Official: War Cabinet: Correspondence and papers.

Reference code: CHAR 27/57

Part of: CHAR 27
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Date: 31 Dec 1918 - 31 Aug 1919

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Letters or papers from various individuals including: [Major General Sir] William Thwaites [Director of Military Intelligence, War Office]; [Major-General Tasker] Bliss regarding the United States' view on the Peace Conference; Lord Curzon of Kedlestone [Lord President of the Council] on British policy in Russia and Bolshevism (2); 5th Lord Kilmarnock on Bolshevik atrocities; Austen Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on a disagreement with WSC over the relationship between Secretaries of State and the Chancellor (3); Francis Lindley [British Consul-General in Russia] on the British mission to Northern Russia and observations on the effect of revolution; Sir Auckland Geddes, President of the Board of Trade, on trade policy; and Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the War Cabinet, on the official history of the war.

Also includes: minutes of the Imperial War Cabinet on Belgian troops and Luxemburg and affairs in Poland; minutes of the Supreme War Council on the armistice; and copies of correspondence from WSC, to the individuals mentioned above and to Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] and David Lloyd George [Prime Minister] and papers by WSC on Russia, economic affairs and trade policy.

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