from Lord Stanley [assistant private secretary to WSC] to Israel Cohen [secretary of the Zionist Organisation] stating that WSC cannot write a special article but does not object to the use of extracts from his published speeches. Carbon typescript copy. 11 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/140 Letter from T P O'Connor (5 Morpeth Mansions, Victoria Street, [London]) to WSC sending a snuff box with inscriptions referring to the Irish settlement and the saving of the [?1908] budget. 12 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/141 Letter from 17th Lord Derby (Derby House, Stratford Place, [London]) to WSC reporting that there is widespread bitterness in France against David Lloyd George but that most people, including Raymond Poincare, would not support an occupation of the Ruhr [Germany]. Again urges WSC to address the dinner being held to promote closer co-operation between Anglo-French societies and states his inability to support David Lloyd George's foreign policy. 13 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/142 Letter from [WSC] (Colonial Office) to 17th Lord Derby announcing that he is going to Biarritz [France] for a holiday and so will not be able to address the dinner being held to promote closer co-operation between Anglo-French societies. Typescript copy. 13 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/143 Letter from [WSC] to Sir Ernest Pollock [Attorney-General] asking whether the Government has power to protect children from the "poisonous propaganda" in the Young Communist. Carbon typescript copy. 16 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/144 Letter from [WSC] to Edward Shortt [Home Secretary] asking whether anything is going to be done to protect children from the "poisonous propaganda" in the Young Communist. Carbon typescript copy. 16 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/145 Letter from Edward Shortt, Home Secretary, to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/122/146-148 and referring to the possibility of taking legal action against the Young Communist. Carbon typescript copy. 17 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/146-148 Memorandum by the Home Secretary [Edward Shortt] on Socialist and Revolutionary schools in Britain. Sent with CHAR 2/122/145. 25 Apr 1922
CHAR 2/122/149 Letter from Austen Chamberlain (11 Downing Street) to WSC suggesting Martin Archer-Shee and Sir John Baird [later 1st Lord Stonehaven] as colonial governors. 18 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/150 Letter from A Cramm (Hannover, Luisenhof, [Germany]) to WSC asking for help out of his financial difficulties caused by the realisation of his stocks and shares by the Public Trustee. 22 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/151 Note from [Edward Marsh] to [WSC] expressing a low opinion of Francis Howard but pointing out that the exhibitions he has mounted have been very good. [May] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/152 Letter from Bessie Howard (121 St George's Road, [London]) to WSC asking for his support for the recommendation that Francis Howard should receive an honour [see CHAR 2/122/153-156]. [May] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/153-156 Recommendation to the Prime Minister that Francis Howard, honorary director of the Grafton Gallery, chairman of the National Portrait Society, honorary secretary of the International Society and honorary secretary and organiser of the National Loan Exhibition, should be awarded an honour for his services to art. Sent with CHAR 2/122/152. [May] [1922]
CHAR 2/122/157 Letter from Jonas and Parker, solicitors (Salisbury, [Wiltshire]) to Edward Marsh stating that they were not fully aware that Marsh had intended to state that WSC had no knowledge of Mrs Cyril Teagle. 26 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/158 Letter from Austen Chamberlain (11 Downing Street) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/122/159-164 and proposing that if Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso] does not withdraw from his candidature for East Perthshire the local Conservatives will be asked to submit the question of the constituency's representation to arbitration by [David Lloyd George] and Chamberlain. 31 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/159-164 Letter from Sir John Gilmour (Scottish Unionist Whip's Office, Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, [London]) to Austen Chamberlain giving the points at issue in the dispute between the Conservatives and the Liberals over the selection of a Coalition candidate for East Perthshire. Copy sent with CHAR 2/122/158. 27 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/165-168 Letter from [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso] (Colonial Office) to WSC correcting what he sees as the misrepresentation of his position regarding the Coalition candidature for East Perthshire [Scotland] in a letter from Sir John Gilmour to Austen Chamberlain [CHAR 2/122/159-164]. 31 May 1922
CHAR 2/122/169 Cataloguer's note that CHAR 2/122/170 should be added to this file. c 1987
CHAR 2/122/170 Letter from "Brab" [John Moore-Brabazon, later 1st Lord Brabazon of Tara] to WSC expressing his dislike of the Government and stating that as a progressive Unionist he wants WSC as his leader and that a reunion of Liberalism still seems far off. 12 Apr 1922