Public and political: correspondence with Conservative and Unionist Central Office.

Reference code: CHAR 2/160

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Date: 1928

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CHAR 2/160/1 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in February. 24 Jan 1928
CHAR 2/160/2 Letter from Edward Marsh to E J Moyle, [press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office] listing WSC's public engagements in February. Carbon typescript copy. 25 Jan 1928
CHAR 2/160/3-5 Letter from W S Davis (Coglan House, Longhope, Gloucestershire) to WSC reminding him that he (Davis) was an aid to Sir Bindon Blood in India in 1897 and asking him to speak at Hartpury House (Gloucestershire) in favour of his Conservative candidature for the Forest of Dean. 01 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/6-8 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh on the constituencies where WSC should make speeches in support of the Conservative candidates. 06 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/9 Note from James Grigg to Edward Marsh referring to CHAR 2/160/10-11. 08 Feb [1928]
CHAR 2/160/10-11 Note from [WSC] to James Grigg and Edward Marsh asking them to draw up a plan for his speaking engagements during the period when the Budget legislation is being considered. Typescript. 08 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/12 Letter from Edward Marsh to F M Box asking on behalf of WSC for more details about proposes meetings in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Widnes [Lancashire] and Yeovil [Somerset]. Carbon typescript copy. 08 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/13-14 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh on meetings at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Widnes [Lancashire], Yeovil [Somerset] and Scunthorpe [Lincolnshire] which WSC has been invited to address. 13 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/15-16 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh describing the difficulties he has with the many requests for WSC to speak at meetings and advising that Sir Arthur Shirley Been should be told that WSC cannot speak at a meeting [in Plymouth, Devon]. 13 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/17 Letter from Sir Arthur Shirley Been (18 Bolton Gardens, London) to WSC asking him to speak at a meeting in Plymouth [Devon] in support of the Conservatives in Devon and Cornwall. 09 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/18 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to E J Moyle listing WSC's speaking engagements in March. Carbon typescript copy. 22 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/19 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in March. 21 Feb 1928
CHAR 2/160/20 Letter from Edward Marsh to F M Box stating that WSC wishes to wait until the time immediately after the introduction of the Budget before deciding on his programme of speeches. Carbon typescript copy. 08 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/160/21-22 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh stating that if WSC felt inclined to take on speaking engagements in addition to his agreed quota of four, he (Box) would welcome it. 02 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/160/23 Letter from Edward Marsh to E J Moyle (Conservative and Unionist Central Office) stating that WSC's only public engagement in April is his speech at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on the 28th. Carbon typescript copy. 22 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/160/24 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in April. 21 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/160/25 List of venues for possible speaking engagements. [Mar] [1928]
CHAR 2/160/26 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking whether he may suggest to WSC that he give a speech in Hull [Yorkshire] in January 1929. Annotated by WSC that he hopes to be abroad in January. 03 Apr 1928
CHAR 2/160/27 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office) stating that WSC will consider the suggestion that he speak at Hull [Yorkshire]. Carbon typescript copy. 04 Apr 1928
CHAR 2/160/28 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to E J Moyle stating that WSC's only public engagement in May is the Tax Inspectors' Dinner in the Great Central Hall [London]. Carbon typescript copy. 24 Apr 1928
CHAR 2/160/29 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in May. 20 Apr 1928
CHAR 2/160/30 Letter from Edward Marsh to E J Moyle stating that WSC's only engagements for June are the dinner with the Association of Conservative Clubs and the Stock Exchange Dinner. Carbon typescript copy. 19 May 1928
CHAR 2/160/31 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in June. 18 May 1928
