Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)ACLAdd/196
TitleDraft autograph statement, written in the third person, to answer criticism levelled at Austen Chamberlain by Lloyd George and others in 1899, that he and his family had personally benefited from the war in South Africa because of financial interests in arms manufacture
Extent1 item
Datend [early 20th century]
DescriptionRefers to Lloyd George's suggestion that he had 'provoked the South African war in order to fill the pockets of himself and his relatives' but states that he had sold his shareholdings in Kynochs [G. Kynoch & Co] and the Birmingham Small Arms Co before he took office.
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