Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NCLAdd/56
TitleLetter from Neville Chamberlain to Sir Leslie Frederic Scott
Extent1 item
DescriptionPhotocopy of letter, dated 18 June, in which Chamberlain, 11 Downing Street [London], expresses his gratitude for [Sir] Leslie [Frederic Scott] [1869-1950; KC, MP, KCMG ]'s letter of 16 June, on Chamberlain's becoming Prime Minister (see NCLAdd/55). Chamberlain joins in [Sir] Leslie's remembrance of times shared, reflecting on their being together at Rugby [school] and Highbury [the Chamberlain family home, Birmingham]. Although as he says, their lives had followed different paths, Chamberlain hopes that they 'have both been of some use in the world.' Chamberlain shares some of his thoughts about becoming Prime Minister with his old friend, commenting that he could not 'expect a very long run' having taken on the role at the age of 68, but nevertheless was feeling 'glad to have the opportunity of getting some things done that ought to be done'.
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