CHAR 2/160/32 Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to WSC urging him to speak at the Hallam by-election in Sheffield [Yorkshire]. 08 Jun 1928
CHAR 2/160/33 Letter from Edward Marsh to E J Moyle listing WSC's public engagements in July. Carbon typescript copy. 20 Jun 1928
CHAR 2/160/34 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in July. 19 Jun 1928
CHAR 2/160/35 Letter from WSC to John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] expressing the wish not to break into his holiday to attend the annual conference of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations if he is not needed for some specific important purpose. Carbon typescript copy. 25 Jun 1928
CHAR 2/160/36-37 Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to WSC urging him to attend the annual conference of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations at Great Yarmouth [Norfolk]. 19 Jun 1928
CHAR 2/160/38 Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to WSC stating that at present there is no special reason why he should attend the annual conference [of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations]. 27 Jun 1928
CHAR 2/160/39 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to E J Moyle stating that WSC has no public engagements in August. Carbon typescript copy. 19 Jul 1928
CHAR 2/160/40 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to WSC asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in August. 18 Jul 1928
CHAR 2/160/41-43 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh explaining why he does not think that WSC should agree to the request of Sir Gervase Beckett that he open the Leeds Conservative Association's bazaar. 30 Jul 1928
CHAR 2/160/44-45 Letter from Sir Gervase Beckett (1A Cavendish Square, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/160/46-47 and CHAR 2/159/48 and urging him to accept the invitation it contains. 26 Jul [1928]
CHAR 2/160/46-47 Letter from Frederick Walker, chief agent, City of Leeds Conservative and Unionist Association (14 East Parade, Leeds, [Yorkshire]) to Sir Gervase Beckett asking him to invite WSC to open their grand bazaar in Leeds Town Hall and stressing the importance of the occasion. 03 Jul 1928
CHAR 2/160/48 Appeal leaflet for the Grand Conservative Empire Bazaar at Leeds Town Hall [Yorkshire] in February 1929. [Jul] [1928]
CHAR 2/160/49 Cataloguer's note that correspondence from July 1928 concerning Phonofilm is in [CHAR 2/165]. Jul 1962
CHAR 2/160/50 Note from WSC to Edward Marsh instructing him to ask Conservative Central Office what they think about [WSC going to Aberdeen]. Typescript. 03 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/160/51-52 Note to WSC conveying an invitation from the Scottish Unionist Association to speak at a meeting in Aberdeen [Scotland]. 31 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/160/53 Note from WSC giving instructions to ask Conservative Central Office what they think about something. Typescript. 03 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/160/54 Note to Edward Marsh referring to CHAR 2/160/55-62. [Aug] [1928]
CHAR 2/160/55 Letter from the chairman of the Central Chamber of Agriculture (House of Commons) to WSC inviting him to the annual dinner of the Chamber and the Farmers' Club. 25 Jul 1928
CHAR 2/160/56 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Christopher Turnor conveying WSC's regret that he cannot accept the invitation to a Farmers' Club dinner. Carbon typescript copy. 07 Nov 1927
CHAR 2/160/57 Note from [Edward Marsh] to [WSC] stating that Walter Guinness [later Lord Moyne] is going to a Farmers' Club dinner and thinks there is probably no need for WSC to do so as well. 04 Nov [1927]
CHAR 2/160/58 Letter from Christopher Turnor (Stoke Rochford, Grantham, [Lincolnshire]) to WSC inviting him to the annual dinner of the Farmers' Club. 01 Nov 1927
CHAR 2/160/59 Letter from Lord Bledisloe (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) to WSC expressing the hope that WSC will accept the invitation to the joint annual dinner of the Farmers' Club and the Central Chamber of Agriculture. 02 Nov 1927
CHAR 2/160/60 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to E W Langford conveying WSC's acceptance of the invitation to propose a toast at the annual dinner of the National Farmers' Union. Carbon typescript copy. 30 Sep 1926
CHAR 2/160/61 Notes by WSC and James Grigg on the invitation to WSC to speak at the annual dinner of the National Farmers' Union. 30 Sep 1926
CHAR 2/160/62 Letter from E W Langford, president of the National Farmers' Union (45 Bedford Square, London) to WSC expressing the hope that he will agree to propose the first toast at the annual dinner of the Union. 22 Sep 1926
CHAR 2/160/63 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to F M Box asking for advice on invitations to WSC from the Central Chamber of Agriculture and the Farmers' Club, and the from the Scottish Unionist Association. Carbon typescript copy. 04 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/160/64 Letter from F M Box (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh arguing that whilst the Farmers' Club dinner is not important enough for WSC to attend, the meeting of the Scottish Unionist Association probably is. 08 Aug 1928
