Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC25/2/1-42
TitleOfficial papers relating to House of Commons business
Extentapprox. 44 items
Date1919
DescriptionPrinted, typescript and manuscript correspondence, notes, minutes, memoranda, and miscellanea; mainly arranged chronologically; may contain copy correspondence, extracts and drafts; relating to House of Commons business: Naval Estimates, issues of capital, staffing requirements in emergency Housing Department, Abyssinian Corporation, peace negotiations, Cabinet responsibility and authority of Ministers within their departments, individual salaries, proposals to Soldiers' and Sailors' Pay Committee, Pay and Conditions of Service in the Navy, Army and Air Force, censorship, trade with other countries, butter scarcity, individual appointments, nickel coinage, public expenditure and economic position of Europe, etc 1919
Correspondents: Walter Hume Long [1st Viscount Long of Wraxal; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1919-1921], George Curzon [1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston; Lord President of the Council, 1916-1919; Leader of the House of Lords, 1916-1924; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1919-1924; various other political offices], Dr. Christopher Addison [1st Viscount of Stallingborough; MP; President of the Local Government Board, 1919; First Minister of Health, 1919-1921], Hugh Chisholm, American Commission to Negotiate Peace, David Lloyd George [1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor; Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, 1916-1922], [Rt. Hon. Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer)] Churchill [secretary of State for; War and Air, 1919-1921], Montagu, Brien Cokayne [1st Baron Cullen of Ashbourne; Governor of Bank of England, 1918-1920], John Ross, John Bradbury, Alfred Mond, Austen Chamberlain [acting as Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1919-1921] and others
Includes: /4-/5 Typescript letters from Addison to Chamberlain, relating to staffing in emergency Housing Department, including copy of letter to Lloyd George; /9-/10 Typescript copies of extracts of telegraphic correspondence and correspondence of representatives of American Commission to Negotiate Peace relating to peace settlements; /12a-/17 Typescript correspondence between Churchill and Chamberlain, relating to Cabinet responsibility and authority of Ministers within their departments, including copies of letters to Lloyd George from Chamberlain; /19a-/24 Manuscript and typescript correspondence, notes and draft memoranda of Montegu and Chamberlain relating to pay and conditions of armed forces, etc, including printed minutes of War Cabinet meeting, relating to removal of censorship on cables and wireless, pay and conditions of service in Army, Navy and Air Force, and general licence for Imports from the British Empire; /28-/30 Typescript and manuscript correspondence of John Ross and Chamberlain relating to appointment to King's Bench Division in Ireland, including newspaper cutting relating to Public Extravagance in Ireland; /33-/34 Typescript letter from Chamberlain to G. H. Roberts relating to butter scarcity, including newspaper cutting relating to Butter Scarcity; /37-/39 Typescript correspondence of Alfred Mond and Chamberlain relating to nickel coinage; /40-/41 Typescript drafts of Chamberlain's portions of The King's Speech, relating to financial situation
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/12a and /12b are in place of /12; /19a and /19b are in addition to /19; /22 second page is mounted with /23; /28, /34 are newspaper cuttings