Official: Prime Minister: Private Office Correspondence Da-Ri.

Reference code: CHAR 20/145A-B

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CHAR 20/145A/1 Note recording the details of correspondence between the Danish Council and WSC Manuscript. Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/2 Registry form recording the details of correspondence between WSC and Sir Launcelot Oliphant [British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Belgium Government] Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/3 Letter from Sir Launcelot Oliphant (British Embassy to Belgium, 45 Lowdes Square, S W 1, London) [British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Belgium Government] asking him for a meeting with him on a personal matter Signed manuscript. 04 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/4 Note from John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to WSC informing him of Sir Launcelot Oliphant's [British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Belgium Government] whereabouts that weekend and suggesting that he might like to invite him to Chequers Initialled manuscript. 04 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/5 Note from WSC to the private office stating that they should ask him again in the morning Initials in typescript. 04 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/6 Note from George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] to WSC asking him if he would like to invite Sir Launcelot Oliphant [British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Belgium Government] to lunch tomorrow Initialled manuscript. Annotated. 08 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/7 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that Anthony Eden has asked if he will see Sir Maurice Peterson (British Ambassador in Turkey) before he leaves, and suggesting when he might be available Initialled. Annotated. 26 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/8 Note recording the details of correspondence between General Frederick Pile [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Antiaircraft Command] and WSC regarding Pile's request for a signed photograph of WSC Manuscript. Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/9 Note marked "Mr Rowan to see. G.S. 27.9". 27 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/10 Letter from Sir Frederick Pile (Headquarters, Antiaircraft Command, "Glenthorn", Stanmore, Middlesex) [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Antiaircraft Command] enclosing a photograph taken on WSC's visit on 30th June 1944 and asking him if he would sign another copy of this photograph, if he were to send it to him Signed. 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/11 Letter from George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] to Sir Frederick Pile [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Antiaircraft Command] thanking him on WSC's behalf for his photograph and informing him that WSC would be pleased to autograph his photograph if he were to send it to him Initialled. 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/12 Registry form recording the details of a letter from Sir Frederick Pile [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Antiaircraft Command] to WSC thanking him for the remarks he made about him in the House of Commons Manuscript. Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/13 Letter from Sir Frederick Pile (Headquarters, Antiaircraft Command, "Glenthorn, Stanmore, Middlesex) [General Officer Commanding in Chief, Antiaircraft Command] to WSC thanking him for the remarks he made about him in the House of Commons Signed. 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/14 Note marked "Personal Correspondence, Portal. Sir Charles Portal Returning a book he lent the P M, December 1944" Manuscript. Dec 1944
CHAR 20/145A/15 Letter from John Martin to R Crawsford (Air Ministry) [Private Secretary to the Chief of Air Staff] returning Air Marshal Sir Charles Portal's [Chief of Air Staff] copy of "Primer of the Coming World" with WSC's thanks Initialled. 01 Dec 1944
CHAR 20/145A/16 Letter from Reginald Purbrick (The Kennels Woodburn Green, Buckinghamshire) [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire] to WSC informing him of the belief amongst the Polish that the Soviet Union did not come to the aid of Poland and stating that he has heard that the Soviet Union did attack, at the same time as the Polish rising and that they were beaten back and that they sustained a heavy defeat and suggesting that if this is true, that this be made widely known in order to prevent hostility against the Soviet Union among the Polish community Signed. 04 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/17 Telegram from Anthony Eden (Moscow [Soviet Union]) to Sir Orme Sargent [Deputy Under Secretary of State, Foreign Office] marked "Top Secret" informing him that Marshal Stalin was keen to impress upon WSC that the Soviet Union's failure to relieve Poland was not due to a lack of effort and that he was loathe to admit this to the world and stating that they tried to convince Stalin of the need to settle the polish question, for the sake of Anglo-Soviet relations commenting on the advice they gave regarding the future of Polish politics. 12 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/18 Note from A Boyle [M A to the Chief of Imperial General Staff] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that General Sir Alan Brooke [Later Lord Alanbrooke of Brookeborough] (Chief of Imperial General Staff) has seen the letter and that he feels that the issue is a political one, but adding that he feels that it would be unwise to disclose the Soviet attack on Warsaw [Poland] as this may cause the Soviets to stop giving us information which they are unwilling to disclose Signed. 15 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/19 Note from WSC to the Private Office suggesting that they should contact Reginald Purbrick [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire] and acknowledge his letter and inform him that WSC is away, but that his letter will be put before him on his return Initialled. 18 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/20 Note from WSC to the Private Office stating that if this has not been done, that it should be done now Initialled. Annotated. 18 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/21 Letter from John Peck [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Reginald Pubrick [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire] apologising for not acknowledging his letter to WSC earlier and informing him that his letter will be put in front of WSC on his return Initialled. 21 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/22 Registry note recording the details of a letter from Reginald Pubrick [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire] to George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] regarding Captain Arthur Marsden [Royal Navy] Manuscript. 