CHAR 2/160/65 Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/160/66. 09 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/66 Booklet on organising a recruitment campaign issued by the Junior Imperial and Constitutional League. Sent with CHAR 2/160/65. Sep 1928
CHAR 2/160/67-68 Letter from Hubert Duggan, prospective Conservative candidate for East Ham South (140 High Street South, East Ham, London) to WSC asking him to come and speak in support of his candidature. 10 Oct [1928]
CHAR 2/160/69 Letter from WSC to Hubert Duggan stating that he has forwarded Duggan's request [that WSC come and speak in favour of Duggan's candidature in East Ham South] to Conservative Central Office but is not hopeful of being able to come. Carbon typescript copy. 16 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/70 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in November. 19 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/71 Letter from Claude Davis (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Clarice Fisher enclosing a cheque for WSC's expenses incurred on his visit to Cheltenham [Gloucestershire]. 18 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/72 Letter from [Clarice Fisher] to Claude Davis sending the receipted account for the special train which took WSC from Oxford to Cheltenham [Gloucestershire]. Carbon typescript copy. 12 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/73 Letter from A S Pocock, honorary secretary of the Edmonton Unionist Association (28 Faversham Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield, [Middlesex]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/160/74 and asking him to come and speak in the constituency. 21 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/74 Circular inviting people to become members of the Bush Hill Park ward of the Edmonton Unionist Association and expressing confidence that the Labour MP can be turned out at the next election. Sent with CHAR 2/160/73. 1928
CHAR 2/160/75 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to A S Pocock, honorary secretary of the Edmonton Unionist Association, stating that WSC has forwarded Pocock's request [that WSC come and speak in the constituency] to Conservative Central Office but that he is not hopeful of being able to come. Carbon typescript copy. 23 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/76 Letter from Muriel Meek (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Donald Fergusson acknowledging receipt of letters inviting WSC to speak in East Ham South and Edmonton. 26 Oct 1928
CHAR 2/160/77 Letter from E J Moyle, press department, Conservative and Unionist Central Office (Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking for a list of WSC's public engagements in December. 19 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/160/78 Letter from Edward Marsh to E J Moyle [press department], Conservative and Unionist Central Office, listing WSC's public engagements in December. Carbon typescript copy. 20 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/160/79 Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to WSC asking for dates in January, February, March and April 1929 when WSC could make a big speech in the country. 27 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/160/80 Letter from Edward Marsh to John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] stating that WSC is speaking to the Manchester Chamber of Commerce in January and asking what venues he suggests for speeches in February, March and April. Carbon typescript copy. 28 Nov 1928
CHAR 2/160/81 Letter from Edward Marsh to Claude Davis asking whether a speech by WSC at the 21st birthday celebration of the Anti-Socialist Union in February would do for the London meeting which [John Davidson, later 1st Lord Davidson] wanted him to take. Carbon typescript copy. 17 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/160/82 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Frank Morrish on requests to WSC to speak at the Anti-Socialist Union meeting in London and at the Corn Exchange, Salisbury [Wiltshire]. Carbon typescript copy. 18 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/160/83 Letter from Frank Morrish (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Westminster, [London]) to Edward Marsh asking him for dates when WSC could address meetings in London in February and March and Wales in April. 18 Dec 1928
CHAR 2/160/84 Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Frank Morrish reporting that WSC is taking an Anti-Socialist Union meeting in February and cannot yet make up his mind about meetings in March and April. Carbon typescript copy. 20 Dec 1928