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LevelSub-sub-series
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NC7/11/29
Title1936 letters
Extent64 items
Date[1935-1936]
DescriptionLetters to Neville Chamberlain and copies of letters from Chamberlain dated 1936.

The letters relate to various political and other topics including foreign affairs matters such as: Chamberlain's speech suggesting that sanctions against Italy [introduced due to their aggression against Abyssinia] are dropped; Lady Londonderry's comments suggesting that Germany wants Britain's friendship; Germany and their demands for colonies; Lord Stonehaven's misgivings about the League of Nations. Other political topics include: Eden's proposal for Vansittart to be made Ambassador to France, removing him from the post of Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; Samuel Hoare's return to the Government; Lord Londonderry's feelings about his 'difficult and humiliating position' after being removed from the post of Air Secretary; J. H. Thomas' resignation as Dominion Secretary.
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