21 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/23 Telegram from Reginald Pubrick (New York [United States]) [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that they are having problems with the accommodation aboard the steamer to Australia and stating that they are unable to have single cabins and asking him if there is anything he can do to help as they must have at least three single cabins as some of them have physical disabilities and adding that it would be impossible to continue if nothing could be done Annotated. 15 Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145A/24 Letter from Lord Leathers [Minister of War Transport] to WSC informing him that at the request of the Empire Parliamentary Association arrangements were made for 10 MP's to travel from Britain to Australia and adding that it was pointed out to the Assistant Secretary of the Empire Parliamentary Association that the vessel on which they were to travel did not have any single berth cabins and noting that to grant their request for single cabins will mean that five or six priority passengers bookings, will have to be cancelled Initialled. 17 Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145A/25 Note from John Peck [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] recording George Harvie Watt's [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] suggestion not to send a reply to Reginald Purbrick's [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire and Member of the Parliamentary Delegation to Australia and New Zealand 1944] telegram as the ship conveying Purbrick and his party will have already set sail and that they agreed to leave it until this party returned Initialled. 20 Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145A/26 Extract of a letter from Reginald Purbrick (Gotham Hotel, Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, New York City) [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire and Member of the Parliamentary Delegation to Australia and New Zealand 1944] to George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] informing him that there has been a delay to their departure and complaining about the accommodation and the individuals who have been involved in the arrangements for their accommodation and notifying him of the channels which he has taken to complain Signature in typescript. 27 Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145A/27-28 Letter from Reginald Purbrick (Gotham Hotel, Fifth Avenue and 55th Street, New York City) [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire and Member of the Parliamentary Delegation to Australia and New Zealand 1944] to George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] informing him that there has been a delay to their departure and complaining about the accommodation and the individuals who have been involved in their arrangements and commenting on the excellent work which Captain Arthur Marsden is doing there and suggesting that he should be promoted to Acting Rear Admiral Signed. Annotated. 27 Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145A/29 Registry note recording the details of a letter from the Maharaja of Bikaner [India] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/30 Note marked "Personal Corres. Peterson, Sir M Peterson to see P M, Sept 1944" Manuscript. 1944
CHAR 20/145A/31 Registry form recording the details of a letter from Sir Maurice Peterson (British Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey) regarding a meeting with WSC Manuscript. Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/32 Note recording the details of correspondence between WSC and the Maharaja of Bikaner regarding the liberation of Paris [France] Manuscript. Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/33-34 Telegram from the Maharaja of Bikaner to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [France]. 27 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/35 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC attaching a draft reply to the message of congratulations from the Maharaja of Bikaner Initialled. 27 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/36 Draft telegram from WSC to the Maharaja of Bikaner (India) thanking him for his message regarding the liberation of Paris Signature in typescript. 01 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/37 Copy of CHAR 20/145A/36. Initialled. 01 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/38 Note recording the details of correspondence between WSC and Chiang Kai Shek [President of Chine] regarding the liberation of Paris [France] Manuscript. Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/39 Registry form recording the details of correspondence between WSC and Chiang Kai Shek [President of Chine] regarding the liberation of Paris [France] Manuscript. Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/40 Telegram from Chiang Kai Shek [President of Chine] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [France] Signature in typescript. Copy. 28 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/41 Letter from the Charge d'Affairs (Chinese Embassy, 49 Portland Place, W 1, London) to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] enclosing CHAR 20/145A/40 Signed. 29 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/42 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to the Charge d'Affairs at the Chinese Embassy acknowledging his letter containing CHAR 20/145A/40 and informing him that it will be presented to WSC as soon as possible Initialled. 29 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/43 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC attaching CHAR 20/145A/40 and asking him if he wishes Chiang Kai Shek's [President of China] message and the reply to be published Initialled. Annotated "Yes". 29 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/44 Draft telegram from WSC to Chiang Kai Shek's [President of China] thanking him for his message regarding the liberation of Paris [France] Initialled. 29 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/45 Same as CHAR 20/145A/144. 29 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/46 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) enclosing WSC's reply to Chiang Kai Shek's [President of China] message and asking him to decide whether it should be sent through the British Embassy in Chine or through the Chinese Embassy in Britain and informing him that WSC would like both his and the Chiang Kai Shek's message to be published Initialled. 01 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/47 Letter from J Sterndal Bennett (Foreign Office, London, S W 1) to Sze Chao Kui (Chinese Embassy) enclosing a copy of the message which WSC is sending to Chiang Kai Shek's [President of China] and informing him that they are arranging to have Chiang Kai Shek's message and WSC's reply published Signature in typescript. 02 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/48 Note recording the details of correspondence between the Presidents of Syria and the Lebanon with WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/49 Registry Note recording the details of correspondence between the Presidents of Syria and the Lebanon with WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/50 Telegram from Choukri [Shukri] Kouatly [President of Syria] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris. Signature in typescript. Copy. [Aug] 1944
