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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NC7/10/1-20
TitleNotes, mainly from Cabinet meetings
Extent20 items
Date[1924-1940]
DescriptionNotes from various people to Chamberlain, with some notes from Chamberlain to other people. Most of the notes are notes passed in Cabinet meetings.

/1: Note of telephone message from J. H. Thomas [possibly Thomas, James Henry (1874-1949) Trade Union Leader and Statesman], congratulating Chamberlain on his National Service broadcast. 23 January [1938-1940].
/2: Note of congratulations from John Wheatley [Wheatley, John (1869-1930) Politician] on speech made on 4 June 1924.
/3: Note from W. S. C. [Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874-1965) Knight, statesman and historian], passed in Cabinet meeting on 11 February 1925, relating to old age and widows pensions.
/4: Poem by Neville Chamberlain referring to South West Arabia passed in Cabinet on 1 December 1926.
/5: Note from Admiral Beatty [Beatty, David (1871-1936) 1st Earl Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet] dated 29 July 1927, possibly relating to Geneva Conference.
/6: Note (from Sir Douglas Hogg?) [Hogg, Douglas Mcgarel (1872-1950) 1st Viscount Hailsham, Lord Chancellor] dated 29 July 1927, possibly relating to Geneva Conference
/7: Note from Austen Chamberlain to Neville Chamberlain passed in Cabinet meeting on 4 August 1927 commenting on Winston Churchill.
/8: Note from W. S. C. [Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874-1965) Knight, statesman and historian] to Neville Chamberlain passed in Cabinet meeting on 21 December 1927, relating to Churchill's rating scheme which had been criticized.
/9: Note from Neville Chamberlain, regarding preparation of his criticisms (possibly a reply to /8).
/10: Note from Winston Churchill to Chamberlain in Cabinet meeting on 1 February 1928 stating his agreement that 'we are drifting steadily nearer to Niagara Falls!'
/11: Note from W. S. C. [Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874-1965) Knight, statesman and historian] passed in Cabinet meeting on 20 February 1929 relating to House of Commons debate on compensation to Irish Loyalists.
/12: Note from Sankey [Sankey, John (1866-1948) Viscount Sankey, Lord Chancellor] dated 22 April 1932, congratulating Chamberlain on his speech.
/13: Note from Stanley Baldwin to Chamberlain passed in Cabinet meeting on 12 April 1933, relating to Chamberlain's unemployment insurance scheme.
/14: Note from Lord Hailsham [Hogg, Douglas Mcgarel (1872-1950) 1st Viscount Hailsham, Lord Chancellor] to Chamberlain passed in Cabinet meeting on 24 July 1934 saying 'I liked your final Answer to L. G. [Lloyd George]'.
/15: Note in Winston Churchill's hand to Chamberlain, saying 'In view of your spikey remark permit me to point out that on this subject at any rate I have remained silent' (not dated).
/16: Note from Neville Chamberlain to Stanley Baldwin passed in Cabinet meeting on 6 February 1935 congratulating Baldwin on his broadcast on India.
/17: Note from Edward [Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (1881-1959) 1st Earl of Halifax, statesman] passed to Chamberlain at Foreign Press Dinner on 13 December 1938, congratulating Chamberlain.
/18: Note from (unknown) saying 'May I say how delighful you were?', not dated.
/19: Note from S. B. [Baldwin, Stanley (1867-1947) 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, statesman], which says 'You're a BRICK' ['brick' is a slang word for a 'good fellow'].
/20: Note from (unknown) relating to meeting together.
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