Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NCLAdd/154
TitleLetter from Neville Chamberlain to Malcolm Dillon
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter, dated 10 November, in which Chamberlain, 10 Downing Street [London], replies to Dillon's letter of 7 November which was probably written in the context of Chamberlain's visit to Germany in late September 1938. It is the reference to a much earlier visit to Berlin [to the Congress of Berlin in 1878 at the end of the Russo-Turkish war] by Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Salisbury [representing the British Government in their capacity as Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] which suggests this context. Chamberlain is interested to learn that Dillon was in Downing Street when Lord Beaconsfield and Lord Salisbury returned then from Berlin. 'It seems almost incredible'.
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Administrative HistoryMalcolm Dillon (1859-1945) MBE, was managing director of the Londonderry Collieries Ltd, and director of other companies in the north of England. He had been mayor of Jarrow 1903-1906, was a member of Durham County Council and Chairman of Seaham Unionist Association


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