CHAR 20/145A/51 Telegram from Choukri [Shukri] Kouatly [President of Syria] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris. Signature in typescript. 24 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/52 Telegram from Percival Von Schoultz to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris Signature in typescript. 24 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/53 Telegram from Bechara el Khoury [President of Lebanon] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris Signature in typescript. Copy. 25 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/54 Second page of a telegram from Bechara el Khoury [President of Lebanon] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [see CHAR 20/145A/67 for the first page] Signature in typescript. [Aug] 1944
CHAR 20/145A/55 Telegram from Percival Von Schoultz to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris Signature in typescript. 25 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/56 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] enclosing CHAR 20/145A/54, CHAR 20/145A/67, CHAR 20/145A/51 and CHAR 20/145A/55 and asking him for his advice regarding replies Initialled. 25 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/57 Letter from G Millard (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] enclosing draft replies to the Presidents of Syria and Lebanon and suggesting that as they do not know who Percival von Schoultz is, that they should leave his message unanswered Signed. 28 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/58 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] asking him to despatch the draft replies to the Presidents of Syria and Lebanon in WSC's name Initialled. 30 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/59 Draft telegram from WSC to Choukri [Shukri] Kouatly (President of Syria) thanking him for his message regarding the liberation of Paris [France]. [Sep] 1944
CHAR 20/145A/60 Draft telegram from WSC to Bechara El Choury (President of Lebanon) thanking him for his message regarding the liberation of Paris. [Sep] 1944
CHAR 20/145A/61 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to F Turnbull (India Office) [Private Secretary] enclosing a message for WSC from the Maharaja of Nepal Sir Joodha Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana [Prime Minister of Nepal] regarding the liberation of Paris [France] and asking him if it would be possible for Anthony Eden or Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell (Viceroy of India) to send him a message thanking him for his telegram, as WSC is away Initialled. 25 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/62 Telegram from the Maharaja of Nepal Sir Joodha Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana [Prime Minister of Nepal] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [France] Signature in typescript. Copy. 25 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/63 Telegram from Anthony Eden to the Maharaja of Nepal Sir Joodha Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana [Prime Minister of Nepal] thanking him on WSC's behalf for his message. 28 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/64 Letter from G Millard [Signed by H Lawford, Assistant Private Secretary, Foreign Office] (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] enclosing a message from Professor Svolos (President of the Political Committee of National Liberation in Greece) and informing him that an identical message has been sent to President Roosevelt Signed. 28 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/65 Letter from Professor Alexander Svolos (President of the Political Committee of National Liberation in Greece) to WSC congratulating him on the fall of Paris [France] Signature in typescript. Copy. [Aug] 1944
CHAR 20/145A/66 Note recording the details of a letter from Reginald Purbrick [Conservative MP for Walton, Cheshire] to WSC regarding the Soviet Union and Poland Manuscript. Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145A/67 Telegram from Bechara El Choury [President of the Labanon] to WSC congratulating him on the fall of Paris [France] [see CHAR 20/145A/54 for the last page of the message]. 25 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/68 Note from John Peck [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] recording that the Foreign Office are asking [Reginald] Leeper [British Ambassador to Greece] to thank Professor Alexander Svolos [President of the Political Committee of National Liberation] for his message Initials in typescript. 12 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/69 Note recording the details of a message from Haile Sellassie [Emperor of Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [France] Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/70 Registry form recording the details of a message from Haile Sellassie [Emperor of Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [France] Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/71 Telegram from Haile Sellassie [Emperor of Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] to WSC congratulating him on the liberation of Paris [France] Manuscript. 26 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/72 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC attaching Haile Sellassie's [Emperor of Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] message of congratulations regarding the liberation of Paris [France] and a draft reply Initialled. 30 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/73 Draft telegram from WSC to Haile Sellassie [Emperor of Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] thanking him for his message of congratulations regarding the liberation of Paris [France] Initialled. 31 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/74 Draft telegram from WSC to Haile Sellassie [Emperor of Abyssinia, later Ethiopia] thanking him for his message of congratulations regarding the liberation of Paris [France] Initials in typescript. 31 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/75 Note recording the details of correspondence between WSC and Hubert Pierlot (Prime Minister of Belgium) regarding the liberation of Belgium Manuscript. Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/76 Registry form recording the details of correspondence between WSC and Hubert Pierlot (Prime Minister of Belgium) regarding the liberation of Belgium Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/77 Second page of a telegram from Hubert Pierlot (Prime Minister of Belgium) to WSC regarding the war time relationship between Britain and Belgium Manuscript. 02 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/78 Telegram from [Hubert Pierlot, Prime Minister of Belgium] to WSC regarding the liberation of Belgium. 02 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/79 Telegram from Hubert Pierlot (Prime Minister of Belgium) to WSC regarding the liberation of Belgium Signature in typescript. Copy. 02 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/80 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC attaching a message from Hubert Pierlot [Prime Minister of Belgium] and a suggested reply Initialled. 03 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/81 Draft telegram from WSC to Hubert Pierlot [Prime Minister of Belgium] thanking him for his message and stating that he hopes that Britain and Belgium will remain as close in peace time as they have throughout the war Initialled. 04 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/82 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] enclosing copies of the correspondence between WSC and Hubert Pierlot [Prime Minister of Belgium] for his information and notifying him that he is sending copies to the Ministry of Information in case they wish to publish them Initialled. 04 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/83 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to B Sendall (Ministry of Information) [Private Secretary] enclosing copies of the correspondence between WSC and Hubert Pierlot [Prime Minister of Belgium] stating that there would be no objection to these messages being published and notifying him that he is sending copies to the Foreign Office Initialled. 04 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/84 Same as CHAR 20/145A/81 Signature in typescript. 04 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145A/85 Note recording the details of a letter from Nikodhimos and his monks to WSC regarding the liberation of Patmo Manuscript. Nov 1944
CHAR 20/145A/86 Telegram from Nikodhimos (Superior of Patmo Monastery) and his monks to WSC informing him that the sacred royal monastery of Patmo is celebrating the liberation of the island and that they are praying that other nations will be liberated Annotated. 11 Nov 1944
CHAR 20/145A/87 Letter from John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to Pierson Dixon (Foreign Office) [Private Secretary] asking him to draw up a suitable reply to the telegram from Nikodhimos [Superior of Patmo Monastery] and his monks Initialled. 26 Nov 1944
CHAR 20/145A/88 Note recording the details of a gift of port given to WSC by the Duke of Palmella (Portuguese Ambassador in Britain) Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/89 Registry form recording the details of a gift of port given to WSC by the Duke of Palmella (Portuguese Ambassador in Britain) Manuscript. Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/90-91 Letter from the Duke of Palmella (Portuguese Ambassador in Britain) forwarding him six cases of port from the Instituto do vinho do Porto and a porcelain figure of him Signed. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/92 Note from George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] to WSC enclosing a draft reply to the Duke of Palmella (Portuguese Ambassador in Britain) Initialled manuscript. 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/93 Letter from WSC to the Duke of Palmello (Portuguese Ambassador in Britain) asking him to thank the Instituto do Vinho do Porto for sending him six cases of port and stating that he is happy to accept the porcelain figure of himself Signed. 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/94 Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to [Victor, 3rd] Lord Rothschild stating that he agrees that it is not necessary to examine the rest of the consignment and saying that if he has the consignment then he should send it to them. Initialled. 28 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/95 Letter from Teresa Mayor [Private Secretary to 3rd Lord Rothschild] (Box No.5000, Parliament Street B O, London, S W 1) to Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that samples only were taken from the consignment of port and that none of the cases were removed, and suggesting that George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] might know where the cases are now Signed. Annotated. 30 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/96 Letter from Teresa Mayor [Private Secretary to 3rd Lord Rothschild] (Box No.5000, Parliament Street B O, London, S W 1) to George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] confirming their recent telephone message , that there in nothing harmful about the wine which they have examined Signed. Annotated. 15 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145A/97 Letter from [Victor, 3rd] Lord Rothschild (Box No.5000, Parliament Street B O, London, S W 1) to George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] enclosing a report on the port and suggesting that the rest of the consignment does not need to be examined [see CHAR 20/145A/98 Signed. 24 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145A/98 A report on the tests carried out on the port to ensure that it was not harmful, detailing the procedures of the experiments which were carried out on mice Signed. [Aug] 1944
CHAR 20/145B/99 Note marked "Paynter" Manuscript. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/100 Note marked "Col. George Paynter" Manuscript. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/101 Letter from G Lambert (The War Office, Hobart House, Grovesnor Place, London, S W 1) [Assistant Under Secretary of State] to Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] informing him that the Army Council have decided to relinquish his appointment and notifying him of the conditions of his retirement Signed. 16 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/102 Letter Colonel George Paynter (Headquarters, N Midland Area, Derby Road, Nottingham) [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC informing him that he has been notified that his army appointment has been terminated asking him, as an old friend, to help him keep his position in the army Signed manuscript. 19 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/103 Same as CHAR 20/145B/102 Signature in typescript. Copy. 19 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/104 Telegram from Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC asking to see him for 5 minutes. Signature in typescript. 