Official: Prime Minister: correspondence on applications for employment.

Reference code: CHAR 20/35

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Date: Jan 1941 - Nov 1941

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CHAR 20/35/1-4 Letter from Sir Charles Allom (43 North Audley Street, Grosvenor Square [London]) to WSC on methods used to increase industrial output in World War I and offering his services to the country. Signed typescript. With note from "A B" [Anthony Bevir, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC and a carbon copy of WSC's reply to Allom. 13 Jun 1941 - 18 Jun 1941
CHAR 20/35/5-12 Letter from Admiral Sir Frederic Dreyer (United Services Club, Pall Mall [London]) to WSC requesting that his brother, Major-General John Dreyer, be employed in Anti-Aircraft Ground Defences, with details of his brother's career and a note of his own achievements in arranging for the training of merchant seamen as machine gunners. Signed manuscript with manuscript and typescript enclosures. With note from "E A S" [Eric Seal, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] to WSC summarising the material and carbon of acknowledgement sent to Dreyer. 01 May 1941 - 05 May 1941
CHAR 20/35/13-15 Correspondence between [Eric] Seal [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] and [Eric] Speed (War Office) concerning Major-General [John] Dreyer. Carbon copies and signed typescript. 05 May 1941 - 12 May 1941
CHAR 20/35/16-21 Letter from Sir Eustace Fiennes [Sir Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes] (Wilbury House, Sunningdale Rise, Berkshire) to WSC recalling his earlier offer to act as WSC's emissary to Hitler advocating bombing only military targets and deploring the heavy civilian casualties since then. Signed manuscript preceded by file notes and followed by typed transcript and a carbon copy of a reply from "J C" [John Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Fiennes. 17 Apr 1941 - 22 Apr 1941
CHAR 20/35/22-24 Letter from [Colonel Sir Henry] Fairfax-Lucy (Maxton, St Boswells [Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to WSC (10 Downing Street) requesting war work. Signed typescript preceded by file notes. 28 Jan 1941
CHAR 20/35/25-27 Letter from Colonel Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy (Maxton, St Boswells [Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to [John] Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary, (10 Downing Street) on agricultural labour shortages, blaming problems on the Ministry of Labour. Signed typescript followed by carbon of acknowledgement. 28 Jan 1941 - 01 Feb 1941
CHAR 20/35/28-30 Correspondence between [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries, John] Colville and "J H P" [John Peck] and H Meadows (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) on allegations from [Colonel] Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy about agricultural labour shortages. Carbon copies and signed typescript. 01 Feb 1941 - 27 Feb 1941
CHAR 20/35/31 Letter from "J R C" [John Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Colonel Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy responding to allegations about agricultural labour shortages. Carbon copy. 28 Feb 1941
CHAR 20/35/32-35 Letter from Colonel Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy (Maxton, St Boswells [Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to [John] Colville, Prime Minister's Private Secretary, (10 Downing Street) complaining at the adverse effect of government intervention on domestic trade, enclosing cuttings of letters to the Times from A Wigglesworth and Ernest Barker. Signed typescript with carbon of Colville's acknowledgement. 20 Aug 1941 - 25 Aug 1941
CHAR 20/35/36-38 Letter from Reginald Purbrick MP (The Kennels, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire) to WSC requesting war work. Signed typescript annotated by WSC sending the letter on to [1st] Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, Minister of Supply], followed by Beaverbrook's reply, and a carbon copy of WSC's reply to Purbrick. 05 Nov 1941 - 13 Nov 1941
CHAR 20/35/39-41 Letter from Frank [Partridge], the Bishop of Portsmouth [Hampshire], to WSC recommending Sir Hanson Rowbotham, a contractor from the Isle of Wight, for war work. Signed typescript followed by draft and carbon of reply from "J M M" [John Martin, Prime Minister's Private Secretary]. 19 Jun 1941 - 24 Jun 1941