|Letters to Neville Chamberlain and copies of letters from Chamberlain dated 1939. A copy of a letter dated 1940 from Paul Einzig (and a letter dated 1959 forwarding that copy of a letter) is also included.
The letters relate to various political and other topics. This includes various letters relating to foreign affairs including: the general situation in the period leading up to the Second World War; Chamberlain's visit to Italy; the invasion of the remaining part of Czechoslovakia by Germany and breaking of the Munich Agreement; guarantees given to Poland; the invasion of Poland and the start of the Second World War. Other topics include: speeches by Chamberlain; the deaths of friends and colleagues; and holidays.
See also NC7/11/23/8 for another letter dated 1939 from Lord Londonderry.