20 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/105 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Sir Frederick Bovenschen [Joint Permanent Under Secretary of State for War and Secretary of the Army Council] marked "Confidential" enclosing correspondence regarding Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] and informing him that WSC hopes that Paynter's services will not have to be dispensed Signed. Annotated. 21 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/106 Same as CHAR 20/145B/105 Initialled. 21 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/107 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the military Secretary at the War Office has notified him that the order for Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard and North Midland District] retirement has been cancelled and that he will continue in his present job and asking him if he wishes him to send Paynter a message informing him of this decision Initialled. Annotated. 21 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/108 Letter from Colonel George Paynter (Eaton Grange, Grantham [Lincolnshire]) [General Staff Officer Home Guard and North Midland District] to WSC thanking him for helping him and stating that the constant change of commanding officers in the Home Guard, can only do damage Signed manuscript. 24 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/145B/109 Letter from Lord Bridgeman (Directorate Home Guard, The War Office, Hotel Victoria, Northumberland Avenue, London W C 2) [Director General of the Home Guard] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] marked "Confidential" informing him that Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard and North Midland District] retirement has come up for review and pointing out that he is now 62 and noting that he is only being retained at WSC's request and asking him if he knows whether WSC would intervene on Paynter's behalf again if his services were dispensed Signed. 05 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/145B/110 Note from General Sir Hastings Ismay (Offices of the War Cabinet Great George Street, S W 1, London) [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] informing him of that the question of Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard and North Midland District] retirement has been reopened and stating that he will have to follow WSC's instruction on this point Initialled. Annotated by WSC stating that he does not think that he will mind too much now that the danger of invasion has receded. 11 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/145B/111 Letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Lord Bridgeman Director General of the Home Guard] "Confidential" informing him that he does not believe that WSC will wish to intervene on Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard and North Midland District] behalf, and quoting WSC as stating that "I Don't suppose he will mind so much now as the invasion danger has receded. No action" Initialled. 14 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/145B/112 Telegram from WSC to Brigadier General Sir Joseph Laycock (Whittinstall, Northumberland) thanking him and sending him good wishes Signature in typescript. 03 Dec 1942
CHAR 20/145B/113 Telegram from WSC to Brigadier General George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] (Eaton Grange, Grantham, Lincolnshire) thanking him Signature in typescript. 03 Dec 1942
CHAR 20/145B/114 Letter from Brigadier General George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC informing him that Brigadier General Sir Joseph Laycock is in hospital after a prostate gland operation and stating that he sends him his regards and commenting on the recent news of individuals they know and stating that he is pleased to be active and able to work Signed manuscript. Annotated. 30 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/145B/115 Letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Staff Sergeant Chudleigh (War Office, Hotel Victoria) asking him if Brigadier General George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] services have been terminated Initialled. 30 Nov 1942
CHAR 20/145B/116 Letter from Staff Sergeant Chudleigh (Directorate Home Guard, The War Office, Hotel Victoria, Northumberland Avenue, London W C 2) informing him that Brigadier General George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] appointment has been extended by six months Signed. 12 Dec 1942
CHAR 20/145B/117 Note by Dr Cassidy (42 Montagu Square W 1, London) stating that he has examined Brigadier General George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] and that he cannot find anything wrong with him and that he appears to be very healthy for a man of his age Signed. 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/118 Note from Kathleen Hill [Prime Minister's Secretary] to Leslie Rowan informing him that CSC has requested that the Private Office should write to Brigadier General George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] thanking him for the salmon and stating that she does not know who Paynter is and asking him if he does Initialled. Annotated. 06 Apr 1943
CHAR 20/145B/119 Telegram from WSC to Brigadier General George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] thanking him Signature in typescript. 06 Apr 1943
CHAR 20/145B/120 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] stating that it should be kept in case WSC asks Initialled manuscript. 13 Dec 1943
CHAR 20/145B/121 Copy of a letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to C Campbell (War Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] asking her what the position is regarding Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Office North Midland District] appointment and stating that WSC has not asked, but that he would like to be able to inform him should he ask. Initialled. 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/122 Address tag from Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Office North Midland District] to WSC Manuscript. 03 Apr 1943
CHAR 20/145B/123-4 Letter from Colonel George Paynter (Eaton Grange, Grantham, Lincolnshire] [General Staff Officer Home Office North Midland District] to WSC informing him that he is being dismissed from his position on account of his health and stating that he in very good health and stressing that his position is not operational and that it is purely advisory and commenting and asking for a brief meeting with him Signature in typescript. Copy. c 1943
CHAR 20/145B/125 Same as CHAR 20/145B/124 Signed manuscript. c 1943
CHAR 20/145B/126 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] appealed to him in 1941 to see if he could prevent the termination of employment and that he has since then had his appointment extended until 1st June and noting that in 1942 he minuted that "I don't suppose he will mind so much now as the invasion danger has receded. No action" Initialled. Annotated by WSC asking him to "try to have him kept on". 08 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/127 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] forwarding his file on Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] Initialled. c 1943
CHAR 20/145B/128 Note from General Sir Hastings Ismay (Office of the Minister of Defence] [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] stating that he does not doubt that if he wished Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to be retained in his position, that this would be permitted but adding that it was noted in 1942 that he would not intervene again in this matter and commenting that he has already had his appointment extended for two years and that he advises that he should not intervene in this matter Initialled. Annotated. c 1943
CHAR 20/145B/129 Letter from C Cambell (War Office, Whitehall, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] is to remain in his position until the end of November and commenting that an extension to this period seems to be unlikely as his duties were a strain for him last winter Signed. Annotated. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/130-131 Letter from Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC discussing fishing in Scotland and suggesting that he should have a fishing holiday and stating that his commanders are concerned over his age but commenting that he is excellent health Signature in typescript. 19 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/132 Same as CHAR 20/145B/130-131 Signed manuscript. 19 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/133 Note [from WSC] to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] asking him what is happening about Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] and stating that he is in good health and that he has excellent qualifications and experience. 22 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/134 Note from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC asking him if there is any need to send his minute to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] in view of the letter from the War Office Signed manuscript. 22 Jun 1944
CHAR 20/145B/135 Letter from Francis Brown [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to C Campbell (War Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] informing her that WSC has seen her message regarding the extension of Colonel George Paynter's appointment until the end of September and remarking that WSC was pleased with this news and asking her if she will inform them in September of Paynter's likely position and stating that they would like to know well before a decision has been made Initialled. Annotated. 24 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/136 Note from Francis Brown [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Commander Knott [Private Secretary to the Deputy Secretary of the War Cabinet] informing him that a copy of C Campbell's [Assistant Private Secretary, War Office] letter regarding Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] was sent to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence and enclosing a copy of CHAR 20/145B/135 Initialled. 24 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/137-138 Letter from General Sir Hastings Ismay (Office of the Minister of Defence) [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] to WSC marked "Secret" informing him of the position regarding Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] and suggesting that they could find a Home Guard position for him when his appointment expires in September Signed. Annotated. 24 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/139 Letter from General Sir Hastings Ismay (Office of the Minister of Defence) [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] to Lord Bridgeman [Director General of the Home Guard] marked "Personal" informing him that he has notified WSC of their suggestion to offer Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] the appointment of Zone Commander in his own county when his current position expires in September and asking him to keep him informed Signature in typescript. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/140 Letter from General Sir Hastings Ismay (Office of the Minister of Defence) [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] containing CHAR 20/145B/139 and reminding him that Lord Bridgeman's [Director General of the Home Guard] letter to WSC has not yet been answered Initialled. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/141 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that arrangements are being made to offer Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] the position of Zone Commander of the Home Guard on his retirement and asking him if he wishes to send a reply to his letter now or wait to see what his reaction is to this offer Initialled. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/145B/142 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] informing him that WSC will wait to see Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] reactions before sending him another letter Initialled. 01 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/145B/143 Letter from Lord Bridgeman (Directorate Home Guard and T A, The War Office, Hotel Victoria, Northumberland Avenue, W C 2, London) [Director of the Home Guard] to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] marked "Personal" informing him that he has offered Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] the position of Zone Commander and that he will keep him informed of any developments Signature in typescript. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/145B/144 Letter from I Mc Ewan (Offices of the War Cabinet, Great George Street, S W 1, London) [Private Secretary to the Deputy Secretary of the War Cabinet] to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] enclosing CHAR 20/145B/143 Signed. Annotated. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/145B/145 Letter from Brigadier Hollis (Offices of the War Cabinet, Great George Street, S W 1, London) [Senior Assistant Secretary (Military)] to Francis Brown [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] stating that he is in no doubt that the answer to Lord Bridgman's [Director General of the Home Guard] question in his last paragraph of his letter of the 19th August [see CHAR 20/145B/148] should be "yes" and asking him if he agrees Initialled. 20 Aug 1943
CHAR 20/145B/146 Letter from Colonel George Paynter (Eaton Grange, Grantham, Lincolnshire) [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC thanking him for all he has done and informing him that he has to leave the regular army and that a job may be offered to him in the Home Guard Signed manuscript. Annotated. [Jul] 1943
CHAR 20/145B/147 Note from Francis Brown [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Brigadier Hollis [Senior Assistant Secretary (Military), War Cabinet)] marked "Secret" thanking him for his letter regarding Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] and informing him that he will bring the papers up on WSC's return Initialled. 23 Aug 1943
CHAR 20/145B/148 Letter from Lord Bridgeman (Directorate Home Guard and T A, The War Office, Hotel Victoria, Northumberland Avenue, London W C 2) [Director of the Home Guard] to General Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] informing him of Colonel George Paynter's [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] reaction to the termination of his appointment and of the offer of a position as Commander of the Melton Sector and asking him if Northern Command can now look for a successor Signature in typescript. Copy. [Aug] 1943
CHAR 20/145B/149 Note from Francis Brown [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] WSC informing him that arrangements are being made to offer Colonel George Paynter [General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] the position as Zone Commander in the Home Guard and informing him that they had assumed that he had agreed to this and that a successor for Paynter's position could now be found and adding that it is not clear whether Paynter has accepted the post offered to him Initialled. Annotated. 21 Sep 1943
CHAR 20/145B/150-152 Letter from Colonel George Paynter (Eaton Grange, Grantham) [former General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC informing him of the difficulties of the miners in the Home Guard and explaining why they are on strike and commenting that it is impossible due to the rapid change in command, for the Home Guard officer to appreciate local conditions and that as they are only there for a short space of time they are keen to get on with training Signature in typescript. Copy. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/153-154 Same as CHAR 20/145B/150-152 Signed manuscript. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/155 Letter from Colonel George Paynter (Stack Lodge, Lairg N B) [former General Staff Officer Home Guard North Midland District] to WSC describing the events of his deer stalking holiday Signed manuscript. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/156-158 Same as CHAR 20/145B/155 Signature in typescript, Copy. Annotated. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/159 Note from George Harvie Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Defence] to WSC informing him that General George Paynter called to see him this morning and that as he was engaged and Paynter did not have any particular business, he did not press for an interview and passing on his best wishes to him Initialled. 05 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/145B/160 Note marked "R" Manuscript. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/161 Note recording the details of a letter from Madame Albert Raynard who is interned and wishes to be repatriated Signed manuscript. Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145B/162 Letter from Alexander Weddell (Virginia House 1, Windsor Farms, Virginia) enclosing a letter from a friend of his Madame Albert Raynard and explaining that she is a granddaughter of the sixth Duke of Marlborough Copy. 24 Mar 1944
CHAR 20/145B/163 Same as CHAR 20/145B/162 Signed. 24 Mar 1944
CHAR 20/145B/164 Letter from Evelyn Raynaud (Germany) to Alexander Weddell (Virginia House, Virginia, United States) informing him that after six months in Italy she is now in Germany and does not know why she was arrested, except the fact that she is related to WSC and stating that she hopes to be exchanged for a German prisoner, or that he may be returned to Britain and briefly describing the conditions there Signed manuscript. 25 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/145B/165 Same as CHAR 20/145B/164 Signature in typescript. Copy. 25 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/145B/166 Letter from John Russell (British Embassy, Washington 8, D C [United States]) [Second Secretary] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] enclosing CHAR 20/145B/163 and CHAR 20/14B/164 Signed. 04 Apr 1944
CHAR 20/145B/167 Same as CHAR 20/14B/164 Signature in typescript. Copy. 25 Oct 1943
CHAR 20/145B/168 Note from WSC to the Private Office stating that they must do their best regarding this matter and that they should consult with CSC and stating that a civil acknowledgement would be sufficient an that she must be his great aunt and that she must be very old by now Initialled. 14 May 1944
CHAR 20/145B/169 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Grace Hamblin [CSC's Secretary] asking her to show this to CSC and stating that they might send a copy to the Foreign Office, but that he is not sure what they will b able to do and adding that he does not know what more they can do than to send a letter to Ambassador Weddell Initialled. Annotated. 15 May 1943
CHAR 20/145B/170 Note for the despatcher regarding the letter to Ambassador Weddell Initialled. Annotated. 1944
CHAR 20/145B/171 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] enclosing CHAR 20/145B/164 informing him that WSC has asked that this be sent on to them although he is unsure if anything can be done and enclosing letters for John Russell [Second Secretary, British Embassy in the United States] and Ambassador Alexander Weddell Initialled. 17 May 1944
CHAR 20/145B/172 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Ambassador Alexander Wendell thanking him for his letter regarding Evelyn Raynaud and informing him that WSC is arranging for the matter to be looked into by the Foreign Office but adding that he is not sure what can be done, particularly as she is not a British subject Signed. 17 May 1944
CHAR 20/145B/173 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to John Russell (British Embassy, Washington, United States) [Second Secretary] regarding the letters he enclosed from Ambassador Alexander Weddell and informing him that WSC has arranged for the matter to be looked into by the Foreign Office but adding that he is not sure what can be done, particularly as she is not a British subject Signed. 17 May 1944
CHAR 20/145B/174 Letter from G Millard (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that the question of Evelyn Raynaud's release was being discussed by the Swiss Legation in Berlin [Germany], and that he has asked the British Legation in Berne [Switzerland] to report the results. Signed. 22 May 1944
CHAR 20/145B/175 Letter from G Millard (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] informing him that they have been notified by the Swiss that the German's refuse to release Evelyn Raynaud Signed. 23 Jun 1944
CHAR 20/145B/176 Note from George Harvie Watt [Prime Minister's Parliamentary Private Secretary] to Grace Hamblin [CSC's Personal Private Secretary] stating that CSC would probably like to see CHAR 20/145B/175 before any letters are sent to Ambassador Alexander Weddell or the British Embassy in the United States and commenting that there does not seem to be anything more that they can do Initialled. Annotated. 23 Jun 1944
CHAR 20/145B/177 Letter from George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] on WSC's behalf to Ambassador Alexander Weddell informing him that they have heard from the British Legation in Switzerland that the Swiss legation in Berlin raised Evelyn Raynaud's case and that the Germans refused to release her and stating that there is no further action which they can take Initialled. 27 Jun 1944
CHAR 20/145B/178 Letter from George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] to John Russell (British Embassy, Washington, [United States] [Second Secretary] informing him that the Foreign Office have intervened on Evelyn Raynaud's behalf and that it has not been successful Initialled. 27 Jun 1944
CHAR 20/145B/179 Telegram from the British Legation in Berne [Switzerland] to the Foreign Office informing them that Evelyn Raynaud is being held at Liebenau as a British citizen and stating that they feel that if she was to be nominated for the inclusion in an exchange of civilian British subjects, the german authorities would not have any objection. 11 Aug 1944 - 12 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/180 Letter from George Dodds [Prime Minister's Assistant Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] enclosing letters for Ambassador Alexander Weddell and John Russell [British Embassy, United States] and asking him to send them Initialled. 27 Jun 1944
CHAR 20/145B/181 Telegram from the Foreign Office to [the British Legation in] Berne informing them that nomination has been approved if British nationality has been retained [regarding Evelyn Raynaud]. 18 Aug 1944 - 19 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/182 Telegram from [the British Legation in] Berne to the Foreign Office informing them that the German Ministry have stated that Evelyn Raynaud cannot be repatriated due to her French nationality and that she will therefore continue to be interned at Liebenau due to connections in Britain and her former nationality. 14 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145B/183 Letter from G Millard (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "Confidential" containing CHAR 20/145B/182 Signed. 27 Sep 1944
CHAR 20/145B/184 Letter from Nicholas Lawford (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] informing him that Evelyn Raynaud died on the 12th September and detailing the source of this information Signed. 19 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145B/185 Same as CHAR 20/45B/184 Signed. 19 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145B/186 Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to V Lawford (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] asking him to inform Ambassador Alexander Weddell of Evelyn Reynaud's death Initialled. 20 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145B/187 Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Grace Hamblin [CSC's Personal Private Secretary] stating that CSC might like to see the enclosed letter regarding Evelyn Reynaud who was a distant relation of WSC's Initialled. Annotated. 20 Oct 1944
CHAR 20/145B/188 Note from the Prisoners of War of Department (Devonshire House) to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "enclosure now attached, with apologies for omission" Manuscript. 27 Dec 1944
CHAR 20/145B/189 Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Grace Hamblin [CSC's Personal Private Secretary] stating that CSC might like to see this letter Signed manuscript. Annotated. 30 Dec 1944
CHAR 20/145B/190 Letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to G Millard (Foreign Office) [Assistant Private Secretary] returning the documents which he enclosed in his letter of December 23rd Initialled. 01 Jan 1945
CHAR 20/145B/191 Note recording the details of a letter of greetings from Dr Ribar (National Anti Fascist Council of Yugoslavia] to WSC Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/192 Registry form recording the details of a letter of greetings from Dr Ribar (President of the National Anti Fascist Council of Yugoslavia] to WSC Manuscript. Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/193 Note from P Loxley [Private Secretary to the Permanent Under Secretary of State, Foreign Office] marked "Secret" stating that one of their officers was asked by Dr Ribar [President of the National Anti Fascist Council of Yugoslavia] to pass on a message of greetings to WSC. 11 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/194 Note from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "Secret" enclosing CHAR 20/145B/193 and stating that the Foreign Office have informed him that Dr Ribar [President of the National Anti Fascist Council of Yugoslavia] is not a very important figure, but that they thought that he should receive a civil acknowledgment Signed. 13 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/195 Note from Dr Ribar [President of the National Anti Fascist Council of Yugoslavia] to WSC marked "Secret" sending him his sincere greetings Copy. [Aug] 1944
CHAR 20/145B/196 Letter from Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to W Maud (Foreign Office) marked "Secret" returning the document which was sent to him and stating that they will inform them what form of acknowledgment will be sent Initialled. 13 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/197 Letter from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to P Loxley (Foreign Office) [Private Secretary to the Permanent Under Secretary of State] marked "Secret" asking him to send a message from WSC to Dr Ribar [President of the AntiFascist Council of Yugoslavia] thanking him for his message and stating that they all wish that Yugoslavia will soon be free of the "Nazi yoke" Initialled. 30 Aug 1944
CHAR 20/145B/198 Note to G Millard [Assistant Private Secretary, Foreign Office] stating that a copy of the interpreted letter was not enclosed Signed. Annotated. 23 Dec 1944
CHAR 20/145B/199 Letter from G Millard (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) [Assistant Private Secretary] to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] enclosing an intercepted letter describing the death of Evelyn Reynaud [not present] Signed. 23 Dec 1944
CHAR 20/145B/200 Letter from Bromley (Foreign Office, S W 1, London) to Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] marked "Secret" stating that they have no objection to the message to Dr Ribar [President of the Anti Fascist Council of Yugoslavia] and that arrangements are being made to have it sent on Signed. 31 Aug 1944